The Housing Finance Sector data for Japan extends back to 1997. Please click on the Research Center tab above to access data for previous years not shown.

Japan: Statistical Data At-A-Glance
Total population126.53 million2018WDI
Urban population (% of total)91.62% of total2018WDI
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)4,971,767 USD (millions)2018WEO
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)44,246.37 USD 2018WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change).83%2018WEO
Average bank deposit rateNot available2018IFS
Lending rateNot available2018IFS
Owner-occupied units56.79% of total2018Housing and Land Statistics Survey
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:1,866,861.86 USD (millions)2018Bank of Japan
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)37.55%2018Bank of Japan
Total # of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of yearNot available2018Country Editor
Typical LTV at originationNot available2018Country Editor
Typical pmt-to-income ratio (HH income)Not available2018Country Editor
Retail funding (deposits/other)primary2018Country Editor
Funding through securitization of mortgagessecondary2018Country Editor
Typical number of days needed for the transfer of title132018WDI

About the Editor

Japan Housing Finance Agency (JHF)

Japan Housing Finance Agency (JHF) is an incorporated administrative agency, 100% owned by the Government of Japan. It was established in 2007 to succeed the Government Housing Loan Corporation of Japan (GHLC) that was established in 1950. JHF does not originate mortgages, but purchases fixed rate mortgages originated by private lenders and package those mortgages into MBS. JHF is the largest issuer of MBS in Japan.

URL: http://www.jhf.go.jp/english/index.html

The country editor, Japan Housing Finance Agency (JHF), does not guarantee or give any warranty as to the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of any information or material on this web page. JHF does not update the data or contents on this web page even if the original data or contents are revised. JHF is not responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever resulting from reliance on any data or contents contained in this web page.