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2017 revision of benchmark population
Released on March 3, 2017
Revised on May 9, 2017
The benchmark population for calculating the results of the Labour Force Survey is revised every five years according to the release of the latest results of the Population Census conducted every five years.
The benchmark population was revised to the 2015 Census-based population estimates in January 2017 for Basic Tabulation, and will be revised in Jan.-Mar. 2017 for Detailed Tabulation.
Differences arising from 2017 benchmark revision are following.
- Table : Difference between 2010 Census-basee benchmark and 2015 Census-based for September 2015 result (Basic Tabulation)
- Table : Difference between 2010 Census-basee benchmark and 2015 Census-based for Oct. - Dec. 2015 result (Detailed Tabulation)
Refer to Histrolical Data.
- Population of 15 years old and over by labour force status (Whole Japan, Southern-Kanto and Kinki) (Excel:273KB)