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News Bulletin June 23, 2016

June 23, 2016


No.260

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

The Statistics Bureau of Japan (SBJ) conducted the 2016 Economic Census for Business Activity

  SBJ and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, conducted the 2016 Economic Census for Business Activity as of June 1, 2016. Economic Census for Business Activity was first conducted in 2012 in response to the diversification of economic activities, and conducted for the second time in 2016.
  Economic Census for Business Activity aims to reveal the economic activities of establishments and enterprises in Japan at the national and regional levels by thoroughly investigating financial survey items such as sales (income) and expenses across all industries at the same point in time. Moreover, this survey also provides a population for statistical surveys on establishments and enterprises.
  For more details, please visit:
http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/e-census/2012/index.htm

Survey Process
[Survey by enumerators (for single-unit establishments)]

  • May 20th -31th
    Enumerators provided single-unit establishments with questionnaire forms
  • June 1st -
    " Enumerators began collecting questionnaire forms
  • May 20th - June 7th (Online Survey Prioritization)
    Online participation via PCs

[Survey by direct mailing (for enterprises with head and branch offices)]

  • Mid May-end of May
    Relevant authorities mailed questionnaire forms only to head offices.
  • June 1st -24th
    Questionnaire forms were returned by mail or via the Internet.

The preliminary results (industry common matters) of the economic census are scheduled to be released by the end of May 2017, with detailed results released in sequence from September 2017.


Visitors

The following people visited SBJ to learn about the statistical works in Japan, respectively:
  • 28 statistical officials of the participants in the "Third Group Training Course Programme on Production and Statistical Analysis of Monitoring Indicators in Support of Inclusive Development Policies" of the United Nations Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP) (June 2)
    website:http://www.stat.go.jp/english/info/meetings/receiving/siap1606.htm

RECENT RELEASES

May 17 2016


"Survey of Household Economy" (Items Related to Expenditure) (March 2016)

- Summary Results of the March 2016 (final) Survey of Household Economy (Items Related to Expenditure) (Two-or-more-person households)

- Change over the year of Monthly Expenditure per household on Main Items

<Main Items increased in real terms>

  • Water supply and drainage construction costs: up 30.0% in nominal terms and 28.1% in real terms
  • Air conditioners: up 10.0% in nominal terms and 19.8% in real terms
  • Vacuum cleaners: down 15.4% in nominal terms and up 8.6% in real terms

<Main Items decreased in real terms>


Family Income and Expenditure Survey (Savings and Liabilities) (2015 Yearly Average)

             http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/sav/index.htm#yearly



Family Income and Expenditure Survey (Savings and Liabilities) (The fourth quarter of 2015)

             http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/sav/index.htm#quarterly



Family Income and Expenditure Survey (Total Households) (The first quarter of 2016)

             http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/sousetai/2.htm



Family Income and Expenditure Survey (One-person Households) (The first quarter of 2016)

             http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/tanshin/2.htm


May 20 2016


"Population Estimates" (May 2016)

- As of May 1, 2016 (Provisional estimates)
<Total Population>

  • The total population was 126.96 million, a decrease of 0.14 million (0.11 percent) from the previous year.

- As of December, 2015 (Final estimates (Based on the Preliminary Count of the 2015 Population Census))
<Total Population>

  • The total population was 127,103 thousand, a decrease of 134 thousand (0.11 percent) from the previous year.
  • The population aged 0 to 14 was 16,079 thousand (12.7 percent of the total population).
  • The population aged 15 to 64 was 76,979 thousand (60.6 percent of the total population).
  • The population aged 65 and over was 34,045 thousand, (26.8 percent of the total population).
<Japanese population>

May 25 2016


Unincorporated Enterprise Survey (Trend survey) (January to March 2016)

  • The sales per establishment for January-March 2016 increased by 5.1% in "Manufacturing" and 10.3% in "Accommodations and food services", and decreased by 1.0% in "Wholesale and retail trade" and 7.6% in "Services", respectively over the previous year (corresponding period).
  • The net operating profit per establishment for January-March 2016 increased by 15.1% in "Manufacturing" and 12.1% in "Accommodations and food services" and decreased by 10.4% in "Wholesale and retail trade", and 4.1% in "Services", respectively over the previous year (corresponding period).

    http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/kojinke/index.htm

May 26 2016


"Monthly Report on Internal Migration in Japan" (April 2016)

  • The number of internal migrants (All nationalities) was 731,587, a decrease of 32,709 (4.3%) from the previous year.
  • The number of inter-prefectural migrants (All nationalities) was 389,394, a decrease of 14,733 (3.6%) from the previous year.
  • The number of intra-prefectural migrants (All nationalities) was 342,193, a decrease of 17,976 (5.0%) from the previous year.
  • The number of internal migrants (Japanese) was 689,155, a decrease of 35,484 (4.9%) from the previous year.
  • The number of inter-prefectural migrants (Japanese) was 366,905, a decrease of 16,471 (4.3%) from the previous year.
  • The number of intra-prefectural migrants (Japanese) was 322,250, a decrease of 19,013 (5.6%) from the previous year.

    http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/idou/3.htm

May 27 2016


Consumer Price Index (2010-base) (April 2016, Japan /May 2016, Ku-area of Tokyo (preliminary))

  • The consumer price index for Japan in April 2016 was 103.4 (2010=100), up 0.2% from the previous month, and down 0.3% over the year.
  • The consumer price index for Ku-area of Tokyo in May 2016 (preliminary) was 102.0 (2010=100), the same level as the previous month, and down 0.5% over the year.

    http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/cpi/1581.htm


Retail Price Survey" (April 2016, Main Cities (May 2016, Ku-area of Tokyo))

             http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/kouri/doukou/15i2.htm


May 31 2016


Family Income and Expenditure Survey (Two-or-more-person Households : April 2016)

  • Expenditures for Two-or-more-person Households

    The average of monthly consumption expenditures per household for April 2016 was 298,520 yen, down 0.7% in nominal terms and down 0.4% in real terms from the previous year.

  • Income and Expenditures for Workers' Households

    The average of monthly income per household stood at 480,098 yen, up 0.7% in nominal terms and up 1.0% in real terms from the previous year.

    The average of consumption expenditures per household was 338,001 yen, up 1.1% in nominal terms and up 1.4% in real terms from the previous year.

    http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/kakei/156.htm


"Labour Force Survey (Basic Tabulation)" (April 2016)

  • The number of employed persons in April 2016 was 63.96 million, an increase of 540 thousand or 0.9% from the previous year.
  • The number of unemployed persons in April 2016 was 2.24 million, a decrease of 100 thousand or 4.3% from the previous year.
  • The unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, was 3.2%.

    http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/roudou/results/month/index.htm


Annual Report on the Labour Force Survey 2015

             http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/roudou/report/2015/index.htm



"Monthly Survey on Service Industries" (March 2016 (preliminary))

  • Monthly sales: 35.6 trillion yen, down 0.3 % over the year.
  • Demand Situation DI: 1.5 over the year.
  • Number of persons working at the Location of Establishment: 28.61 million persons, up 0.7 % over the year.

    http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/mssi/kekka.htm

June 10 2016


"Family Income and Expenditure Survey(Income and Expenditure)" (Annual Report 2015)

             http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/kakei/156index.htm


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