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

The number of unemployed persons in Japan increased to 2240 Thousand in May of 2015 from 2190 Thousand in April of 2015. Unemployed Persons in Japan averaged 1648.02 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
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2240.00 2190.00 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 Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.30 3.30 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 64000.00 63380.00 65840.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2240.00 2190.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 860.23 842.54 871.60 266.29 Thousand [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 5.50 5.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Productivity 92.60 109.10 119.10 67.70 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.80 59.40 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Wages 301.12 305.94 883.79 52.91 JPY Thousand/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 324.28 330.71 868.48 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 [+]
Job Advertisements 444.24 321.18 527.80 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 [+]
Wage Growth 0.60 0.70 35.02 -7.91 percent [+]


Unemployed Persons Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 756.15 Jun/15 745.20 952.40 366.18 Thousand [+]
Brazil 1.69 Jun/15 1.63 2.82 1.05 Million [+]
Canada 1303.90 Jun/15 1307.60 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
China 952.00 Mar/15 952.00 952.00 810.00 Thousand [+]
Euro Area 17604.00 May/15 17715.00 19167.00 11295.00 Thousand [+]
France 3553.50 Jun/15 3552.20 3553.50 1979.90 Thousand [+]
Germany 2711.20 Jun/15 2761.70 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 3157.17 May/15 3160.79 3396.21 1423.55 Thousand [+]
Japan 2240.00 May/15 2190.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Mexico 2201778.00 Mar/15 2284602.00 3012574.00 915418.00 [+]
Netherlands 611.00 Jun/15 617.00 699.00 310.00 Thousand [+]
Russia 4.10 Jun/15 4.30 10.40 3.60 Million [+]
South Korea 1042.00 Jun/15 1042.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Spain 4229.95 Jun/15 4229.90 4889.46 468.29 Thousand [+]
Switzerland 142084.00 May/15 141001.00 195385.00 -4371.00 [+]
Turkey 2821.00 Apr/15 3069.00 3359.00 1773.00 Thousand [+]
United Kingdom 804.20 Jun/15 791.80 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
United States 8299.00 Jun/15 8674.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]