Japan Inflation Rate  1958-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Japan dropped by 0.3 percent year-on-year in April of 2016, compared to a 0.1 percent fall in March and matching market expectations. It is the 2nd straight month of decline as prices of food eased while cost of housing and transport declined further. Inflation Rate in Japan averaged 3.10 percent from 1958 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 25 percent in February of 1974 and a record low of -2.52 percent in October of 2009. Inflation Rate in Japan is reported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications.

Japan Inflation Rate
Receive the next reported value for Japan Inflation Rate in you Inbox



We will not not share your email with third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Please Paste this Code in your Website

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.30 -0.10 25.00 -2.52 1958 - 2016 percent Monthly
2010=100
In Japan, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Food (25 percent of total weight) and Housing (21 percent). Transportation and communications accounts for 14 percent; Culture and recreation for 11.5 percent; Fuel, light and water charges for 7 percent; Medical care for 4.3 percent; Clothes and footwear for 4 percent. Furniture and household utensils, Education and Miscellaneous goods and services account for the remaining. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-03-24 11:30 PM Feb 0.3% 0% 0% 0.1%
2016-04-27 11:30 PM Mar -0.1% 0.3% 0% 0.2%
2016-05-26 11:30 PM Apr -0.3% -0.1% -0.3% 0.0%
2016-06-30 11:30 PM May -0.3% 0.3%
2016-07-29 11:30 PM Jun 0.4%
2016-08-25 11:30 PM Jul 0.3%

Japan CPI Falls for 2nd Month


Consumer prices in Japan dropped by 0.3 percent year-on-year in April of 2016, compared to a 0.1 percent fall in March and matching market expectations. It was the 2nd straight month of decline as cost of housing and transport declined further while prices of food increased at a slower pace.

Year-on-year, cost declined for: fuel, light and water charges (-9.1 percent from -8.5 percent) and transport and communication (-2.5 percent from -3.0 percent). In contrast, prices rose for: food (+1.3 percent from +2.6 percent), furniture and household utensils (+0.1 percent from +0.2 percent), clothes and footwear (+2.3 percent from +2.1 percent), medical care (+0.6 percent from +0.8 percent), education (+1.4 percent from +1.7 percent), culture and recreation (+2.1 percent from +1.7 percent) and miscellaneous goods and services (+1.1 percent from +0.8 percent).

Core consumer prices fell by 0.3 percent from a year earlier in April, the same figure as in March and market consensus of a 0.4 percent fall. The so-called core-core consumer prices, which excludes food and energy prices fell 0.7 percent year-on-year, the same pace as in March. 

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.2 percent, compared to a 0.1 percent increase in the previous month.

In Tokyo, consumer prices dropped by 0.5 percent year-on-year in May, after declining 0.4 percent in April. Core consumer prices, which exclude fresh food, fell 0.5 percent from a year earlier, following a 0.3 percent drop in April.

Statistics Bureau of Japan l Rida Husna | rida@tradingeconomics.com
5/27/2016 10:05:24 AM

Japan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.30 -0.10 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.10 4.10 -1.10 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 103.40 103.30 104.50 18.00 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.90 102.70 104.10 32.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate -0.30 -0.30 24.40 -2.40 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 93.40 96.30 113.00 87.80 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 99.30 99.60 115.50 48.70 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 101.50 102.50 207.30 94.00 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 92.20 93.40 190.40 45.90 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.30 2.60 31.60 -3.70 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change -4.20 -3.10 33.90 -8.60 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 101.00 100.60 108.10 39.90 Index Points [+]




