Japan Retail Sales YoY  1971-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail sales in Japan fell 1.4 percent year-on-year in June of 2016, compared to an upwardly revised 2.1 percent drop in May. It was the 4th straight month of fall while market expected a 1.5 percent decrease. On a monthly basis, retail sales went up 0.2 percent, following a downwardly revised 0.1 percent fall in May. Retail Sales YoY in Japan averaged 4.75 percent from 1971 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 36.52 percent in January of 1979 and a record low of -14.32 percent in March of 1998. Retail Sales YoY in Japan is reported by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.40 -2.10 36.52 -14.32 1971 - 2016 percent Monthly
In Japan, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-05-29 11:50 PM Apr -0.8% -1.0% -1.2% -0.4%
2016-06-28 11:50 PM May -1.9% -0.9% -1.6% -0.4%
2016-07-28 11:50 PM Jun -1.4% -2.1% -1.5% -1.4%
2016-08-29 11:50 PM Jul -1.4% -0.5%
2016-09-29 11:50 PM Aug 1%
2016-10-27 11:50 PM Sep 1.5%

Japan Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 41.30 41.80 50.80 27.40 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.20 -0.10 7.17 -13.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -1.40 -2.10 36.52 -14.32 percent [+]
Household Spending -2.20 -1.10 7.20 -10.60 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 307622.00 307124.80 321680.30 159124.60 JPY Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 589.68 313.38 1079.95 35.36 JPY Thousand [+]
Personal Savings 46.10 -1.70 49.70 -9.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 0.90 0.95 9.90 0.90 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 65.90 65.80 74.40 20.70 percent of GDP [+]
Consumer Credit 235780.00 234318.00 415556.00 220602.00 JPY Billion [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.19 1.21 2.00 0.91 USD/Liter [+]