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Appendix table 1. Consumers' views and intentions

  Average 10/1995- Max. 10/1995- Min. 10/1995- 06/2016 05/2017 06/2017 Outlook
A1 Consumer confidence indicator, CCI = (B2+B4+B7+D2)/4 12.0 24.1 -6.5 14.9 24.1 23.9 ++
A2 Old CCI = (B1+B2+B3+B4+C1)/5 6.3 19.4 -15.0 9.0 14.8 16.9 ++
A3 Micro indicator = (B2+D1+D2)/3 25.5 33.4 9.5 28.6 30.0 29.9 +
A4 Macro indicator = (B4+B7)/2 -0.0 22.8 -39.1 3.3 18.6 18.9 ++
B1 Own economy now (balance) 3.8 9.8 -4.0 2.4 3.9 3.4 =
- Better (%) 23.2 30.6 16.4 21.3 23.3 22.3  
- Worse (%) 16.4 22.7 11.4 17.2 16.2 16.4  
B2 Own economy in 12 months' time (balance) 8.3 14.1 2.3 7.4 9.0 8.3 =
- Better (%) 25.7 33.4 18.2 26.2 27.0 25.8  
- Worse (%) 11.4 17.7 6.6 12.9 11.8 12.6  
B3 Finland's economy now (balance) -2.8 29.5 -60.9 -4.4 19.7 27.0 ++
- Better (%) 26.3 62.1 2.0 24.7 52.6 59.3  
- Worse (%) 28.6 88.5 4.2 28.7 13.2 7.6  
B4 Finland's economy in 12 months' time (balance) 3.6 25.3 -27.1 13.8 21.9 22.0 ++
- Better (%) 31.6 57.3 11.6 46.6 52.0 50.3  
- Worse (%) 22.7 57.3 6.0 17.6 8.9 8.8  
B5 Inflation now (per cent) 2.2 5.8 -2.0 0.5 1.1 1.3  
B6 Inflation in 12 months' time (per cent) 2.2 4.6 0.6 1.3 1.7 1.8  
B7 Unemployment in Finland in 12 months' time (balance) -3.7 27.6 -51.1 -7.1 15.2 15.9 ++
- Less (%) 30.0 60.8 6.4 24.9 46.7 45.3  
- More (%) 34.5 83.3 6.9 35.2 15.7 14.5  
B8 Own threat of unemployment now (balance) -1.2 7.6 -18.8 -2.0 5.8 6.3 ++
- Decreased (%) 13.0 20.0 5.3 12.9 19.1 18.0  
- Increased (%) 17.2 31.9 7.9 20.0 14.5 12.0  
C1 Favourability of time for purchasing durables (balance) 18.4 41.8 -14.2 26.0 19.4 23.7 +
- Favourable time (%) 44.6 62.4 29.6 48.7 43.6 45.2  
- Unfavourable time (%) 26.2 45.7 17.7 22.7 24.2 21.5  
C2 Favourability of time for saving (balance) 10.4 36.8 -19.6 4.3 12.8 15.6 +
- Good time (%) 57.8 80.7 33.4 53.4 59.9 62.2  
- Bad time (%) 36.7 58.5 15.5 43.2 35.7 33.0  
C3 Favourability of time for raising a loan (balance) 17.8 42.0 -47.1 27.0 31.8 32.3 ++
- Good time (%) 62.2 78.2 13.3 68.9 72.9 73.4  
- Bad time (%) 30.7 83.4 12.1 25.9 19.9 20.0  
D1 Household's financial situation now (balance) 28.6 35.1 14.7 33.1 30.9 32.1 +
- Can save (%) 59.9 70.0 38.6 65.6 66.3 65.3  
- Uses savings or gets into debt (%) 6.8 10.1 4.5 6.4 8.2 7.7  
D2 Household's saving possibilities in the next 12 months (balance) 39.7 52.2 10.9 45.4 50.2 49.3 +
- Can save (%) 74.1 82.3 56.6 78.1 81.1 79.1  
- Cannot save (%) 24.1 40.3 16.5 20.4 18.2 19.3  
D5 Household's intentions to raise a loan in the next 12 months (% of households) 13.2 17.8 9.1 13.0 12.8 13.9 +
- Yes, certainly (%) 5.6 8.5 3.1 5.4 6.5 6.3  
- Possibly (%) 7.6 11.4 5.0 7.6 6.3 7.6  
E1 Spending on durables, next 12 months vs last 12 months (balance) -8.9 -2.4 -18.2 -9.4 -6.4 -8.8 =
- More (%) 21.4 30.8 13.9 18.7 20.1 18.9  
- Less (%) 32.7 40.4 26.5 29.9 27.5 30.1  
E2 Intentions to buy a car in the next 12 months (% of households) 16.7 21.7 12.7 15.3 14.3 17.1 =
- Very likely (%) 8.5 12.1 5.1 8.8 6.5 9.2  
- Fairly likely (%) 8.2 10.4 5.3 6.6 7.8 7.9  
E4 Intentions to buy a dwelling in the next 12 months (% of households) 7.0 11.3 4.1 5.1 7.5 6.8 =
- Yes, certainly (%) 3.0 5.2 1.3 2.0 2.9 3.3  
- Possibly (%) 4.0 6.2 2.2 3.1 4.7 3.5  
E5 Intentions to spend money on basic repairs of dwelling in the next 12 months (% of households) 18.9 27.0 9.8 21.5 21.0 21.2 +
- Very likely (%) 12.5 19.0 5.0 15.7 14.5 16.2  
- Fairly likely (%) 6.4 9.1 3.2 5.8 6.5 5.0  

Source: Consumer Survey 2017, June. Statistics Finland

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Updated 27.6.2017

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