Sentiment indicator, Slovenia, February 2019

The economic sentiment worsened in February 2019

In February 2019 the sentiment indicator worsened both at the monthly and at the annual level (by 3.1 and 5.3 percentage points, respectively).

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Sentiment indicator lower at the monthly level

In February 2019 the value of the sentiment indicator (at 9.2 percentage points – p.p.) decreased by 3.1 p.p. compared to January 2019 (at 12.3 p.p.).

The decrease in the sentiment indicator at the monthly level was influenced by the confidence indicators in manufacturing (by 2.0 p.p.), among consumers and in retail trade (each by 0.5 p.p.) and in services (by 0.2 p.p.). The confidence indicator in construction had had no impact on the monthly change.

Sentiment indicator lower also at the annual level

In February 2019 the sentiment indicator was 5.3 p.p. lower than in February 2018.

The decrease in the sentiment indicator was influenced mostly by the confidence indicator in manufacturing (by 4.1 p.p.), followed by confidence indicators among consumers (by 1.0 p.p.), in construction (each by 0.2 p.p.) and in retail trade (by 0.1 p.p.). The confidence indicator in services had a positive impact on the monthly change (by 0.2 p.p.).
Sentiment indicator, Slovenia, January 2005–February 2019
Sentiment indicator, Slovenia, January 2005–February 2019
Source: SURS
Impact of individual confidence indicators on the monthly change of the sentiment indicator, Slovenia, February 2019
Impact of individual confidence indicators on the monthly change of the sentiment indicator, Slovenia, February 2019
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 and these can have an impact on the value of the sentiment indicator.
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