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Japan - Employment as a share of population aged 15 years and above

57.2
(%)
in 2016

Employment to population ratio of Japan fell gradually from 61.6 % in 1997 to 57.2 % in 2016.

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Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.

Date Value Change, %
2016 57.2 -0.04 %
2015 57.3 -0.23 %
2014 57.4 0.82 %
2013 56.9 0.90 %
2012 56.4 -0.15 %
2011 56.5 -1.02 %
2010 57.1 0.14 %
2009 57.0 -1.52 %
2008 57.9 -0.41 %
2007 58.1 0.39 %
2006 57.9 0.13 %
2005 57.8