Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), services in Japan, May 2018 - November 2021:
For that indicator, we provide data for Japan from May 2018 to November 2021. The average value for Japan during that period was 47.92 index points with a minimum of 21.5 index points in April 2020 and a maximum of 53.3 index points in August 2019.
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Measure: index points
Source: Markit Economics
Definition: The services Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is an indicator of economic health for the services sector. The purpose of the PMI is to provide information about current business conditions to company decision makers, analysts and purchasing managers. Each country PMI survey for the services sector is based on questionnaire responses that cover the following economic variables: business activity, new business, backlogs of work, prices charged, input prices, employment, expectations for activity.
The services PMI is a number from 0 to 100. A PMI above 50 represents an expansion when compared with the previous month. A PMI reading under 50 represents a contraction, and a reading at 50 indicates no change.