World Economic Outlook Database, April 2014

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes201120122013
JapanGross domestic product, current pricesNational currencyBillionsSource: Global Insight and Nomura database.
Latest actual data: 2013
National accounts manual used: SNA 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2005
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1980
Primary domestic currency: Japanese yen
Data last updated: 03/2014471310,800473777,100478368,200
JapanPopulationPersonsMillionsSource: Global Insight and Nomura database.
Latest actual data: 2013. Actual surveys are taken every 5 years with the latest one being in 2010.
Primary domestic currency: Japanese yen
Data last updated: 03/2014127,896127,611127,341
JapanGeneral government structural balanceNational currencyBillionsSource: Cabinet Office of Japan
Latest actual data: 2012
Fiscal assumptions: The projections include fiscal measures already announced by the government, including consumption tax increases, earthquake reconstruction spending, and the stimulus package.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Noncash (accrual)
General government includes: Central Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;. Government in Japan consists of 3 layers: central, prefectural, and municipal. The latter two government levels are covered under local government. There is no government at the state level in Japan.
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. Gross public debt includes equity shares.
Primary domestic currency: Japanese yen
Data last updated: 03/2014-40771,957-36960,794-38024,733
JapanGeneral government structural balancePercent of potential GDP See notes for: 
General government structural balance (National currency).-8,310-7,560-7,778
JapanGeneral government gross debtNational currencyBillionsSource: Cabinet Office of Japan
Latest actual data: 2012
Fiscal assumptions: The projections include fiscal measures already announced by the government, including consumption tax increases, earthquake reconstruction spending, and the stimulus package.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Noncash (accrual)
General government includes: Central Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;. Government in Japan consists of 3 layers: central, prefectural, and municipal. The latter two government levels are covered under local government. There is no government at the state level in Japan.
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. Gross public debt includes equity shares.
Primary domestic currency: Japanese yen
Data last updated: 03/20141083243,1001124488,6001163497,534
JapanGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).229,836237,345243,222
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  Japan: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Source: Global Insight and Nomura database.
Latest actual data: 2013
National accounts manual used: SNA 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2005
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1980
Primary domestic currency: Japanese yen
Data last updated: 03/2014


Japan: Population (Persons)
Source: Global Insight and Nomura database.
Latest actual data: 2013. Actual surveys are taken every 5 years with the latest one being in 2010.
Primary domestic currency: Japanese yen
Data last updated: 03/2014


Japan: General government structural balance (National currency)
Source: Cabinet Office of Japan
Latest actual data: 2012
Fiscal assumptions: The projections include fiscal measures already announced by the government, including consumption tax increases, earthquake reconstruction spending, and the stimulus package.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Noncash (accrual)
General government includes: Central Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;. Government in Japan consists of 3 layers: central, prefectural, and municipal. The latter two government levels are covered under local government. There is no government at the state level in Japan.
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. Gross public debt includes equity shares.
Primary domestic currency: Japanese yen
Data last updated: 03/2014


Japan: General government structural balance (Percent of potential GDP)
See notes for:
General government structural balance (National currency).


Japan: General government gross debt (National currency)
Source: Cabinet Office of Japan
Latest actual data: 2012
Fiscal assumptions: The projections include fiscal measures already announced by the government, including consumption tax increases, earthquake reconstruction spending, and the stimulus package.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Noncash (accrual)
General government includes: Central Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;. Government in Japan consists of 3 layers: central, prefectural, and municipal. The latter two government levels are covered under local government. There is no government at the state level in Japan.
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. Gross public debt includes equity shares.
Primary domestic currency: Japanese yen
Data last updated: 03/2014


Japan: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


 
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