Overtime Pay YoY in Japan decreased to 4.30 percent in August from 4.70 percent in July of 2022. source: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan

Overtime Pay YoY in Japan averaged -0.04 percent from 1991 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 19.90 percent in May of 2021 and a record low of -26.30 percent in May of 2020. This page includes a chart with historical data for Japan Overtime Pay YoY. Japan Overtime Pay YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2022.

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Japan Overtime Pay YoY

Japan Overtime Pay YoY
In Japan, non-scheduled cash earnings are the wages paid for work performed outside scheduled working hours, and on days off or night work, that is allowances for working outside work hours, night work, early morning work, and overnight duty.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.30 4.70 19.90 -26.30 1991 - 2022 percent Monthly

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Japan Overtime Pay Rises in 4.8% January
Overtime pay in Japan rose 4.8% year-on-year in December 2021, rising for the ninth straight month and accelerating from a 2.9% gain in November. The data, which is an indicator of strength in corporate activity, showed sharp increases of non-scheduled pay in living-related & personal services (19.1%), accommodations, eating & drinking services (10.6%), manufacturing (10.5%), real estate & goods rental (8.5%) and transport & postal activities (7.6%). On the other hand, overtime pay decreased in mining & quarrying (-8.3%), electricity, gas, heat supply & water (-4.8%) and compound services (-0.9%).
Japan Overtime Pay Rises for 8th Straight Month
Overtime pay in Japan rose 2.7% in November from a year earlier, posting an annual growth for the eight straight month and accelerating from a 2.3% increase in October. The rise in overtime pay signaled strong corporate activity as Japanese firms ramp up production following the pandemic-induced slowdown. Overtime pay increased mainly in real estate & goods rental (9.1%), construction (8.8%) and manufacturing (8.3%); while it decreased mainly in mining & quarrying (-17.3%), compound services (-13.7%) and accommodations, eating & drinking services (-9.5%).