The unemployment rate in Japan remained unchanged at 3.0 percent in September 2020 compared to the prior month, below market expectations of 3.1 percent. It was still the highest jobless rate since May 2017 and is higher than the 2.4 percent in the same month of the previous month. The number of unemployed increased by 0.5 percent to 2.06 million while employment edged down 0.1 percent to 66.55 million. The jobs-to-applicants ratio slumped to 1.03 in September from 1.04 in July, marking the lowest reading since December 2013. source: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan

Jobs To Applications Ratio in Japan averaged 0.90 from 1963 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 1.93 in November of 1973 and a record low of 0.42 in August of 2009. This page provides - Japan Jobs To Applications Ratio- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Jobs To Applications Ratio - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2020.

Jobs To Applications Ratio in Japan is expected to be 1.40 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Jobs To Applications Ratio in Japan to stand at 1.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Jobs To Applications Ratio is projected to trend around 1.60 in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Jobs To Applications Ratio

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.04 1.08 1.93 0.42 1963 - 2020 Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-30 11:30 PM Jobs/applications ratio Jun 1.11 1.2 1.16 1.16
2020-08-31 11:30 PM Jobs/applications ratio Jul 1.08 1.11 1.08 1.1
2020-10-01 11:30 PM Jobs/applications ratio Aug 1.04 1.08 1.05 1.05
2020-10-29 11:30 PM Jobs/applications ratio Sep 1.03 1.04 1.04 1.1
2020-11-30 11:30 PM Jobs/applications ratio Oct 1.03
2020-12-24 11:30 PM Jobs/applications ratio Nov

Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.00 3.00 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 66590.00 66480.00 67820.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2050.00 1960.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7378.00 7367.00 7613.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 22275.00 22293.00 22474.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.30 60.00 65.40 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.10 61.80 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 4.70 5.10 10.90 1.60 percent [+]
Productivity 91.50 90.90 117.70 66.80 points [+]
Job Vacancies 723.75 705.86 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 302028.00 419365.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 329030.00 558994.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth -1.30 -1.30 35.02 -7.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 902.00 901.00 902.00 663.00 JPY/Hour [+]
Population 126.01 126.25 128.06 83.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 63.00 62.00 63.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 63.00 62.00 63.00 60.00 [+]
Jobs To Applications Ratio 1.04 1.08 1.93 0.42 [+]


Japan Jobs To Applications Ratio
The series refers to the ratio of active job openings to applicants is a rate of the number of job offers (sum of the carried forward ones from the previous month and new ones) to the number of job seekers registered at public employment security offices ("Hello Work") all over the country. It indicates the number of job offers per one job seeker. The ratio is obtained by dividing monthly active job openings by monthly active applications.