Core consumer prices in Japan increased 1 percent in October of 2018 over the same month in the previous year. Core Inflation Rate in Japan averaged 2.53 percent from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 24.70 percent in October of 1974 and a record low of -2.40 percent in August of 2009.
Core Inflation Rate in Japan is expected to be 1.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Core Inflation Rate in Japan to stand at 1.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Core Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.