Japan Total Cash Earnings Growth  1972-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Japan's nominal cash earnings rose 1.5 percent year-on-year in July 2018, following a 3.3 percent increase in the previous month and below market expectations of 2.4 percent. It was the weakest figure in three months, as regular pay grew 1 percent (vs 1.1 percent in June), and one-off special payments went up 2.4 percent (vs 6.3 percent in June). Overtime pay, a barometer of strength in corporate activity, rose 1.9 percent versus a 3.5 percent increase in June. Meanwhile, real wage growth eased to 0.4 percent in July from 2.5 percent in June, which was the biggest gain in more than 21 years. Wage Growth in Japan averaged 3.30 percent from 1972 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 35.02 percent in July of 1974 and a record low of -7.10 percent in June of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-06 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY 2.1% 0.6% 0.9% 1%
2018-08-07 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY 3.6% 2.1% 1.7% 0.5%
2018-09-07 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY 1.5% 3.3% 2.4% 2.3%
2018-10-05 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY 1.5% 1.89%
2018-11-07 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY 1.69%
2018-12-07 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY 2%


Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.50 2.40 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 66360.00 66320.00 66940.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1720.00 1660.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7270.00 7210.00 7308.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 22274.00 22384.00 22384.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.00 60.20 63.50 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.50 61.70 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 3.80 3.80 10.90 3.30 percent [+]
Productivity 99.40 103.40 120.40 68.30 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 964.44 983.86 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 431722.00 548168.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 600465.00 578093.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth 1.50 3.30 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 Total Cash Earnings Growth

In Japan, wage growth refers to changes in average cash earnings, including contractual and special cash earnings, in companies with five or more employees. This page provides - Japan Wage Growth- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Total Cash Earnings Growth - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.50 3.30 35.02 -7.10 1972 - 2018 percent Monthly
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wage growth by Country
Country Last
Argentina 1.39 Jun/18
Australia 2.10 Jun/18
Euro Area 1.90 Jun/18
France 0.70 Mar/18
Germany 0.50 Jun/18
Italy 2.00 Jul/18
Japan 1.50 Jul/18
Netherlands 2.09 Aug/18
Russia 7.00 Aug/18
Switzerland 0.80 Mar/18
United Kingdom 2.60 Jul/18
United States 4.83 Jun/18


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