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Japan Inflation Data: Rate, CPI, Food, Harmonised

Japan Inflation Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 106 index points Aug/23
Food Inflation 8.6 % Aug/23
Inflation Rate YoY 3.2 % Aug/23
Inflation Rate Mom 0.2 % Aug/23
Core Consumer Prices 106 Index Points Aug/23
Core Inflation Rate 3.1 % Aug/23
CPI Housing Utilities 102 Index Points Aug/23
CPI Transportation 97.4 Index Points Aug/23


Latest data on Consumer Price Index (CPI) (index points)

Consumer Price Index (CPI)
                     Japan - Historical Data (index points)

What is CPI Index in Japan?

  • Consumer Price Index in Japan remained unchanged at 106 index points in August 2023. The maximum level was 102 index points and minimum was 17.4 index points.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics Bureau.

Historical Data (index points) by years

Data
Period
Date
106 Aug/23 22.09.2023
106 Jul/23 18.08.2023
105 Jun/23 21.07.2023
105 May/23 23.06.2023
105 Apr/23 19.05.2023
104 Mar/23 21.04.2023
104 Feb/23 24.03.2023
105 Jan/23 24.02.2023


Historical Chart by governors (index points)

Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Japan by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Haruhiko Kuroda 20.03.2013 - 95.9000 101.0000 101.3000 95.9000 5.32%
Masaaki Shirakawa 09.04.2008 - 20.03.2013 97.8000 95.7000 99.5000 95.7000 -2.15%
Toshihiko Fukui 20.03.2003 - 19.03.2008 97.1000 97.4000 97.9000 96.4000 0.31%
Masaru Hayami 20.03.1998 - 20.03.2003 100.0000 96.8000 100.9000 96.8000 -3.20%
Yasuo Matsushita 17.12.1994 - 20.03.1998 97.8000 99.6000 100.7000 97.1000 1.84%


Latest data on Food Inflation (%)

Food Inflation
                     Japan - Historical Data (%)

What is Food Inflation in Japan?

  • Food Inflation in Japan increased by 8.6 % in August 2023 over the same month in the previous year. The maximum level was 31.6 % and minimum was -3.7 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Ministry of Internal Affairs A Communications.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
8.6 Aug/23 22.09.2023
8.8 Jul/23 18.08.2023
8.4 Jun/23 21.07.2023
8.6 May/23 23.06.2023
8.4 Apr/23 19.05.2023
7.8 Mar/23 21.04.2023
7.5 Feb/23 24.03.2023
7.3 Jan/23 24.02.2023


Historical Chart by YoY governors (%)

Food Inflation in Japan by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Haruhiko Kuroda 20.03.2013 - -2.4000 0.8000 5.3000 -2.4000 -133.33%
Masaaki Shirakawa 09.04.2008 - 20.03.2013 2.0000 -1.8000 3.7000 -2.5000 -190.00%
Toshihiko Fukui 20.03.2003 - 19.03.2008 0.9000 1.2000 3.5000 -3.4000 33.33%
Masaru Hayami 20.03.1998 - 20.03.2003 3.2000 1.0000 4.4000 -3.7000 -68.75%
Yasuo Matsushita 17.12.1994 - 20.03.1998 0.6000 2.1000 3.2000 -2.9000 250.00%


Latest data on Inflation Rate YoY (%)

Inflation Rate YoY
                     Japan - Historical Data (%)

What is Inflation Rate in Japan?

  • Inflation Rate in Japan increased by 3.2 % in August 2023 over the same month in the previous year. The maximum level was 24.9 % and minimum was -2.5 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.2 Aug/23 22.09.2023
3.3 Jul/23 18.08.2023
3.3 Jun/23 21.07.2023
3.2 May/23 23.06.2023
3.5 Apr/23 19.05.2023
3.2 Mar/23 21.04.2023
3.3 Feb/23 24.03.2023
4.3 Jan/23 24.02.2023


Historical Chart by YoY governors (%)

Inflation Rate YoY in Japan by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Haruhiko Kuroda 20.03.2013 - -0.9000 0.7000 3.7000 -0.9000 -177.78%
Masaaki Shirakawa 09.04.2008 - 20.03.2013 0.8000 -0.7000 2.3000 -2.5000 -187.50%
Toshihiko Fukui 20.03.2003 - 19.03.2008 -0.1000 1.0000 1.0000 -0.8000 -1100.00%
Masaru Hayami 20.03.1998 - 20.03.2003 2.2000 -0.2000 2.2000 -1.6000 -109.09%
Yasuo Matsushita 17.12.1994 - 20.03.1998 0.7000 1.9000 2.5000 -0.7000 171.43%


Latest data on Inflation Rate Mom (%)

Inflation Rate Mom
                     Japan - Historical Data (%)

What is inflation rate in Japan 2024?

  • Inflation Rate in Japan increased by 0.2 % in August 2023 over the previous month. The maximum level was 4.1 % and minimum was -1.1 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.2 Aug/23 22.09.2023
0.4 Jul/23 18.08.2023
0.2 Jun/23 21.07.2023
0 May/23 23.06.2023
0.6 Apr/23 19.05.2023
0.3 Mar/23 21.04.2023
-0.6 Feb/23 24.03.2023
0.4 Jan/23 24.02.2023


Historical Chart by MoM governors (%)

Inflation Rate Mom in Japan by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Haruhiko Kuroda 20.03.2013 - -0.4000 0.1000 0.1000 -0.4000 -125.00%


Latest data on Core Consumer Prices (Index Points)

Core Consumer Prices
                     Japan - Historical Data (Index Points)

What is Core CPI in Japan?

