The concepts described on these pages are words and expressions used in statistics with a specific, limited meaning. In everyday speech the word may have a different meaning. In connection with each definition you can find information about which sets of statistics use the concept.
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Consumer confidence indicator
The consumer confidence indicator is the mean value of a balance figure based on four questions measuring consumers' expectations over the next 12 months regarding the development of their own economic situation, the Finnish economy, the household's own possibilities to make savings, and the number of unemployed.
Validity of the definition
- 1 January 2001 - 13 September 2021