The number of unemployed persons in Japan decreased to 1980 Thousand in November of 2020 from 2140 Thousand in October of 2020. source: Statistics Bureau of Japan

Unemployed Persons in Japan averaged 1665.62 Thousand from 1953 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 3680 Thousand in August of 2002 and a record low of 490 Thousand in March of 1965. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Unemployed Persons - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on January of 2021.

Unemployed Persons in Japan is expected to be 1636.69 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Japan to stand at 1623.12 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 1607.58 Thousand in 2021 and 1600.40 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1980.00 2140.00 3680.00 490.00 1953 - 2020 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA

Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.90 3.10 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 67010.00 66580.00 67820.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1980.00 2140.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7598.00 7418.00 7613.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 22022.00 22150.00 22474.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.60 60.40 65.40 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.30 62.40 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 4.80 5.00 10.90 1.60 percent [+]
Productivity 96.70 98.30 117.70 66.80 points [+]
Job Vacancies 780.16 714.67 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 314090.00 302410.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 358193.00 330219.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth -2.20 -0.70 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 1.06 1.04 1.93 0.42 [+]


Japan Unemployed Persons
In Japan, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.