Minimum Wages in Japan increased to 961 JPY/Hour in 2022 from 930 JPY/Hour in 2021. source: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan

Minimum Wages in Japan averaged 773.00 JPY/Hour from 2002 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 961.00 JPY/Hour in 2022 and a record low of 663.00 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 June of 2023.

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Japan  Minimum Hourly Wages

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Part Time Employment 6986.00 7088.00 Thousand Mar 2023
Full Time Employment 22119.00 22173.00 Thousand Mar 2023
Job Vacancies 868.56 855.56 Thousand Apr 2023
Wages 335794.00 310977.00 JPY/Month Mar 2023
Wage Growth 1.00 1.30 percent Apr 2023
Wages in Manufacturing 359956.00 331316.00 JPY/Month Mar 2023
Minimum Wages 961.00 930.00 JPY/Hour Oct 2022
Retirement Age Women 64.00 64.00 Years Dec 2023
Retirement Age Men 64.00 64.00 Years Dec 2023
Jobs To Applications Ratio 1.32 1.32 Apr 2023

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
961.00 930.00 961.00 663.00 2002 - 2022 JPY/Hour Yearly