Japan Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics

15, Dec 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Japan › Change country
Economic Indicator: Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) › See all Japan indicators, › See Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Yen
Currency Symbol: JPY

Source: Cabinet Office of Japan via Haver database. Latest actual data: 2015 Employment type: National definition Primary domestic currency: Japanese yen Data last updated: 03/2016

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics for Japan , Year 2015 - In Detail

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Japan in year 2015 is 3.367 %.

This makes Japan No. 94 in world rankings according to Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) in year 2015. The world's average Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) value is 4.44 %; Japan is 1.07 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Japan was 3.58 % Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Japan in 2015 was or will be 6.03% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Japan was or will be 3.27 %, which is 2.97% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Japan, in other Years
Year %
  2021 3.307
  2020 3.307
  2019 3.307
  2018 3.307
  2017 3.267
  2016 3.267
2015 3.367
  2014 3.583
  2013 4.008
  2012 4.325
  2011 4.583
  2010 5.058
  2009 5.075
  2008 3.983
  2007 3.833
  2006 4.117
  2005 4.425
  2004 4.733
  2003 5.242
  2002 5.358
  2001 5.042
  2000 4.733
  1999 4.667
  1998 4.1
  1997 3.4
  1996 3.367
  1995 3.15
  1994 2.892
  1993 2.5
  1992 2.15
  1991 2.092
  1990 2.1
  1989 2.25
  1988 2.517
  1987 2.85
  1986 2.767
  1985 2.625
  1984 2.708
  1983 2.658
  1982 2.35
  1981 2.208
  1980 2.017