Monthly Orders in Japan

May 2023

Custom-Built Detached
Housing
Apartment Renovation Total
One Month Cumulative
since January
One Month Cumulative
since January
One Month Cumulative
since January
One Month Cumulative
since January
△40% +4% △50% +24% △2% △1% △35% +4%

* The above figures are in terms of monetary amounts.
* The figures for Renovation represent orders received by Sumitomo Forestry Home Tech Co., Ltd.
* The above shows preliminary figures that are subject to change.
* Starting with the orders received in June 2021, the wording of the title of the figures has been changed from "YoY Comparison" to "YoY Changes" to make it easier to understand. However, there has been no change in the method of calculation.
* A "YoY Change" is a change presented with the assumption that the order for the same period of the previous year (one month/cumulative) was 100%.
YoY Change (%) = ("Order for this month" / "Order for the same month of the previous year") x 100 - 100%

Past Monthly Orders

Year and 
Month
Custom-Built Detached Housing Apartment Renovation Total
One Month Cumulative
since January
One Month Cumulative 
since January
One Month Cumulative 
since January
One Month Cumulative
 since January
April +46% +18% +66% +44% +11% △0% +40% +16%
March +14% +10% +62% +37% △2% △4% +14% +9%
February
+20% +5% +92% +15% +9% △6% +20% +4%
2023
January
△11% △11% △47% △47% △23% △23% △15% △15%
December
△5% △3% △48% +14% +7% +8% △6% △1%
November
+6% △3% △7% +24% △3% +8% +4% △0%
October
+27% △4% +84% +27% +13% +9% +25% △1%
September
△32% △5% +21% +24% +8% +9% △26% △2%
August
△29% △0% △5% +24% +6% +9% △23% +2%
July
+15% +4% +132% +28% +14% +9% +23% +5%
June
+15% +2% +1% +5% +14% +8% +15% +3%
May
+6% △2% +7% +6% △3% +7% +5% △1%
April
△3% △4% +45% +5% +3% +10% △1% △2%
March
△5% △5% △15% △4% +12% +12% △4% △2%
February △9% △4% △25% +10% +4% +13% △8% △1%
2022
January
+3% +3% +76% +76% +26% +26% +8% +8%

* The above figures are in terms of monetary amounts.
* The figures for Renovation represent orders received by Sumitomo Forestry Home Tech Co., Ltd.
* The above shows preliminary figures that are subject to change.
* Starting with the orders received in June 2021, the wording of the title of the figures has been changed from "YoY Comparison" to "YoY Changes" to make it easier to understand. However, there has been no change in the method of calculation.
* A "YoY Change" is a change presented with the assumption that the order for the same period of the previous year (one month/cumulative) was 100%.
YoY Change (%) = ("Order for this month" / "Order for the same month of the previous year") x 100 - 100%

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