Consumer survey, May 2022

The value of the consumer confidence indicator lower at the monthly and at the annual level

Consumer opinion deteriorated both at the monthly and at the annual level. The values of all indicators decreased.

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Consumer opinion down at the monthly level

In May, the value of the consumer confidence indicator decreased by 4 percentage points (p.p.) at the monthly level and was 9 p.p. below the long-term average.

All four components of the consumer sentiment indicator worsened at the monthly level: expectations about households’ finances by 5 p.p., expectations for major purchases by 5 p.p., current households’ finances by 3 p.p., and expectations about the country’s economy by 2 p.p.

Compared to April, all other indicators also worsened, most notably the indicator of major purchases at present, which deteriorated by 12 p.p.

Deterioration also at the annual level

Compared to May 2021, the value of the consumer confidence indicator was 13 p.p. lower.

All four components of the consumer confidence indicator deteriorated at the annual level as well: expectations about households’ finances by 21 p.p., expectations about the country’s economy by 17 p.p., expectations for major purchases by 10 p.p., and current households’ finances by 3 p.p.

Tables with the latest data are available in the SiStat Database.
Consumer confidence indicator, Slovenia, January 2005–May 2022
Consumer confidence indicator, Slovenia, January 2005–May 2022
Monthly changes of consumer opinion indicators, Slovenia, May 2022
Monthly changes of consumer opinion indicators, Slovenia, May 2022
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Data are seasonally adjusted.

The data are based on the Consumer Survey, which was answered by 892 persons between 1 and 15 May 2022.

The business surveys are co-financed by the European Commission. However, the European Commission accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the material published in this document.


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