The total population in Japan was estimated at 126.7 million people in 2017, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1950, Japan had a population of 83.2 million people.

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Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.40 2.40 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 66940.00 67020.00 67320.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1620.00 1680.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7332.00 7392.00 7413.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 22251.00 22202.00 22384.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.70 60.50 63.50 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.20 62.10 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 3.80 3.90 10.90 1.60 percent [+]
Productivity 95.50 110.60 120.40 68.30 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 1010.64 969.91 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 313061.00 311069.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 349097.00 342841.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth -0.20 -0.30 35.02 -7.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 874.00 848.00 874.00 663.00 JPY/Hour [+]
Population 126.71 126.93 128.06 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 1.62 1.63 1.93 0.42 [+]


Japan Population

The population of Japan represents 1.85 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 55 people on the planet is a resident of Japan. This page provides - Japan Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
126.71 126.93 128.06 83.20 1950 - 2017 Million Yearly




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