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

Labor Force Participation Rate in Japan increased to 61.10 percent in September from 60.90 percent in August 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 65500.00 65650.00 65840.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1880.00 1860.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7065.00 7047.00 7159.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 21297.00 21257.00 21911.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 59.40 59.20 63.50 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.10 60.90 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.30 1.70 1.90 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 5.10 4.80 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Productivity 103.90 101.00 119.10 67.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 968.18 976.57 976.57 266.29 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 390.75 284.16 527.80 98.44 Thousand [+]
Wages 299264.00 300968.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 334.89 334.08 868.49 9.79 JPY Thousand/Month [+]
Wage Growth 0.90 0.70 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

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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
61.10 60.90 74.00 58.50 1953 - 2017 percent Monthly




labor force participation rate by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 78.40 Aug/17
France 71.90 Sep/17
Russia 69.60 Sep/17
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Switzerland 68.30 Jun/17
Canada 65.70 Oct/17
Italy 65.40 Jun/17
Australia 65.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 64.20 Sep/17
South Korea 63.30 Oct/17
United States 62.70 Oct/17
Brazil 61.80 Sep/17
Japan 61.10 Sep/17
Germany 60.90 Jun/17
Mexico 59.10 Sep/17
Spain 58.92 Sep/17
Euro Area 57.10 Jun/17
Turkey 53.70 Aug/17
India 52.50 Dec/13