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

The number of unemployed persons in Japan increased to 2350 Thousand in January of 2015 from 2280 Thousand in December of 2014. Unemployed Persons in Japan averaged 1644.87 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
2350.00 2280.00 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 Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.50 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 63740.00 63880.00 65840.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2350.00 2280.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 841.11 871.60 871.60 266.29 Thousand [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 6.40 6.40 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Productivity 101.00 94.50 119.10 67.70 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.10 59.00 74.00 0.00 percent [+]
Wages 303.19 669.18 883.79 52.91 JPY Thousand [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 341.82 811.54 868.48 9.78 JPY THO [+]
Population 127.02 127.30 128.06 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 1.33 1.24 35.02 -7.91 percent [+]


Unemployed Persons Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 777.29 Feb/15 793.09 952.40 366.18 Thousand [+]
Brazil 1.41 Feb/15 1.28 2.82 1.05 Million [+]
Canada 1311.70 Feb/15 1261.50 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
China 952.00 Dec/14 947.00 952.00 810.00 Thousand [+]
Euro Area 17915.00 Jan/15 18129.00 19203.00 11369.00 Thousand [+]
France 3494.40 Feb/15 3481.60 3500.70 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 2350.00 Jan/15 2280.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Mexico 2284602.00 Nov/14 2736699.00 3012574.00 915418.00 [+]
Netherlands 633.00 Feb/15 645.00 694.00 288.00 Thousand [+]
Russia 4.40 Feb/15 4.20 10.40 3.60 Million [+]
South Korea 1044.00 Feb/15 922.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Spain 4378.24 Feb/15 4427.91 4889.46 468.29 Thousand [+]
Switzerland 135756.00 Jan/15 136187.00 195385.00 -4371.00 [+]
Turkey 3145.00 Dec/14 3096.00 3359.00 1773.00 Thousand [+]
United Kingdom 791.20 Feb/15 822.20 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
United States 8705.00 Feb/15 8979.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]