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Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over (Transition,Comparison)

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What does "Employment rate, age 15 and over" mean?Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.

Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over(2020)

Japan's latest "Employment rate, age 15 and over" is 60.49%.(2020's Research)

Japan's latest Employment rate, age 15 and over(2020)
CountryEmployment rate, age 15 and over
Japan60.49%

※Source:worldbank.org Details
The newest updated about survey by worldbank.org for 2020.
(Confirmed on May 2, 2021, 12:00 am.)
Statistical data for 2021 and 2022 will be reflected immediately upon release.

Transition Chart Of Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over(1991 - current year)

So how has the current "60.49%" Employment rate, age 15 and over in Japan changed compared to the past?

The following transition graph(line chart) shows "Employment rate, age 15 and over" in Japan from 1991 to 2020.

Animation Chart showing the yearly change

*Here is a chart that shows the transition from 1991 to 2020 as a moving year-by-year graph. It is also comparable to the total population.

*If you choose to view Other Statistics, you will be able to compare "Employment rate, age 15 and over" with over 270 statistics for Japan.

Changes in the global ranking of Japan's "Employment rate, age 15 and over" (full history)

The following Bar Chart Race shows the changes in the global ranking of Japan's "Employment rate, age 15 and over".

The entire history of Japan's world ranking from 1991 to 2020 is visualized in Bar Chart Race.

*How to see the graph
Japan is marked with a red frame, and an UP arrow is displayed on the right side when the ranking goes up, and a DOWN arrow is displayed when it goes down.

You can see where Japan's "Employment rate, age 15 and over" has been ranked in the world.

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Overall view of the chart (still image)

This is the overall chart of the Japan' Employment rate, age 15 and over graph above.

Transition Chart Of Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over(1991 - 2020)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

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Line 1:Years, Line 2:Employment rate, age 15 and over

Also below is a list of "Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over" from 1991 to 2020. 👆Scrollable horizontally.

A list of data on Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over(1991 to 2020) 👆Scrollable horizontally
Year199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Employment rate, age 15 and over[%]62.5862.7962.4461.9761.5861.5361.7160.9560.0859.6559.1358.2357.9357.8657.9458.0558.3458.1657.2957.0156.9056.7357.2357.6757.9558.5759.1760.4060.8760.49
year-on-year(+-)-0.21-0.36-0.47-0.39-0.050.18-0.76-0.87-0.44-0.52-0.9-0.3-0.070.080.110.28-0.18-0.87-0.28-0.11-0.170.50.440.280.620.61.230.47-0.38
year-on-year(%)-100.3499.4399.2599.3799.92100.2998.7798.5799.2899.1398.4799.4999.88100.15100.19100.4999.798.5199.5199.899.7100.87100.77100.49101.08101.02102.08100.7899.38

If you look at the graph above of "Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over", you will see that the data for 1992 is the highest, and the data for 2020, the latest year for which statistics are available, is lower than that.

Furthermore, "Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over" may be lower in the future as it is lower than the previous year's figure of 60.869998931885 in 2019.

Also, if you are looking for population growth trends rather than Employment rate, age 15 and over, please refer to this page for a special feature for your consideration.
➡ Population Trends in Japan (Past to Future Projections)

Comparison Bar Graph(Hight or Low? Japan vs USA )

How high or low is "Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over"?

Comparing Employment rate, age 15 and over in Japan, Mexico and Ethiopia

First, let's compare "Employment rate, age 15 and over" in Mexico and Ethiopia, which have the world's closest populations to Japan.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Employment rate, age 15 and over(Japan vs Mexico vs Ethiopia )

※Source:worldbank.org Details

A chart comparing Employment rate, age 15 and over in Mexico and Ethiopia, which have similar populations to Japan.
CountryPopulationEmployment rate, age 15 and over
Mexico128,932,75353.79%
Japan126,261,00060.49%
Ethiopia114,963,58374.3%

Looking at the table above comparing Employment rate, age 15 and over, we see that

Japan VS USA vs China

Next, we will compare "Employment rate, age 15 and over" in Japan with that in USA and China.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Employment rate, age 15 and over(Japan vs USA vs China)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

A chart comparing "Employment rate, age 15 and over" in USA and China and Japan.
CountryPopulationEmployment rate, age 15 and over
China1,411,100,00063.48%
United States of America331,501,08056.31%
Japan126,261,00060.49%

From the above graph, we can see that among the United States, China, and Japan, Japan has the second highest number of "Employment rate, age 15 and over".

