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2010 Country statistical profile: Japan 2010

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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2010

 Country statistical profile: Japan 2010
 
 
 
Unit
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
 
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic product (GDP)
Bln USD curr. PPPs
3 330.1
 
3 417.2
 
3 509.9
 
3 708.5
 
3 872.8
 
4 080.4
 
4 297.5
 
4 358.3
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
26 156
 
26 805
 
27 487
 
29 021
 
30 312
 
31 935
 
33 635
 
34 132
 
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
26 593
 
27 252
 
27 965
 
29 581
 
31 027
 
32 843
 
34 759
 
35 258
 
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
-2.1
 
1.3
 
-0.7
 
1.7
 
1.7
 
1.3
 
0.8
 
..
 
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
0.2
 
0.3
 
1.4
 
2.7
 
1.9
 
2.0
 
2.4
 
-0.7
 
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
5.2
 
5.1
 
3.9
 
3.6
 
3.8
 
3.6
 
3.8
 
..
 
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
24.7
 
23.3
 
22.8
 
22.7
 
23.3
 
23.3
 
23.4
 
23.1
 
 
Economic structure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real value added: agriculture, forestry, fishing
Annual growth %
-2.4
 
6.0
 
-5.9
 
-7.1
 
3.6
 
-2.0
 
4.9
 
..
 
 
Real value added: industry
Annual growth %
-4.2
 
-1.8
 
2.4
 
4.8
 
3.8
 
2.5
 
1.8
 
..
 
 
Real value added: services
Annual growth %
2.1
 
1.7
 
1.2
 
1.1
 
1.9
 
1.1
 
1.0
 
..
 
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-6.3
 
-8.0
 
-7.9
 
-6.2
 
-6.7
 
-1.6
 
-2.5
 
-2.7
 
 
General government debt
% of GDP
143.7
 
152.3
 
158.0
 
165.5
 
175.3
 
172.1
 
167.1
 
172.1
 
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
32.2
 
30.8
 
30.5
 
30.9
 
31.7
 
34.5
 
33.5
 
34.4
 
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
38.6
 
38.8
 
38.4
 
37.0
 
38.4
 
36.2
 
36.0
 
37.1
 
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.5
 
6.5
 
6.6
 
6.6
 
6.7
 
6.6
 
6.6
 
..
 
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1.5
 
..
 
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
18.1
 
18.2
 
18.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
3.6
 
3.6
 
3.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
6.5
 
6.9
 
7.1
 
7.2
 
7.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.23
 
0.23
 
0.20
 
0.19
 
0.28
 
0.25
 
0.17
 
0.19
 
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
27.3
 
26.2
 
25.7
 
26.3
 
27.4
 
28.0
 
28.3
 
..
 
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
9.1
 
8.0
 
7.9
 
8.4
 
9.3
 
9.9
 
10.3
 
9.7
 
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.1
 
5.1
 
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
24.9
 
30.5
 
27.4
 
27.3
 
27.7
 
28.8
 
29.3
 
29.5
 
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trade in goods and services
% of GDP
10.2
 
10.7
 
11.2
 
12.3
 
13.6
 
15.5
 
16.8
 
17.4
 
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
54.0
 
79.1
 
88.5
 
110.5
 
79.1
 
67.7
 
92.1
 
18.9
 
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
348.6
 
337.6
 
383.5
 
455.2
 
515.9
 
579.1
 
622.2
 
762.5
 
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
402.6
 
416.7
 
472.0
 
565.7
 
594.9
 
646.7
 
714.3
 
781.4
 
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
-43.7
 
-42.0
 
-35.5
 
-39.0
 
-27.9
 
-20.1
 
-23.2
 
-22.0
 
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
108.2
 
107.8
 
108.8
 
133.7
 
134.0
 
134.5
 
149.3
 
163.3
 
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
64.5
 
65.7
 
73.3
 
94.7
 
106.1
 
114.4
 
126.2
 
141.3
 
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
2.1
 
2.9
 
3.2
 
3.7
 
3.6
 
3.9
 
4.8
 
3.2
 
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
370 544
 
386 581
 
449 567
 
542 614
 
..
 
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
96 984
 
100 899
 
107 634
 
132 851
 
..
 
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
6 244
 
9 239
 
6 324
 
7 819
 
2 778
 
-6 503
 
22 548
 
24 418
 
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
38 349
 
32 280
 
28 799
 
30 963
 
45 830
 
50 244
 
73 545
 
127 981
 
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
-0.8
 
-0.9
 
-0.2
 
-0.0
 
-0.3
 
0.2
 
0.1
 
1.4
 
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
-0.9
 
-0.7
 
-0.3
 
-0.4
 
-0.4
 
-0.4
 
-0.2
 
0.1
 
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
-0.6
 
-1.1
 
-0.2
 
1.1
 
-1.3
 
0.6
 
0.3
 
3.0
 
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
0.5
 
-2.4
 
0.1
 
1.7
 
3.7
 
5.8
 
1.6
 
9.0
 
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
-2.6
 
-2.4
 
-1.4
 
0.3
 
0.8
 
1.9
 
1.3
 
4.1
 
 
Long-term interest rates
%
1.32
 
1.26
 
1.00
 
1.49
 
1.35
 
1.74
 
1.67
 
1.47
 
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
JPY per USD
149.46
 
143.77
 
139.69
 
134.37
 
129.55
 
124.34
 
120.02
 
116.46
 
 
Exchange rates
JPY per USD
121.53
 
125.39
 
115.93
 
108.19
 
110.22
 
116.30
 
117.75
 
103.36
 
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
137
 
127
 
123
 
121
 
115
 
106
 
97
 
104
 
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
509.5
 
509.0
 
504.8
 
520.9
 
518.9
 
518.3
 
513.5
 
491.1
 
 
Total primary energy supply per capita
Toe per capita
4.01
 
3.99
 
3.95
 
4.08
 
4.06
 
4.06
 
4.02
 
3.85
 
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.16
 
0.16
 
0.15
 
0.15
 
0.15
 
0.15
 
0.14
 
0.14
 
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
3.3
 
3.3
 
3.6
 
3.5
 
3.3
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.2
 
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
25.01
 
24.96
 
29.26
 
36.59
 
51.57
 
64.03
 
70.09
 
100.98
 
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICT investment in non-residential fixed capital formation
%
15.1
 
14.8
 
14.8
 
14.6
 
14.3
 
13.4
 
13.2
 
..
 
