Japan | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 118  Jan/15 118 75.74 : 307
Government Bond 10Y 0.24 percent Jan/15 0.24 0.2 : 7.59
Stock Market 17512 Index points Jan/15 17512 85.25 : 38916
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 4901 USD Billion Dec/13 4901 44.3 : 5938
GDP Growth Rate -0.5 percent Aug/14 -0.5 -4 : 3.2
GDP Growth Annualized -1.9 percent Aug/14 -1.9 -15 : 12.9
GDP Annual Growth Rate -1.2 percent Aug/14 -1.2 -9.4 : 9.4
GDP Constant Prices 523758 JPY Billion Aug/14 523758 263584 : 535514
Gross National Product 519769 JPY Billion Aug/14 519769 263298 : 534394
GDP per capita 37433 USD Dec/13 37433 7079 : 37433
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 107002 JPY Billion Aug/14 107002 71463 : 132063
GDP per capita PPP 35481 USD Dec/13 35481 29550 : 35481
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 3.5 percent Nov/14 3.5 1 : 5.6
Employed Persons 63450 Thousand Nov/14 63450 38370 : 65840
Unemployed Persons 2290 Thousand Nov/14 2290 490 : 3680
Job Vacancies 836 Thousand Nov/14 836 266 : 869
Youth Unemployment Rate 7.2 percent Jun/14 7.2 4 : 10.9
Productivity 100 Index Points Oct/14 100 67.7 : 119
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.4 percent Nov/14 59.4 58.5 : 74
Wages 313 JPY Thousand Nov/14 313 52.91 : 884
Wages in Manufacturing 351 JPY THO Nov/14 351 9.78 : 868
Population 127 Million Dec/13 127 83.2 : 128
Retirement Age Women 61  Jan/13 61 60 : 61
Retirement Age Men 61  Jan/13 61 60 : 61
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 2.4 percent Nov/14 2.4 -2.52 : 25
Inflation Rate Mom -0.4 percent Nov/14 -0.4 -1.1 : 4.1
Consumer Price Index CPI 103 Index Points Nov/14 103 18 : 104
Core Inflation Rate 2.7 percent Nov/14 2.7 -2.4 : 24.4
Core Consumer Prices 103 Index Points Nov/14 103 32 : 104
GDP Deflator 91.4 Index Points Aug/14 91.4 87.8 : 113
Producer Prices 105 Index Points Dec/14 105 48.7 : 116
Export Prices 117 Index Points Dec/14 117 94 : 207
Import Prices 130 Index Points Dec/14 130 45.9 : 190
Food Inflation 2.9 percent Nov/14 2.9 -3.7 : 31.6
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate percent Jan/15 0 0 : 9
Interbank Rate 0.1 percent Dec/14 0.1 0.04 : 8.4
Money Supply M0 85406 JPY Billion Dec/14 85406 2130 : 85406
Money Supply M1 603607 JPY Billion Dec/14 603607 3921 : 603607
Money Supply M2 893857 JPY Billion Dec/14 893857 8404 : 893857
Money Supply M3 1207703 JPY Billion Dec/14 1207703 1008505 : 1207703
Central Bank Balance Sheet 300212 JPY Billion Dec/14 300212 4864 : 300212
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1260548 USD Million Dec/14 1260548 455 : 1306668
Loans to Private Sector 422605 JPY Billion Dec/14 422605 375949 : 536556
Foreign Stock Investment -577 JPY Billion Jan/15 -577 -1092 : 1569
Foreign Bond Investment -397 JPY Billion Jan/15 -397 -2227 : 2179
Loan Growth 2.6 percent Dec/14 2.6 -4.97 : 3.65
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -661 JPY Billion Dec/14 -661 -2795 : 1609
Exports 6896 JPY Billion Dec/14 6896 105 : 7682
Imports 7557 JPY Billion Dec/14 7557 162 : 8044
