Canada Oct. Consumer Confidence: Statistical Summary

Canadian consumer confidence declined in October, according to the Conference Board of Canada.

The monthly index of consumer attitudes decreased to 71.8 in October from 75 in Sept. The index is formulated from a telephone survey of 2,000 households during the middle of the month.

Following is a table compiled from the Conference Board of Canada’s monthly consumer attitudes index:

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Oct. Sept. Aug. July June May April March

2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 =============================================================================== Index 71.8 75.0 74.7 81.3 83.1 85.6 87.7 83.7 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Change -4.3% 0.4% -8.1% -2.2% -2.9% -2.4% 4.8% -6.3% =============================================================================== NOTE: 2002 = 100. Figures prior to Oct. are based on previous release and may be subject to revision. The Conference Board of Canada does not make the index history publicly available monthly.

SOURCE: The Conference Board of Canada http://www.conferenceboard.ca

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