The number of unemployed persons in Japan increased to 1730 Thousand in November of 2018 from 1680 Thousand in October of 2018. Unemployed Persons in Japan averaged 1663.26 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 2.50 2.40 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 67130.00 66880.00 67130.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1730.00 1680.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7202.00 7400.00 7400.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 22300.00 22074.00 22384.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.40 60.60 63.50 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.90 62.00 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 3.50 3.40 10.90 1.60 percent [+]
Productivity 104.90 102.10 120.40 68.30 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 972.37 978.21 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 321210.00 304414.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 366945.00 334906.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth 2.00 1.50 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 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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1730.00 1680.00 3680.00 490.00 1953 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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