Japan Economy Watchers Index for Future Conditions

Country:
Japan
JPY, Japanese yen
Source:
Sector:
Money
Low 51.2 53.4
53.0
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
51.4
51.2
Next release Actual Forecast
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Economy Watchers Index for Future Conditions is based on a survey of corporate workers, who are polled to evaluate the prospects of the national economy for the next three months. The survey includes questions about changes in the activity of households and corporations, as well as the overall employment in the country. The survey is based on data collected from over 2,000 employees.

In order to get a faster and more accurate picture, the Cabinet Office designated the "Regional Research Organization" for each region, as well as the "Coordinating Research Organization" to collect and analyze the obtained data.

The survey covers 11 regions of Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kita Kanto, Minami Kanto, Tokai, Hokuriku, Kansai, Chugoku, Shikoku, Kyushu and Okinawa, and targets people who work in retail stores and entertainment industry such as department stores, supermarkets, convenience stores, taxi drivers, etc. Respondents are asked questions regarding the current and future economy situation in five-step evaluation. Their answers are used for calculating the index.

Economy Watchers Index for Future Conditions is a major indicator for evaluating the medium-term economic trends in Japan. If the index value is greater than 50, the current situation and prospects of the economy are considered positive, while the situation is considered negative at values 50 or less.

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actual data

forecast

The chart of the entire available history of the "Japan Economy Watchers Index for Future Conditions" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values ​​of the economic indicator for the specified dates.

A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values ​​of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.

Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Mar 2024
51.2
53.4
53.0
Feb 2024
53.0
52.8
52.5
Jan 2024
52.5
49.4
50.4
Dec 2023
49.1
49.0
49.4
Nov 2023
49.4
49.1
48.4
Oct 2023
48.4
50.6
49.5
Sep 2023
49.5
52.9
51.4
Aug 2023
51.4
53.6
54.1
Jul 2023
54.1
53.8
52.8
Jun 2023
52.8
55.3
54.4
May 2023
54.4
55.1
55.7
Apr 2023
55.7
52.6
54.1
Mar 2023
54.1
50.2
50.8
Feb 2023
50.8
48.3
49.3
Jan 2023
49.3
46.2
46.8
Dec 2022
47.0
45.8
45.1
Nov 2022
45.1
47.9
46.4
Oct 2022
46.4
49.4
49.2
Sep 2022
49.2
46.2
49.4
Aug 2022
49.4
45.3
42.8
Jul 2022
42.8
50.2
47.6
Jun 2022
47.6
51.6
52.5
May 2022
52.5
50.4
50.3
Apr 2022
50.3
47.4
50.1
Mar 2022
50.1
43.5
44.4
Feb 2022
44.4
46.0
42.5
Jan 2022
42.5
51.6
50.3
Dec 2021
49.4
55.7
53.4
Nov 2021
53.4
57.3
57.5
Oct 2021
57.5
50.4
56.6
Sep 2021
56.6
45.8
43.7
Aug 2021
43.7
50.5
48.4
Jul 2021
47.7
50.2
52.4
Jun 2021
52.4
44.8
47.6
May 2021
47.6
45.8
41.7
Apr 2021
41.7
50.7
49.8
Mar 2021
49.8
45.8
51.3
Feb 2021
51.3
38.6
39.9
Jan 2021
39.9
44.2
36.1
Dec 2020
37.1
25.0
36.5
Nov 2020
36.5
43.6
49.1
Oct 2020
49.1
59.2
48.3
Sep 2020
48.3
44.7
42.4
Aug 2020
42.4
28.2
36.0
Jul 2020
36.0
48.2
44.0
Jun 2020
44.0
24.1
36.5
May 2020
36.5
9.5
16.6
Apr 2020
16.6
15.2
18.8
Mar 2020
18.8
38.1
24.6
Feb 2020
24.6
45.7
41.8

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