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What was the GDP, CPI, Wage or Population of Japan Then?

Annual Observations in Table and Graphical Format for years 1879 to 2011

The data here have not been maintained and are here for reference to users. More recent data can be found on other sources.

      What Was?
Japan Nominal GDP
Japan Real GDP
Japan GDP Deflator
Japan Nominal GDP Per Capita
Japan Real GDP Per Capita
Japan Population
Japan CPI
Japan Average Wage
Initial Year *:  
Ending Year *:
* Select initial and ending years within 1879- 2011 period.

The GDP and population series are available for any year, or range of years, between 1952 and 2011. The CPI series is available beginning 1879, and the wage series beginning 1948.

For the data in spreadsheet format and sources download Sources of Annual CPI, Wages, GDP, GDP Deflator, and population for Japan.

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Lawrence H. Officer and Samuel H. Williamson, "What was the GDP, CPI, Wage or Population of Japan Then?" MeasuringWorth, 2012.

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