Japan Retail Sales YoY  1971-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail sales in Japan rose 2.2 percent year-on-year in September of 2017, compared an upwardly revised 1.8 percent gain in August but slightly below market expectations of 2.5 percent. Sales increased faster for fabrics apparel and accessories (5 percent compared to 0.5 percent in August); food and beverages (0.5 percent compared to 0.3 percent) and fuel (4.6 percent compared to 1.5 percent). On the other hand, sales slowed for motor vehicles (5.9 percent compared to 8.4 percent) and machinery and equipment (0.4 percent compared to 4.7 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales went up 0.8 percent, following a downwardly revised 1.6 percent drop in August. Retail Sales YoY in Japan averaged 4.65 percent from 1971 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 36.50 percent in January of 1979 and a record low of -14.30 percent in March of 1998.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-29 11:50 PM Retail Sales YoY 1.9% 2.2% 1% 1.5%
2017-09-28 11:50 PM Retail Sales YoY 1.7% 1.8% 2.6% 2.4%
2017-10-29 11:50 PM Retail Sales YoY 2.2% 1.8% 2.5% 2.4%
2017-11-28 11:50 PM Retail Sales YoY 2.2% 2%
2017-12-27 11:50 PM Retail Sales YoY 2.08%


Japan Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 44.50 43.90 50.80 27.50 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.80 -1.60 8.29 -13.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.20 1.80 36.50 -14.30 percent [+]
Household Spending -0.30 0.60 7.20 -10.60 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 299374.40 300762.50 306818.40 159124.60 JPY Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 358.53 401.13 1079.95 35.36 JPY Thousand [+]
Personal Savings 11.20 20.20 49.70 -9.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.00 1.00 9.90 0.90 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 57.60 62.50 74.40 20.70 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.20 1.18 2.00 0.91 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Credit 330872.00 334522.00 415556.00 221292.00 JPY Billion [+]


Japan Retail Sales YoY

In Japan, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.20 1.80 36.50 -14.30 1971 - 2017 percent Monthly