Japan Unemployed Persons  1953-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The number of unemployed persons in Japan decreased to 1510 Thousand in May of 2018 from 1720 Thousand in April of 2018. Unemployed Persons in Japan averaged 1663.16 Thousand from 1953 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 3680 Thousand in August of 2002 and a record low of 490 Thousand in March of 1965.

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Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.20 2.50 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 66730.00 66930.00 66940.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1510.00 1720.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 22309.00 22353.00 22353.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7252.00 7135.00 7308.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.30 60.10 63.50 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.70 61.70 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 3.40 3.80 10.90 3.30 percent [+]
Productivity 96.70 114.70 120.40 68.30 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 963.53 991.51 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 378.97 356.98 527.80 98.44 Thousand [+]
Wages 309902.00 309633.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 329384.00 339328.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth 2.10 0.60 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 Unemployed Persons

In Japan, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1510.00 1720.00 3680.00 490.00 1953 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 714.61 May/18
Brazil 13.24 May/18
Canada 1195.30 Jun/18
China 971.00 Mar/18
Euro Area 13558.00 May/18
France 3444.50 May/18
Germany 2275.79 Jun/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2793.45 May/18
Japan 1510.00 May/18
Mexico 1713857.00 Mar/18
Netherlands 352.00 May/18
Russia 3.60 May/18
South Korea 1018.00 Jun/18
Spain 3285.09 Jun/18
Switzerland 106579.00 Jun/18
Turkey 3210.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom 886.20 May/18
United States 6564.00 Jun/18


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