Last
Afghanistan 4.53 Apr/16
Albania 0.30 Apr/16
Algeria 4.61 Mar/16
Angola 26.41 Apr/16
Argentina 35.00 Mar/16
Armenia -1.90 Apr/16
Aruba -1.60 Apr/16
Australia 1.30 Mar/16
Austria 0.50 Apr/16
Azerbaijan 10.50 Apr/16
Bahamas 2.00 Dec/15
Bahrain 3.80 Apr/16
Bangladesh 5.61 Apr/16
Barbados -1.06 Dec/15
Belarus 12.60 Apr/16
Belgium 2.20 May/16
Belize 0.10 Mar/16
Benin -0.20 Feb/16
Bhutan 3.03 Mar/16
Bolivia 4.12 Apr/16
Bosnia and Herzegovina -1.60 Apr/16
Botswana 2.80 Apr/16
Brazil 9.28 Apr/16
Brunei -1.00 Apr/16
Bulgaria -2.20 Apr/16
Burkina Faso 0.70 Mar/16
Burundi 4.30 Mar/16
Cambodia 2.03 Mar/16
Cameroon 1.47 Dec/15
Canada 1.70 Apr/16
Cape Verde -0.90 Apr/16
Cayman Islands -2.50 Dec/15
Central African Republic 25.58 Jun/14
Chad -3.40 Mar/16
Chile 4.20 Apr/16
China 2.30 Apr/16
Colombia 7.93 Apr/16
Comoros 1.40 Dec/14
Congo 2.10 Mar/16
Costa Rica -0.92 Apr/16
Croatia -1.70 Apr/16
Cuba 5.30 Dec/14
Cyprus -2.47 Apr/16
Czech Republic 0.60 Apr/16
Denmark 0.00 Apr/16
Djibouti 2.60 Mar/15
Dominican Republic 1.75 Apr/16
East Timor -1.60 Mar/16
Ecuador 1.78 Apr/16
Egypt 10.30 Apr/16
El Salvador 0.86 Apr/16
Equatorial Guinea 3.90 Dec/15
Eritrea 11.40 Dec/14
Estonia -0.80 Apr/16
Ethiopia 7.40 Apr/16
Euro Area -0.10 May/16
European Union 0.00 Mar/16
Fiji 0.80 Mar/16
Finland 0.30 Apr/16
France -0.10 May/16
Gabon -0.01 Jun/15
Gambia 6.57 Sep/15
Georgia 3.20 Apr/16
Germany 0.10 May/16
Ghana 18.70 Apr/16
Greece -1.30 Apr/16
Guatemala 4.25 Apr/16
Guinea 7.70 Mar/16
Guinea Bissau 2.30 Mar/16
Guyana -0.97 Sep/15
Haiti 14.80 Mar/16
Honduras 2.48 Mar/16
Hong Kong 2.70 Apr/16
Hungary 0.20 Apr/16
Iceland 1.70 May/16
India 5.39 Apr/16
Indonesia 3.33 May/16
Iran 8.30 Mar/16
Iraq 1.80 Mar/16
Ireland -0.10 Apr/16
Israel -0.90 Apr/16
Italy -0.30 May/16
Ivory Coast 2.00 Apr/16
Jamaica 2.40 Apr/16
Japan -0.30 Apr/16
Jordan -1.20 Apr/16
Kazakhstan 16.30 Apr/16
Kenya 5.00 May/16
Kosovo -0.10 Apr/16
Kuwait 2.85 Apr/16
Kyrgyzstan -0.60 Apr/16
Laos 1.13 Mar/16
Latvia -0.80 Apr/16
Lebanon -2.35 Apr/16
Lesotho 6.60 Feb/16
Liberia 7.10 Feb/16
Libya 10.10 Nov/15
Liechtenstein -0.40 Apr/16
Lithuania 1.00 Apr/16
Luxembourg 0.07 Apr/16
Macau 3.02 Apr/16
Macedonia -0.70 Apr/16
Madagascar 6.00 Mar/16
Malawi 20.10 Apr/16
Malaysia 2.10 Apr/16
Maldives 1.40 Mar/16
Mali -2.50 Apr/16
Malta 0.80 Apr/16
Mauritania 0.90 Apr/16
Mauritius 0.20 Apr/16
Mexico 2.54 Apr/16
Moldova 8.30 Apr/16
Mongolia 2.10 Apr/16
Montenegro -0.70 Apr/16
Morocco 1.60 Apr/16
Mozambique 17.29 Apr/16
Myanmar 15.19 Sep/15
Namibia 6.60 Apr/16
Nepal 10.20 Mar/16
Netherlands 0.00 Apr/16
New Caledonia 1.10 Apr/16
New Zealand 0.40 Mar/16
Nicaragua 3.60 Apr/16
Niger 0.30 Apr/16
Nigeria 13.70 Apr/16
North Korea 55.00 Jul/13
Norway 3.20 Apr/16
Oman 1.10 Apr/16
Pakistan 3.17 May/16
Palestine -0.28 Apr/16
Panama 0.60 Apr/16
Papua New Guinea 6.40 Dec/15
Paraguay 4.50 Apr/16
Peru 3.54 May/16
Philippines 1.10 Apr/16
Poland -1.00 May/16
Portugal 0.50 Apr/16
Puerto Rico -0.60 Mar/16
Qatar 3.40 Apr/16
Republic of the Congo 3.70 Apr/15
Romania -3.30 Apr/16
Russia 7.30 Apr/16
Rwanda 4.40 Apr/16
Sao Tome and Principe 4.70 Mar/16
Saudi Arabia 4.20 Apr/16
Senegal 0.70 Apr/16
Serbia 0.40 Apr/16
Seychelles -1.10 Apr/16
Sierra Leone 8.85 Dec/15
Singapore -0.50 Apr/16
Slovakia -0.40 Apr/16
Slovenia -0.40 May/16
Somalia -4.00 Dec/14
South Africa 6.20 Apr/16
South Korea 0.80 May/16
South Sudan 266.40 Apr/16
Spain -1.00 May/16
Sri Lanka 4.80 May/16
Sudan 12.85 Apr/16
Suriname 36.60 Mar/16
Swaziland 4.90 Dec/15
Sweden 0.80 Apr/16
Switzerland -0.40 Apr/16
Syria 44.70 Nov/15
Taiwan 1.88 Apr/16
Tajikistan 5.30 Apr/16
Tanzania 5.10 Apr/16
Thailand 0.46 May/16
Togo 2.20 Apr/16
Trinidad and Tobago 3.30 Mar/16
Tunisia 3.40 Apr/16
Turkey 6.57 Apr/16
Turkmenistan 7.00 Dec/15
Uganda 5.40 May/16
Ukraine 9.80 Apr/16
United Arab Emirates 1.63 Apr/16
United Kingdom 0.30 Apr/16
United States 1.10 Apr/16
Uruguay 10.50 Apr/16
Uzbekistan 5.60 Dec/15
Venezuela 180.90 Dec/15
Vietnam 2.28 May/16
Yemen 9.49 Nov/14
Zambia 21.30 May/16
Zimbabwe -1.64 Apr/16