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Japanese Yen (JPY)

The Japanese Yen is the primary currency of Japan. This currency is used by an estimated 126,529,100 people. Based on our estimate, Japanese Yen is the #11 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Japanese Yen is "JPY". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 392. The currency symbol for the Yen is "¥".

Japanese Yen conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

JPY Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Japanese Yen is Japan.

There are approximately 126,529,100 people around the world who use the Japanese Yen. The Japanese Yen is the #11 most used widely currency is the world.

126,529,100 user population
Ranked #11 in the world

JPY Exchange Rates

1 Japanese Yen equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: ¥65.35
Canadian Dollar


Inverse: ¥75.92


Inverse: ¥117.25
British Pound


Inverse: ¥133.46
Indian Rupee


Inverse: ¥1.41
US Dollar


Inverse: ¥107.38

† Rates last updated at 43 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

JPY Currency Facts

JPY Details

ISO 4217 CodeJPY
ISO 4217 Number392
Unit NameYen
Currency NicknamesN.a.

JPY Denominations

Minor Unit NameSen
Minor Unit Symbol sen
Minor UnitsN.a.
Frequently Used banknotes¥1000, ¥5000, ¥10000
Rarely Used Banknotes¥2000
Frequently Used Coins¥1, ¥5, ¥10, ¥50, ¥100, ¥500
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

JPY Issuance

Central BankBank of Japan
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population126,529,100 people
Population Rank#11
JPY Inflation Rate0.98%
Inflation Rank#96

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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2020 JPY Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Bank of Japan. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Japanese Yen may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Bank Holiday January 2, 2020 Closed
Bank Holiday January 3, 2020 Closed
Coming of Age Day January 13, 2020 Closed
National Founding Day February 11, 2020 Closed
Emperor's Birthday February 24, 2020 Closed
Vernal Equinox March 20, 2020 Closed
Showa Day April 29, 2020 Closed
Greenery Day May 4, 2020 Closed
Children's Day May 5, 2020 Closed
Constitution Day May 6, 2020 Closed
Marine Day July 23, 2020 Closed
Health-Sports Day July 24, 2020 Closed
Mountain Day August 10, 2020 Closed
Respect for the Aged Day September 21, 2020 Closed
Autumn Equinox September 22, 2020 Closed
Culture Day November 3, 2020 Closed
Labour Thanksgiving Day November 23, 2020 Closed
New Year's Eve December 31, 2020 Closed