Japan's economy grew an annualized 11.7 percent in October-December 2020, slightly below the initial estimate of a 12.7 percent advance and compared with a revised 22.8 percent expansion in the previous three-month period. source: Cabinet Office, Japan

GDP Growth Annualized in Japan averaged 1.92 percent from 1980 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 22.80 percent in the third quarter of 2020 and a record low of -29.30 percent in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan GDP Growth Annualized - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan GDP Growth Annualized - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2021.

GDP Growth Annualized in Japan is expected to be -4.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Growth Annualized in Japan to stand at 3.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan GDP Growth Annualized is projected to trend around 3.40 percent in 2022 and 2.20 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Japan GDP Growth Annualized

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.70 22.80 22.80 -29.30 1980 - 2020 percent Quarterly
SA, Constant Prices

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-11-15 11:50 PM GDP Growth Annualized Prel Q3 21.4% -28.8% 18.9% 19.5%
2020-12-07 11:50 PM GDP Growth Annualized Final Q3 22.9% -29.2% 21.5% 21.4%
2021-02-14 11:50 PM GDP Growth Annualized Prel Q4 12.7% 22.7% 9.5% 9%
2021-03-08 11:50 PM GDP Growth Annualized Final Q4 11.7% 22.8% 12.8% 12.7%
2021-05-17 11:50 PM GDP Growth Annualized Prel Q1 11.7% -4.8%
2021-06-07 11:50 PM GDP Growth Annualized Final Q1 11.7%
2021-08-15 11:50 PM GDP Growth Annualized Prel Q2
2021-09-07 11:50 PM GDP Growth Annualized Final Q2

News Stream
Japanese Economy Grows an Annualized 12.7% in Q4
Japan's economy grew at an annualized rate of 12.7 percent in the last quarter of 2020, compared with market consensus of a 9.5 percent expansion and following a revised 22.7 percent growth in the previous period.
Japan GDP Growth Annualized Above Forecasts
Japan’s economy grew an annualized 22.9% in the third quarter of 2020 compared to the previous period, above 21.4% expansion reported in the preliminary estimate and recovering from 29.2 contraction in Q2 on firmer private consumption. It is the strongest growth since comparable data became available in the April-June quarter of 1980. Private consumption, which accounts for more than half of Japan’s GDP, surged 5.1%, revised upwardly from the 4.7% drop in the preliminary report.
Japanese Economy Sinks an Annualized 28.1% in Q2
The Japanese economy shrank an annualized 28.1 percent on quarter in the three months to June of 2020, slightly more than initial estimates of a 27.8 percent fall. It is the biggest slump on record, reflecting the severe impacts caused by the COVID-19 crisis. Private spending went down 28.2 percent; residential investment went down 2 percent and non-residential one plunged 17.5 percent. Also, government consumption declined 2.3 percent although public investment rose 4.6 percent. Exports sank 56 percent and imports declined 1.9 percent.
Japan GDP Contracts at Annualized 2.2% in Q1
Japan's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 2.2 percent in the first quarter of 2020, unrevised from a previous estimate and following a 7.2 percent decline in the previous quarter. Private consumption, which makes up more than half of the economy, fell 3.0 percent (vs -11.1 percent in Q4), while capital spending rebounded 7.0 percent (vs -17.7 percent in Q4). In addition, net external demand contributed negatively to the GDP as exports fell the most since the second quarter of 2011 (-21.9 percent vs 1.7 percent) while imports posted the largest drop in 11 years (-18.3 percent vs -9.3 percent)

Japan GDP Growth Annualized
GDP Annualized Growth Rate shows the gdp growth that would be registered if the quarter-on-quarter rate of change were maintained for a full year.