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Consumer Sentiment Index ROI

The Irish League of Credit Unions has partnered with Core Research, part of Ireland’s largest marketing company, to undertake the production and publication of the Irish Consumer Sentiment Index from October 2022.

Based on a data set stretching back to 1996, the Consumer Sentiment Index will continue to provide a wealth of insight into the Irish economy and Economist, Austin Hughes, will continue to provide analysis and commentary.

See the recent Consumer Sentiment Indexes below.

Month Title
March 2024 Irish consumer confidence marks time in March
February 2024 Irish consumer confidence slightly down in February as living cost pressures and layoff threats suggest problems are easing rather than over
January 2024 Irish consumers notably more confident (but still cautious) at start of 2024
December 2023 December sentiment survey suggests Irish consumers see a little more light but feel they are not out of the tunnel
November 2023 Consumer sentiment slightly stronger as Christmas spending plans remain cautious
October 2023 Budget boosts consumer sentiment but nervousness still prevails
September 2023 Irish consumer sentiment slides in September on increased cost-of-living concerns
August 2023 Living costs and layoffs dampen Irish consumers mood in August while ECB rate hikes add to gloom
July 2023 July confidence reading suggests Irish consumers feeling strengths and strains as inflation eats into optimism
June 2023 Consumers sense financial pressures are easing, albeit far from over
May 2023 Irish consumer confidence improved further in May, hinting at a continuing easing in concerns about the economic outlook
April 2023 April sees Irish consumers less afraid but aware of financial difficulties
March 2023 Irish consumers remain concerned and cash-strapped
February 2023 Consumer confidence continues on a cautious but positive path
January 2023 Irish consumer sentiment starts 2023 on a stronger note
December 2022 Improved sentiment reading suggests Christmas bringing some relief to Irish consumers
November 2022  Job worries weigh on sentiment but Irish consumers still planning a reasonable if restrained Christmas spend
October 2022 Budget boost helps deliver small uptick in Irish consumer sentiment in October