Japan | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 121  May/15 120 75.74 : 307
Government Bond 10Y 0.42 percent May/15 0.33 0.2 : 7.59
Stock Market 20437 Index points May/15 19520 85.25 : 38916
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 4901 USD Billion Dec/13 5938 44.3 : 5938
GDP Growth Rate 0.6 percent Feb/15 0.3 -4 : 3.2
GDP Growth Annualized 2.4 percent Feb/15 1.1 -15 : 12.9
GDP Annual Growth Rate -1.4 percent Feb/15 -0.9 -9.4 : 9.4
GDP Constant Prices 527283 JPY Billion Feb/15 524161 263584 : 535020
Gross National Product 532066 JPY Billion Feb/15 527245 263298 : 534394
GDP per capita 37433 USD Dec/13 36801 7079 : 37433
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 107085 JPY Billion Feb/15 106934 71463 : 132063
GDP per capita PPP 35481 USD Dec/13 34882 29550 : 35481
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 3.4 percent Mar/15 3.5 1 : 5.6
Employed Persons 63660 Thousand Mar/15 63760 38370 : 65840
Unemployed Persons 2210 Thousand Mar/15 2300 490 : 3680
Job Vacancies 799 Thousand Mar/15 841 266 : 872
Youth Unemployment Rate 6.3 percent Feb/15 7 4 : 10.9
Productivity 96.5 Index Points Feb/15 104 67.7 : 119
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.1 percent Mar/15 59.1 58.5 : 74
Wages 307 JPY Thousand/Month Mar/15 289 52.91 : 884
Wages in Manufacturing 335 JPY THO/Month Mar/15 320 9.78 : 868
Population 127 Million Dec/14 127 83.2 : 128
Retirement Age Women 61  Jan/15 61 60 : 61
Retirement Age Men 61  Jan/15 61 60 : 61
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.6  Aug/14 3.6 : 3.6
Minimum Wages 780 JPY/Hour Jan/15 764 713 : 780
Wage Growth percent Mar/15 0.5 -7.91 : 35.02
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 2.3 percent Mar/15 2.2 -2.52 : 25
Inflation Rate Mom 0.4 percent Mar/15 -0.2 -1.1 : 4.1
Consumer Price Index CPI 103 Index Points Mar/15 103 18 : 104
Core Inflation Rate 2.2 percent Mar/15 2 -2.4 : 24.4
Core Consumer Prices 103 Index Points Mar/15 102 32 : 104
GDP Deflator 92.7 Index Points Feb/15 94.9 87.8 : 113
Producer Prices 104 Index Points Apr/15 104 48.7 : 116
Export Prices 112 Index Points Apr/15 113 94 : 207
Import Prices 115 Index Points Apr/15 117 45.9 : 190
Food Inflation 4.2 percent Mar/15 4.1 -3.7 : 31.6
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate percent May/15 0 0 : 9
Interbank Rate 0.09 percent Apr/15 0.09 0.04 : 8.4
Money Supply M0 85398 JPY Billion Apr/15 85199 2130 : 85517
Money Supply M1 617748 JPY Billion Apr/15 608793 3921 : 617748
Money Supply M2 904198 JPY Billion Apr/15 894788 8404 : 904198
Money Supply M3 1214894 JPY Billion Apr/15 1212730 1008505 : 1214894
Central Bank Balance Sheet 332819 JPY Billion Apr/15 322568 4864 : 332819
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1250100 USD Million Apr/15 1245316 455 : 1306668
Loans to Private Sector 425292 JPY Billion Apr/15 424873 375949 : 536556
Foreign Stock Investment 187 JPY Billion May/15 821 -1092 : 1569
Foreign Bond Investment 1099 JPY Billion May/15 185 -3074 : 2179
Loan Growth 2.6 percent Apr/15 2.6 -4.97 : 3.65
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -53.44 JPY Billion Apr/15 227 -2795 : 1609
Exports 6551 JPY Billion Apr/15 6927 105 : 7682
