The Dutch consumer confidence index fell to -3 in January 2020, the lowest since last May, from -2 in the previous month. The willingness to buy eased (0 vs 1 in December), with consumers' opinions about their financial situation in the last twelve months deteriorating (-6 vs -4). Meantime, households' assessment towards the economic climate was little-changed (-7 vs -8), as they were a little less negative about the economy in the coming twelve months (-17 vs -18). At the same time, consumers also found the time for making large purchases slightly less favorable (4 vs 5). Consumer Confidence in Netherlands averaged 0.81 points from 1986 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 36 points in January of 2000 and a record low of -41 points in February of 2013. source: Statistics Netherlands
Consumer Confidence in Netherlands is expected to be -2.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Consumer Confidence in Netherlands to stand at -6.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around -2.00 points in 2020, according to our econometric models.