The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Japan advanced 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Japan averaged 1.98 percent from 1981 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 9.40 percent in the first quarter of 1988 and a record low of -8.80 percent in the first quarter of 2009.
GDP Annual Growth Rate in Japan is expected to be 0.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Annual Growth Rate in Japan to stand at 1.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan GDP Annual Growth Rate is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.