Japan Household Asset

As of March 2017, Japanese households held a total of 1809.4 trillion yen in financial assets. Yen cash and deposits accounted for 51.2% and non-yen denominated assets accounted for 3.2% of the total.

Published quarterly by the Bank of Japan and Japan Macro Advisors. Updated to the end of March 2017 (published on June 27th, 2017)

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