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Changes in economic indices over 7 years and 8 months of Abe administration

  • August 29, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

Economic indices before and after the Abe administration

 

 

 

Figure before Abe administration

Current figure

Government debt

National and local long-term outstanding debt

(percentage of GDP)

932 trillion yen

(189%)

1,182 trillion yen

(207%)

Bank of Japan holdings of government bonds (percentage)

11.5%

(end of December 2012)

47.2%

(end of March 2020)

Livelihood

Real wage index

(average for 2015 =100)

104.5

(average for 2012)

99.9

(average for 2019)

Unemployment rate

4.1%

(November 2012)

2.8%

(June 2020)

Markets

Nikkei average

10,0080.12

(Dec. 25, 2012)

22,882.65

(Aug. 28, 2020)

Exchange rate for Yen

1 USD = 84.80 JPY

(Dec. 25, 2012)

1 USD = 106.08 JPY

(Aug. 28, 2020)

* Figures for long-term outstanding debt are the actual figure as of the end of fiscal 2012 and the projected figure for the end of fiscal 2020.

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