Economy Watchers Survey Outlook in Japan increased to 50.80 points in February from 49.30 points in January of 2023, the highest since last May, and the first increase in nine months, as a recovery in the domestic economy gained momentum. source: Cabinet Office, Japan

Economy Watchers Survey Outlook in Japan averaged 46.28 points from 2001 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 57.70 points in November of 2013 and a record low of 17.80 points in April of 2020. This page includes a chart with historical data for Japan Economy Watchers Survey Outlook. Japan Economy Watchers Survey Outlook - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2023.

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Japan Economy Watchers Survey Outlook

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2023-02-08 05:00 AM Jan 49.3 46.8 47.6
2023-03-08 06:00 AM Feb 50.8 49.3 49.5
2023-04-10 05:00 AM Mar 50.8

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
New Orders 1022.54 1005.99 JPY Billion Jan 2023
Machinery Orders 9.50 1.60 percent Jan 2023
Changes in Inventories 157.20 2672.10 JPY Billion Dec 2022
Coincident Index 96.10 99.10 points Jan 2023
Economy Watchers Survey 52.00 48.50 points Feb 2023
Leading Economic Index 96.50 96.90 points Jan 2023
Business Survey Index Large Manufacturing Firms -10.50 -3.60 percent Mar 2023
Economy Watchers Survey Outlook 50.80 49.30 points Feb 2023

Japan Economy Watchers Survey Outlook
The Economy Watchers Survey Outlook measures the expected mood of businesses that directly service consumers, such as barbers, taxi drivers, and waiters. The survey covers eleven regions across the country including Hokkaido, Tohoku, Northern Kanto, Southern Kanto, Tokai, Hokuriku, Kinki, Chugoku, Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa. There were 2,050 people selected among those engaged in jobs in industries. This enabled them to observe any developments that accurately reflect economic activities such as household activity, corporate activity, and employment. A reading above 50.0 indicates optimism; below indicates pessimism.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
50.80 49.30 57.70 17.80 2001 - 2023 points Monthly