Japan - Unemployment

Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24)

Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) in Japan was 7.10 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 8.70 in 2002, while its lowest value was 3.20 in 1980.

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1980 3.20
1981 3.80
1982 3.60
1983 4.50
1984 5.00
1985 4.70
1986 5.10
1987 5.00
1988 4.70
1989 4.20
1990 4.10
1991 4.20
1992 4.10
1993 5.30
1994 5.30
1995 6.10
1996 6.70
1997 6.30
1998 7.30
1999 8.20
2000 7.90
2001 8.70
2002 8.70
2003 8.60
2004 8.30
2005 7.40
2006 7.20
2007 7.10
2008 6.50
2009 8.00
2010 8.00
2011 7.10

Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24)

Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) in Japan was 8.90 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 11.60 in 2003, while its lowest value was 4.00 in 1980.

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1980 4.00
1981 4.20
1982 4.20
1983 4.60
1984 4.90
1985 4.80
1986 5.20
1987 5.40
1988 5.10
1989 4.70
1990 4.50
1991 4.70
1992 4.60
1993 4.90
1994 5.60
1995 6.10
1996 6.80
1997 6.90
1998 8.20
1999 10.30
2000 10.40
2001 10.70
2002 11.40
2003 11.60
2004 10.60
2005 9.90
2006 8.80
2007 8.30
2008 7.90
2009 10.10
2010 10.40
2011 8.90

Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24)

Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) in Japan was 8.00 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 10.10 in 2003, while its lowest value was 3.60 in 1980.

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1980 3.60
1981 4.00
1982 3.90
1983 4.50
1984 4.90
1985 4.80
1986 5.20
1987 5.20
1988 4.90
1989 4.50
1990 4.30
1991 4.50
1992 4.40
1993 5.10
1994 5.50
1995 6.10
1996 6.70
1997 6.60
1998 7.70
1999 9.30
2000 9.20
2001 9.70
2002 10.10
2003 10.10
2004 9.50
2005 8.70
2006 8.00
2007 7.70
2008 7.20
2009 9.10
2010 9.20
2011 8.00

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force)

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) in Japan was 4.10 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 5.10 in 2002, while its lowest value was 2.00 in 1980.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1980 2.00
1981 2.20
1982 2.20
1983 2.60
1984 2.80
1985 2.70
1986 2.80
1987 2.80
1988 2.60
1989 2.30
1990 2.20
1991 2.20
1992 2.20
1993 2.70
1994 3.00
1995 3.30
1996 3.40
1997 3.40
1998 4.00
1999 4.50
2000 4.50
2001 4.80
2002 5.10
2003 4.90
2004 4.40
2005 4.20
2006 3.80
2007 3.70
2008 3.80
2009 4.70
2010 4.50
2011 4.10

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force)

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) in Japan was 4.80 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 5.60 in 2002, while its lowest value was 1.90 in 1991.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1980 2.00
1981 2.30
1982 2.40
1983 2.70
1984 2.60
1985 2.60
1986 2.70
1987 2.90
1988 2.50
1989 2.20
1990 2.00
1991 1.90
1992 2.10
1993 2.40
1994 2.80
1995 3.10
1996 3.40
1997 3.40
1998 4.10
1999 4.80
2000 5.00
2001 5.20
2002 5.60
2003 5.50
2004 4.90
2005 4.60
2006 4.30
2007 4.00
2008 4.10
2009 5.30
2010 5.40
2011 4.80

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force)

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) in Japan was 4.50 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 5.40 in 2002, while its lowest value was 2.00 in 1980.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1980 2.00
1981 2.30
1982 2.30
1983 2.70
1984 2.70
1985 2.60
1986 2.80
1987 2.90
1988 2.50
1989 2.20
1990 2.10
1991 2.10
1992 2.20
1993 2.50
1994 2.90
1995 3.20
1996 3.40
1997 3.40
1998 4.10
1999 4.70
2000 4.80
2001 5.00
2002 5.40
2003 5.20
2004 4.70
2005 4.40
2006 4.10
2007 3.90
2008 4.00
2009 5.00
2010 5.00
2011 4.50

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Unemployment