Capacity Utilization in Japan decreased to 101.20 Index Points in June from 103.90 Index Points in May of 2019. Capacity Utilization in Japan averaged 110.82 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
2019-05-20 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM Mar -0.4% 1% 0.3% 0.4%
2019-06-14 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM Apr 1.6% -0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
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 -2.6%
2019-10-15 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM Aug
2019-11-15 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM Sep


Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 7.00 12.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.40 49.30 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 51.80 51.90 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -3.80 -2.10 30.00 -37.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -3.30 2.00 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -3.80 -2.10 29.30 -37.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 101.20 103.90 136.10 68.60 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1122.80 1020.55 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders 13.90 -7.80 25.50 -17.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 2191.10 1837.80 7637.40 -6554.90 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 802.00 734.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 22244.02 19476.32 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 100.40 103.40 107.00 69.30 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 41.20 44.00 57.50 18.90 [+]
Car Production 676431.00 699356.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 258150.00 248056.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 93.30 94.90 108.00 72.50 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment -1.00 6.00 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 [+]
Machine Tool Orders 101268.00 98928.00 182860.00 19037.00 JPY Million [+]
Mining Production -7.60 -2.00 16.20 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 4694.00 4775.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
All Industry Activity Index 106.70 106.40 108.70 94.20 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.47 81.59 82.47 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 5.00 8.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.60 50.80 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 [+]
Private Investment 6.10 5.70 12.80 -25.33 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 23.00 21.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Reuters Tankan Index 3.00 6.00 39.00 -78.00 Index Points [+]
Tertiary Industry Index 106.90 107.00 107.20 73.20 Index Points [+]
Steel Production 8789.26 8675.70 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]


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 August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
101.20 103.90 136.10 68.60 1968 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
2015=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 59.10 Jun/19
Australia 80.89 Jul/19
Brazil 77.20 Jun/19
Canada 80.90 Mar/19
China 76.40 Jun/19
Euro Area 81.90 Sep/19
France 83.40 Sep/19
Germany 83.90 Sep/19
India 75.90 Dec/18
Indonesia 77.18 Jun/19
Italy 77.20 Jun/19
Japan 101.20 Jun/19
Mexico 81.50 May/19
Netherlands 84.30 Sep/19
Russia 64.00 Jul/19
South Africa 81.70 Mar/19
South Korea 101.30 Jun/19
Spain 80.90 Sep/19
Switzerland 79.89 Sep/19
Turkey 76.20 Jul/19
United Kingdom 79.00 Sep/19
United States 77.50 Jul/19


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