Japan Consumer Confidence  1982-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer confidence in Japan fell to 42.5 in January of 2016 from 42.7 in December 2015 and below market consensus of 43.8. In January, lower perception indices was seen for overall livelihood (-0.2 points from the previous month to 40.9), income growth (-0.6 points to 41.2) and employment (-0.5 points to 45.8). In contrast, willingness to buy durable goods rose 0.4 points to 42.0. Consumer Confidence in Japan averaged 42.15 from 1982 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 50.80 in December of 1988 and a record low of 27.40 in January of 2009. Consumer Confidence in Japan is reported by the Cabinet Office, Japan.

Japan Consumer Confidence
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
42.50 42.70 50.80 27.40 1982 - 2016 Monthly
In Japan, the Monthly Consumer Confidence survey data is collected by direct visit and covers about 4,700 households consisting of more than two persons. The questionnaire covers four subjects: consumer perceptions of overall livelihood, income growth, employment and willingness to buy durable goods. For each subject an index based on the respondents’ evaluation of what they consider the prospects to be over the next six months is created. The Consumer Confidence Index is the simple average of the four consumer perception indexes. A score above 50 indicates optimism, below 50 shows lack of confidence and 50 indicates neutrality. This page provides - Japan Consumer Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-12-04 05:00 AM Nov 42.6 41.5 41.8 42.26
2016-01-12 05:00 AM Dec 42.7 42.6 42.3 42.3
2016-02-03 05:00 AM Jan 42.5 42.7 43.8 43.22
2016-03-11 05:00 AM Feb 42.5 42.68
2016-04-13 05:00 AM Mar 42.48
2016-05-12 05:00 AM Apr 42.32

Japan Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 42.50 42.70 50.80 27.40 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.20 -2.50 7.17 -13.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -1.10 -1.00 36.52 -14.32 percent [+]
Household Spending -4.40 -2.40 7.20 -10.60 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 307682.30 306546.10 321521.30 159124.60 JPY Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 751.54 345.01 1079.95 35.36 JPY Thousand [+]
Personal Savings 49.70 10.70 49.70 -9.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.10 1.15 9.90 1.10 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 235780.00 234318.00 415556.00 220602.00 JPY Billion [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.95 1.03 2.00 0.91 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 65.60 65.90 74.40 20.70 percent of GDP [+]




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