Japan | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 122 Jul/15 122 75.74 : 307
Government Bond 10Y 0.48 percent Jul/15 0.44 0.2 : 7.59
Stock Market 20024 Index points Jul/15 20236 85.25 : 38916
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 4901 USD Billion Dec/13 5938 44.3 : 5938
GDP Growth Rate 1 percent Mar/15 0.3 -4 : 3.2
GDP Growth Annualized 3.9 percent Mar/15 1.1 -15 : 12.9
GDP Annual Growth Rate -0.9 percent Mar/15 -1 -9.4 : 9.4
GDP Constant Prices 529456 JPY Billion Mar/15 524161 263584 : 535020
Gross National Product 534253 JPY Billion Mar/15 527245 263298 : 534394
GDP per capita 37433 USD Dec/13 36801 7079 : 37433
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 108919 JPY Billion Mar/15 107235 71463 : 132063
GDP per capita PPP 35481 USD Dec/13 34882 29550 : 35481
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 3.3 percent May/15 3.3 1 : 5.6
Employed Persons 64000 Thousand May/15 63380 38370 : 65840
Unemployed Persons 2240 Thousand May/15 2190 490 : 3680
Job Vacancies 860 Thousand May/15 843 266 : 872
Youth Unemployment Rate 5.5 percent May/15 5 4 : 10.9
Productivity 92.6 Index Points Apr/15 109 67.7 : 119
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.8 percent May/15 59.4 58.5 : 74
Wages 306 JPY Thousand/Month Apr/15 307 52.91 : 884
Wages in Manufacturing 331 JPY THO/Month Apr/15 335 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
Job Advertisements 321 Thousand May/15 406 98.44 : 528
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.6 Aug/14 3.6 : 3.6
Minimum Wages 780 JPY/Hour Jan/15 764 713 : 780
Wage Growth 0.6 percent May/15 0.7 -7.91 : 35.02
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 0.5 percent May/15 0.6 -2.52 : 25
Inflation Rate Mom 0.3 percent May/15 0.4 -1.1 : 4.1
Consumer Price Index CPI 104 Index Points May/15 104 18 : 104
Core Inflation Rate 0.1 percent May/15 0.3 -2.4 : 24.4
Core Consumer Prices 103 Index Points May/15 103 32 : 104
GDP Deflator 92.8 Index Points Mar/15 94.9 87.8 : 113
Producer Prices 104 Index Points May/15 104 48.7 : 116
Export Prices 113 Index Points May/15 112 94 : 207
Import Prices 115 Index Points May/15 114 45.9 : 190
Food Inflation 3.1 percent May/15 2.7 -3.7 : 31.6
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 0 percent Jun/15 0 0 : 9
Interbank Rate 0.09 percent May/15 0.09 0.04 : 8.4
Money Supply M0 85754 JPY Billion May/15 85378 2130 : 85754
Money Supply M1 620045 JPY Billion May/15 618150 3921 : 620045
Money Supply M2 906687 JPY Billion May/15 904578 8404 : 906687
Money Supply M3 1220918 JPY Billion May/15 1215378 1008505 : 1220918
Central Bank Balance Sheet 343140 JPY Billion May/15 332819 4864 : 343140
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1245800 USD Million May/15 1250100 455 : 1306668
Loans to Private Sector 423274 JPY Billion May/15 425260 375949 : 536556
Foreign Stock Investment 298 JPY Billion Jun/15 574 -1092 : 1569
Foreign Bond Investment -45.2 JPY Billion Jun/15 -351 -3072 : 2179
Loan Growth 2.6 percent Apr/15 2.6 -4.97 : 3.65
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -216 JPY Billion May/15 -53.44 -2795 : 1609
Exports 5740 JPY Billion May/15 6551 105 : 7682
Imports 5956 JPY Billion May/15 6605 162 : 8044
