Study Reveals an 8.9% Global Decrease in Credit Sentiment Score in 2021, With Sweden, the US, and Hungary Experiencing the Most Significant Drops

The Finance Barometer report series was created to collect, compare, and present worldwide primary credit sentiment data and time trends. The 2021 report will be published on July 27 by Limited, revealing several significant findings, as presented below:
Key Findings
Read the 2021 report here:
Data Collection Process
All primary data has been collected via polls placed in financial product comparison pages, written in national language(s) across the 26 markets/countries operates in.
The polls have been active from January 1st, 2021, to June 30th, 2021, and June 1st, 2020, to November 30th, 2020.
The countries included in the study are the United States (U.S.), Brazil (BR), Mexico (MX), Georgia (GE), Russia (RU), Indonesia (ID), Kazakhstan (KZ), Sweden (SE), Finland (FI), Poland (PL), Spain(ES), Denmark(DK), Estonia (EE), Netherlands (NL), Czech (CZ), Norway (NO), Germany (DE), France (FR), Lithuania (LT), Bulgaria (BG), Hungary (HU), Ukraine (UA), Italy (IT), Romania (RO), Latvia (LV), and Slovakia (SK).
The latest study contains seven interactive charts that compare credit sentiment data for 2020 and 2021.
In 2021, we observed a statistically significant global -8.9% decrease in credit sentiment scores. Pessimistic voters increased from 38.8% to 45.2%, while optimistic voters shrunk from 40% to 32.2%.
Polarizing votes remained very popular in 2021, with standard deviation remaining at high levels, both indicating a strong opinion division within and across nations.
Read the complete Finance Barometer 2021 report here
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George Chrysochou
Chief Economist & CMO Limited
Ruby Willow
Global Content Manager Limited
Source: Limited