The number of unemployed persons in Japan decreased to 1510 Thousand in November of 2019 from 1660 Thousand in October of 2019. Unemployed Persons in Japan averaged 1662.62 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. source: Statistics Bureau of Japan

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Japan Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1510.00 1660.00 3680.00 490.00 1953 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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Japan Unemployed Persons
In Japan, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.

Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.20 2.40 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 67690.00 67580.00 67690.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1510.00 1660.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 22090.00 22226.00 22226.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7546.00 7383.00 7613.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.90 61.20 65.40 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.30 62.60 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 3.80 5.00 10.90 1.60 percent [+]
Productivity 99.50 104.50 117.70 66.80 points [+]
Job Vacancies 920.88 961.60 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 322356.00 307480.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 373009.00 338394.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth -0.20 0.00 35.02 -7.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 901.00 874.00 901.00 663.00 JPY/Hour [+]
Population 126.25 126.71 128.06 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 1.57 1.57 1.93 0.42 [+]