unemployment rate in Japan

unemployment rate in Japan (April, 2018)

Source : Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Ministry of Health Labor and Welfare, IMF World Economic Outlook Databases

According to the Labor Force Survey of April 2018 released by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the unemployment rate in Japan (seasonally adjusted) was 2.5%, which was flat month-on-month. The total number of unemployed people was 1.72 million, decreased by 10,000 people.

 Year  Unemployment rate in Japan
 2010  5.06%
 2011  4.58%
 2012  4.33%
 2013  4.01%
 2014  3.58%
 2015  3.38%
 2016  3.12%
 2017  2.88%
 2018  2.5%

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced on April 13 that 4977 people were confirmed homeless people nationwide in Japan as of January this year. It decreased by 557 people (10 · 1%) since last year, the first time since the survey started in 2003, it was less than 5,000 people.