Capacity Utilization in Japan decreased to 99.40 Index Points in January from 104.30 Index Points in December of 2018. Capacity Utilization in Japan averaged 110.89 Index Points from 1968 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 136.10 Index Points in November of 1968 and a record low of 68.60 Index Points in February of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-14 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM 4.0% -1.5%
2019-01-18 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM 1.0% 4.0%
2019-02-15 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM -1.9% 1.0% 0.3%
2019-03-18 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM -4.7% -1.9% -0.3%
2019-04-17 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM -4.7%
2019-05-16 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM
2019-06-14 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM


Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 19.00 19.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.90 50.30 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 52.30 51.60 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 0.30 -1.90 30.00 -37.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -3.40 -0.10 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.30 -1.90 29.30 -37.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 99.40 104.30 136.10 68.60 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1060.92 962.56 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders -5.40 -0.30 25.50 -17.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 1599.80 1520.70 7636.60 -6554.30 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 589.00 666.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 19476.32 18284.72 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 97.90 100.60 107.00 69.30 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 47.50 45.60 57.50 18.90 [+]
Car Production 682426.00 763078.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 261007.00 217762.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 95.90 97.50 107.90 72.40 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 14.00 14.00 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 5.70 4.50 12.80 -25.33 percent [+]
Mining Production -4.60 -6.40 16.20 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 4438.00 5425.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.47 81.59 82.47 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 5.00 8.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.70 50.90 54.10 46.30 [+]
Corruption Index 73.00 73.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 18.00 20.00 25.00 14.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 39.00 34.00 39.00 13.00 [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 24.00 22.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Steel Production 8141.17 8466.84 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]


Japan Capacity Utilization

In Japan, capacity utilization is the quantity of production divided by the quantity of production capacity, expressing the state of operations for various facilities in the manufacturing industry. It does not measure the absolute level of capacity utilization but the relative capacity utilization rate compared with the benchmark year. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Capacity Utilization - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Capacity Utilization - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
99.40 104.30 136.10 68.60 1968 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
2015=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 56.20 Jan/19
Australia 80.87 Feb/19
Brazil 78.30 Jan/19
Canada 81.70 Dec/18
China 76.00 Dec/18
Euro Area 83.60 Mar/19
France 85.00 Mar/19
Germany 86.30 Mar/19
India 74.80 Sep/18
Indonesia 75.18 Dec/18
Italy 78.70 Dec/18
Japan 99.40 Jan/19
Mexico 78.80 Dec/18
Netherlands 83.90 Mar/19
Russia 63.00 Feb/19
South Africa 81.20 Sep/18
South Korea 103.10 Jan/19
Spain 80.59 Mar/19
Switzerland 84.29 Mar/19
Turkey 74.00 Feb/19
United Kingdom 81.30 Mar/19
United States 78.23 Feb/19


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