Minimum Wages in Japan increased to 930 JPY/Hour in 2021 from 902 JPY/Hour in 2020. source: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan

Minimum Wages in Japan averaged 763.60 JPY/Hour from 2002 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 930 JPY/Hour in 2021 and a record low of 663 JPY/Hour in 2002. This page provides - Japan Minimum Wages- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Minimum Hourly Wages - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on January of 2022.

Minimum Wages in Japan is expected to reach 930.00 JPY/Hour by the end of 2021, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Japan Minimum Hourly Wages is projected to trend around 940.00 JPY/Hour in 2022 and 955.00 JPY/Hour in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Japan  Minimum Hourly Wages

Japan Minimum Hourly Wages
In Japan, minimum wage refers to the national weighted average amount per hour. There are two kinds of minimum wage: the regional - applied to all employees in a region regardless of difference of industries – and the specific – applied to workers at specific industries. The highest salaries paid are in Tokyo, Kanagawa and Osaka; the lowest are in Okinawa, Nagasaki, Miyazaki, Much, Kumamoto, Kochi and Tottori.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
930.00 902.00 930.00 663.00 2002 - 2021 JPY/Hour Yearly

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Part Time Employment 7487.00 7374.00 Thousand Nov/21
Full Time Employment 21987.00 22156.00 Thousand Nov/21
Job Vacancies 836.07 802.82 Thousand Nov/21
Wages 316247.00 305183.00 JPY/Month Nov/21
Wage Growth 0.00 0.20 percent Nov/21
Wages in Manufacturing 358684.00 331998.00 JPY/Month Nov/21
Minimum Wages 930.00 902.00 JPY/Hour Oct/21
Retirement Age Women 65.00 63.00 Dec/20
Retirement Age Men 65.00 63.00 Dec/20
Jobs To Applications Ratio 1.15 1.15 Nov/21