Labor Force Participation Rate in Japan decreased to 62.40 percent in August from 62.50 percent in July of 2021. source: Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications

Labor Force Participation Rate in Japan averaged 63.73 percent from 1953 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 74 percent in June of 1955 and a record low of 58.50 percent in December of 2012. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Labor Force Participation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Labor Force Participation Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Labor Force Participation Rate in Japan is expected to be 62.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Japan Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 62.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Labor Force Participation Rate

Japan Labor Force Participation Rate
The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population.

Japan Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Unemployment Rate 2.80 percent Aug/21 2.80 5.50 1.00
Employment Rate 60.60 percent Aug/21 60.80 65.40 55.90
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.40 percent Aug/21 62.50 74.00 58.50
Youth Unemployment Rate 4.20 percent Aug/21 4.20 10.80 1.60