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Annual Report on the Labour Force Survey 2014

Summary of the results 

 Summary of Average Results for 2014 (I Basic Tabulation) (PDF:147KB)

 Summary of Average Results for 2014 (II Detailed Tabulation) (PDF:131KB)

Statistical tables

Notes to statistical tables (PDF:20KB)

The statistical tables are formatted on excel files.

I Basic Tabulation

(Time series tables, Whole Japan)
Table I-A-1 Population by labour force status and main activity (Excel:73KB)
Table I-A-2 Population aged 15 years old and over in labour force and not in labour force by age group
     Both sexes (Excel:83KB)      Male (Excel:83KB)      Female (Excel:85KB)
Table I-A-3 Population aged 15 years old and over by labour force status and relationship to the head of household
     Both sexes (Excel:58KB)      Male (Excel:57KB)      Female (Excel:58KB)
Table I-A-4 Females aged 15 years old and over by labour force status, agriculture and forestry or non-agricultural industries and marital status (Excel:63KB)
Table I-A-5 Employed person by agriculture and forestry or non-agricultural industries, status in employment and age group (Excel:252KB)
Table I-A-6 Employed person by industry, status in employment and type of employment (Excel:218KB)
Table I-A-7 Employed person and employee by occupation (Excel:77KB)
Table I-A-8 Employee, excluding executive of company or corporation by type of employment and age group (Excel:75KB)
Table I-A-9 Employee in non-agricultural industries by major industry and number of persons engaged in enterprise (Excel:200KB)
Table I-A-10 Employee in non-agricultural industries by weekly hours of work (Excel:59KB)
Table I-A-11 Employee in non-agricultural industries by number of persons engaged in enterprise and weekly hours of work (excluding government employee)
     Both sexes (Excel:84KB)      Male (Excel:83KB)      Female (Excel:84KB)
Table I-A-12 Average weekly days and hours of work and aggregate weekly hours of work by major industry (Excel:147KB)
Table I-A-13 Unemployed person and unemployment rate by age group (Excel:100KB)
Table I-A-14 Unemployed person by reason for seeking a job and age group (Excel:106KB)
Table I-A-15 Unemployed person by reason for seeking a job and preference for employment as primary or secondary activity (Excel:76KB)
(Cross sectional tables, Whole Japan)
Table I-B-1 Population aged 15 years old and over by labour force status, agriculture and forestry or non-agricultural industries, status in employment (for employee in non-agricultural industries, type of employment and number of persons engaged in enterprise), and age group
     Both sexes (Excel:59KB)      Male (Excel:56KB)      Female (Excel:57KB)
Table I-B-2 Population aged 15 years old and over by labour force status, agriculture and forestry or non-agricultural industries, status in employment (for employee in non-agricultural industries, type of employment and number of persons engaged in enterprise), and relationship to the head of household (Excel:57KB)
Table I-B-3 Females aged 15 years old and over by labour force status, agriculture and forestry or non-agricultural industries, status in employment (for employee in non-agricultural industries, type of employment and number of persons engaged in enterprise), marital status and age group (Excel:62KB)
Table I-B-4 Employed person by industry and status in employment (for employee, type of employment)
     Both sexes (Excel:86KB)      Male (Excel:87KB)      Female (Excel:88KB)
Table I-B-5 Employed person by age group and industry (actual figures and percentage distribution) (Excel:77KB)
Table I-B-6 Employed person by status in employment, type of employment and occupation (Excel:80KB)
Table I-B-7 Employed person by age group and occupation (actual figures and percentage distribution) (Excel:77KB)
Table I-B-8 Employed person by occupation and industry (Excel:59KB)
Table I-B-9 Employed person by agriculture and forestry or non-agricultural industries, age group and weekly days and hours of work (Excel:49KB)
Table I-B-10 Employed person by industry, status in employment and weekly days and hours of work
     Both sexes (Excel:52KB)      Male (Excel:52KB)      Female (Excel:52KB)
Table I-B-11 Average weekly hours and days of work by industry and status in employment (Excel:38KB)
(Regional table)
Notes to Regional table (PDF:63KB)
Table I-C-1 Population aged 15 years old and over by labour force status, status in employment and major industries -Regions (Excel:127KB)
(Time series data of major items)
Notes to time series tables of major items (PDF:117KB)
Table I-D-1 Seasonally adjusted series, Original series and Seasonal factors of monthly figures (Excel:83KB) [2010-2014] *Seasonal factors : 2014-2015
Table I-D-2 Calendar and fiscal yearly average data (Excel:98KB) [1953-2014]
[Labour force, Employed person, Employee, Employed person in agriculture and forestry, Employed person in non-agricultural industries, Employee engaged in non-agricultural industries [by number of persons engaged in enterprise], Unemployed person, Unemployment rate, Not in labour force, Aggregate weekly hours of work (Non-agricultural industries)]
(Notes) 1. "*" indicates that Okinawa-ken is not included in the figures.
  2. The data before 1977 is the compatible time-series data that are adjusted to the effects of the methodological reform in 1961 and 1967, and the benchmark revision in 1975.
On this account, the data before 1977 is different from the data of the annual report published in each year.
(Reference tables)
Notes to reference tables (PDF:79KB)
Table I-E-1 Population aged 15 years old and over by labour force status-Prefectures (model-based estimation) (Excel:121KB) [Calendar yearly average data; 2004-2014]
Table I-E-2 Population aged 15 years old and over by labour force status - Monthly results for Southern-Kanto, Kinki (Excel:48KB) [Monthly data; 2010-2014]

