Consumer confidence in Italy surged to 119.6 in September of 2021 from 116.2 in August. It is the highest level since current series began in January 1998, after the easing of most coronavirus restrictions. Figures also beat market forecasts of 115.8. The economic climate subindex (143.6 vs 132.4) increased the most. Also, improvements were seen in current (116.1 vs 112); future (124.7 vs 122.5) and personal (111.5 vs 110.8) subindices. source: National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT)

Consumer Confidence in Italy averaged 104.06 points from 1982 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 121.23 points in November of 1988 and a record low of 82.30 points in December of 2012. This page provides the latest reported value for - Italy Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Italy Consumer Confidence - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.

Consumer Confidence in Italy is expected to be 115.40 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Italy Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around 105.00 points in 2022 and 102.00 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Italy Consumer Confidence


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-25 08:00 AM Jun 115.1 110.6 112 111.5
2021-07-28 08:00 AM Jul 116.6 115.1 115.5 115.5
2021-08-27 08:00 AM Aug 116.2 116.6 116.1 116.2
2021-09-24 08:00 AM Sep 119.6 116.2 115.8 115.4
2021-10-28 08:00 AM Oct 119.6 118
2021-11-26 09:00 AM Nov
2021-12-23 09:00 AM Dec


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Italy Consumer Sentiment at Record High
Consumer confidence in Italy surged to 119.6 in September of 2021 from 116.2 in August. It is the highest level since current series began in January 1998, after the easing of most coronavirus restrictions. Figures also beat market forecasts of 115.8. The economic climate subindex (143.6 vs 132.4) increased the most. Also, improvements were seen in current (116.1 vs 112); future (124.7 vs 122.5) and personal (111.5 vs 110.8) subindices.
2021-09-24
Italy Consumer Confidence Remains Strong
Consumer confidence in Italy edged down to 116.2 in August of 2021 from 116.6 in July which was the highest since September of 2018. Despite easing from July, the index beat market forecasts of 116.1 and remains well above pre-pandemic levels and its long-term average of 104. Personal (110.8 vs 112.2 in July) and future climate (122.5 vs 123.5) weakened while the economic one improved (132.4 vs 129).
2021-08-27
Italy Consumer Sentiment Highest Since 2018
The consumer confidence indicator in Italy surged to 116.6 in July of 2021, the highest since September 2018, from 115.1 in the previous month, and well above market expectations of 115.5. The increases were seen in the economic (129.6 from 126.9), personal (112.2 from 111.1) and current components (129.6 from 126.9). On the contrary, less favorable signals came from the future climate index (123.5 from 125.5).
2021-07-28
Italy Consumer Morale Improves to 2-1/2-Year High
The consumer confidence indicator in Italy jumped 4.5 points from a month earlier to 115.1 in June 2021, the highest level since October 2018 and well above market expectations of 112.0, as consumers became more optimistic following the relaxation of coronavirus-induced restrictions. The economic climate sub-index rose to 126.9 from 116.2 in May; and the personal climate improved to 111.1 from 108.7. In addition, the gauge for current climate increased to 108.1 from 102.6, and that for future climate was up to 125.5 from 122.5.
2021-06-25

Italy Consumer Confidence
In Italy, the Confidence Climate Index covers 2,000 Italian consumers. The survey is done by phone and assesses households’ economic conditions, employment and saving prospects and expected purchases of durable goods. The consumer confidence index is adjusted for seasonal effects and fixed to a base year of 2005. The value 100 indicates no evolution in consumer sentiment, a value over 100 shows increasing confidence and a value under 100 indicates low expectations.

Italy Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Consumer Confidence 119.60 points Sep/21 116.20 121.23 82.30
Retail Sales MoM 0.40 percent Aug/21 -0.30 21.20 -20.70
Retail Sales YoY 1.90 percent Aug/21 6.70 90.20 -40.90
Consumer Spending 244547.50 EUR Million Jun/21 232954.30 267118.80 173085.30
Disposable Personal Income 294585.00 EUR Million Jun/21 293303.00 297985.00 202206.00
Personal Savings 12.90 percent Jun/21 17.10 20.00 6.20