Japan Total Cash Earnings Growth  1972-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Average monthly cash earnings in Japan rose 0.1 percent year-on-year to JPY 544,823 in December 2016, following an upwardly revised 0.5 percent gain in November and below market expectations of 0.4 percent. Biggest wage increases were recorded in real estate (+4.8 percent to JPY 659,268), compound services (+4.5 percent to JPY 794,479) and wholesale and retail trade +3.6 percent to JPY 459,732) while the biggest declines were recorded in electricity,gas, heat supply and water (-2.8 percent to JPY 985,867), finance and insurance (-2 percent to JPY 877,690) and accommodation and restaurants (-1.9 percent to JPY 153,539). In 2016, cash wages went up 0.5 percent. Meanwhile, real wages decreased 0.4 percent from the previous year, the first fall in a year. For the whole of 2016, real wages rose 0.7 percent, up for the first time in five years, partially due to declines in consumer prices. Wage Growth in Japan averaged 3.39 percent from 1972 until 2016, 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 Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-12-06 12:00 AM Oct 0.1% 0.0% 0.2% 0.40%
2017-01-06 12:00 AM Nov 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.1%
2017-02-06 12:00 AM Dec 0.1% 0.5% 0.4% 0.4%
2017-03-08 12:00 AM Jan 0.1% 0.09%
2017-04-05 12:00 AM Feb 0.14%
2017-05-09 12:00 AM Mar 0.15%




Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.10 3.10 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 64750.00 64440.00 65840.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2090.00 2050.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 20856.00 20974.00 21911.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7159.00 6969.00 7159.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 58.40 58.20 63.50 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.10 60.00 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.30 1.70 1.90 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 4.90 4.30 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Productivity 99.30 98.80 119.10 67.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 971.38 921.20 971.38 266.29 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 325.01 399.15 527.80 98.44 Thousand [+]
Wages 660.70 310.04 883.79 52.91 JPY Thousand/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 798.13 348.75 868.49 9.79 JPY Thousand/Month [+]
Wage Growth 0.10 0.50 35.02 -7.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 823.00 798.00 823.00 713.00 JPY/Hour [+]
Population 126.86 126.82 127.80 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 [+]



Japan Total Cash Earnings Growth Notes

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 February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.10 0.50 35.02 -7.10 1972 - 2016 percent Monthly
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