Long-term statistics of Japan

This webpage introduces long-term statistics in Japan. The statistics in this page include the source statistic names; thus, users can broaden their research.

For Statistics without a Call Number, the Call Number varies depending on the version. To search these statistics, please enter the title on NDL Online. If table of contents is listed at the end of the introductory sentence of the material, it is linked to Table of Contents Database. Users can check the table of contents via the link. The database is Japanese only.

Contents

1. Internet information source
2. Statistics materials published before the Second World War
3. Statistics materials published after the Second World War

1. Internet information source

  • The Historical Statistics of Japan (Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications) (Japanese,English)
    This is a website of time-series data collected from statistics of Japanese land, population, economy, society, and culture from the Meiji to Heisei era. The last update was March 2012 (Heisei 24). Now, it is available on WARP (Web Archiving Project).

2. Statistics materials published before the Second World War

  • Nihon Keizai Tokei SokanLink to holding information of the National Diet Library (The Asahi Shimbun Company / 1930 / our call no.:350.59-A839n) (National Diet Library Digital CollectionLink to the National Diet Library Digital Collections) (Japanese)
    This material contains economic statistics from the Meiji period to the early Showa period. There is Meiji Taishoki Nihon Keizai Tokei Sokan (Namiki Shobo / 1999 / our call no.:DT321-G4) as a reproduction version.

3. Statistics materials published after the Second World War

  • Nihon Choki Tokei Soran (Historical Statistics of Japan) (Japan Statistical Association / 1987-1988) (Japanese, English)
  • Nihon Choki Tokei Soran-Shinpan (Historical Statistics of Japan-New Version) (Japan Statistical Association / 2006) (Japanese, English)
    This material Includes long-term statistics in a wide range of fields from the Meiji period to the Heisei period. Data contained in this material is published by government agencies or similar organizations.
  • Kanketsu Showa Kokusei SoranLink to holding information of the National Diet Library (TOYO KEIZAI INC. / 1991 / our call no.:DT31-E7) (Japanese)
    This material includes main statistics in extensive fields during the period from Taisho 9 (1920) to Showa 63 (1988) when the first census was carried out. It also contains statistics during the Second World War and those of former colonies (Korea, Taiwan, etc.). (Table of contents)
  • Suji de miru nihon no hyakunen (Yano Tsuneta Kinenkai / irregular) (Japanese)
    This is a long-term version of Nihon Kokusei ZueLink to holding information of the National Diet Library (Yano Tusuneta Kinenkai / annual / our call no.:Z41-107), with comprehensive statistics of the economic and social fields. (Table of contents example: 2020 edition)
  • Nihon Keizai Tokei Shu: Meiji, Taisho, ShowaLink to holding information of the National Diet Library (Nihon Hyoron Shinsha co., Ltd. / 1958 / our call no.:330.59-N689n) (National Diet Library Digital CollectionLink to the National Diet Library Digital Collections) (Japanese)
    This material contains economic statistics such as for the mining and manufacturing industry, the agriculture economy, national wealth, and national income during the period from the early Meiji era to the early Showa era. It also includes statistics of former colonies (Korea, Taiwan, etc.).
  • Choki Keizai Tokei: Suikei to bunseki (Long-term Economic Statistics: Estimation and Analysis) (TOYO KEIZAI INC. / 1965-1988 / our call no.:330.59-Ty9924) (National Diet Library Digital Collection:
    volume1Link to the National Diet Library Digital Collections,volume2Link to the National Diet Library Digital Collections,volume3Link to the National Diet Library Digital Collections,volume4Link to the National Diet Library Digital Collections,volume5Link to the National Diet Library Digital Collections,volume6Link to the National Diet Library Digital Collections,volume7Link to the National Diet Library Digital Collections,volume8Link to the National Diet Library Digital Collections,volume9Link to the National Diet Library Digital Collections,
    volume10Link to the National Diet Library Digital Collections,volume11Link to the National Diet Library Digital Collections,volume12Link to the National Diet Library Digital Collections,volume13Link to the National Diet Library Digital Collections,volume14Link to the National Diet Library Digital Collections)
    This material consists of a total of 14 volumes in long-term statistics that processed statistics after the Meiji era. The contents of each volume include national income, labor, capital stock, capital formation, savings and currency, personal consumption expenditure, fiscal expenditure, prices, the agroforestry industry, the mining and manufacturing industry, the textile industry, railways and electricity, regional economic statistics, trade and the balance of payments.

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