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06 Apr 2009
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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2009

 Country statistical profile: Japan 2009
 
 
 
Unit
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
 
Gross domestic product
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic product (GDP)
Bln USD curr. PPPs
3 246.3
 
3 330.6
 
3 417.2
 
3 510.1
 
3 710.0
 
3 872.8
 
4 093.3
 
4 295.9
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
25 593
 
26 195
 
26 814
 
27 483
 
29 039
 
30 310
 
32 040
 
33 626
 
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
25 920
 
26 632
 
27 261
 
27 961
 
29 599
 
31 026
 
32 948
 
34 749
 
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
2.9
 
0.2
 
0.3
 
1.4
 
2.7
 
1.9
 
2.4
 
2.1
 
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
8.9
 
5.2
 
5.1
 
3.9
 
3.6
 
3.8
 
3.0
 
..
 
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
25.2
 
24.7
 
23.3
 
22.8
 
22.7
 
23.3
 
23.5
 
23.2
 
 
GDP per hour worked
Annual growth %
2.8
 
1.6
 
2.4
 
1.7
 
3.1
 
2.2
 
1.4
 
1.5
 
 
GDP deflator
Annual growth %
-1.7
 
-1.2
 
-1.5
 
-1.6
 
-1.1
 
-1.2
 
-0.9
 
-0.7
 
 
Economic structure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real value added: agriculture, forestry, fishing
Annual growth %
2.1
 
-2.4
 
6.0
 
-5.9
 
-7.1
 
3.6
 
-2.6
 
..
 
 
Real value added: industry
Annual growth %
2.7
 
-4.2
 
-1.8
 
2.4
 
4.8
 
3.8
 
3.2
 
..
 
 
Real value added: services
Annual growth %
1.9
 
2.1
 
1.7
 
1.2
 
1.1
 
1.9
 
0.5
 
..
 
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-7.6
 
-6.3
 
-8.0
 
-7.9
 
-6.2
 
-6.7
 
-1.4
 
-2.4
 
 
General government debt
% of GDP
135.4
 
143.7
 
152.3
 
158.0
 
165.5
 
175.3
 
171.9
 
170.6
 
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.2
 
6.5
 
6.5
 
6.6
 
6.6
 
6.7
 
6.5
 
..
 
 
Total expenditure on health
% of GDP
7.7
 
7.9
 
8.0
 
8.1
 
8.0
 
8.2
 
8.1
 
..
 
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
16.5
 
17.4
 
17.8
 
18.1
 
18.2
 
18.6
 
..
 
..
 
 
Public pension expenditures
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Private pension expenditures
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.28
 
0.23
 
0.23
 
0.20
 
0.19
 
0.28
 
0.25
 
0.17
 
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
27.0
 
27.3
 
26.2
 
25.7
 
26.3
 
27.4
 
27.9
 
..
 
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
9.4
 
9.1
 
8.0
 
7.9
 
8.4
 
9.3
 
9.9
 
10.6
 
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
5.2
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
24.8
 
24.9
 
30.5
 
27.4
 
27.3
 
27.7
 
28.8
 
29.3
 
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trade in goods and services
% of GDP
10.3
 
10.2
 
10.7
 
11.2
 
12.3
 
13.6
 
15.4
 
16.8
 
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
99.6
 
54.0
 
79.1
 
88.5
 
110.5
 
79.1
 
67.7
 
92.1
 
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
379.7
 
348.6
 
337.6
 
383.5
 
455.2
 
515.9
 
579.1
 
622.2
 
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
479.2
 
402.6
 
416.7
 
472.0
 
565.7
 
594.9
 
646.7
 
714.3
 
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
-47.6
 
-43.7
 
-42.0
 
-35.5
 
-39.0
 
-27.9
 
-20.1
 
-23.2
 
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
116.8
 
108.2
 
107.8
 
108.8
 
133.7
 
134.0
 
134.5
 
149.3
 
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
69.2
 
64.5
 
65.7
 
73.3
 
94.7
 
106.1
 
114.4
 
126.2
 
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
2.6
 
2.1
 
2.9
 
3.2
 
3.7
 
3.6
 
3.8
 
4.8
 
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
278 441
 
..
 
..
 
335 500
 
370 544
 
386 581
 
449 567
 
..
 
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
50 322
 
..
 
..
 
89 729
 
96 984
 
100 899
 
107 634
 
..
 
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
8 318
 
6 244
 
9 239
 
6 324
 
7 819
 
2 778
 
-6 503
 
22 548
 
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
31 539
 
38 349
 
32 280
 
28 799
 
30 963
 
45 830
 
50 244
 
73 545
 
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Consumer Price Indices (CPI): all items
2000 = 100
100.0
 
99.2
 
98.4
 
98.1
 
98.1
 
97.8
 
98.1
 
98.1
 
 
Consumer Price Indices (CPI): food
2000 = 100
100.0
 
99.4
 
98.3
 
98.1
 
99.2
 
97.9
 
98.5
 
98.8
 
 
Consumer Price Indices (CPI): energy
2000 = 100
100.0
 
100.5
 
98.1
 
98.2
 
99.8
 
103.5
 
109.6
 
111.4
 
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
2000 = 100
100.0
 
97.7
 
95.6
 
94.8
 
95.9
 
97.8
 
99.9
 
101.5
 
 
Long-term interest rates
%
1.74
 
1.32
 
1.26
 
1.00
 
1.49
 
1.35
 
1.74
 
1.67
 
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
ISK per USD
154.94
 
149.44
 
143.77
 
139.68
 
134.32
 
129.55
 
124.33
 
120.14
 
 
Exchange rates
ISK per USD
107.77
 
121.53
 
125.39
 
115.93
 
108.19
 
110.22
 
116.30
 
117.75
 
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
153
 
137
 
127
 
123
 
121
 
115
 
106
 
97
 
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
526.6
 
518.2
 
518.6
 
514.2
 
530.8
 
528.4
 
527.6
 
522.5
 
 
Total primary energy supply per capita
Toe per capita
4.15
 
4.08
 
4.07
 
4.03
 
4.15
 
4.14
 
4.13
 
4.09
 
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.16
 
0.16
 
0.16
 
0.16
 
0.16
 
0.15
 
0.15
 
0.14
 
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
3.3
 
3.2
 
3.2
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.2
 
3.4
 
3.1
 
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
28.72
 
25.01
 
24.96
 
29.26
 
36.59
 
51.57
 
64.03
 
70.09
 
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICT investment in non-residential fixed capital formation
%
15.0
 
