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United Kingdom CBI Business Optimism Index

Business Confidence in United Kingdom

Indicator Data Period
Business Confidence 38 index points 2Q/21
Small Business Sentiment 29 Index Points 2Q/21


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 increased to 38 index points in the second quarter of 2021. 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
38 2Q/21 22.04.2021
-22 1Q/21 21.01.2021
0 4Q/20 22.10.2020
-1 3Q/20 23.07.2020
-87 2Q/20 23.04.2020
23 1Q/20 22.01.2020
-44 4Q/19 29.10.2019
-13 2Q/19 26.04.2019


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 increased to 29 Index Points in the second quarter of 2021. 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
29 2Q/21 08.05.2021
-7 1Q/21 13.02.2021
-2 4Q/20 14.11.2020
-2 3Q/20 08.08.2020
-84 2Q/20 09.05.2020
36 1Q/20 08.02.2020
-34 4Q/19 09.11.2019
-24 3Q/19 29.10.2019


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/21 2384 companies 3053
Business Confidence 2Q/21 38 in. pt. -22
Corruption Index 2020 77 in. pt. 77
Ease of Doing Business 2019 8 place 9
Manufacturing PMI Jun/21 63.9 in. pt. 65.6
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 Jun/21 20.3 in. pt. 14.3
Ireland 2Q/21 49 in. pt. 6
Luxembourg Jun/21 122 in. pt. 120
Spain Oct/19 -8.9 in. pt.
Norway 1Q/21 8.2 in. pt. 3.8
Belgium Jun/21 9.8 in. pt. 6.5
Bulgaria Jun/21 21.3 in. pt. 29.7
Croatia Jun/21 5.3 in. pt. 6.3
Cyprus Jun/21 105 in. pt. 101
Czech Republic Jun/21 104 in. pt. 99.1
Denmark Jun/21 4 in. pt. 4
Estonia Jun/21 108 in. pt. 108
Euro Area Jun/21 1.71 in. pt. 1.49
European Union Jun/21 11.4 in. pt. 10.5
Finland Jun/21 20.8 in. pt. 15
France Jun/21 107 in. pt. 107
Germany Jun/21 102 in. pt. 99.2
Greece Jun/21 109 in. pt. 109
Hungary Jun/21 2.1 in. pt. 2.9
Italy Jun/21 115 in. pt. 111
Latvia Apr/21 2.8 in. pt. -2.6
Lithuania Jun/21 4.1 in. pt. 6.8
Macedonia Jun/21 28.6 in. pt. 28.9
Malta Jun/21 114 in. pt. 115
Netherlands Jun/21 11.5 in. pt. 8.8
Poland Jun/21 -0.6 in. pt. -0.3
Portugal Jun/21 1.6 in. pt. 0.5
Romania Jun/21 0.6 in. pt. 2.2
Russia Jun/21 0 in. pt. 0.3
Slovakia Jun/21 10 in. pt. 0.3
Slovenia Jun/21 11 in. pt. 12
Sweden Jun/21 119 in. pt. 116
Switzerland Jun/21 133 in. pt. 144
Turkey Jun/21 113 in. pt. 110
Ukraine 2Q/21 112 in. pt. 108
United Kingdom 2Q/21 38 in. pt. -22
Albania 1Q/21 -1.5 in. pt. -11.7