  • Core Consumer Prices in Japan increased to 106 Index Points in August 2023. The maximum level was 102 Index Points and minimum was 31 Index Points.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics Bureau.

Historical Data (Index Points) by years

Data
Period
Date
106 Aug/23 22.09.2023
105 Jul/23 18.08.2023
105 Jun/23 21.07.2023
105 May/23 23.06.2023
105 Apr/23 19.05.2023
104 Mar/23 21.04.2023
104 Feb/23 24.03.2023
104 Jan/23 24.02.2023


Historical Chart by governors (Index Points)

Core Consumer Prices in Japan by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Core Inflation Rate (%)

Core Inflation Rate
                     Japan - Historical Data (%)

What is Japan Core Inflation Rate?

  • Core Inflation Rate in Japan increased by 3.1 % in August 2023. The maximum level was 24.7 % and minimum was -2.4 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics Bureau.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.1 Aug/23 22.09.2023
3.1 Jul/23 18.08.2023
3.3 Jun/23 21.07.2023
3.2 May/23 23.06.2023
3.4 Apr/23 19.05.2023
3.1 Mar/23 21.04.2023
3.1 Feb/23 24.03.2023
4.2 Jan/23 24.02.2023


Historical Chart by YoY governors (%)

Core Inflation Rate in Japan by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on CPI Housing Utilities (Index Points)

CPI Housing Utilities
                     Japan - Historical Data (Index Points)

What is Japan CPI Index for Housing Utilities?

  • CPI Housing Utilities in Japan remained unchanged at 102 Index Points in August 2023. The maximum level was 102 Index Points and minimum was 25.5 Index Points.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics Bureau.

Historical Data (Index Points) by years

Data
Period
Date
102 Aug/23 22.09.2023
102 Jul/23 18.08.2023
102 Jun/23 21.07.2023
102 May/23 23.06.2023
102 Apr/23 19.05.2023
102 Mar/23 21.04.2023
102 Feb/23 24.03.2023
102 Jan/23 24.02.2023


Historical Chart by governors (Index Points)

CPI Housing Utilities in Japan by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on CPI Transportation (Index Points)

CPI Transportation
                     Japan - Historical Data (Index Points)

What is Japan CPI Index for Transportation?

  • CPI Transportation in Japan increased to 97.4 Index Points in August 2023. The maximum level was 104 Index Points and minimum was 38.5 Index Points.
  • Data published Monthly by Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications.

Historical Data (Index Points) by years

Data
Period
Date
97.4 Aug/23 22.09.2023
96.4 Jul/23 18.08.2023
94.9 Jun/23 22.07.2023
94.9 May/23 23.06.2023
94.6 Apr/23 19.05.2023
94.6 Mar/23 21.04.2023
94.3 Feb/23 24.03.2023
94.4 Jan/23 24.02.2023


Historical Chart by governors (Index Points)

CPI Transportation in Japan by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other inflation indicators in Japan

Index Updated Actual Previous
Gasoline Prices Sep/23 1.22 USD/Liter 1.28
GDP Deflator 2Q/23 106 in. pt. 102
Producer Prices Aug/23 120 in. pt. 119

Inflation Rate YoY in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh Sep/23 9.63 % 9.92
Jordan Aug/23 0.88 % 0.92
Kyrgyzstan Aug/23 9.5 % 10.3
Mongolia Aug/23 10 % 9.2
Nepal Aug/23 7.52 % 7.44
Palestine Aug/23 4.9 % 3.63
Tajikistan Aug/23 4.2 % 2.3
Cambodia -5.69 -0.3 % -0.5
China Aug/23 0.1 % -0.3
Georgia Sep/23 0.7 % 0.9
India Aug/23 6.83 % 7.44
Israel Aug/23 4.1 % 3.3
Pakistan Sep/23 31.4 % 27.38
South Korea Sep/23 3.7 % 3.4
Taiwan Sep/23 2.93 % 2.53
Vietnam Sep/23 3.66 % 2.96
Maldives Aug/23 2.4 % 2.38
Armenia Sep/23 0.1 % -0.17
Hong Kong Aug/23 1.8 % 1.8
Indonesia Sep/23 2.28 % 3.27
Japan Aug/23 3.2 % 3.3
Kazakhstan Sep/23 11.8 % 13.1
Lebanon Aug/23 230 % 252
Macau Aug/23 0.99 % 0.78
Malaysia Aug/23 2 % 2
Philippines Sep/23 6.1 % 5.3
Qatar Aug/23 2.38 % 3.11
Singapore Aug/23 4 % 4.1
Sri Lanka Sep/23 1.3 % 4
Thailand Sep/23 0.3 % 0.88
Oman Aug/23 0.8 % 0.4
Iran Sep/23 39.5 % 39.8
Laos Sep/23 25.69 % 25.88
Azerbaijan Sep/23 10.9 % 11.7
Kuwait Aug/23 3.8 % 3.8
Saudi Arabia Aug/23 2 % 2.3
Bahrain Aug/23 0 % -0.1
North Korea Jul/13 55 % 70
United Arab Emirates Aug/23 2.28 % 1.02
Yemen Jun/17 0.77 % 0.45
Turkmenistan 2023 6.72 % 11.48
Uzbekistan 2023 9.2 % 8.96
Iraq Jul/23 3.48 % 3.41
Syria Aug/20 139 % 134
Afghanistan Jun/23 -6.5 % -2.8
Bhutan Aug/23 4.75 % 4
Brunei Jun/23 0.2 % 0.8
Mauritius Sep/23 5.2 % 5.9