II Detailed Tabulation

(Cross sectional tables, Whole Japan)
Table II-B Summary Table: Population aged 15 years old and over by labour force status, employed persons, unemployed persons and persons not in labour force (Excel:32KB)
Table II-B-1 Population aged 15 years old and over by labour force status, began work for the past year, changed jobs for the past year, reason for taking a non-regular employment, reason for seeking a job, reason for leaving the previous job, duration of unemployment, kind of job sought, whether wishing to work, reason not to seek a job and age (Excel:182KB)
Table II-B-2 Population aged 15 years old and over by labour force status, status in employment, type of employment, agri-/non-agriculture, reason for seeking a job, reason for leaving the previous job, kind of job sought, whether wishing to work, reason not to seek a job, age, education and relationship to the head of household (Excel:947KB)
Table II-B-3 Employed person by status in employment, type of employment, industry, occupation, age, marital status, type of household, relationship to the head of household, education and number of persons engaged in enterprise (Excel:308KB)
Table II-B-4 Employed person by type of household, relationship to the head of household, age, status in employment, industry, occupation, weekly hours of work, main activity, whether had a job, when left the previous job and reason for leaving the previous job (Excel:164KB)
Table II-B-5 Employed person (began work for the past year) by age, whether had a job, status in employment, type of employment and industry (Excel:101KB)
Table II-B-6 Employed person by weekly hours of work whether wishing to change or to have additional job, earned from job (annual), age, type of household, relationship to the head of household, education, status in employment, type of employment, number of persons engaged in enterprise and whether wishing to change work time (Excel:146KB)
Table II-B-7 Employed person by earned from job (annual), age, marital status, type of household, relationship to the head of household, weekly hours of work, reason for short-time working and whether wishing to change work time (Excel:287KB)
Table II-B-8 Employed person with previous job by type of household, relationship to the head of household, age, status in employment of the present job, type of employment of the present job, number of persons engaged in the present enterprise, when left the previous job, status in employment of the previous job, type of employment of the previous job, number of persons engaged in the previous enterprise and duration of leaving a job (Excel:192KB)
Table II-B-9 Employed person with previous job by type of household, relationship to the head of household, age, industry of the present job, occupation of the present job, when left the previous job, industry of the previous job, occupation of the previous job and duration of leaving a job (In the past 1 year) (Excel:171KB)
Table II-B-10 Employed person by age, type of household, relationship to the head of household, weekly hours of work, industry, occupation, status in employment, type of employment and number of persons engaged in enterprise (Excel:211KB)
Table II-B-11 Non-regular employee by type of household, relationship to the head of household, marital status, age, education, earned from job (annual), weekly hours of work, reason for short-time working, whether wishing to change work time, whether wishing to change or to have additional job, status in employment, number of persons engaged in enterprise, industry, occupation, reason for taking a non-regular employment, type of employment and whether had a job (Excel:6,928KB)
Table II-B-12 Unemployed person by method used to seek a job, reason for seeking a job, reason unable to take up a job, age, type of household, relationship to the head of household, kind of job sought, when sought a job or prepared to start a business and duration of unemployment (Excel:62KB)
Table II-B-13 Unemployed person by age, type of household, relationship to the head of household, kind of job sought, reason for seeking a job, when left the previous job, reason for leaving the previous job, reason unable to take up a job, duration of unemployment, when sought a job or prepared to start a business and preference for employment as primary or secondary activity (Excel:123KB)
Table II-B-14 Unemployed person by type of household, relationship to the head of household, education, age, duration of unemployment, industry of the previous job, occupation of the previous job, reason for seeking a job, reason for leaving the previous job and reason unable to take up a job (Excel:159KB)
Table II-B-15 Unemployed person by age, type of household, education, relationship to the head of household, primary method used to seek a job, duration of unemployment, when sought a job or prepared to start a business and kind of job sought (Excel:51KB)
Table II-B-16 Unemployment person by age, marital status, type of household, relationship to the head of household, status in employment of the previous job, type of employment of the previous job, number of persons engaged in the previous job, industry of the previous job and occupation of the previous job (Excel:69KB)
Table II-B-17 Unemployed person who left the previous job in the past 3 years by status in employment of the previous job, type of employment of the previous job, number of persons engaged in the previous job, reason for leaving the previous job, industry of the previous job, occupation of the previous job, duration of unemployment, primary method used to seek a job and age (Excel:121KB)
Table II-B-18 Not in labour force by whether had a job, whether wishing to work, when able to take a job, age, type of household, relationship to the head of household, education and kind of job wished to take (Excel:60KB)
Table II-B-19 Not in labour force who wishing to work by whether/when sought a job or prepared a business, age, type of household, relationship to the head of household, education, whether had a job and reason not to seek a job (Excel:218KB)
Table II-B-20 Not in labour force who wishing to work by kind of job wished to take, reason for not to seek a job, whether/when sought a job or prepared a business and when able to take a job (Excel:158KB)
(Time series data of type of employment)
Notes to time series data of type of employment (PDF:85KB)
Table II-C-1 Employee by age group and type of employment (Yearly average) (excerpt) (Excel:51KB)
Table II-C-2 Employee by age group and type of employment (Quarterly average) (excerpt) (Excel:80KB)

Appendices

  1. Outline of the Labour Force Survey (PDF:152KB)
  2. Concepts and Definitions (PDF:177KB)
  3. Sampling Method, Estimation Method, and Sampling Errors of Estimates (PDF:241KB)
  4. Labour Force Survey Questionnaire (PDF:391KB)
  5. Instructions for Filling in the Questionnaire (PDF:423KB)
  6. English Translation of the Table Stubs (PDF:323KB)
  7. List of Publications on the Labour Force Survey and the Special Survey (PDF:134KB)

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