Dutch consumer confidence improves slightly in July

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), the mood among Dutch consumers has improved marginally in July. The consumer confidence indicator stands at 25, up from 23 in June. Dutch consumers think the economic climate has improved. Willingness to buy hardly changes.

With a score of + 25 in July, the consumer confidence indicator is significantly above its long-term average over the past two decades (- 3). The indicator reached an all-time high in January 2000 (+ 36) and an all-time low in March 2013 (- 41).

Consumer confidence, seasonally adjusted
Consumer confidence, seasonally adjusted
 average
2013 A-32
2013 S-31
2013 O-26
2013 N-16
2013 D-11
2014 J-6
2014 F-2
2014 M1
2014 A4
2014 M6
2014 J6
2014 J5
2014 A2
2014 S-2
2014 O1
2014 N-2
2014 D-4
2015 J-2
2015 F-1
2015 M7
2015 A10
2015 M11
2015 J14
2015 J13
2015 A13
2015 S11
2015 O12
2015 N14
2015 D13
2016 J11
2016 F6
2016 M2
2016 A6
2016 M7
2016 J11
2016 J9
2016 A9
2016 S12
2016 O17
2016 N21
2016 D21
2017 J21
2017 F22
2017 M24
2017 A26
2017 M23
2017 J23
2017 J25

Mood about economic climate improves, willingness to buy hardly changes

Consumer confidence in the economic climate shows some improvement in July. This component indicator of consumer confidence now stands at + 46, up from + 44 in June.

Consumer’s willingness to buy hardly changed. This component indicator climbed from + 10 in June to + 11 in July. Consumers are slightly more positive about their personal financial situation. They also think July is a better month to buy expensive, durable items.

Consumer confidence framework july

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