With a score of 13 in November, the consumer confidence indicator remains 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).
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Dutch consumers less positive about the economic climate
In November, Dutch consumers are again less positive about the economic climate. This component indicator of consumer confidence has dropped from 28 to 24. Opinions on the economic climate in the past twelve months as well as in the coming twelve months are less positive than in October.
Consumers’ willingness to buy has deteriorated in November: 5, down from 6 in October. Consumers are slightly less positive about their personal financial situation but remain equally positive about buying expensive, durable items.