Please note that May 2012 data was the last data period before this series was discontinued by the source. This sector and all tickers herein contained remain on the system for historical reference purposes only.Nationwide's Consumer Confidence Index is based on a monthly survey representative of the UK population. The Nationwide Consumer Confidence Index uses the U.S. Conference Board methodology and is compiled in partnership with TNS, part of the same group that conducts the research for the U.S. Index. The Index will be published on the Wednesday before each monthly MPC meeting. The Consumer Confidence Index measures the population's view of the current position of, and future prospects for, the UK. It takes into account the general economic situation, employment conditions and personal expectations.