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

The number of unemployed persons in Japan decreased to 2200 Thousand in July of 2015 from 2220 Thousand in June of 2015. Unemployed Persons in Japan averaged 1649.52 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.

Japan Unemployed Persons
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2200.00 2220.00 3680.00 490.00 1953 - 2015 Thousand Monthly
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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. Content for - Japan Unemployed Persons - was last refreshed on Saturday, September 5, 2015.


Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.30 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 63780.00 63910.00 65840.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2200.00 2220.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 868.59 856.42 871.60 266.29 Thousand [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 5.60 5.50 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Productivity 99.60 97.40 119.10 67.70 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.60 60.00 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Wages 517.78 301.12 883.79 52.91 JPY Thousand/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 549.10 324.28 868.48 9.78 JPY THO/Month [+]
Population 127.02 127.30 127.80 83.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 61.00 61.00 61.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 61.00 61.00 61.00 60.00 [+]
Full Time Employment 20673.00 20710.00 21911.00 19397.00 Thousand Persons [+]
Job Advertisements 381.34 444.24 527.80 98.44 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.60 3.60 3.60 [+]
Minimum Wages 780.00 764.00 780.00 713.00 JPY/Hour [+]
Part Time Employment 7040.00 6950.00 7041.00 1988.00 Thousand Persons [+]
Wage Growth 0.60 -2.40 35.02 -7.10 percent [+]


Unemployed Persons Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 800.71 Jul/15 756.15 952.40 366.18 Thousand [+]
Brazil 1.84 Jul/15 1.69 2.82 1.05 Million [+]
Canada 1346.10 Aug/15 1306.00 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
China 952.00 Jun/15 952.00 952.00 810.00 Thousand [+]
Euro Area 17392.00 Jul/15 17629.00 19167.00 11295.00 Thousand [+]
France 3551.60 Jul/15 3553.50 3553.50 1979.90 Thousand [+]
Germany 2795.60 Aug/15 2772.60 5288.20 85.00 Thousand [+]
India 44.79 Dec/12 40.17 44.79 5.10 Million [+]
Indonesia 7454770.00 Dec/15 7147100.00 11899266.00 91700.00 [+]
Italy 3073.63 Jul/15 3216.70 3330.85 1402.59 Thousand [+]
Japan 2200.00 Jul/15 2220.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Mexico 2287633.00 Jun/15 2201778.00 3012574.00 915418.00 [+]
Netherlands 603.00 Jul/15 611.00 699.00 310.00 Thousand [+]
Russia 4.10 Jul/15 4.10 10.40 3.60 Million [+]
South Korea 999.00 Jul/15 1042.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Spain 4185.66 Jul/15 4229.95 4889.46 468.29 Thousand [+]
Switzerland 143156.00 Jul/15 143438.00 195385.00 2067.00 [+]
Turkey 2789.00 May/15 2821.00 3359.00 1773.00 Thousand [+]
United Kingdom 792.40 Jul/15 804.20 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
United States 8029.00 Aug/15 8266.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]