Japan Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP Statistics

14, Oct 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Japan › Change country
Economic Indicator: Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP › See all Japan indicators, › See Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Yen
Currency Symbol: JPY

Output gaps for advanced economies are calculated as actual GDP less potential GDP as a percent of potential GDP. Estimates of output gaps are subject to a significant margin of uncertainty. See notes for: Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency).

Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP Statistics for Japan , Year 2015 - In Detail

Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP for Japan in year 2015 is -1.592 %. Output gaps for advanced economies are calculated as actual GDP less potential GDP as a percent of potential GDP. Estimates of output gaps are subject to a significant margin of uncertainty.

This makes Japan No. 17 in world rankings according to Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP in year 2015. The world's average Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP value is -0.23 %; Japan is 1.36 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP for Japan was -1.56 % Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP for Japan in 2015 was or will be 1.92% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP for Japan was or will be -1.58 %, which is 1.01% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Output Gap, Percent of Potential GDP for Japan, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -1.161
  2020 -1.443
  2019 -1.75
  2018 -2.065
  2017 -2.045
  2016 -1.576
2015 -1.592
  2014 -1.562
  2013 -1.06
  2012 -1.996
  2011 -3.329
  2010 -2.635
  2009 -6.676
  2008 -0.919
  2007 0.858
  2006 -0.006
  2005 -0.395
  2004 -0.278
  2003 -1.217
  2002 -1.65
  2001 -0.894
  2000 -0.367
  1999 -1.854
  1998 -1.266
  1997 1.475
  1996 1.029
  1995 -0.477
  1994 -1.589
  1993 -1.095
  1992 0.782
  1991 2.672
  1990 2.946
  1989 1.534
  1988 0.665
  1987 -1.949
  1986 -1.97
  1985 -0.923
  1984 -3.467
  1983 -4.824
  1982 -5.129
  1981 -5.684
  1980 -6.871