Japan GDP Growth Rate  1980-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Japanese economy advanced 0.2 percent on quarter in the fourth quarter of 2016, following 0.3 percent growth in the previous period and below market expectations of a 0.3 percent expansion, according to preliminary estimates. It was the fourth consecutive quarter of growth, boosted by exports, government spending and private non-residential investment while household consumption was flat. GDP Growth Rate in Japan averaged 0.51 percent from 1980 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 3.20 percent in the second quarter of 1990 and a record low of -4.80 percent in the first quarter of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-11-13 11:50 PM Q3 0.5% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
2016-12-07 11:50 PM Q3 0.3% 0.5% 0.6% 0.5%
2017-02-12 11:50 PM Q4 0.2% 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
2017-03-07 11:50 PM Q4 0.3% 0.2%
2017-05-17 11:50 PM Q1 0.21%
2017-06-07 11:50 PM Q1 0.21%




Japan Q4 GDP Growth Below Expectations


The Japanese economy advanced 0.2 percent on quarter in the fourth quarter of 2016, following 0.3 percent growth in the previous period and below market expectations of a 0.3 percent expansion, according to preliminary estimates. It was the fourth consecutive quarter of growth, boosted by exports, government spending and private non-residential investment while household consumption was flat.

Compared with the third quarter of the year, external demand added 0.2 percentage points to growth, as exports of goods and services expanded 2.6 percent (2.1 percent in Q3) while imports advanced for the first time in a year by 1.3 percent (-0.2 percent in Q3).
Non-residential investments rebounded (0.9 percent from -0.3 percent in Q3),  adding 0.1 percentage points to growth. In contrast, private residential investment contracted 0.1 percent (2.4 percent in Q3). Private consumption was flat, following 0.3 percent growth in the previous period, making no contribution to growth.

Government consumption grew 0.4 percent (0.3 percent in Q3), while public investments fell 1.8 percent (-0.7 percent in Q3), making no contribution to growth.

On an annualised basis, Japan's economy grew 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, following an upwardly revised 1.4 percent expansion in the previous period and below market expectations of 1.1 percent growth. It was the fourth straight quarter of expansion, led by external demand.

Cabinet Office | Yekaterina Guchshina | yekaterina@tradingeconomics.com
2/13/2017 11:59:37 AM



Japan GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP Growth Rate 0.20 0.30 3.20 -4.80 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.70 1.10 9.40 -8.80 percent [+]
GDP Growth Annualized 1.00 1.40 12.90 -18.00 percent [+]
GDP 4123.26 4596.16 5957.25 44.31 USD Billion [+]
GDP Constant Prices 524291.30 523050.20 524291.30 263584.00 JPY Billion [+]
Gross National Product 549544.00 549482.60 549544.00 263297.50 JPY Billion [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 122051.20 122063.80 141747.10 71463.10 JPY Billion [+]
GDP per capita 44656.80 44386.10 44656.80 8369.20 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 35804.23 35587.17 35804.23 29550.01 USD [+]
GDP From Agriculture 4700.10 6277.20 7549.80 4700.10 JPY Billion [+]
GDP From Construction 28188.70 28205.10 42167.10 25584.40 JPY Billion [+]
GDP From Manufacturing 103814.20 111231.70 111580.50 81251.50 JPY Billion [+]
GDP From Mining 233.30 193.80 515.20 179.70 JPY Billion [+]
GDP From Public Administration 30779.50 30810.70 31042.60 25527.60 JPY Billion [+]
GDP From Services 22201.40 95137.40 96295.10 22201.40 JPY Billion [+]
GDP From Transport 24766.70 24319.00 27093.60 22407.80 JPY Billion [+]
GDP From Utilities 8424.00 7612.40 12212.00 7531.90 JPY Billion [+]



Japan GDP Growth Rate Notes

Japan's industrialized, free market economy is the fourth biggest in the world. Japan has the largest electronics industry and the third largest automobile industry in the world. Japan’s economy is well-known by its efficiency and competitiveness in exports oriented sectors, but productivity is lower in areas such as agriculture, distribution, and services. This page provides - Japan GDP Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan GDP Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 0.30 3.20 -4.80 1980 - 2016 percent Quarterly
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