Labor Force Participation Rate in Japan increased to 61.90 percent in September from 61.70 percent in August of 2018. Labor Force Participation Rate in Japan averaged 63.81 percent from 1953 until 2018, 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 2.30 2.40 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 66650.00 66620.00 66940.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1600.00 1670.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7193.00 7283.00 7308.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 22241.00 22173.00 22384.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.50 60.20 63.50 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.90 61.70 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 3.40 4.10 10.90 1.60 percent [+]
Productivity 102.00 102.00 120.40 68.30 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 980.59 964.10 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 302743.00 304876.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 338951.00 340191.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth 1.10 0.80 35.02 -7.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 848.00 823.00 848.00 713.00 JPY/Hour [+]
Population 126.71 126.93 128.06 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

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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
61.90 61.70 74.00 58.50 1953 - 2018 percent Monthly




Country Last
United Kingdom 78.80 Aug/18
France 72.20 Jun/18
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 68.40 Jun/18
Singapore 67.70 Dec/17
Australia 65.60 Oct/18
Italy 65.50 Sep/18
Canada 65.20 Oct/18
Netherlands 64.20 Jun/18
South Korea 63.40 Oct/18
Russia 63.20 Sep/18
United States 62.90 Oct/18
Japan 61.90 Sep/18
Brazil 61.70 Sep/18
Germany 60.90 Jun/18
Mexico 59.50 Sep/18
South Africa 59.50 Sep/18
Spain 58.73 Sep/18
Euro Area 57.20 Jun/18
Saudi Arabia 56.20 Jun/18
Turkey 53.50 Aug/18
India 52.50 Dec/13
Argentina 46.40 Jun/18


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