Sentiment indicator, Slovenia, February 2017

In February 2017 the sentiment indicator higher at the monthly level and at the annual level

In February 2017 the sentiment indicator was 0.4 of a percentage point higher at the monthly level and 7.0 percentage points higher at the annual level.

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Sentiment indicator higher at the monthly level

In February 2017 (10.5 percentage points) the sentiment indicator was 0.4 of a percentage point (p.p.) higher than in January 2017 (10.1 p.p.) and 12.9 p.p. higher than the long-term average.

The increase in the sentiment indicator at the monthly level was influenced by the manufacturing confidence indicator (by 0.7 p.p.), the construction confidence indicator (by 0.4 p.p.), the services confidence indicator (by 0.2 p.p.) and the retail trade confidence indicator (by 0.2 p.p.). On the other hand, the consumer confidence indicator had a negative influence on the monthly change (by 1.1 p.p.).

Sentiment indicator higher at the annual level

In February 2017 the sentiment indicator increased by 7.0 p.p at the annual level.

At the annual level the sentiment indicator was higher due to the increase in the manufacturing confidence indicator (by 2.3 p.p.), the consumer confidence indicator (by 2.2 p.p.), the services confidence indicator (by 1.6 p.p.) and the construction confidence indicator (by 1.2 p.p.). On the other hand, the lower value of the retail trade indicator reduced the rise of the sentiment indicator by 0.3 p.p.
Chart 1: Sentiment indicator, Slovenia
Chart 1: Sentiment indicator, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Chart 2: Impact of individual confidence indicators on the monthly change of the sentiment indicator, Slovenia, February 2017
Chart 2: Impact of individual confidence indicators on the monthly change of the sentiment indicator, Slovenia, February 2017
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Some totals and subtractions do not add up due to rounding.
The sentiment indicator is the weighted average of the confidence indicators in manufacturing, retail trade, construction, services and the consumer confidence indicator.
Data are seasonally adjusted.
In January 2016 methodological changes were implemented in the Consumer Survey, which have an impact on the value of the sentiment indicator.
Detailed data and time series are available on the SI-STAT data portal.
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