Consumers confidence falling, but still on a strong
The consumer confidence indicator (CCI) stood
at 20.2 in September, having been 21.5 in August and 22.0 in July.
Last year in September, the consumer confidence indicator received
the value 23.7. The long-term average for the CCI is 12.6. The data
are based on Statistics Finlands Consumer Survey, for which
1,104 people resident in Finland were interviewed between 3 and 18
Of the four components of the consumer confidence indicator,
consumers estimates about the development of Finlands
economy fell again in September compared to the previous month. In
turn, expectations concerning their own economic situation remained
more or less unchanged. Consumers views of the
countrys unemployment situation and households saving
possibilities weakened only a little. All the components were still
on a good level in September.
Estimates about the country's economic situation fell clearly
over the one-year review period. Compared with September last year,
estimates about the country's unemployment situation have also
weakened. Views on own their own economy have improved slightly and
estimates about saving possibilities have weakened somewhat.
Consumers' expectations concerning their own and
Finland's economy in 12 months' timeStatistical release