(Reuters) - Euro zone consumer confidence fell by 0.5 points in August from the July number, figures released on Thursday showed.
The European Commission said a flash estimate showed euro zone consumer morale decreased to -7.1 this month from -6.6 in July.
Economists polled by Reuters had expected a fall to -7.0.
In the European Union as a whole, consumer sentiment fell by 1.1 points to -7.0.
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Reporting by Jagoda Darlak in Gdynia