Current Account 433 JPY Billion Nov/14 433 -1586 : 3360
Current Account to GDP 0.7 percent Dec/13 0.7 -1 : 4.8
External Debt 325508 JPY Billion Aug/14 325508 141743 : 325508
Terms of Trade 90.2 Index Points Dec/14 90.2 83.1 : 276
Foreign Direct Investment 14226 JPY Hundreds Million Dec/13 14226 1006 : 18760
Capital Flows 4998 JPY HML Nov/14 4998 -26928 : 39028
Tourist Arrivals 1236100  Dec/14 1236100 225806 : 1271700
Gold Reserves 765 Tonnes Aug/14 765 754 : 765
Crude Oil Production BBL/D/1K Jul/14 5 4 : 13
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -7.6 percent of GDP Dec/13 -7.6 -9.2 : 2.58
Government Debt to GDP 227 percent Dec/13 227 50.6 : 227
Government Budget Value -93208 JPY HND Million Aug/14 -93208 -347513 : 76276
Government Spending 102499 JPY Billion Aug/14 102499 41527 : 102499
Credit Rating 81.68  81.68 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 12  Nov/14 12 -58 : 53
Manufacturing PMI 52.1  Jan/15 52.1 29.6 : 56.2
Industrial Production -3.7 percent Nov/14 -3.7 -38.6 : 33.1
Industrial Production Mom -0.5 percent Nov/14 -0.5 -16.5 : 6.8
Manufacturing Production 0.78 percent Sep/14 0.78 -37.18 : 29.34
Capacity Utilization 99.8 Index Points Nov/14 99.8 69.3 : 138
Leading Economic Index 104 Index Points Nov/14 104 76.8 : 114
New Orders 846 JPY Billion Nov/14 846 694 : 1624
Machinery Orders 1.3 percent Nov/14 1.3 -19.5 : 25.5
Changes in Inventories -1940 JPY Billion Aug/14 -1940 -6423 : 6571
Bankruptcies 686 Companies Dec/14 686 6 : 1965
Corporate Profits 13965 JPY Billion Aug/14 13965 43.24 : 17455
Coincident Index 109  Nov/14 109 78.4 : 117
Economy Watchers Survey 45.2  Dec/14 45.2 15.9 : 57.9
Car Registrations 198408 Cars Dec/14 198408 83044 : 585449
Services Pmi 51.7 Index Points Dec/14 51.7 46.4 : 55.3
Small Business Sentiment Nov/14 1 -60 : 46
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence 38.8  Dec/14 38.8 27.4 : 50.8
Retail Sales MoM -0.28 percent Nov/14 -0.28 -13.7 : 7.17
Retail Sales YoY 0.5 percent Nov/14 0.5 -14.32 : 36.52
Household Spending -2.5 percent Nov/14 -2.5 -8.2 : 7.2
Consumer Spending 307030 JPY Billion Aug/14 307030 159125 : 322201
Disposable Personal Income 352 Thousands JPY Nov/14 352 35.36 : 1080
Personal Savings 9.1 percent Nov/14 9.1 -9.9 : 48.3
Bank Lending Rate 1.1 percent Jan/15 1.1 1.1 : 9.9
Consumer Credit 223497 JPY Billion Aug/14 223497 220602 : 415556
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 78364  Nov/14 78364 19900 : 195268
Housing Starts -14.3 percent Nov/14 -14.3 -43.96 : 67.63
Construction Orders 16.9 percent Nov/14 16.9 -42.8 : 105
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 33.11 percent Apr/15 33.11 33.11 : 52.4
Personal Income Tax Rate 50.84 percent Jan/14 50.84 50 : 50.84
Sales Tax Rate percent Jan/14 8 5 : 8
Social Security Rate 28.36 percent Jan/13 28.36 18.39 : 28.36
Social Security Rate For Companies 14.42 percent Jan/13 14.42 6.8 : 14.42
Social Security Rate For Employees 13.94 percent Jan/13 13.94 11.59 : 13.94




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