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Japan Inflation Rate

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    Consumer prices in Japan were flat year-on-year in September of 2015, slowing from a 0.2 percent gain in August. It is the lowest figure since May of 2013 when it was recorded at -0.3 percent, as fuel prices fell at a faster pace while food and medical care cost eased. Inflation Rate in Japan averaged 3.13 percent from 1958 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 25 percent in February of 1974 and a record low of -2.52 percent in October of 2009. Inflation Rate in Japan is reported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications. In Japan, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Food (25 percent of total weight) and Housing (21 percent). Transportation and communications accounts for 14 percent; Culture and recreation for 11.5 percent; Fuel, light and water charges for 7 percent; Medical care for 4.3 percent; Clothes and footwear for 4 percent. Furniture and household utensils, Education and Miscellaneous goods and services account for the remaining. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.

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