Minimum Wages in Japan increased to 901 JPY/Hour in 2019 from 874 JPY/Hour in 2018. Japan Minimum Hourly Wages - data, historical chart, and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2020 from its official source.

Minimum Wages in Japan averaged 746.67 JPY/Hour from 2002 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 901 JPY/Hour in 2019 and a record low of 663 JPY/Hour in 2002. This page provides - Japan Minimum Wages- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. source: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan

Minimum Wages in Japan is expected to reach 925.00 JPY/Hour by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Japan Minimum Hourly Wages is projected to trend around 950.00 JPY/Hour in 2021 and 978.00 JPY/Hour in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Japan  Minimum Hourly Wages

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
901.00 874.00 901.00 663.00 2002 - 2019 JPY/Hour Yearly

Japan Minimum Hourly Wages
In Japan, minimum wage refers to the national weighted average amount per hour. There are two kinds of minimum wage: the regional - applied to all employees in a region regardless of difference of industries – and the specific – applied to workers at specific industries. The highest salaries paid are in Tokyo, Kanagawa and Osaka; the lowest are in Okinawa, Nagasaki, Miyazaki, Much, Kumamoto, Kochi and Tottori.