Consumer confidence is at its highest level since October 2010, rising slightly for the second consecutive month. The recovery seen since early 2013 appears to be firming, despite the shock dealt by developments in Cyprus in April. The improvement recorded in June is mainly due to an increase in positive expectations about the current economic situation.
Based on a telephone opinion survey, with a general population sample of 1,028 adults (18+) from across Greece. The survey was carried out: 6-11/6/2013. Published by: SKAI / KATHIMERINI. NECESSARY CLARIFICATION: The fieldwork for the political Barometer of June ended on Tuesday, the 11th / 6. Therefore, the results do not reflect the impact of …
Consumer confidence improved markedly in May relative to the previous month. The improvement observed in the current month confirms the assessment that the deterioration seen in April was mainly due to the impact of developments in Cyprus. At the same time, the recovery of consumer confidence, which began in early 2013, appears to be stabilizing, showing noteworthy resilience to conjunctural changes. However, this recovery does not appear strong enough to restore consumer confidence to pre-Memorandum levels.
Political Barometer 120 – Special Issue: Greek public opinion on the issue of German war reparations & the forced occupation loan
Based on a telephone opinion survey, with a general population sample of 1,031 adults (18+) from across Greece. The survey was carried out: 10-15/5/2013 . Download pdf
Consumer confidence deteriorated in April, for the first time since last Autumn, possibly impacted by developments in Cyprus. However, in the present circumstances, a question remains about the significance of the decline recorded in the current month, namely, whether it marks the beginning of a reversal of the trend or constitutes a conjunctural development.
Based on a telephone opinion survey, with a general population sample of 1,033 adults (18+) from across Greece. The survey was carried out: 5-9/4/2013. Download pdf
The main characteristic of the relative recovery seen since January is the cautious optimism expressed by citizens regarding the long-term outlook for the economy, in contrast with the extremely negative assessments of the current economic situation. However, despite the improvement in recent months, consumer confidence is still markedly lower than the levels recorded before the signing of the Memorandum.