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Japanese inflation rate

Japan inflation summary for April 2021

Updated: May 21, 2021
Next update: June 18, 2021

Current Japan inflation rate

April 2021
-0.5%
The Consumer Price Index for Japan is 101.4 for the month of April 2021. The inflation rate year over year is -0.5% (compared to -0.1% for the previous month). Inflation from March 2021 to April 2021 was -0.4%.

Previous Japan Inflation Rate

March 2021 to April 2021
-0.4%

Month-to-Month Japan Inflation Rate

March 2021
-0.1%

Recent inflation rates for Japan

YearjanfebmaraprmayjunjulaugsepoctnovdecAnnual
2021-0.6%-0.4%-0.1%-0.5%
20200.7%0.5%0.4%0.1%0.0%0.1%0.3%0.2%0.1%-0.4%-1.0%-1.2%-0.0%
20190.2%0.2%0.5%0.9%0.8%0.7%0.6%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.5%0.8%0.5%
20181.3%1.5%1.1%0.6%0.6%0.7%0.9%1.3%1.2%1.4%0.9%0.3%1.0%
20170.4%0.2%0.2%0.4%0.4%0.3%0.5%0.6%0.7%0.2%0.5%1.1%0.5%
All inflation rates are calculated using the Japan Consumer Price Index (CPI) series.