Japan's household spending rose 1.7 percent from a year earlier in February 2019, after a 2.0 percent gain in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 2.1 percent increase. Transportation & communications led spending with a 6.7 percent rise, followed by furniture & household utensils (+5.8 percent) and housing (+4.7 percent). In contrast, spending on fuel, light & water charges declined 6.4 percent. On a monthly basis, household spending dropped by 2.0 percent, following a 0.7 percent gain in the previous month and below market consensus of a 0.5 percent drop. Household Spending in Japan averaged -0.70 percent from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 7.20 percent in March of 2014 and a record low of -10.60 percent in March of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-10 11:30 PM Household Spending YoY -0.6% -0.3% -0.1% 0.7%
2019-02-07 11:30 PM Household Spending YoY 0.1% -0.6% 0.8% 0.7%
2019-03-07 11:30 PM Household Spending YoY 2% 0.1% -0.4% -0.5%
2019-04-04 11:30 PM Household Spending YoY 1.7% 2% 2.1% -0.3%
2019-05-09 11:30 PM Household Spending YoY 1.7%
2019-06-06 11:30 PM Household Spending YoY
2019-07-04 11:30 PM Household Spending YoY


Japan Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 40.50 41.50 50.80 27.50 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.20 -2.30 8.30 -13.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 0.40 0.60 36.50 -14.30 percent [+]
Household Spending 1.70 2.00 7.20 -10.60 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 300989.90 299766.70 305974.80 150439.60 JPY Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 435.99 384.01 1079.95 35.36 JPY Thousand [+]
Personal Savings 25.80 14.00 54.30 -9.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.00 1.00 9.90 0.90 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 57.70 57.40 72.20 20.30 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.31 1.29 2.00 0.91 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Credit 332103.00 332525.00 415556.00 221292.00 JPY Billion [+]


Japan Household Spending

In Japan, household spending refers to the annual change of consumption expenditures (on food, housing, utilities, furniture, clothing, health, education, transport, communication, leisure activities, etc.) in real terms for two-or-more-person households including agricultural, forestry and fisheries households. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Household Spending - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Household Spending - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.70 2.00 7.20 -10.60 2001 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Japan 1.70 Feb/19


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