Global Property Guide

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Price/Rent Ratio - Japan Compared to Asia

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Taiwan 64 yrs
China 48 yrs
Singapore 39 yrs
Hong Kong 38 yrs
Japan 38 yrs
Malaysia 27 yrs
Thailand 19 yrs
Cambodia 19 yrs
Philippines 16 yrs
Indonesia 12 yrs

Japan: Price/rent ratio

This ratio is typically used for measuring undervaluation/overvaluation of real estate prices, calculated by dividing the gross rental yield by 100 so the higher the yield, the lower the price/rent ratio.

When wereas theise data collected? Click on individual countries to see the data collection date.


Japan has house price statistics, particularly monthly average condominium prices in Tokyo, published by the Land Institute of Japan. Land price statistics are available from the Japan Real Estate Institute (JREI), as well as rent index. For a summary of Japan's economic and real estate trends, see monthly JREI reports. Japan's Statistics Bureau and the Bank of Japan have good collections of general economics data