Japan Unemployed Persons  1953-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The number of unemployed persons in Japan decreased to 1870 Thousand in October of 2017 from 1880 Thousand in September of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Japan averaged 1662.81 Thousand from 1953 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 3680 Thousand in August of 2002 and a record low of 490 Thousand in March of 1965.

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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 Unemployed Persons

In Japan, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Unemployed Persons - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1870.00 1880.00 3680.00 490.00 1953 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 707.72 Nov/17
Brazil 12.74 Oct/17
Canada 1156.50 Nov/17
China 979.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 14242.00 Oct/17
France 3483.60 Oct/17
Germany 2368.41 Nov/17
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2879.00 Oct/17
Japan 1870.00 Oct/17
Mexico 1931269.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 404.00 Oct/17
Russia 3.86 Oct/17
South Korea 1011.00 Nov/17
Spain 3425.67 Nov/17
Switzerland 139556.05 Oct/17
Turkey 3404.00 Aug/17
United Kingdom 817.50 Nov/17
United States 6610.00 Nov/17