Sentiment indicator, Slovenia, April 2021
The sentiment indicator increased slightly
In April 2021, the sentiment indicator was 0.2 of a percentage point higher at the monthly level and 36.9 percentage points higher at the annual level.
Economic sentiment higher at the monthly level
In April 2021, the value of the sentiment indicator (−0.7 percentage points) was 0.2 of a percentage point (p.p.) higher than in March 2021 (−0.9 p.p.) and 0.5 p.p. above the long-term average.
The monthly change of the sentiment indicator was positively influenced by the confidence indicators in retail trade (by 0.8 p.p.), in services (by 0.2 p.p.) and in construction (by 0.1 p.p.). This was almost offset by the negative influence of the confidence indicators in manufacturing (by 0.5 p.p.) and among consumers (by 0.4 p.p.).
Economic sentiment higher at the annual level
In April 2021, the value of the sentiment indicator was 36.9 percentage points higher than in April 2020.
All five components of the sentiment indicator had a positive influence at the annual level: the confidence indicator in manufacturing by 18.8 p.p., in services by 11.2 p.p., among consumers by 2.9 p.p., in construction by 2.2 p.p., and in retail trade by 1.8 p.p.
Data are seasonally adjusted.