 
ICT related occupations: total employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
48.8
 
53.6
 
55.8
 
57.0
 
60.5
 
62.1
 
63.9
 
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
83 415
 
..
 
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
4 814
 
4 495
 
4 743
 
4 515
 
4 466
 
4 511
 
4 417
 
..
 
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
1 311
 
1 385
 
1 306
 
1 261
 
1 257
 
1 224
 
1 279
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
52 035
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
410
 
..
 
 
CO2 emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
1 167
 
1 203
 
1 210
 
1 211
 
1 218
 
1 202
 
1 236
 
..
 
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
41.0
 
..
 
 
Tertiary entry rates in peer age groups
%
41.4
 
42.0
 
42.6
 
42.3
 
43.7
 
45.1
 
46.1
 
..
 
 
Tertiary graduation rates in population at graduation age
%
32.1
 
33.1
 
33.7
 
35.1
 
36.1
 
38.6
 
38.8
 
..
 
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
42.0
 
41.0
 
40.3
 
40.0
 
40.9
 
41.4
 
41.4
 
41.4
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
78.6
 
78.0
 
78.3
 
78.6
 
79.0
 
79.6
 
80.2
 
80.2
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
62.0
 
61.6
 
62.1
 
63.0
 
63.9
 
64.7
 
66.1
 
66.3
 
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
..
 
17.7
 
18.2
 
18.1
 
18.3
 
18.0
 
18.9
 
19.6
 
 
Self-employment rate: total civilian employment
%
15.9
 
15.4
 
15.1
 
14.9
 
14.7
 
13.8
 
13.4
 
13.0
 
 
Self-employment rate, men: male civilian employment
%
15.0
 
14.8
 
14.7
 
14.7
 
14.5
 
13.9
 
13.6
 
13.4
 
 
Self-employment rate, women: female civilian employment
%
17.2
 
16.3
 
15.8
 
15.3
 
14.9
 
13.7
 
13.1
 
12.4
 
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total civilian labour force
%
5.0
 
5.4
 
5.3
 
4.7
 
4.4
 
4.1
 
3.9
 
4.0
 
 
Unemployment rate, men: male civilian labour force
%
5.2
 
5.5
 
5.5
 
4.9
 
4.6
 
4.3
 
3.9
 
4.1
 
 
Unemployment rate, women: female civilian labour force
%
4.7
 
5.1
 
4.9
 
4.4
 
4.2
 
3.9
 
3.7
 
3.8
 
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
26.6
 
30.8
 
33.5
 
33.7
 
33.3
 
33.0
 
32.0
 
33.3
 
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
-0.5
 
-1.6
 
-1.4
 
-1.3
 
-0.1
 
0.4
 
-0.4
 
..
 
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 809
 
1 798
 
1 799
 
1 787
 
1 775
 
1 784
 
1 785
 
1 772
 
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
% of GDP
3.12
 
3.17
 
3.20
 
3.17
 
3.32
 
3.40
 
3.44
 
..
 
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
10.4
 
10.1
 
10.6
 
10.6
 
11.0
 
11.1
 
11.0
 
..
 
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
127 291
 
127 435
 
127 619
 
127 687
 
127 768
 
127 770
 
127 771
 
 |
127 568
 
 
Population growth rates
%
0.3
 
0.1
 
0.1
 
0.1
 
0.1
 
0.0
 
0.0
 
..
 
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.4
 
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
14.4
 
14.2
 
14.0
 
13.9
 
13.8
 
13.6
 
13.5
 
13.3
 
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
18.0
 
18.5
 
19.0
 
19.5
 
20.2
 
20.8
 
21.5
 
22.1
 
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net migration rate
Per '000 inhabitants
-0.4
 
0.5
 
-0.3
 
-0.4
 
0.0
 
0.0
 
-0.4
 
..
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Foreign population
% of population
1.4
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.6
 
1.6
 
1.7
 
..
 
 
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
81.5
 
81.8
 
81.8
 
82.1
 
82.0
 
82.4
 
82.6
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
78.1
 
78.3
 
78.4
 
78.6
 
78.6
 
79.0
 
79.2
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
84.9
 
85.2
 
85.3
 
85.6
 
85.5
 
85.8
 
86.0
 
..
 
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
3.1
 
3.0
 
3.0
 
2.8
 
2.8
 
2.6
 
2.6
 
..
 
 
Society
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
19.1
 
..
 
..
 
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
8.4
 
9.5
 
9.8
 
9.2
 
8.8
 
9.1
 
7.6
 
..
 
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Number of tourists
'000
4 772
 
5 239
 
5 212
 
6 138
 
6 728
 
7 334
 
8 347
 
..
 
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
89
 
85
 
78
 
75
 
70
 
65
 
52
 
47
 
Note:  e: Estimated value, |: Break Last updated 27 May 2010
Estimated value
Source: For explanatory notes, see OECD Factbook 2010 (DOI: 10.1787/factbook-2010-en)
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