The Economy Watchers Current Index measures the current mood of businesses that directly service consumers, such as barbers, taxi drivers, and waiters. The data is compiled from a survey of about 2,050 workers. A reading above 50.0 indicates optimism; below indicates pessimism. This page provides - Japan Economy Watchers Survey - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Economy Watchers Survey - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.