No. 3 — January 21, 2000

APPENDIX

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Table 1: Japan's Gross National Product, 1885-1999

GNP

GNP

GNP

GNP

GNP

GNP

Year

bn ¥

bn 1990 ¥

Year

bn ¥

bn 1990 ¥

Year

bn ¥

bn 1990 ¥

1885

¥0.81

¥7,209

1920

¥15.9

¥21,311

1960

¥15,998

¥71,631

1886

0.80

7,624

1921

14.9

21,854

1961

19,306

80,054

1887

0.82

8,169

1922

15.6

22,164

1962

21,900

86,906

1888

0.87

8,393

1923

14.9

21,321

1963

25,054

94,500

1889

0.96

8,870

1924

15.6

21,943

1964

29,446

104,978

1890

1.06

8,597

1925

16.3

23,206

1965

32,772

110,976

1891

1.14

9,461

1926

16.0

23,382

1966

38,073

122,386

1892

1.13

9,296

1927

16.3

24,646

1967

44,626

135,980

1893

1.20

9,865

1928

16.5

25,795

1968

52,825

152,099

1894

1.34

10,293

1929

16.3

25,767

1969

62,065

170,314

1895

1.55

10,929

1930

13.9

25,007

1970

73,188

187,917

1896

1.67

10,894

1931

12.5

25,839

1971

80,591

196,319

1897

1.96

10,656

1932

13.0

26,078

1972

92,400

213,138

1898

2.19

11,170

1933

14.3

27,170

1973

112,519

230,299

1899

2.31

11,844

1934

15.7

30,096

1974

133,996

227,014

1900

2.41

11,615

1935

16.7

30,823

1975

148,169

234,203

1901

2.48

12,056

1936

17.8

31,798

1976

166,416

243,541

1902

2.54

11,896

1937

23.4

39,328

1977

185,530

254,349

1903

2.70

12,019

1938

26.8

40,653

1978

204,474

267,985

1904

3.03

13,233

1939

33.1

40,991

1979

221,824

282,945

1905

3.08

12,728

1940

39.4

38,542

1980

240,098

290,454

1906

3.30

12,628

1941

44.9

39,161

1981

257,416

299,123

1907

3.74

13,281

1942

54.4

39,671

1982

270,669

308,998

1908

3.77

13,531

1943

63.8

39,571

1983

282,078

316,447

1909

3.78

13,987

1944

74.5

38,242

1984

301,048

329,032

1910

3.93

14,754

1945

n.a.

n.a.

1985

321,555

344,165

1911

4.46

15,143

1946

474

21,487

1986

336,686

354,170

1912

4.77

14,656

1947

1,309

23,302

1987

351,813

369,713

1913

5.01

15,032

1948

2,666

26,338

1988

376,275

392,732

1914

4.74

15,208

1949

3,375

26,918

1989

402,847

412,097

1915

4.99

16,189

1950

3,947

29,867

1990

432,971

432,937

1916

6.15

17,386

1951

5,444

33,744

1991

461,488

449,437

1917

8.59

18,730

1952

6,261

39,553

1992

475,288

454,961

1918

11.84

20,214

1953

7,059

42,029

1993

479,761

456,455

1919

15.45

21,258

1954

7,829

44,484

1994

483,201

458,940

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1955

8,399

47,243

1995

487,211

465,714

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aaa

aaa

1956

9,447

50,735

1996

505,767

490,512

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aaa

1957

10,874

53,977

1997

514,343

498,435

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1958

11,545

57,890

1998

502,425

485,208

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1959

13,189

63,232

1999

504,829

489,922

Sources: Management and Coordination Agency, Statistics Bureau, Historical Statistics of Japan on CD-ROM (Tokyo: Japan Statistical Association, 1999), Tables 13-03, 13-04 and 13-10, and on-line at http://www.stat.go.jp/1.htm.

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