Current Account 1326 JPY Billion Apr/15 2795 -1586 : 3360
Current Account to GDP 0.5 percent Dec/14 0.7 -1 : 4.8
External Debt 340373 JPY Billion Mar/15 328922 141743 : 340373
Terms of Trade 98.3 Index Points May/15 98.1 83.1 : 276
Foreign Direct Investment 10850 JPY Hundreds Million Apr/15 6315 -3825 : 37754
Capital Flows 6419 JPY HML Apr/15 47371 -26928 : 47371
Tourist Arrivals 1641800 May/15 1764700 225806 : 1764700
Gold Reserves 765 Tonnes Mar/15 765 754 : 765
Crude Oil Production 4 BBL/D/1K Feb/15 4 4 : 13
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -7.7 percent of GDP Dec/14 -8.4 -8.9 : 2.58
Government Debt to GDP 230 percent Dec/14 224 50.6 : 230
Government Budget Value 10391 JPY HND Million Mar/15 -74694 -347513 : 76276
Government Spending 102758 JPY Billion Mar/15 102781 41527 : 102781
Credit Rating 81.68 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 15 Jun/15 12 -58 : 53
Manufacturing PMI 50.1 Jun/15 50.9 29.6 : 56.2
Industrial Production -4 percent May/15 0.1 -38.6 : 33.1
Industrial Production Mom -2.2 percent May/15 1.2 -16.5 : 6.8
Manufacturing Production -0.1 percent Apr/15 -1.6 -37.18 : 29.34
Capacity Utilization 99.4 Index Points Apr/15 99.8 69.3 : 138
Leading Economic Index 106 Index Points May/15 106 76.5 : 114
New Orders 990 JPY Billion Apr/15 1177 694 : 1624
Machinery Orders 3.8 percent Apr/15 2.9 -19.5 : 25.5
Changes in Inventories -631 JPY Billion Mar/15 -3170 -6423 : 6571
Bankruptcies 724 Companies May/15 748 6 : 1965
Corporate Profits 17532 JPY Billion Mar/15 18065 43.24 : 18065
Coincident Index 109 May/15 111 78.4 : 117
Economy Watchers Survey 53.3 May/15 53.6 15.9 : 57.9
Car Registrations 180759 Cars May/15 170240 83044 : 585449
Competitiveness Index 5.47 Points Jun/15 5.39 5.36 : 5.5
Competitiveness Rank 6 Jun/15 9 5 : 10
Corruption Index 76 Points Jun/14 74 58 : 80
Corruption Rank 15 Jun/14 18 14 : 25
Ease of Doing Business 29 Dec/14 27 13 : 29
Mining Production 4.18 percent Apr/15 -4.11 -16.1 : 15.4
Services Pmi 51.8 Index Points Jun/15 51.5 46.4 : 55.3
Small Business Sentiment 1 Mar/15 1 -60 : 46
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence 41.4 May/15 41.5 27.4 : 50.8
Retail Sales MoM 1.67 percent May/15 0.29 -13.7 : 7.17
Retail Sales YoY 3 percent May/15 4.9 -14.32 : 36.52
Household Spending 4.8 percent May/15 -1.3 -10.6 : 7.2
Consumer Spending 308937 JPY Billion Mar/15 307827 159125 : 322164
Disposable Personal Income 328 Thousands JPY May/15 385 35.36 : 1080
Personal Savings -3.5 percent May/15 7.1 -9.9 : 48.3
Bank Lending Rate 1.15 percent Jun/15 1.15 1.1 : 9.9
Consumer Credit 231062 JPY Billion Mar/15 227998 220602 : 415556
Gasoline Prices 1.18 USD/Liter Jun/15 1.15 0.91 : 2
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 105 Index Points Mar/15 105 89.86 : 105
Housing Starts 5.8 percent May/15 0.4 -43.96 : 67.63
Construction Orders -7.4 percent May/15 -12.1 -42.8 : 105
Home Ownership Rate 61.9 percent Jun/13 61.1 59.8 : 61.9
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 8 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




Economic Indicators for Japan including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Japan economy. 7/6/2015