Employment Rate in Japan increased to 60.30 percent in March from 60 percent in February of 2019. Employment Rate in Japan averaged 59.73 percent from 1980 until 2019, 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.

Employment Rate in Japan is expected to be 59.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Japan to stand at 59.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Employment Rate is projected to trend around 60.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.50 2.30 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 67320.00 67140.00 67320.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1740.00 1600.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7362.00 7413.00 7413.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 21587.00 21774.00 22384.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.30 60.00 63.50 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.90 61.40 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.40 10.90 1.60 percent [+]
Productivity 98.10 106.90 120.40 68.30 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 957.24 997.45 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 316506.00 296402.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 355502.00 330527.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth -1.90 -0.70 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 [+]


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 May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
60.30 60.00 63.50 55.90 1980 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Mexico 96.75 Mar/19
Switzerland 80.60 Dec/18
Netherlands 77.90 Dec/18
Germany 76.50 Dec/18
United Kingdom 76.10 Feb/19
France 66.10 Mar/19
Spain 63.58 Mar/19
Australia 62.40 Apr/19
Canada 62.10 Apr/19
United States 60.60 Apr/19
South Korea 60.40 Mar/19
Japan 60.30 Mar/19
Russia 59.00 Apr/19
Italy 58.90 Mar/19
Brazil 53.90 Mar/19
Turkey 46.00 Feb/19
South Africa 42.56 Mar/19
Argentina 42.20 Dec/18


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