The number of unemployed persons in Japan decreased to 1620 Thousand in May of 2019 from 1680 Thousand in April of 2019. Unemployed Persons in Japan averaged 1663.32 Thousand from 1953 until 2019, 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 2.40 2.40 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 66940.00 67020.00 67320.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1620.00 1680.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7332.00 7392.00 7413.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 22251.00 22202.00 22384.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.70 60.50 63.50 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.20 62.10 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 3.80 3.90 10.90 1.60 percent [+]
Productivity 95.50 110.60 120.40 68.30 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 1010.64 969.91 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 313061.00 311069.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 349097.00 342841.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth -0.20 -0.30 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 [+]
Jobs To Applications Ratio 1.62 1.63 1.93 0.42 [+]


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 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1620.00 1680.00 3680.00 490.00 1953 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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