Consumer confidence, economic climate and willingness to buy: non adjusted

Consumer confidence, economic climate and willingness to buy: non adjusted

Periods Consumers attitudes and expectations Prices next 12 months Increase more rapidly (%) Consumers attitudes and expectations Prices next 12 months Increase at the same rate (%) Consumers attitudes and expectations Prices next 12 months Increase at a slower rate (%) Consumers attitudes and expectations Unemployment next 12 months Increase sharply (%) Consumers attitudes and expectations Unemployment next 12 months Increase slightly (%) Consumers attitudes and expectations Current financial situation household Total (%) Consumers attitudes and expectations Current financial situation household Running into debt (%) Consumers attitudes and expectations Current financial situation household Having to draw on our savings (%) Consumers attitudes and expectations Current financial situation household Just managing to make ends meet (%) Consumers attitudes and expectations Current financial situation household Saving a little (%) Consumers attitudes and expectations Current financial situation household Saving a lot (%) Consumers attitudes and expectations Current financial situation household Do not know (%)
2020 March 33 39 7 7 30 100 3 8 24 48 12 5
2020 April 46 14 2 63 22 100 3 9 25 46 11 5
2020 May 53 16 3 67 21 100 3 9 21 49 12 5
2020 June 54 19 3 57 28 100 2 7 23 48 14 6
2020 July 45 24 5 54 31 100 3 8 24 49 12 5
2020 August 40 27 6 60 29 100 2 8 24 47 14 4
2020 September 34 25 6 54 31 100 3 8 23 50 12 5
2020 October 39 27 5 68 24 100 2 8 25 47 12 6
2020 November 37 27 4 60 27 100 3 9 21 49 13 5
2020 December 42 26 6 43 37 100 2 10 18 52 12 6
2021 January 43 26 4 40 35 100 3 6 23 49 14 4
2021 February 47 24 3 39 34 100 3 8 20 50 14 6
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table contains the figures on opinions and expectations of Dutch consumers on general economic developments and their own financial situation. The indicators of consumer confidence, economic climate and willingness are based on these opinions and expectations. The consumer survey is partially financed by the European Commission.

Data available from:
January 2017.

Status of the figures:
Figures are final.

Changes as of 18 February 2021
The figures of February are added.

When will new figures be published?
New figures will be published on 23 March 2021.

Description topics

Consumers attitudes and expectations
Consumers attitudes and expectations towards various aspects of the general economic situation and the personal financial situation.
Prices next 12 months
Distribution of answers in percentages to the question: how do you expect that consumer prices will develop in the next 12 months?
Increase more rapidly
Increase at the same rate
Increase at a slower rate
Unemployment next 12 months
Distribution of answers in percentages to the question: How do you expect the number of people unemployed in this country to change over the next 12 months?
Increase sharply
Increase slightly
Current financial situation household
Distribution of answers in percentages to the question: Which of these statements best describes the current financial situation of your household?
Total
Running into debt
Having to draw on our savings
Just managing to make ends meet
Saving a little
Saving a lot
Do not know