Consumer Sentiment

Definition: 
A list of five questions about individuals’ financial situation and outlook on the economy, Consumer Sentiment surveys about 500 Floridian each month. Each question is given equal weighting in the final index, and demographic data on those surveyed is provided as well.
Source: 
Bureau of Economic and Business Research
Frequency: 
Monthly

An increase in the confidence survey likely indicates an increase in demand for goods and services from Florida’s residents, generating sales for businesses, tax dollars for the state, and jobs for workers.

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