Japan Labor Force Participation Rate  1953-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Labor Force Participation Rate in Japan decreased to 60.80 percent in July from 61 percent in June of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in Japan averaged 63.85 percent from 1953 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 74 percent in June of 1955 and a record low of 58.50 percent in December of 2012.

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Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.80 2.80 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 65450.00 65310.00 65840.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1900.00 1890.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7141.00 7133.00 7159.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 21289.00 21263.00 21911.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 59.10 59.30 63.50 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.80 61.00 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.30 1.70 1.90 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 4.90 4.60 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Productivity 101.90 101.40 119.10 67.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 949.11 961.54 971.38 266.29 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 394.78 362.56 527.80 98.44 Thousand [+]
Wages 427.87 526.04 883.79 52.91 JPY Thousand/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 593.71 557.72 868.49 9.79 JPY Thousand/Month [+]
Wage Growth -0.30 0.40 35.02 -7.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 823.00 798.00 823.00 713.00 JPY/Hour [+]
Population 126.86 126.82 127.80 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 Labor Force Participation Rate Notes

The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Labor Force Participation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
60.80 61.00 74.00 58.50 1953 - 2017 percent Monthly



labor force participation rate by Country

Last
United Kingdom 78.80 Jun/17
France 72.00 Jun/17
Russia 69.20 Jul/17
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Switzerland 68.40 Mar/17
Canada 65.70 Aug/17
Italy 65.40 Jun/17
Australia 65.30 Aug/17
Netherlands 63.90 Mar/17
South Korea 63.30 Aug/17
United States 62.90 Aug/17
Brazil 61.70 Jun/17
Germany 60.80 Mar/17
Japan 60.80 Jul/17
Mexico 59.80 Jul/17
Spain 58.84 Jun/17
Euro Area 56.80 Mar/17
Turkey 52.70 Jun/17
India 52.50 Dec/13