Japan | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Bond 10Y 0.61 0.63 3.03 Percent 2014-04-22 Daily [+]
Currency 102.51 103.23 156.06 2014-04-23 Daily [+]
Stock Market 14388.77 14696.03 9195.75 Index points 2014-04-22 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP Constant Prices 528044.10 527161.90 490610.62 JPY Billion 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gdp Growth Annualized 0.70 1.10 0.95 Percent 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 108421.70 106833.40 113211.96 JPY Billion 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross National Product 525147.90 525173.10 500367.63 JPY Billion 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
GDP Growth Rate 0.20 0.30 0.51 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.60 2.30 2.08 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP per capita 36938.01 36160.76 24904.76 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 31425.49 30764.24 26718.34 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP 5960.00 5900.00 2436.60 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Employed Persons 63320.00 63190.00 55774.75 Thousand 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Job Vacancies 835.16 860.31 506.69 Thousand 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.80 58.70 64.07 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Productivity 107.00 99.60 88.75 Index Points 2014-01-15 Monthly [+]
Retirement Age Men 61.00 60.00 64.60 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Retirement Age Women 61.00 60.00 60.20 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Unemployed Persons 2330.00 2420.00 1634.95 Thousand 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Wages 292.08 298.94 317.83 JPY THO 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 326.77 334.10 230.37 JPY THO 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 5.90 6.80 6.95 Percent 2013-12-31 Monthly [+]
Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.70 2.70 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Population 127.22 127.52 112.68 Million 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 100.70 100.70 72.04 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Core Consumer Prices 100.50 100.40 86.37 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Export Prices 109.10 109.30 140.18 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Gdp Deflator 92.70 89.60 101.90 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Import Prices 127.40 127.70 91.09 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 -0.20 0.22 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Producer Prices 102.80 102.80 89.59 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Inflation Rate 1.50 1.40 3.16 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.30 1.30 2.72 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Interest Rate 0.00 0.00 3.16 Percent 2014-04-08 Monthly [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 240784.10 240450.20 63665.92 JPY Billion 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Foreign Bond Investment 1155.00 -3987.00 1761.72 JPY Hundred Million 2014-04-17 Weekly [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1279346.00 1288206.00 251356.30 USD Million 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Foreign Stock Investment -835.00 -5151.00 775.18 JPY Hundred Million 2014-04-17 Weekly [+]
Interbank Rate 0.14 0.14 1.75 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Loans to Private Sector 413738.30 412057.90 447453.45 JPY Billion 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M0 82103.00 81516.00 35503.23 JPY Billion 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M1 579499.90 573992.60 185747.29 JPY Billion 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M2 863617.40 861437.80 370439.48 JPY Billion 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M3 1176919.20 1177732.30 1064396.96 JPY Billion 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Capital Flows -7361.00 -14778.00 -7257.58 JPY HML 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
External Debt 295172.00 274966.00 200315.57 JPY Billion 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 14226.00 13397.00 5694.47 JPY Hundreds Million 2013-12-15 Monthly [+]
Japan Exports Australia 137938.00 126272.00 70843.85 JPY Million 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Japan Exports China 1156006.00 1074379.00 285384.30 JPY Million 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Terms of Trade 85.60 85.60 171.89 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1050500.00 880000.00 481821.86 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Current Account 612.70 -1589.00 1060.67 JPY Billion 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Exports 6382.62 5799.31 3073.48 JPY Billion 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Imports 7828.88 6601.84 2676.07 JPY Billion 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Balance of Trade -1446.26 -802.53 397.41 JPY Billion 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.70 1.10 2.54 Percent 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Budget -7.60 -9.20 -2.71 Percent of GDP 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget Value -89157.00 -85948.00 -29649.65 JPY HND Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Government Spending 103084.90 102400.40 88052.71 JPY Billion 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Government Debt To GDP 227.20 218.80 118.66 Percent 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Credit Rating 81.68 Monthly [+]
Business Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Bankruptcies 814.00 782.00 925.47 Companies 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Capacity Utilization 104.90 107.70 100.57 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Car Registrations 417136.00 300007.00 249680.98 Cars 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Changes in Inventories -2780.10 -2902.10 -411.04 JPY Billion 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Coincident Index 113.00 114.90 102.19 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Corporate Profits 16190.78 12973.51 5360.87 JPY Billion 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 57.90 53.00 44.17 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Industrial Production Mom -2.31 3.80 0.43 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Leading Composite Index 108.90 113.50 97.19 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Machinery Orders -8.77 13.36 0.23 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.90 55.50 49.16 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Manufacturing Production 7.10 10.60 1.54 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
New Orders 862.45 1073.95 1061.18 JPY Billion 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Industrial Production 7.00 10.30 1.51 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Business Confidence 17.00 16.00 -0.58 2014-03-31 Quarterly [+]
Consumer Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Bank Lending Rate 1.20 1.20 5.39 Percent 2014-04-30 Monthly [+]
Consumer Spending 315031.00 313833.40 285670.93 JPY Billion 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Disposable Personal Income 398.28 358.40 333.78 Thousands JPY 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Household Spending -2.50 1.10 -0.44 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Personal Savings 16.10 2.80 11.54 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Consumer Confidence 37.50 38.30 42.31 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Retail Sales MoM -1.30 2.20 0.15 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.65 4.35 4.99 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Corporate Tax Rate 38.01 38.01 39.80 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 50.84 50.84 50.15 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Sales Tax Rate 8.00 5.00 5.33 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate 28.36 27.90 23.65 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Companies 14.42 14.20 10.94 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Employees 13.94 13.70 12.72 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Housing Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Construction Orders 12.26 15.18 1.99 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Housing Index 69689.00 77843.00 102450.94 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Housing Starts 1.00 12.30 2.76 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]





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Japan's consumer price index increased 1.4 percent on a year in January, down from 1.6 percent reported a month earlier. The cost of energy, transportation and food increased the most while prices of housing and medical care decreased.
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