Japan Inflation Rate in 2008
Inflation rate in Japan was 0.41% in 2008. That is 0.31 less than it was in the preceding 2007 and 2.14% more than in the following year of 2009.
In 2008 Japan ranked #2 in the world by yearly inflation rate.
Month over month inflation rate is calculated for just the subject month itself - from the first to the last day of that month:
|Month to month, %||-0.20||-0.20||0.51||-0.10||0.82||0.41||0.20||0.30||0.00||-0.10||-0.80||-0.41||0.41|
Year to year inflation rate is calculated for 12 months: 11 months preceding the subject one and the subject month itself:
|Year over year (12 months), %||0.72||1.04||1.24||0.82||1.34||1.96||2.27||2.05||2.05||1.64||1.02||0.41||0.41|
Progressive inflation rate is an incremental year to date inflation that sums rates from the beginning of the calendar year to the end of the subject month:
|Progressive (year to date), %||-0.20||-0.41||0.10||0.00||0.82||1.23||1.43||1.74||1.74||1.64||0.82||0.41||0.41|
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