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

The number of unemployed persons in Japan decreased to 1860 Thousand in August of 2017 from 1900 Thousand in July of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Japan averaged 1662.27 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 65650.00 65450.00 65840.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1860.00 1900.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7047.00 7141.00 7159.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 21257.00 21289.00 21911.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 59.20 59.10 63.50 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.90 60.80 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.30 1.70 1.90 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 4.80 4.90 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Productivity 101.90 101.40 119.10 67.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 976.57 949.11 976.57 266.29 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 284.16 394.78 527.80 98.44 Thousand [+]
Wages 301.70 425.79 883.79 52.91 JPY Thousand/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 334.08 587.39 868.49 9.79 JPY Thousand/Month [+]
Wage Growth 0.90 -0.60 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1860.00 1900.00 3680.00 490.00 1953 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country

Last
Australia 711.46 Sep/17
Brazil 13.11 Aug/17
Canada 1214.10 Sep/17
China 976.00 Jun/17
Euro Area 14642.00 Aug/17
France 3540.40 Aug/17
Germany 2448.91 Sep/17
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2903.38 Aug/17
Japan 1860.00 Aug/17
Mexico 1870180.00 Jun/17
Netherlands 422.00 Sep/17
Russia 3.80 Sep/17
South Korea 1022.00 Sep/17
Spain 3410.18 Sep/17
Switzerland 142874.70 Aug/17
Turkey 3443.00 Jul/17
United Kingdom 804.10 Sep/17
United States 6801.00 Sep/17