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Area
369,700 km2
Currency
Yen (¥ = 100 sen)
Capital
Tokyo
Head of State
HM Emperor Akihito (1989)
Economies
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (USD million) 5,499,388.5 5,909,045.9 5,957,349.2 4,908,794.1 4,600,157.5 4,124,167.2
Real GDP Growth (% growth) 4.7 -0.4 1.7 1.4 0.0 0.5
Inflation (% growth) -0.7 -0.3 -0.1 0.3 2.8 0.8
Unemployment Rate (% of economically active population) 5.1 4.6 4.4 4.0 3.6 3.4
Exchange Rates Against US Dollar (JPY per USD) 87.8 79.8 79.8 97.6 105.8 121.0
Consumers
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Population ('000) 128,057.0 127,799.0 127,515.0 127,298.0 127,090.0 126,807.9
Median Age of Population (years) 45.0 45.3 45.6 46.0 46.4 46.8
Number of Households ('000) 51,950.5 52,234.6 52,494.1 52,716.0 52,884.9 53,002.0
Consumer Expenditure (USD million) 3,176,641.9 3,465,238.1 3,510,618.1 2,913,006.8 2,723,186.6 2,357,184.5
Internet Users ('000) 96,000.1 96,836.5 97,178.7 107,680.6 108,610.7 113,547.0

Research Sources:

  1. GDP: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/OECD/UN/International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Financial Statistics (IFS).
  2. Real GDP Growth: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/OECD/UN/International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Economic Outlook (WEO).
  3. Inflation: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/OECD/UN/International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Financial Statistics (IFS).
  4. Unemployment Rate: Euromonitor International from International Labour Organisation (ILO)/Eurostat/national statistics/OECD.
  5. Exchange Rates Against US Dollar: Euromonitor International from national statistics/International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Financial Statistics.
  6. Exchange Rates Against US Dollar: Euromonitor International from national statistics/International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Financial Statistics.
  7. Total Population: Euromonitor International from national statistics/UN.
  8. Median Age of Population: Euromonitor International from national statistics/UN.
  9. Number of Households: Euromonitor International from national statistics/UN.
  10. Consumer Expenditure: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/UN/OECD.
  11. Internet Users: Euromonitor International from International Telecommunications Union/OECD/national statistics.