Japan's household spending increased 0.8 percent from a year earlier in July 2019, easing from a 2.7 percent gain in the previous month and below market expectations of a 1.1 percent rise. It was the eight consecutive annual increase although the weakest since December, as spending on furniture & household utensils shrank 7.5 percent, clothing & footwear (-3.4 percent), fuel, light & water charges (-3.4 percent), and food (-0.5 percent). In contrast, medical care expenditure jumped 8.5 percent. On a monthly basis, household spending declined 0.9 percent, after decreasing 2.8 percent in the prior month and compared to market consensus of a 1.3 percent fall. Household Spending in Japan averaged -0.63 percent from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 7.20 percent in March of 2014 and a record low of -10.60 percent in March of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-06 11:30 PM Household Spending YoY Apr 1.3% 2.1% 2.6% 1.5%
2019-07-04 11:30 PM Household Spending YoY May 4% 1.3% 1.6% 1.9%
2019-08-05 11:30 PM Household Spending YoY Jun 2.7% 4% 1.4% 2.5%
2019-09-05 11:30 PM Household Spending YoY Jul 0.8% 2.7% 1.1% 1.5%
2019-10-07 11:30 PM Household Spending YoY Aug 0.8%
2019-11-07 11:30 PM Household Spending YoY Sep
2019-12-05 11:30 PM Household Spending YoY Oct


Japan Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 37.10 37.80 50.80 27.50 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -2.30 0.00 8.30 -13.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -2.00 0.50 36.50 -14.30 percent [+]
Household Spending 0.80 2.70 7.20 -10.60 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 302425.60 300600.10 306054.80 150439.60 JPY Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 501.52 709.20 1079.95 35.36 JPY Thousand [+]
Personal Savings 34.00 55.00 55.00 -9.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 0.95 1.00 9.90 0.90 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 58.10 57.70 72.20 20.30 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.36 1.34 2.00 0.91 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Credit 320489.00 331784.00 518217.00 279358.00 JPY Billion [+]


Japan Household Spending

In Japan, household spending refers to the annual change of consumption expenditures (on food, housing, utilities, furniture, clothing, health, education, transport, communication, leisure activities, etc.) in real terms for two-or-more-person households including agricultural, forestry and fisheries households. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Household Spending - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Household Spending - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 2.70 7.20 -10.60 2001 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Japan 0.80 Jul/19


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