Labor Force Participation Rate in Japan increased to 61.90 percent in February from 61.80 percent in January of 2021. source: Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications

Labor Force Participation Rate in Japan averaged 63.74 percent from 1953 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 74 percent in June of 1955 and a record low of 58.50 percent in December of 2012. 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 - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on April of 2021.

Labor Force Participation Rate in Japan is expected to be 62.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Labor Force Participation Rate in Japan to stand at 62.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 62.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Labor Force Participation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
61.90 61.80 74.00 58.50 1953 - 2021 percent Monthly
NSA

Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.90 2.90 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 66970.00 66940.00 67570.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2030.00 2030.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 22038.00 21979.00 22448.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7426.00 7482.00 7613.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.10 60.00 65.40 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.90 61.80 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 4.90 5.80 10.80 1.60 percent [+]
Productivity 99.60 99.90 117.70 66.80 points [+]
Job Vacancies 716.42 737.09 1008.64 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 298312.00 306257.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 327957.00 334755.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth -0.20 -0.80 35.02 -7.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 902.00 901.00 902.00 663.00 JPY/Hour [+]
Population 126.01 126.25 128.06 83.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 63.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 63.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Jobs To Applications Ratio 1.09 1.10 1.93 0.42 [+]


Japan Labor Force Participation Rate
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.