15.1
 
14.8
 
14.8
 
14.6
 
14.3
 
13.8
 
..
 
 
ICT-related occupations: total employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
..
 
48.8
 
53.6
 
55.8
 
57.0
 
60.5
 
62.1
 
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
86 972
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
83 538
 
..
 
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
5 092
 
4 814
 
4 495
 
4 743
 
4 515
 
4 466
 
4 511
 
..
 
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
1 292
 
1 311
 
1 385
 
1 306
 
1 261
 
1 257
 
1 224
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
54 830
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
52 730
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
415
 
..
 
 
CO2 emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
1 192
 
1 178
 
1 214
 
1 223
 
1 222
 
1 228
 
1 213
 
..
 
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
University level: graduation rates in peer age group
%
29
 
32
 
33
 
34
 
35
 
36
 
39
 
..
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
33.6
 
34.1
 
36.6
 
37.4
 
38.7
 
39.9
 
40.5
 
..
 
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
42.7
 
42.0
 
41.0
 
40.3
 
40.0
 
40.9
 
41.4
 
41.4
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
78.6
 
78.6
 
78.0
 
78.3
 
78.6
 
79.0
 
79.6
 
80.2
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
62.8
 
62.0
 
61.6
 
62.1
 
63.0
 
63.9
 
64.7
 
66.1
 
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
..
 
..
 
17.7
 
18.2
 
18.1
 
18.3
 
18.0
 
18.9
 
 
Self-employment rate: total civilian employment
%
16.6
 
15.9
 
15.4
 
15.1
 
14.9
 
14.7
 
13.8
 
13.4
 
 
Self-employment rate, men: male civilian employment
%
15.5
 
15.0
 
14.8
 
14.7
 
14.7
 
14.5
 
13.9
 
13.6
 
 
Self-employment rate, women: female civilian employment
%
18.3
 
17.2
 
16.3
 
15.8
 
15.3
 
14.9
 
13.7
 
13.1
 
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total civilian labour force
%
4.7
 
5.0
 
5.4
 
5.3
 
4.7
 
4.4
 
4.1
 
3.9
 
 
Unemployment rate, men: male civilian labour force
%
4.9
 
5.2
 
5.5
 
5.5
 
4.9
 
4.6
 
4.3
 
3.9
 
 
Unemployment rate, women: female civilian labour force
%
4.5
 
4.7
 
5.1
 
4.9
 
4.4
 
4.2
 
3.9
 
3.7
 
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
25.5
 
26.6
 
30.8
 
33.5
 
33.7
 
33.3
 
33.0
 
32.0
 
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per hour, total economy
USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 821
 
1 809
 
1 798
 
1 799
 
1 787
 
1 775
 
1 784
 
1 785
 
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
% of GDP
3.04
 
3.12
 
3.17
 
3.20
 
3.17
 
3.32
 
3.39
 
..
 
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
9.9
 
10.4
 
10.1
 
 |
10.6
 
10.6
 
11.0
 
11.1
 
..
 
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
126 926
 
127 291
 
127 435
 
127 619
 
127 687
 
127 768
 
127 770
 
127 771
 
 
Population growth rates
%
0.2
 
0.3
 
0.1
 
0.1
 
0.1
 
0.1
 
0.0
 
0.0
 
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.4
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
..
 
 
Ratio of population aged 65 and over to total
%
17.4
 
18.0
 
18.5
 
19.1
 
19.5
 
20.2
 
20.8
 
21.5
 
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net migration rate
Per '000 inhabitants
0.3
 
 |
-0.4
 
0.5
 
-0.3
 
-0.4
 
0.0
 
0.0
 
..
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Foreign population
% of population
1.3
 
1.4
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.6
 
1.6
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
81.2
 
81.5
 
81.8
 
81.9
 
82.1
 
82.0
 
82.4
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
77.7
 
78.1
 
78.3
 
78.4
 
78.6
 
78.6
 
79.0
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
84.6
 
84.9
 
85.2
 
85.3
 
85.6
 
85.5
 
85.8
 
..
 
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
3.2
 
3.1
 
3.0
 
3.0
 
2.8
 
2.8
 
2.6
 
..
 
 
Society
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
20.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Household expenditure on recreation and culture
% of GDP
6.1
 
6.2
 
6.2
 
6.2
 
6.2
 
6.0
 
6.1
 
..
 
 
Number of tourists
'000
4 757
 
4 772
 
5 239
 
5 212
 
6 138
 
6 728
 
7 334
 
8 347
 
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
93
 
89
 
85
 
78
 
75
 
70
 
65
 
52
 
Note:  e: Estimated value |: Break in series Last updated 6 April 2009
e
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Source: For explanatory notes, see OECD Factbook 2009 (www.SourceOECD.org/factbook)
 

This table includes data for Japan on economy, education, energy, environment, foreign aid, health, information and communication, labour, migration, R&D, trade and society. The table is part of the key tables collection on country statistical profiles.

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