Japan's nominal cash earnings fell 0.3 percent year-on-year in July 2019, following an unrevised 0.4 percent increase in the previous month. It was the sixth decline in the last seven months. Regular pay, which accounts for the bulk of monthly wages, climbed 0.6 percent (vs -0.1 percent in June), the first month of increase since December. Meanwhile, one-off special payments declined 2.2 percent (vs +1.1 percent), while overtime pay was 0.6 percent higher (vs -1.0 percent). Real wages dropped 0.9 percent, falling for the seventh consecutive month. Wage Growth in Japan averaged 3.24 percent from 1972 until 2019, 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
2019-06-06 11:30 PM Average Cash Earnings YoY Apr -0.1% -1.3% -0.7% -1.4%
2019-07-08 11:30 PM Average Cash Earnings YoY May -0.2% -0.3% -0.6% 0.3%
2019-08-05 11:30 PM Average Cash Earnings YoY Jun 0.4% -0.5% -0.9% 0.5%
2019-09-05 11:30 PM Average Cash Earnings YoY Jul -0.3% 0.4% 0.2%
2019-10-07 11:30 PM Average Cash Earnings YoY Aug -0.3%
2019-11-07 11:30 PM Average Cash Earnings YoY Sep 1.5%
2019-12-05 11:30 PM Average Cash Earnings YoY Oct


Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.20 2.30 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 67160.00 67010.00 67320.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1540.00 1610.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7339.00 7352.00 7413.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 22211.00 22252.00 22384.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.70 60.80 65.40 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.10 62.30 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 3.40 3.80 10.90 1.60 percent [+]
Productivity 97.00 103.30 120.40 68.30 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 957.81 973.11 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 427395.00 560430.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 590607.00 571547.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth -0.30 0.40 35.02 -7.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 874.00 848.00 874.00 663.00 JPY/Hour [+]
Population 126.25 126.71 128.06 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 [+]
Jobs To Applications Ratio 1.59 1.61 1.93 0.42 [+]


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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.30 0.40 35.02 -7.10 1972 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Japan -0.30 Jul/19
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Switzerland 0.50 Jun/19
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