Japan Services PMI  2013-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

The Nikkei Japan Services PMI edged up to 51.5 in August of 2018 from 51.3 in the preceding month, below expectations of 51.7 points. It was the highest reading since April, as employment jumped to a 14-month high and was the report’s highlight, with new orders climbing to a 9-month high. As a result, backlogs of work rose for the third month in a row but a slower pace. On the price front, job gains and higher material costs contributed to a further month of increasing operating costs in the service sector.. Regarding sentiment among service providers, it remained strongly positive. Services Pmi in Japan is reported by Markit Economics.

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Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 21.00 24.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.90 52.50 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 51.50 51.30 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.20 -0.90 30.00 -37.18 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.20 -1.80 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.40 -0.90 29.33 -37.18 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 99.20 99.80 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1138.84 985.28 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders 11.00 -8.80 25.50 -15.80 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 443.30 384.40 7649.80 -6558.50 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 694.00 702.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 26401.12 20165.23 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 116.30 116.90 120.60 78.00 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 48.10 47.50 57.90 15.90 [+]
Car Production 702993.00 618109.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 200355.00 245068.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 103.50 104.60 112.70 75.00 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 14.00 15.00 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 12.80 3.40 12.80 -25.33 percent [+]
Mining Production -10.10 -5.80 18.70 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 5196.00 4832.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.49 5.48 5.50 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 9.00 8.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.00 51.80 54.10 46.30 [+]
Corruption Index 73.00 72.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 20.00 20.00 25.00 14.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 34.00 34.00 34.00 13.00 [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 24.00 23.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Steel Production 8419.67 8759.78 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]


Japan Services PMI

The Japan Services PMI (Purchasing Managers' Index) is based on data collected from a representative panel of over 400 private service sector companies based in Japan. The index tracks variables such as sales, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates that the services sector is generally expanding; below 50 indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Services PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Services PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
51.50 51.30 55.30 46.40 2013 - 2018 Index Points Monthly




services pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 52.20 Aug/18
Brazil 46.80 Aug/18
China 51.50 Aug/18
Euro Area 54.70 Sep/18
France 54.30 Sep/18
Germany 56.50 Sep/18
India 51.50 Aug/18
Italy 52.60 Aug/18
Japan 51.50 Aug/18
Russia 53.30 Aug/18
Spain 52.70 Aug/18
United Kingdom 54.30 Aug/18
United States 52.90 Sep/18


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