Japan Capacity Utilization

Capacity Utilization in Japan decreased to 96.50 Index Points in April from 97.50 Index Points in March of 2016. Capacity Utilization in Japan averaged 112.37 Index Points from 1968 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 137.50 Index Points in November of 1968 and a record low of 69.30 Index Points in February of 2009. Capacity Utilization in Japan is reported by the Ministry of Economy, Japan. In Japan, capacity utilization is the quantity of production divided by the quantity of production capacity, expressing the state of operations for various facilities in the manufacturing industry. It does not measure the absolute level of capacity utilization but the relative capacity utilization rate compared with the benchmark year. This page provides the latest reported value for – Japan Capacity Utilization – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.