Japan Total Cash Earnings Growth  1972-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Average cash earnings in Japan rose by 0.9 percent year-on-year in August of 2017, reversing from an upwardly revised 0.6 percent fall in the prior month and beating market consensus of a 0.5 percent increase. It was the fastest growth in total cash earnings since July 2016. By industry, earnings increased the most for finance and insurance (7.1 percent), mining and quarrying (5.2 percent) and living-related and personal services (4.6 percent). In addition, earnings went up for: scientific research, professional and technical services (-2.9 percent); construction (2.2 percent); education (2.2 percent); medical & welfare (1.5 percent); transport and postal activities (-0.9 percent); wholesale & retail trade (0.8 percent) and manufacturing (0.1 percent). On the other hand, earnings fell for: electricity, gas, heat supply & water (-5.7 percent); real estate (-2.4 percent); information & communication (-0.4 percent); accommodation (-0.5 percent) and compound services (-3.0 percent). Wage Growth in Japan averaged 3.34 percent from 1972 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 35.02 percent in July of 1974 and a record low of -7.10 percent in June of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-04 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY -0.4% 0.6% 0.6% 0.4%
2017-09-06 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY -0.3% 0.4% 0.5% 0.1%
2017-10-06 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY 0.9% -0.6% 0.5% 0.1%
2017-11-07 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY 0.9% 0.20%
2017-12-06 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY 0.25%


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 Total Cash Earnings Growth

In Japan, wage growth refers to changes in average cash earnings, including contractual and special cash earnings, in companies with five or more employees. This page provides - Japan Wage Growth- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Total Cash Earnings Growth - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.90 -0.60 35.02 -7.10 1972 - 2017 percent Monthly
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wage growth by Country

Last
Australia 1.90 Jun/17
Euro Area 2.00 Jun/17
France 0.50 Mar/17
Germany 1.20 Jun/17
Italy 0.60 Aug/17
Japan 0.90 Aug/17
Netherlands 1.48 Sep/17
Russia 2.60 Sep/17
Switzerland 0.70 Dec/16
United Kingdom 2.20 Aug/17
United States 2.95 May/17