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2018 Yearly Average Results (Detailed Tabulation)
Released on February 15, 2019
- "Revision of the Labour Force Survey from January 2018"(PDF:114KB)
To grasp the varied state of the employment and unemployment more precisely, the Statistics Bureau of Japan revised the Labour Force Survey by introducing new questionnaires and enhancing current statistical tables from January 2018.
(on March 2, 2018)
- "2017 revision of benchmark population"
Using the latest results of the Population Census as the base, the benchmark population for calculating the results of the Labour Force Survey is revised every five years.
The revision to 2015 Census-based population estimates was held in January 2017 for Basic Tabulation, and in Jan.-Mar. 2017 for Detailed Tabulation.
(on May 9, 2017)
Summary of the 2018 Average Results
The number of the regular employee was 34.76 million, an increase of 530 thousand from the previous year.
The number of the non-regular employee was 21.20 million, an increase of 840 thousand from the previous year.