Japan Minimum Hourly Wages  2010-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Minimum Wages in Japan increased to 823 JPY/Hour in 2017 from 798 JPY/Hour in 2016. Minimum Wages in Japan averaged 761.75 JPY/Hour from 2010 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 823 JPY/Hour in 2017 and a record low of 713 JPY/Hour in 2010.

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Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.80 2.80 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 65440.00 65500.00 65840.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1870.00 1880.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7084.00 7065.00 7159.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 21310.00 21297.00 21911.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 59.20 59.40 63.50 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.80 61.10 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 965.07 968.18 976.57 266.29 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 400.41 390.75 527.80 98.44 Thousand [+]
Wages 300874.00 299264.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 332670.00 334.89 332670.00 9.79 JPY Thousand/Month [+]
Wage Growth 0.60 0.90 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 Minimum Hourly Wages

In Japan, minimum wage refers to the national weighted average amount per hour. There are two kinds of minimum wage: the regional - applied to all employees in a region regardless of difference of industries – and the specific – applied to workers at specific industries. The highest salaries paid are in Tokyo, Kanagawa and Osaka; the lowest are in Okinawa, Nagasaki, Miyazaki, Much, Kumamoto, Kochi and Tottori. This page provides - Japan Minimum Wages- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Minimum Hourly Wages - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
823.00 798.00 823.00 713.00 2010 - 2017 JPY/Hour Yearly




minimum wages by Country
Country Last
Australia 694.90 Jul/17
Brazil 937.00 Dec/17
Canada 11.40 Jan/17
China 2300.00 Apr/17
France 1480.27 Jun/17
Germany 8.84 Jan/17
Indonesia 3.35 Jan/17
Japan 823.00 Dec/17
Mexico 80.04 Nov/17
Netherlands 1551.60 Jun/17
Russia 7500.00 Jan/17
South Korea 6470.00 Jan/17
Spain 825.65 Jun/17
Turkey 1777.50 Jan/17
United Kingdom 7.50 Apr/17
United States 7.25 Dec/17