Imports 6605 JPY Billion Apr/15 6698 162 : 8044
Current Account 2795 JPY Billion Mar/15 1440 -1586 : 3360
Current Account to GDP 0.7 percent Dec/13 1.1 -1 : 4.8
External Debt 329336 JPY Billion Dec/14 325329 141743 : 329336
Terms of Trade 98 Index Points Apr/15 96.7 83.1 : 276
Foreign Direct Investment 6315 JPY Hundreds Million Mar/15 12893 -3825 : 37754
Capital Flows 47371 JPY HML Mar/15 23334 -26928 : 47371
Tourist Arrivals 1764700  Apr/15 1526000 225806 : 1764700
Gold Reserves 765 Tonnes Nov/14 765 754 : 765
Crude Oil Production BBL/D/1K Dec/14 4 4 : 13
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -7.6 percent of GDP Dec/13 -9.2 -9.2 : 2.58
Government Debt to GDP 227 percent Dec/13 219 50.6 : 227
Government Budget Value -74694 JPY HND Million Nov/14 -84375 -347513 : 76276
Government Spending 102882 JPY Billion Feb/15 102781 41527 : 102882
Credit Rating 81.68  :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 12  Feb/15 12 -58 : 53
Manufacturing PMI 50.9  May/15 49.9 29.6 : 56.2
Industrial Production -1.7 percent Mar/15 -2 -38.6 : 33.1
Industrial Production Mom -0.8 percent Mar/15 -3.1 -16.5 : 6.8
Manufacturing Production -2.05 percent Feb/15 -2.6 -37.18 : 29.34
Capacity Utilization 99.8 Index Points Mar/15 101 69.3 : 138
Leading Economic Index 106 Index Points Mar/15 105 76.5 : 114
New Orders 1177 JPY Billion Mar/15 1024 694 : 1624
Machinery Orders 2.9 percent Mar/15 -0.4 -19.5 : 25.5
Changes in Inventories -3113 JPY Billion Nov/14 -2265 -6423 : 6571
Bankruptcies 748 Companies Apr/15 859 6 : 1965
Corporate Profits 18065 JPY Billion Nov/14 13965 43.24 : 18065
Coincident Index 109  Mar/15 111 78.4 : 117
Economy Watchers Survey 53.6  Apr/15 52.2 15.9 : 57.9
Car Registrations 170240 Cars Apr/15 356412 83044 : 585449
Mining Production -5.4 percent Feb/15 -6.3 -16.1 : 15.4
Services Pmi 51.3 Index Points Apr/15 48.4 46.4 : 55.3
Small Business Sentiment Feb/15 1 -60 : 46
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence 41.5  Apr/15 41.7 27.4 : 50.8
Retail Sales MoM -1.94 percent Mar/15 0.68 -13.7 : 7.17
Retail Sales YoY -9.7 percent Mar/15 -1.7 -14.32 : 36.52
Household Spending -10.6 percent Mar/15 -2.9 -10.6 : 7.2
Consumer Spending 308919 JPY Billion Feb/15 307827 159125 : 322164
Disposable Personal Income 365 Thousands JPY Mar/15 407 35.36 : 1080
Personal Savings percent Mar/15 21.1 -9.9 : 48.3
Bank Lending Rate 1.15 percent May/15 1.15 1.1 : 9.9
Consumer Credit 224827 JPY Billion Dec/14 223102 220602 : 415556
Gasoline Prices 1.17 USD/Liter Apr/15 1.17 0.91 : 2
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 104 Index Points Jan/15 102 89.86 : 104
Housing Starts 0.7 percent Mar/15 -3.1 -43.96 : 67.63
Construction Orders 10.8 percent Mar/15 1 -42.8 : 105
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 33.06 percent Jan/15 35.64 33.06 : 52.4
Personal Income Tax Rate 50.84 percent Jan/14 50.84 50 : 50.84
Sales Tax Rate percent Jan/15 8 5 : 8
Social Security Rate 29.25 percent Jan/15 28.3 18.39 : 29.25
Social Security Rate For Companies 15.02 percent Jan/15 14.18 6.8 : 15.02
Social Security Rate For Employees 14.22 percent Jan/15 14.12 11.59 : 14.22




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