Bulgaria - Consumer Confidence

Bulgaria: Consumer Confidence

Mnemonic CIC.IBGR
Unit Balance of opinion, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 2.79 %
Data 2019 Q2 -25.8
2019 Q1 -25.1

Series Information

Source National Statistics Institute (NSI) - Republic of Bulgaria
Release Consumer Survey
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/2001
End Date 6/30/2019

Bulgaria: Consumer

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Consumer Confidence 2019 Q2 -25.8 -25.1 Balance of opinion, NSA Quarterly
Personal Income 2019 Q1 1,518 1,557 BGN, NSA Quarterly
Real Retail Sales Mar 2019 111.64 96.35 Vol. Index 2015=100, NSA Monthly
Retail Sales Mar 2019 117.31 100.65 Index 2015=100, NSA Monthly

Release Information

The consumer survey contains questions about different topics including:

  • The financial situation of a household
  • General economic situation
  • Inflation
  • Unemployment
  • Saving
  • Intentions of making major purchases on durable goods or purchasing/building a home or buying a car
The provided answers provide an opportunity to respond as optimistic through neutral, to pessimistic.In total, the answers are presented in a five-option ordinal scale. 

The main source of data are questionaires. All persons 16 years and over that are members of Households that are included in the sample complete the questionaire in a personal interview setting. The results are in the form of balances. The most positive and most negative answers are given a coefficient of 1, while the more moderate answers are given a coefficient of 0.5.

Data revisions are not applicable.

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