Japan | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 119  Apr/15 120 75.74 : 307
Government Bond 10Y 0.31 percent Apr/15 0.4 0.2 : 7.59
Stock Market 19653 Index points Apr/15 19207 85.25 : 38916
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 4901 USD Billion Dec/13 5938 44.3 : 5938
GDP Growth Rate 0.4 percent Nov/14 -0.6 -4 : 3.2
GDP Growth Annualized 1.5 percent Nov/14 -2.3 -15 : 12.9
GDP Annual Growth Rate -0.8 percent Nov/14 -1.4 -9.4 : 9.4
GDP Constant Prices 524603 JPY Billion Nov/14 522636 263584 : 534882
Gross National Product 527557 JPY Billion Nov/14 519955 263298 : 534394
GDP per capita 37433 USD Dec/13 36801 7079 : 37433
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 107115 JPY Billion Nov/14 107130 71463 : 132063
GDP per capita PPP 35481 USD Dec/13 34882 29550 : 35481
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 3.5 percent Feb/15 3.6 1 : 5.6
Employed Persons 63760 Thousand Feb/15 63740 38370 : 65840
Unemployed Persons 2300 Thousand Feb/15 2350 490 : 3680
Job Vacancies 841 Thousand Feb/15 872 266 : 872
Youth Unemployment Rate 6.4 percent Dec/14 6.4 4 : 10.9
Productivity 104 Index Points Jan/15 101 67.7 : 119
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.1 percent Feb/15 59 58.5 : 74
Wages 289 JPY Thousand Feb/15 297 52.91 : 884
Wages in Manufacturing 320 JPY THO Feb/15 327 9.78 : 868
Population 127 Million Dec/14 127 83.2 : 128
Retirement Age Women 61  Jan/13 60 60 : 61
Retirement Age Men 61  Jan/13 60 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 0.5 percent Feb/15 0.6 -7.91 : 35.02
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 2.2 percent Feb/15 2.4 -2.52 : 25
Inflation Rate Mom -0.2 percent Feb/15 -0.2 -1.1 : 4.1
Consumer Price Index CPI 103 Index Points Feb/15 103 18 : 104
Core Inflation Rate percent Feb/15 2.2 -2.4 : 24.4
Core Consumer Prices 102 Index Points Feb/15 103 32 : 104
GDP Deflator 94.9 Index Points Nov/14 91.5 87.8 : 113
Producer Prices 104 Index Points Mar/15 103 48.7 : 116
Export Prices 113 Index Points Mar/15 112 94 : 207
Import Prices 117 Index Points Mar/15 115 45.9 : 190
Food Inflation 4.1 percent Feb/15 4.2 -3.7 : 31.6
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate percent Apr/15 0 0 : 9
Interbank Rate 0.09 percent Mar/15 0.1 0.04 : 8.4
Money Supply M0 85239 JPY Billion Mar/15 84658 2130 : 85517
Money Supply M1 608521 JPY Billion Mar/15 602124 3921 : 608521
Money Supply M2 894719 JPY Billion Mar/15 891301 8404 : 895441
Money Supply M3 1212586 JPY Billion Mar/15 1209964 1008505 : 1212586
Central Bank Balance Sheet 322568 JPY Billion Mar/15 320442 4864 : 322568
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1245316 USD Million Mar/15 1251112 455 : 1306668
Loans to Private Sector 424869 JPY Billion Mar/15 422795 375949 : 536556
Foreign Stock Investment 1042 JPY Billion Apr/15 -35.1 -1092 : 1569
Foreign Bond Investment 215 JPY Billion Apr/15 1017 -3074 : 2179
Loan Growth 2.6 percent Mar/15 2.5 -4.97 : 3.65
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -425 JPY Billion Feb/15 -1178 -2795 : 1609
