Japan Total Cash Earnings Growth  1972-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Japan's nominal cash earnings rose 2.1 percent year-on-year in May 2018, following a downwardly revised 0.6 percent increase in the previous month and easily beating market expectations of 0.9 percent. It was the fastest annual gain since June 2003, as regular pay grew 1.5 percent in May from a year earlier (vs 0.9 percent in April), the biggest gain since June 1997, while one-off special payments jumped 14.6 percent (vs -8.3 percent in April). Overtime pay, a barometer of strength in corporate activity, rose 1.6 percent in May, compared with a revised 1.8 percent increase in April. Meanwhile, real wages rose 1.3 percent in May, following a 0.2 percent drop in April and marking the biggest annual gain since July 2016. Wage Growth in Japan averaged 3.30 percent from 1972 until 2018, 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
2018-05-09 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY 2.1% 1% 1.1% 1.2%
2018-06-06 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY 0.8% 2.1% 0.2% 0.4%
2018-07-06 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY 2.1% 0.6% 0.9% 1%
2018-08-04 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY 2.1% 1.52%
2018-09-06 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY 1.32%
2018-10-06 12:00 AM Average Cash Earnings YoY 1.63%


Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.20 2.50 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 66730.00 66930.00 66940.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1510.00 1720.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7252.00 7135.00 7308.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 22309.00 22353.00 22353.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.30 60.10 63.50 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.70 61.70 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 3.40 3.80 10.90 3.30 percent [+]
Productivity 96.70 114.70 120.40 68.30 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 963.53 991.51 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 309902.00 309633.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 329384.00 339328.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth 2.10 0.60 35.02 -7.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 848.00 823.00 848.00 713.00 JPY/Hour [+]
Population 126.71 126.93 128.06 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 July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.10 0.60 35.02 -7.10 1972 - 2018 percent Monthly
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wage growth by Country
Country Last
Australia 2.10 Mar/18
Euro Area 1.80 Mar/18
France 0.10 Dec/17
Germany 1.10 Mar/18
Italy 1.00 May/18
Japan 2.10 May/18
Netherlands 1.74 Jun/18
Russia 7.20 Jun/18
Switzerland 0.40 Dec/17
United Kingdom 2.50 May/18
United States 4.89 May/18


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