Employment Rate in Japan increased to 60.90 percent in August from 60.70 percent in July of 2019. Employment Rate in Japan averaged 60.16 percent from 1972 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 65.40 percent in October of 1973 and a record low of 55.90 percent in January of 2012.

Employment Rate in Japan is expected to be 59.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Japan to stand at 59.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Employment Rate is projected to trend around 60.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.20 2.20 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 67350.00 67160.00 67350.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1540.00 1540.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 22068.00 22211.00 22384.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7532.00 7339.00 7532.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.90 60.70 65.40 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.30 62.10 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 3.70 3.40 10.90 1.60 percent [+]
Productivity 101.90 97.00 117.70 66.80 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 963.44 957.81 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 305988.00 427395.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 342888.00 590607.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth -0.20 -1.00 35.02 -7.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 901.00 874.00 901.00 663.00 JPY/Hour [+]
Population 126.25 126.71 128.06 83.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.00 62.00 62.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 62.00 62.00 62.00 60.00 [+]
Jobs To Applications Ratio 1.59 1.59 1.93 0.42 [+]


Japan Employment Rate

In Japan, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - Japan Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
60.90 60.70 65.40 55.90 1972 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.26 Aug/19
Switzerland 80.60 Jun/19
Netherlands 78.10 Jun/19
Germany 76.50 Jun/19
United Kingdom 75.90 Jul/19
France 66.00 Jun/19
Spain 64.49 Jun/19
Australia 62.70 Sep/19
Canada 62.10 Sep/19
South Korea 61.50 Sep/19
United States 61.00 Sep/19
Japan 60.90 Aug/19
Russia 59.90 Aug/19
Italy 59.10 Jul/19
Brazil 54.70 Aug/19
India 46.80 Dec/18
Turkey 45.50 Jul/19
Argentina 42.60 Jun/19
South Africa 42.44 Jun/19


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