Japan employment data

Japanese employment statistics (2018 April)

Japanese employment statistics (2018 April)

Source:  Statistics Japan

(1) Number of employed persons, number of employees

 The number of employed people was 66.71 million people. An increase of 1.71 million compared to the same month last year. 64 consecutive monthly increase  

The number of employees is 59.16 million people. An increase of 1.59 million from the same month last year. 64 consecutive monthly increase.  

(2) Unemployed persons  

The total number of unemployed people is 1.8 million people. It decreased by 170 thousand from the same month last year. Reduction for 95 consecutive months.  

(3) Unemployment rate  

The unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) is 2.5%. Same rate as last month.