Capacity Utilization in Japan increased to 106.30 Index Points in November from 105.20 Index Points in October of 2018. Capacity Utilization in Japan averaged 110.92 Index Points from 1968 until 2018, 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
2018-10-15 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM 2.2% -0.6% 0.1%
2018-11-14 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM -1.5% 2.4%
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 1.0%
2019-03-18 04:30 AM Capacity Utilization MoM
2019-04-17 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 52.60 52.20 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 51.00 52.30 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.50 4.20 30.00 -37.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.00 2.90 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.50 4.20 29.30 -37.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 106.30 105.20 136.10 68.60 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1025.44 1086.17 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders 0.00 7.60 25.50 -18.30 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 1157.40 971.50 7611.00 -6584.40 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 622.00 718.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 18284.72 26401.12 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 103.00 104.90 107.20 69.40 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 48.00 51.00 57.50 18.90 [+]
Car Production 758010.00 692919.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 215152.00 240819.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 99.30 99.60 108.00 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 4.50 12.80 12.80 -25.33 percent [+]
Mining Production -5.80 -8.50 16.20 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 5313.00 5322.00 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 52.00 52.40 54.10 46.30 [+]
Corruption Index 73.00 72.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 20.00 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 8657.90 8563.52 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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
106.30 105.20 136.10 68.60 1968 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2015=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 63.30 Nov/18
Australia 82.15 Nov/18
Brazil 76.80 Nov/18
Canada 82.60 Sep/18
China 76.00 Dec/18
Euro Area 83.90 Dec/18
France 85.20 Dec/18
Germany 87.10 Dec/18
Indonesia 75.18 Dec/18
Italy 77.90 Sep/18
Japan 106.30 Nov/18
Mexico 81.00 Nov/18
Netherlands 84.10 Dec/18
Russia 65.00 Nov/18
South Africa 81.20 Sep/18
South Korea 102.50 Nov/18
Spain 78.50 Dec/18
Switzerland 84.70 Dec/18
Turkey 74.10 Dec/18
United Kingdom 80.20 Dec/18
United States 78.73 Dec/18


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