18 Oct Japan Inflation Rate
Posted at 09:00h in Japan
The inflation rate in Japan was recorded at 0.20 percent in September of 2019. Inflation Rate in Japan averaged 2.96 percent from 1958 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 24.90 percent in February of 1974 and a record low of -2.50 percent in October of 2009. In Japan, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Food (25 percent of total weight) and Housing (21 percent). Transportation and communications accounts for 14 percent; Culture and recreation for 11.5 percent; Fuel, light and water charges for 7 percent; Medical care for 4.3 percent; Clothes and footwear for 4 percent. Furniture and household utensils, Education and Miscellaneous goods and services account for the remaining. This page provides the latest reported value for – Japan Inflation Rate – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.