Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Statistics Bureau

statisticalsystem

  • Inquiry
  • Sitemap
  • Japanese

Home > Statistics > Labour Force Survey > Monthly Results   -May 2014-

Main contents start here

Monthly Results   -May 2014-

Released on June 27, 2014

[Note]

Previously released information


Link to summary tables

Link to statistical tables & database (Whole Japan) e-Stat

Link to historical data

e-Stat is "Portal Site of Official Statistics of Japan" (external site) where you can browse statistics tables and database.

Summary of the May 2014 Survey Results

(1) Employment 

  The number of employed persons in May 2014 was 63.98 million, an increase of 580 thousand or 0.9% from the previous year.

(2) Unemployment 

  The number of unemployed persons in May 2014 was 2.42 million, a decrease of 370 thousand or 13.3% from the previous year.

  The unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, was 3.5%.

(10 thousand persons)
  May figures Change from the previous year
      (%)
Population aged 15 years old and over 11082 -5 -0.0
Labour force 6640 21 0.3
  Employed persons 6398 58 0.9
    Employee 5592 38 0.7
  Unemployed persons 242 -37 -13.3
Not in labour force 4435 -26 -0.6
Labour force participation rate (%) 59.9 0.2 -
Employment rate (%) 57.7 0.5 -
Unemployment rate, original series (%) 3.6 -0.6 -
  Current month Change from the previous month
Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted (%) 3.5 -0.1 -

Unemployment rate (Seasonally adjusted)

  Summary Tables

These tables are temporarily not available due to data correction. The corrected tables for the results of April 2014 and May 2014 will be released on e-Stat in early August.

The latest month

Table 1 Population aged 15 years old and over by labour force status, employed person by industry, and unemployed person

Time series

Table 2 Population aged 15 years old and over by labour force status  (Labour force, Employed person, Unemployed person, Not in labour force, Labour force participation rate, Employment rate, Unemployment rate)

Table 3 Employed person by agriculture and forestry or non-agricultural industries and status in employment, and weekly and monthly hours of work for employed person at work in non-agricultural industries

Table 4 Employed person by major industry

Table 5 Employee by major industry

Table 6 Employee excluding executive of company or corporation by type of employment

Table 7 Employee excluding executive of company or corporation by major industry and type of employment

Table 8 Employee in non-agricultural industries by status in employment

Table 9 Unemployed person by reason for seeking a job

Table 10 Population aged 15 years old and over by age group

Table 11 Labour force by age group

Table 12 Employed person by age group

Table 13 Unemployed person by age group

Table 14 Labour force participation rate by age group

Table 15 Employment rate by age group

Table 16 Unemployment rate by age group

Cross section

Table 17 Employee excluding executive of company or corporation by age group and type of employment

Table 18 Employed person by status in employment, type of employment and class of monthly hours of work, and average monthly hours and days of work

Seasonally adjusted time series

Table 19 Seasonally adjusted series of major items  (Labour force, Employed person, Unemployed person, Not in labour force, Unemployment rate)



Notes 

Notes on the results

Back Home

Download the latest version of Adobe Reader

Some of the publications on this site are in PDF. To view them you will need to have Adobe Reader. Please click the graphic link to download Adobe Reader.

Top of this page