In particular, when compared to United States of America, Japan has 1.1 times more "Employment rate, age 15 and over".

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Where does Japan rank in the world in terms of the "Employment rate, age 15 and over"?

Here is an easy-to-understand explanation, using tables and graphs, of where Japan ranks in the world's "Employment rate, age 15 and over".

Japan ranks 57th in the world in "Employment rate, age 15 and over"

First, let's take a look at "Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over" and see how high it is in the world, using the world "Employment rate, age 15 and over" ranking chart.

The world Employment rate, age 15 and over ranking chart:Japan ranks 57th
RankCountryEmployment rate, age 15 and over
[%]
53Nicaragua61.07
54South Sudan60.93
55Norway60.79
56Australia60.60
57Japan60.49
58Mongolia60.24
59Korea, Republic of60.06
60United Kingdom60.05
61Belarus59.79
62Congo59.54

※Source:worldbank.org Details

Ranking of the world's highest "Employment rate, age 15 and over"

In this ranking table of the world's highest "Employment rate, age 15 and over", Japan ranks 57th out of 185 countries for which statistics are available, indicating that Japan is one of the countries in the world with a relatively high level of "Employment rate, age 15 and over".

Below is a graph that shows the yearly changes in the World ranking of "Employment rate, age 15 and over" and which cities or prefectures are in the top 10.

Top 10 Countries by "Employment rate, age 15 and over"

For more detailed ranking of the world's highest "Employment rate, age 15 and over", please refer to the entire list here.
➡ Ranking of the world's highest "Employment rate, age 15 and over"

World Average vs Japan vs Global Median

The following bar chart compares the average and median of the global ranking of "Employment rate, age 15 and over" with Japan.

Comparison Bar Chart Of Employment rate, age 15 and over(World Average vs Japan vs Global Median)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

Chart comparing Employment rate, age 15 and over in Japan with the world median (55) and average (56)
CountryEmployment rate, age 15 and over
Japan60.49%
Average56%
Median55%

※Source:worldbank.org Details

From the table here, we can see that "Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over" is close to the average.

Moreover, when compared to the median of 55, we can see that Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over "60.490001678467%" is slightly higher (1.1 times) than the median.

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Title"Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over"
Unit%
Period1991 to 2020
Lastmodified2021-05-02T03:08:13+0900
LicenseCC BY 4.0
Sourceworldbank.org - International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in June 21, 2020.

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Frequently Asked Questions about "Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over"

What is the latest data on "Employment rate, age 15 and over" in Japan?The latest "Employment rate, age 15 and over" in Japan that we can find in 2022 is 60.49%. This data is from the 2020 worldbank.org survey and is in unit of %. More details.
By what percentage did "Employment rate, age 15 and over" in Japan decrease from the previous year?It has decreased by 0.62% from the previous year (2019). And "Employment rate, age 15 and over" in the previous year is 60.87% Show the trend graph from 1991 to 2020.
When was the last year that Japan's "Employment rate, age 15 and over" was at its highest?The year 1992 was the highest year. (62.79%)
When was the last year that Japan's "Employment rate, age 15 and over" was at its lowest?The year 2012 was the lowest year. (56.73%)
How many times higher is "Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over" than in the US?"Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over" is 1.07 times that of the United States.Show graph
What is Japan's ranking in the world for "Employment rate, age 15 and over"?Japan is ranked 57th in the world.View the world ranking table of "Employment rate, age 15 and over".
Which countries have a similar "Employment rate, age 15 and over" to Japan?Australia (61%) and Mongolia (60%) have very similar data.
How many times is "Employment rate, age 15 and over" in Japan compared to the world average?It is 1.09 times higher than the world average.Find out more.
Is Japan's Employment rate, age 15 and over higher than the world median? It is 1.1 times higher than the world median.