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United Kingdom CBI Business Optimism Index

Business Confidence in United Kingdom

Indicator Data Period
Business Confidence -34 index points 2Q/22
Small Business Sentiment -31 Index Points 2Q/22


Latest data on Business Confidence (index points)

Business Confidence
                     United Kingdom - Historical Data (index points)

What is Business Confidence in United Kingdom?

  • Business Confidence in United Kingdom decreased to -34 index points in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum level was 55 index points and minimum was -87 index points.
  • Data published Quarterly by Confederation of British Industry.

Historical Data (index points) by years

Data
Period
Date
-34 2Q/22 25.04.2022
-9 1Q/22 25.01.2022
2 4Q/21 21.10.2021
27 3Q/21 22.07.2021
38 2Q/21 22.04.2021
-22 1Q/21 21.01.2021
0 4Q/20 22.10.2020
-1 3Q/20 23.07.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (index points)

Business Confidence in United Kingdom by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Theresa May 13.07.2016 - -47.0000 -4.0000 15.0000 -47.0000 -91.49%
David Cameron 11.05.2010 - 13.07.2016 24.0000 -5.0000 33.0000 -30.0000 -120.83%
Gordon Brown 27.06.2007 - 11.05.2010 16.0000 12.0000 16.0000 -64.0000 -25.00%
Tony Blair 02.05.1997 - 27.06.2007 4.0000 -7.0000 21.0000 -58.0000 -275.00%
John Major 28.11.1990 - 02.05.1997 -47.0000 9.0000 31.0000 -51.0000 -119.15%
Margaret Thatcher 04.05.1979 - 28.11.1990 6.0000 -27.0000 31.0000 -70.0000 -550.00%
James Callaghan 05.04.1976 - 04.05.1979 24.0000 -5.0000 31.0000 -9.0000 -120.83%


Latest data on Small Business Sentiment (Index Points)

Small Business Sentiment
                     United Kingdom - Historical Data (Index Points)

What is Small Business Sentiment in United Kingdom?

  • Small Business Sentiment in United Kingdom decreased to -31 Index Points in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum level was 40 Index Points and minimum was -84 Index Points.
  • Data published Quarterly by Confederation of British Industry.

Historical Data (Index Points) by years

Data
Period
Date
-31 2Q/22 07.05.2022
-5 1Q/22 05.02.2022
0 4Q/21 18.01.2022
27 3Q/21 07.08.2021
29 2Q/21 08.05.2021
-7 1Q/21 13.02.2021
-2 4Q/20 14.11.2020
-2 3Q/20 08.08.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Index Points)

Small Business Sentiment in United Kingdom by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other business indicators in United Kingdom

Index Updated Actual Previous
Bankruptcies 1Q/22 4896 companies 4627
Corruption Index 2021 78 in. pt. 77
Ease of Doing Business 2019 8 place 9
Manufacturing PMI May/22 54.6 in. pt. 55.8
Manufacturing Production Aug/19 -1.7 %
Competitiveness Index 2019 81.2 in. pt. 81.99
Corporate Profits 2Q/19 143.94 B USD
Leading Economic Index  Aug/19 0.3 %
Zew Economic Sentiment Index Mar/21 60.4 in. pt. 35.8

Business Confidence in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Apr/22 10.3 in. pt. 12
Ireland 3Q/21 17 in. pt. 50
Luxembourg Apr/22 101 in. pt. 97.1
Spain Oct/19 -8.9 in. pt.
Norway 1Q/22 8.8 in. pt. 8.6
Belgium May/22 1.8 in. pt. 2.4
Bulgaria Apr/22 18.5 in. pt. 14.3
Croatia Apr/22 10.1 in. pt. 8.3
Cyprus Apr/22 98.5 in. pt. 98.1
Czech Republic May/22 107 in. pt. 104
Denmark Apr/22 4 in. pt. 0
Estonia Apr/22 100 in. pt. 99.8
Euro Area Apr/22 1.98 in. pt. 1.67
European Union Apr/22 7.5 in. pt. 8.3
Finland Apr/22 15.3 in. pt. 16.3
France May/22 106 in. pt. 108
Germany May/22 93 in. pt. 91.8
Greece Apr/22 105 in. pt. 112
Hungary Apr/22 10.5 in. pt. 2.4
Italy Apr/22 110 in. pt. 110
Latvia Apr/22 -0.6 in. pt. -0.1
Lithuania Apr/22 1.9 in. pt. -0.4
Macedonia Apr/22 25.1 in. pt. 25.5
Malta Apr/22 104 in. pt. 108
Netherlands Apr/22 10.8 in. pt. 8.7
Poland Apr/22 -11.5 in. pt. -16.2
Portugal Apr/22 2.3 in. pt. 2.1
Romania Apr/22 1.2 in. pt. 0.1
Russia Apr/22 -2 in. pt. -2
Slovakia Apr/22 6.3 in. pt. 0.7
Slovenia Apr/22 4 in. pt. 4
Sweden May/22 115 in. pt. 114
Switzerland Apr/22 102 in. pt. 99.2
Turkey May/22 109 in. pt. 110
Ukraine 4Q/21 112 in. pt. 114
United Kingdom 2Q/22 -34 in. pt. -9
Albania 0Q/22 -7 in. pt. -6.9