Japan Unemployed Persons 1953-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The number of unemployed persons in Japan decreased to 2300 Thousand in February of 2015 from 2350 Thousand in January of 2015. Unemployed Persons in Japan averaged 1645.75 Thousand from 1953 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 3680 Thousand in August of 2002 and a record low of 490 Thousand in March of 1965. Unemployed Persons in Japan is reported by the Statistics Bureau of Japan.

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Japan Unemployed Persons


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2300.00 2350.00 3680.00 490.00 1953 - 2015 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA
In Japan, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides - Japan Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Japan Unemployed Persons - was last refreshed on Monday, April 27, 2015.

Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.50 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 63760.00 63740.00 65840.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2300.00 2350.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 841.11 871.60 871.60 266.29 Thousand [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 6.30 7.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Productivity 104.10 101.40 119.10 67.70 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.10 59.00 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Wages 288.59 296.69 883.79 52.91 JPY Thousand/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 320.38 327.33 868.48 9.78 JPY THO/Month [+]
Population 127.02 127.30 127.80 83.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 61.00 60.00 61.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 61.00 60.00 61.00 60.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.60 3.60 [+]
Minimum Wages 780.00 764.00 780.00 713.00 JPY/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 0.50 0.60 35.02 -7.91 percent [+]


Unemployed Persons Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 764.50 Mar/15 766.03 952.40 366.18 Thousand [+]
Brazil 1.41 Feb/15 1.28 2.82 1.05 Million [+]
Canada 1309.30 Mar/15 1311.70 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
China 952.00 Nov/14 947.00 952.00 810.00 Thousand [+]
Euro Area 18057.00 Feb/15 17915.00 19203.00 11369.00 Thousand [+]
France 3509.80 Mar/15 3494.40 3509.80 1979.90 Thousand [+]
Germany 2931.50 Mar/15 3017.00 5288.20 85.00 Thousand [+]
India 44.79 Dec/12 40.17 44.79 5.10 Million [+]
Indonesia 7147100.00 Dec/14 7170523.00 11899266.00 91700.00 [+]
Italy 3240.21 Feb/15 3216.95 3431.00 1423.55 Thousand [+]
Japan 2300.00 Feb/15 2350.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Mexico 2284602.00 Nov/14 2736699.00 3012574.00 915418.00 [+]
Netherlands 626.00 Mar/15 633.00 699.00 310.00 Thousand [+]
Russia 4.50 Mar/15 4.40 10.40 3.60 Million [+]
South Korea 982.00 Mar/15 1044.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Spain 4314.89 Mar/15 4378.24 4889.46 468.29 Thousand [+]
Switzerland 137693.00 Feb/15 136053.00 195385.00 -4371.00 [+]
Turkey 3259.00 Jan/15 3145.00 3359.00 1773.00 Thousand [+]
United Kingdom 772.40 Mar/15 793.10 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
United States 8575.00 Mar/15 8705.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]