Survey of Consumer Expectations

The Survey of Consumer Expectations collects information on consumers' expectations and decisions on a broad variety of topics, including but not limited to inflation, household finance, the labor market, and the housing market.

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US One-Year Ahead Inflation Expectations

Current (Sep 2021) Previous (Aug 2021) % Chg Prev % Chg 1Y
5.31% 5.18% 2.52% 78.15%

Major Survey of Consumer Expectations Indicators

Indicator Period Value % Chg Prev
US Change in Credit Availability From One Year Ago - Much Easier Sep 2021 1.68% -31.33%
US Change in Credit Availability From One Year Ago - Much Harder Sep 2021 7.29% 4.03%
US Debt Delinquency Expectations Sep 2021 9.90% 2.99%
US Expectations of Higher Interest Rate on Savings Accounts Sep 2021 27.34% -0.37%
US Expectations of Higher Stock Prices Sep 2021 38.48% -1.24%
US Expectations of Higher Unemployment Sep 2021 35.78% 2.13%
US Expected Change in Credit Availability One Year From Now - Much Easier Sep 2021 0.91% -37.50%
US Expected Change in Credit Availability One Year From Now - Much Harder Sep 2021 7.95% 42.09%
US Expected Household Financial Situation One Year From Now - Much Better Off Sep 2021 2.34% -3.18%
US Expected Household Financial Situation One Year From Now - Much Worse Off Sep 2021 5.19% 35.00%
US Household Financial Situation From One Year Ago - Much Better Off Sep 2021 3.64% -21.22%
US Household Financial Situation From One Year Ago - Much Worse Off Sep 2021 6.73% 43.94%
US Job Finding Expectations Sep 2021 55.20% 0.49%
US Job Separation Expectations - Leaving a Job Sep 2021 18.91% -5.23%
US Job Separation Expectations - Losing a Job Sep 2021 11.09% -10.86%
US One-Year Ahead Earnings Growth Expectations Sep 2021 2.92% 15.11%
US One-Year Ahead Household Income Growth Expectations Sep 2021 3.02% 1.09%
US One-Year Ahead Household Spending Growth Expectations Sep 2021 4.98% -1.12%
US One-Year Ahead Inflation Expectations Sep 2021 5.31% 2.52%
US Three-Year Ahead Inflation Expectations Sep 2021 4.19% 4.86%
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