2016 in Figures - Japan

CEIC Gallery/World Trend Database/Hot Topics - 2016 Figures/Part 5 - January 14, 2016 √ Japan’s economy will increase by 1% in 2016 after the 0.6% growth in 2015 and the 0.1% contraction in 2014. √ Nominal GDP will stabilize at USD 4.2 trillion in 2016 after the 3-year decline since 2012 due to weak growth and deflation pressure. √ Gross national saving will decrease for the first time after increase in three consecutive years since 2012. In 2016 gross national savings will drop slightly to 24.3% of GDP from 24.8% in 2015. √ Gross investment will decrease from 21.8% of GDP in 2015 to 21.3% in 2016. In 2016 unemployment rate will remain at the same level of 3.5%, while employment will increase with 200 thousand employees compared to 2015. √ Inflation will decrease for the second consecutive year to 0.4% in 2016 from 0.7% in 2015. Note: The charts above show highlights of the latest International Monetary Fund's forecasts for 2016. Data series are obtained from CEIC's Global Economic Monitor, Regional and Country Forecast datasets. Discuss this post and many other topics in our LinkedIn Group (you must be a LinkedIn member to participate). Request a Free Trial Subscription. Back to Blog
21st January 2016 2016 in Figures - Japan