Capacity Utilization in Japan decreased to 99.30 Index Points in August from 102.30 Index Points in July of 2019. Capacity Utilization in Japan averaged 110.79 Index Points from 1968 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 136.10 Index Points in November of 1968 and a record low of 68.60 Index Points in February of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-07-12 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM May 1.7% 1.6% 0.2% 0.4%
2019-08-15 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM Jun -2.6% 1.7% 0.2% -0.6%
2019-09-13 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM Jul 1.1% -2.6% 1%
2019-10-15 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM Aug -2.9% 1.1% -0.2% -0.4%
2019-11-15 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM Sep -2.9%
2019-12-13 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM Oct


Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 5.00 7.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Services Pmi 52.80 53.30 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.90 49.30 56.20 29.60 [+]
Industrial Production -4.70 0.70 30.00 -37.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.20 1.30 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -4.70 0.70 29.30 -37.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 99.30 102.30 136.10 68.60 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1170.77 1053.95 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders -2.40 -6.60 25.50 -17.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 2007.90 2299.30 7613.70 -6589.80 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 702.00 678.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 23232.47 22244.02 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 99.30 99.70 106.90 69.30 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 46.70 42.80 57.50 18.90 [+]
Car Production 774265.00 696692.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 300280.00 201903.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 91.70 93.70 108.00 72.50 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment -4.00 -1.00 46.00 -60.00 [+]
Internet Speed 20171.96 19574.52 20171.96 6541.92 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 43689566.00 43995715.00 44977757.00 23570249.00 IP [+]
Private Investment 1.90 6.10 12.80 -25.33 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 21.00 23.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Reuters Tankan Index -5.00 -7.00 39.00 -78.00 Index Points [+]
Machine Tool Orders 98956.00 88487.00 182860.00 19037.00 JPY Million [+]
Mining Production -8.90 -0.70 16.20 -16.10 percent [+]
Tertiary Industry Index 107.30 106.90 107.30 73.20 Index Points [+]
Steel Production 8115.55 8386.66 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Cement Production 4654.00 5000.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
All Industry Activity Index 106.20 106.00 108.70 94.20 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.27 82.47 82.47 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 6.00 5.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 51.50 51.90 54.10 46.30 [+]
Corruption Index 73.00 73.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 18.00 20.00 25.00 14.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 39.00 34.00 39.00 13.00 [+]


Japan Capacity Utilization

In Japan, capacity utilization is the quantity of production divided by the quantity of production capacity, expressing the state of operations for various facilities in the manufacturing industry. It does not measure the absolute level of capacity utilization but the relative capacity utilization rate compared with the benchmark year. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Capacity Utilization - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Capacity Utilization - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
99.30 102.30 136.10 68.60 1968 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
2015=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 60.50 Aug/19
Australia 81.87 Sep/19
Brazil 78.10 Aug/19
Canada 83.30 Jun/19
China 76.40 Sep/19
Euro Area 81.90 Sep/19
France 83.40 Sep/19
Germany 83.90 Sep/19
India 76.10 Mar/19
Indonesia 75.42 Sep/19
Italy 77.20 Jun/19
Japan 99.30 Aug/19
Mexico 80.90 Aug/19
Netherlands 84.30 Sep/19
Russia 64.00 Sep/19
South Africa 81.70 Jun/19
South Korea 101.30 Aug/19
Spain 80.90 Sep/19
Switzerland 79.89 Sep/19
Turkey 76.30 Sep/19
United Kingdom 79.00 Sep/19
United States 77.50 Sep/19


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