Household spending in Japan rose by 1.2% in real terms from the prior year in October 2022, easing from a 2.3% increase a month and compared with market consensus of 1.0%. This was the fifth straight month of increases in personal expenditure but the weakest pace in the sequence, amid a slowdown in spending for transport (1.5% vs 8.8%), furniture (4.9% vs 14.3%), and culture & recreation (8.0% vs 12.6%). In addition, expenditure fell for food (-0.4% vs 1.2%), housing (6% vs -5.6%), and education (-19.0% vs -9.1%). On the flip side, spending for clothing picked up sharply (24.9% vs 7.3%), amid a rebound in spending for both In addition, expenditure fell for both fuel, light & water charges (2.2% vs -1.6%) and medical care (3.9% vs -1.2%). On a monthly basis, spending rose 1.1%, the second straight month of gain but below forecasts of 1.5%. source: Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications

Household Spending MoM in Japan averaged -0.03 percent from 2000 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 12.70 percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -13.60 percent in April of 2014. This page includes a chart with historical data for Japan Household Spending MoM. Japan Household Spending MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2022.

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Japan Household Spending MoM

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-11-07 11:30 PM Sep 1.8% -1.7% 1.7% -1.9%
2022-12-05 11:30 PM Oct 1.1% 1.8% 1.5% 0.9%
2023-01-06 11:30 PM Nov 1.1%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Household Spending 1.20 2.30 percent Oct 2022
Household Spending MoM 1.10 1.80 percent Oct 2022

Japan Household Spending MoM
In Japan, Household Spending MoM refers to the monthly change of consumption expenditures (on food, housing, utilities, furniture, clothing, health, education, transport, communication, leisure activities, etc.) in real terms for two-or-more-person households including agricultural, forestry and fisheries households.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.10 1.80 12.70 -13.60 2000 - 2022 percent Monthly