Employment Rate in Japan increased to 60.50 percent in September from 60.20 percent in August of 2018. Employment Rate in Japan averaged 59.72 percent from 1980 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 63.50 percent in June of 1991 and a record low of 55.90 percent in January of 2012.

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Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.30 2.40 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 66650.00 66620.00 66940.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1600.00 1670.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7193.00 7283.00 7308.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 22241.00 22173.00 22384.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.50 60.20 63.50 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.90 61.70 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 3.40 4.10 10.90 3.30 percent [+]
Productivity 102.00 102.00 120.40 68.30 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 980.59 964.10 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 302743.00 304876.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 338951.00 340191.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth 1.10 0.80 35.02 -7.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 848.00 823.00 848.00 713.00 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 [+]


Japan Employment Rate

In Japan, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - Japan Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
60.50 60.20 63.50 55.90 1980 - 2018 percent Monthly
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United Kingdom 75.50 Aug/18
Germany 75.40 Jun/18
France 65.80 Jun/18
Spain 64.01 Sep/18
Australia 62.20 Sep/18
Canada 61.50 Oct/18
South Korea 61.20 Sep/18
United States 60.60 Oct/18
Japan 60.50 Sep/18
Russia 60.30 Sep/18
Italy 58.80 Sep/18
Brazil 54.40 Sep/18
Turkey 47.40 Jul/18
South Africa 43.10 Sep/18
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