Statistic data

Statistic data

State of Demand and Supply

State of Demand and Supply in Japan

Source: "Record of Demand and Supply of Salt" from Ministry of Finance

  • Details of "Amount demanded" are as follows;
  • Salt produced overseas" in "Amount supplied" includes salt produced domestically from imported salt produced overseas.
  • Amounts of less than one unit are rounded and so the figure indicated as the total may not be the same as the total of the amounts added together.
  • The amounts are for one year from April 1 to March 31 of the following year.

Changes in quantity of salt intake

Changes in quantity of salt intake in Japan (g/day)

Source: "Record of Demand and Supply of Salt" from Ministry of Finance

  • The quantities shown in the above table are obtaines by multiplying the quantity of sodium included in foodstuffs taken in by a factor of 2.54 and not by actually measuring the quantities of salt.
  • Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare shows the tentative dietary goal for preventing life-style related diseases (DG) of salt as less than 8g per day for male (aged 12 or over) and less than 7g per day for female (aged 10 or over).
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