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Japan inflation summary for May 2022

Updated: June 24, 2022
Next update: July 22, 2022

Current Japan inflation rate

May 2022
2.4%
The Consumer Price Index for Japan is 101.8 for the month of May 2022. The inflation rate year over year is 2.4% (compared to 2.4% for the previous month). Inflation from April 2022 to May 2022 was 0.3%.

Previous Japan Inflation Rate

April 2022 to May 2022
0.3%

Month-to-Month Japan Inflation Rate

April 2022
2.4%

Recent inflation rates for Japan

YearjanfebmaraprmayjunjulaugsepoctnovdecAnnual
20220.5%0.9%1.2%2.4%2.4%
2021-0.7%-0.5%-0.4%-1.1%-0.7%-0.4%-0.3%-0.4%0.2%0.1%0.6%0.8%-0.2%
20200.8%0.6%0.6%0.2%0.1%0.1%0.2%0.1%-0.2%-0.6%-1.0%-1.2%-0.0%
20190.2%0.2%0.5%0.9%0.7%0.6%0.6%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.5%0.8%0.5%
20181.3%1.4%1.1%0.6%0.7%0.7%0.9%1.3%1.1%1.4%0.9%0.3%1.0%
All inflation rates are calculated using the Japan Consumer Price Index (CPI) series.