Japanese yen to British pound historical chart

Japanese yen (JPY) to British pound (GBP) exchange rate chart and trend analysis based on real data sourced directly from UK currency suppliers

JPY to GBP chart


Our British pound to Japanese yen chart plots the actual Japanese yen buyback rates offered by our panel of UK currency providers at the end of each day, so you can see the historical performance of the Japanese yen against the pound and monitor fluctuations in the exchange rate over time.


This page shows the Japanese yen to pound exchange rate, not the Japanese yen buyback rate advertised in our Japanese yen buyback comparisons. Both rates are the same, but the buyback rate is displayed in a different format due to the way UK currency suppliers advertise their buyback rates. Learn more

GBP to JPY historical rates

This annual exchange rate summary provides a detailed breakdown of the performance of the Japanese yen against the British pound over the past several years so you can put today's Japanese yen buyback rates into context:

Annual exchange rate data for British pounds to Japanese yen
2024 0.0053 --- 0.0053 0.0048 ---
2023 0.006 0.0053 0.0061 0.0051 12.04%
2022 0.0063 0.006 0.0065 0.0055 6.59%
2021 0.007 0.0063 0.007 0.0062 10.99%
2020 0.0069 0.007 0.0078 0.0068 -1.45%
2019 0.007 0.0069 0.0077 0.0066 2.63%
2018 0.0065 0.007 0.007 0.0064 -7.67%
2017 0.0068 0.0065 0.0072 0.0064 4.61%
2016 0.0055 0.0068 0.0078 0.0055 -18.84%

Best place to sell Japanese yen in the UK

If you want to exchange Japanese yen into British pounds, we can help you to find a reputable foreign exchange provider. We compare the Japanese yen rates from tried-and-tested companies who will buy currency by post or over the counter.

For a complete comparison of providers and their latest buyback rates, see our Japanese yen currency buyback comparisons.