Japan scored 82.27 points out of 100 on the 2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Competitiveness Index in Japan averaged 23.11 Points from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 82.47 Points in 2018 and a record low of 5.36 Points in 2011.

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Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 5.00 7.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Services Pmi 52.80 53.30 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.90 49.30 56.20 29.60 [+]
Industrial Production -4.70 0.70 30.00 -37.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.20 1.30 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -4.70 0.70 29.30 -37.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 99.30 102.30 136.10 68.60 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1170.77 1053.95 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders -2.40 -6.60 25.50 -17.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 2007.90 2299.30 7613.70 -6589.80 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 702.00 678.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 23232.47 22244.02 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 99.30 99.70 106.90 69.30 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 46.70 42.80 57.50 18.90 [+]
Car Production 774265.00 696692.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 300280.00 201903.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 91.70 93.70 108.00 72.50 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment -4.00 -1.00 46.00 -60.00 [+]
Internet Speed 20171.96 19574.52 20171.96 6541.92 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 43689566.00 43995715.00 44977757.00 23570249.00 IP [+]
Private Investment 1.90 6.10 12.80 -25.33 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 21.00 23.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Reuters Tankan Index -5.00 -7.00 39.00 -78.00 Index Points [+]
Machine Tool Orders 98956.00 88487.00 182860.00 19037.00 JPY Million [+]
Mining Production -8.90 -0.70 16.20 -16.10 percent [+]
Tertiary Industry Index 107.30 106.90 107.30 73.20 Index Points [+]
Steel Production 8115.55 8386.66 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Cement Production 4654.00 5000.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
All Industry Activity Index 106.20 106.20 108.70 94.20 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.27 82.47 82.47 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 6.00 5.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 51.50 51.90 54.10 46.30 [+]
Corruption Index 73.00 73.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 18.00 20.00 25.00 14.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 39.00 34.00 39.00 13.00 [+]


Japan Competitiveness Index

The most recent 2018 edition of Global Competitiveness Report assesses 140 economies. The report is made up of 98 variables, from a combination of data from international organizations as well as from the World Economic Forum’s Executive Opinion Survey. The variables are organized into twelve pillars with the most important including: institutions; infrastructure; ICT adoption; macroeconomic stability; health; skills; product market; labour market; financial system; market size; business dynamism; and innovation capability. The GCI varies between 1 and 100, higher average score means higher degree of competitiveness. With the 2018 edition, the World Economic Forum introduced a new methodology, aiming to integrate the notion of the 4th Industrial Revolution into the definition of competitiveness. It emphasizes the role of human capital, innovation, resilience and agility, as not only drivers but also defining features of economic success in the 4th Industrial Revolution. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Competitiveness Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Competitiveness Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
82.27 82.47 82.47 5.36 2007 - 2019 Points Yearly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 57.20 Dec/19
Australia 78.75 Dec/19
Brazil 60.93 Dec/19
Canada 79.59 Dec/19
China 73.90 Dec/19
France 78.81 Dec/19
Germany 81.80 Dec/19
India 61.36 Dec/19
Indonesia 64.63 Dec/19
Italy 71.53 Dec/19
Japan 82.27 Dec/19
Mexico 64.95 Dec/19
Netherlands 82.39 Dec/19
Russia 66.74 Dec/19
Saudi Arabia 70.03 Dec/19
Singapore 84.78 Dec/19
South Africa 62.44 Dec/19
South Korea 79.62 Dec/19
Spain 75.28 Dec/19
Switzerland 82.33 Dec/19
Turkey 62.14 Dec/19
United Kingdom 81.20 Dec/19
United States 83.67 Dec/19


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