The consumer confidence indicator in Slovakia rose by 0.8 points to -6.2 in April 2019 from -7 in the prior month, as concerns over unemployment decreased (0.5 from 4.4 in March). Meantime, expectations regarding household's financial situation (-0.2 from 0), the country's economic situation (-10.8 from -11.1) and the saving perspectives of households (-13.3 from -12.4) remained relatively unchanged. Consumer Confidence in Slovakia averaged -19.81 Index Points from 1997 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 6.50 Index Points in December of 2006 and a record low of -49.40 Index Points in August of 1999.
Consumer Confidence in Slovakia is expected to be -7.20 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Consumer Confidence in Slovakia to stand at -9.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Slovakia Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around -7.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.