Dataset

Confidence indicators (balances, %)

Table ID
KR020m
Most recent data period
October 2020
Most recent data release
Next data release
Confidence indicator in manufacturing
Confidence indicator in manufacturing is composite indicator characterising the development in this sector. It is calculated as net balance of the answers to three questions: current order books and production expectations minus stocks of finished products. Balance is calculated as difference between positive and negative answers, expressed in per cent.
Confidence indicator in retail trade
Confidence indicator in retail trade is composite indicator characterising the development of retail trade sector in timeseries. It is calculated as net balance of the answers to three questions: business situation over the last three months, business situation for next three months minus current volume of stocks. Balance is calculated as difference between positive and negative answers, expressed in per cent.
Confidence indicators in construction

Confidence indicator in construction is a composite indicator characterising the general development of construction sector in timeseries.

It is calculated as net balance of the answers to two questions: level of current order books and employment expectations in next 3 months. Balance is calculated as difference between positive and negative answers, expressed in per cent. 

Confidence indicators in services sector
Confidence indicators in services sector is composite indicator characterising the development of this sector. It is calculated as net balance of the answers to three questions: business situation over the previous 3 months, demand over the last three months and expected demand for the next 3 months. Balance is calculated as difference between positive and negative answers, expressed in per cent.
Consumer confidence indicator

Consumer confidence indicator characterises population’s assessment of the socio-economic situation in the country and changes to the household’s financial situation.

The survey is conducted by the market and public opinion research centre "Latvijas Fakti".