Japan Economic Indicators

BALANCE OF TRADE
Last: -249.59
UNITS IN: JPY Billion
Between 1980 and 2010 Japan had been recording trade surpluses every year due to rising exports. Since the Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011, trade balance swing to deficit as the country had to increase purchases of fossil fuels and gas in the wake of weaker yen. The surplus was back in 2016...
Between 1980 and 2010 Japan had been recording trade surpluses every year due to rising exports. Since the Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011, trade balance swing to deficit as the country had to increase purchases of fossil fuels and gas in the wake of weaker yen. The surplus was back in 2016...
BANK LENDING RATE
Last: 1
UNITS IN: %
CPI
Last: 101.6
UNITS IN: Index Points
COMPOSITE PMI
Last: 51.7
UNITS IN:
In Japan, the Nikkei Japan Composite Output Index tracks business trends across private sector activity, based on data collected from a representative panel of around 800 companies. The index tracks variables such as sales, new orders, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates...
In Japan, the Nikkei Japan Composite Output Index tracks business trends across private sector activity, based on data collected from a representative panel of around 800 companies. The index tracks variables such as sales, new orders, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates...
GDP GROWTH RATE
Last: 1.2
UNITS IN: %
Japan’s economy, the fourth largest in the world, is fully diversified and technologically advanced. Like in most developed countries, services account for the highest percentage of GDP (around 62 percent of GDP). Within services the most important once are wholesale and retail trade (around 7 perce...
Japan’s economy, the fourth largest in the world, is fully diversified and technologically advanced. Like in most developed countries, services account for the highest percentage of GDP (around 62 percent of GDP). Within services the most important once are wholesale and retail trade (around 7 perce...
CURRENT ACCOUNT TO GDP
Last: 3.5
UNITS IN: %
GOVERMENT DEBT TO GDP
Last: 253
UNITS IN: %
HOUSING STARTS
Last: 0.3
UNITS IN: %
In Japan, housing starts refers to the year-on-year change in volume of new housing construction started.
In Japan, housing starts refers to the year-on-year change in volume of new housing construction started.
INTEREST RATE
Last: -0.1
UNITS IN: %
In Japan, interest rates are set by the Bank of Japan's Policy Board in its Monetary Policy Meetings. The BoJ's official interest rate is the discount rate. Monetary Policy Meetings produce a guideline for money market operations in inter-meeting periods and this guideline is written in terms of a t...
In Japan, interest rates are set by the Bank of Japan's Policy Board in its Monetary Policy Meetings. The BoJ's official interest rate is the discount rate. Monetary Policy Meetings produce a guideline for money market operations in inter-meeting periods and this guideline is written in terms of a t...
NEW ORDERS
Last: 1,122.8
UNITS IN: JPY Billion
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
Last: 2.3
UNITS IN: %
In Japan, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
In Japan, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.

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GDP
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Indicator
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
GDP
4,970.92
Dec 2018
4,859.95
Dec 2017
44.31
Dec 1960
6,203.21
Dec 2012
USD Billion Yearly 1960 - 2018
GDP Annual Growth Rate
1.2
Jun 2019
1
Mar 2019
-8.8
Mar 2009
9.4
Mar 1988
% Quarterly 1981 - 2019
GDP Constant Prices
541,476.2
Jun 2019
539,110.9
Mar 2019
255,945.6
Jun 1980
541,476.2
Jun 2019
JPY Billion Quarterly 1980 - 2019
GDP From Agriculture
4,480.7
Dec 2017
4,557.4
Dec 2016
4,480.7
Dec 2017
6,807.2
Dec 2000
JPY Billion Yearly 1994 - 2017
GDP From Construction
29,714
Dec 2017
28,529.8
Dec 2016
23,962.2
Dec 2010
41,780.1
Dec 1996
JPY Billion Yearly 1994 - 2017
GDP From Manufacturing
109,203.9
Dec 2017
105,311
Dec 2016
77,688.4
Dec 1994
109,203.9
Dec 2017
JPY Billion Yearly 1994 - 2017
GDP From Mining
231.7
Dec 2017
207.9
Dec 2016
207.9
Dec 2016
922.1
Dec 2001
JPY Billion Yearly 1994 - 2017
GDP From Public Administration
26,259.8
Dec 2017
26,267
Dec 2016
22,255
Dec 1994
26,535.7
Dec 2009
JPY Billion Yearly 1994 - 2017
GDP From Services
21,996.4
Dec 2017
21,860.7
Dec 2016
21,860.7
Dec 2016
26,170.3
Dec 2000
JPY Billion Yearly 1994 - 2017
GDP From Transport
25,233.6
Dec 2017
24,455.5
Dec 2016
23,919.8
Dec 1999
28,606.5
Dec 2007
JPY Billion Yearly 1994 - 2017
GDP From Utilities
9,567.3
Dec 2017
8,748.4
Dec 2016
8,641.9
Dec 2015
13,902.3
Dec 2005
JPY Billion Yearly 1994 - 2017
Gdp Growth Annualized
1.8
Jun 2019
2.8
Mar 2019
-17.8
Mar 2009
12.9
Dec 1989
% Quarterly 1980 - 2019
GDP Growth Rate
0.4
Jun 2019
0.7
Mar 2019
-4.8
Mar 2009
3.2
Jun 1990
% Quarterly 1980 - 2019
GDP per capita
48,919.6
Dec 2018
48,438.8
Dec 2017
8,607.7
Dec 1960
48,919.6
Dec 2018
USD Yearly 1960 - 2018
GDP per capita PPP
39,293.5
Dec 2018
38,907.4
Dec 2017
30,582.4
Dec 1990
39,293.5
Dec 2018
USD Yearly 1990 - 2018
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
130,219.2
Jun 2019
128,632.5
Mar 2019
71,463.1
Sep 1980
141,805.4
Sep 1996
JPY Billion Quarterly 1980 - 2019
Gross National Product
564,532.3
Jun 2019
561,873.1
Mar 2019
260,680.2
Jun 1980
564,532.3
Jun 2019
JPY Billion Quarterly 1980 - 2019
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Latest Releases and Calendar Events

DATETIMETITLE
Aug 23, 201901:05Japan Inflation Rate Slows to 4-Month Low in July
Aug 19, 201908:56Japan Trade Deficit Widens in July
Aug 9, 201913:42Japan Q2 GDP Growth Beats Estimates
Jul 30, 201908:41Japan Jobless Rate Falls to 4-Month Low of 2.3%
Jul 30, 201904:25BoJ Holds Rates, Commits to Keep Ultra-Low Rates
Jul 19, 201908:28Japan Inflation Rate Unchanged at 0.7% in June
Jul 18, 201911:59Japan Trade Surplus Shrinks as Exports Fall Further
DATETIMEEVENT
Aug 22, 201923:30Inflation Rate YoY
Aug 18, 201923:50Balance of Trade
Jul 31, 201905:00Consumer Confidence
Jul 18, 201923:30Inflation Rate YoY
Jul 17, 201923:50Balance of Trade
Jul 1, 201905:00Consumer Confidence
Jun 30, 201923:50Tankan Large Manufacturers Index

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