Exports 5941 JPY Billion Feb/15 6145 105 : 7682
Imports 6357 JPY Billion Feb/15 7322 162 : 8044
Current Account 1440 JPY Billion Feb/15 61 -1586 : 3360
Current Account to GDP 0.7 percent Dec/13 1.1 -1 : 4.8
External Debt 329336 JPY Billion Nov/14 325329 141743 : 329336
Terms of Trade 96.5 Index Points Mar/15 97.7 83.1 : 276
Foreign Direct Investment 14226 JPY Hundreds Million Dec/13 13397 1006 : 18760
Capital Flows 23334 JPY HML Feb/15 -3721 -26928 : 39028
Tourist Arrivals 1387000  Feb/15 1218400 225806 : 1387000
Gold Reserves 765 Tonnes Nov/14 765 754 : 765
Crude Oil Production BBL/D/1K Oct/14 5 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 102816 JPY Billion Nov/14 102518 41527 : 102816
Credit Rating 81.68  :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 12  Feb/15 12 -58 : 53
Manufacturing PMI 50.3  Mar/15 51.6 29.6 : 56.2
Industrial Production -2 percent Feb/15 -2.8 -38.6 : 33.1
Industrial Production Mom -3.1 percent Feb/15 3.7 -16.5 : 6.8
Manufacturing Production -2.81 percent Jan/15 0.1 -37.18 : 29.34
Capacity Utilization 101 Index Points Feb/15 104 69.3 : 138
Leading Economic Index 105 Index Points Feb/15 106 76.8 : 114
New Orders 1022 JPY Billion Feb/15 989 694 : 1624
Machinery Orders -0.4 percent Feb/15 -1.7 -19.5 : 25.5
Changes in Inventories -3113 JPY Billion Nov/14 -2265 -6423 : 6571
Bankruptcies 859 Companies Mar/15 692 6 : 1965
Corporate Profits 18065 JPY Billion Nov/14 13965 43.24 : 18065
Coincident Index 110  Feb/15 113 78.4 : 117
Economy Watchers Survey 52.2  Mar/15 50.1 15.9 : 57.9
Car Registrations 356412 Cars Mar/15 249565 83044 : 585449
Mining Production 46.58 percent Jan/15 -3.69 -16.1 : 46.58
Services Pmi 48.4 Index Points Mar/15 48.5 46.4 : 55.3
Small Business Sentiment Feb/15 1 -60 : 46
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence 41.7  Mar/15 40.9 27.4 : 50.8
Retail Sales MoM -1.3 percent Jan/15 -0.28 -13.7 : 7.17
Retail Sales YoY -1.7 percent Feb/15 -2 -14.32 : 36.52
Household Spending -2.9 percent Feb/15 -5.1 -8.2 : 7.2
Consumer Spending 308258 JPY Billion Nov/14 306769 159125 : 322164
Disposable Personal Income 407 Thousands JPY Feb/15 359 35.36 : 1080
Personal Savings 21.1 percent Feb/15 -2 -9.9 : 48.3
Bank Lending Rate 1.15 percent Apr/15 1.15 1.1 : 9.9
Consumer Credit 224827 JPY Billion Nov/14 223102 220602 : 415556
Gasoline Prices 1.17 USD/Liter Mar/15 1.16 0.91 : 2
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 102 Index Points Dec/14 102 89.86 : 104
Housing Starts -3.1 percent Feb/15 -13 -43.96 : 67.63
Construction Orders percent Feb/15 27.5 -42.8 : 105
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 33.11 percent Apr/15 35.62 33.11 : 52.4
Personal Income Tax Rate 50.84 percent Jan/14 50.84 50 : 50.84
Sales Tax Rate percent Jan/14 5 5 : 8
Social Security Rate 28.36 percent Jan/13 27.9 18.39 : 28.36
Social Security Rate For Companies 14.42 percent Jan/13 14.2 6.8 : 14.42
Social Security Rate For Employees 13.94 percent Jan/13 13.7 11.59 : 13.94




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