Household Spending y/y measures the total expenditure by Japanese households in the given month compared to the same month of the previous year. The index is calculated based on a statistical sample of households in the country. The calculation includes expenditures on food, housing, utilities, furniture, clothing, health, education, transport, communication, leisure activities, etc.
The index is viewed as an indicator of economic growth and consumer optimism. It allows measuring the level of inflation in the country.
The indicator growth can have a positive effect on the yen quotes.
The chart of the entire available history of the "Japan Household Spending y/y" 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.
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