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Japan Wages: Minimum and Average

Japan Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 902 JPY/Hour | 1335.456 USD/Month 2020
Wages 298312 JPY/Month | 2760.411 USD/Month Feb/21
Wage Growth  -0.2 % Feb/21
Wages in Manufacturing 327957 JPY/Month | 3034.73 USD/Month Feb/21


Latest data on Minimum Wages (JPY/Hour)

Minimum Wages
                     Japan - Historical Data (JPY/Hour)

What is minimum wage in Japan?

  • Minimum Wages in Japan increased to 902 JPY/Hour (1335.456 USD/Month) in 2020. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 902 JPY/Hour and minimum was 663 JPY/Hour.
  • Data published Yearly by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

Historical Data (JPY/Hour) by years

Data
Period
Date
902 2020 07.10.2020
901 2019 29.10.2019
874 2018 16.01.2019
848 2018 19.01.2018
823 2017 11.08.2017
798 2016 31.12.2016
780 2015 31.12.2015
764 2014 31.12.2014


Historical Chart by governors (JPY/Hour)

Minimum Wages in Japan by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Haruhiko Kuroda 20.03.2013 - 749.0000 848.0000 848.0000 749.0000 13.22%
Masaaki Shirakawa 09.04.2008 - 20.03.2013 713.0000 737.0000 737.0000 713.0000 3.37%


Latest data on Wages (JPY/Month)

Wages
                     Japan - Historical Data (JPY/Month)

What is average wage in Japan?

  • Average Wages in Japan decreased to 298312 JPY/Month (2760.411 USD/Month) in February 2021. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 883791 JPY/Month and minimum was 52914 JPY/Month.
  • Data published Monthly by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

Historical Data (JPY/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
298312 Feb/21 10.04.2021
306257 Jan/21 13.03.2021
664025 Dec/20 09.02.2021
314090 Nov/20 09.01.2021
302410 Oct/20 12.12.2020
301285 Sep/20 07.11.2020
302028 Aug/20 10.10.2020
419365 Jul/20 12.09.2020


Historical Chart by governors (JPY/Month)

Wages in Japan by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Haruhiko Kuroda 20.03.2013 - 307.0900 309633.0000 666448.0000 288.6000 100728.10%
Masaaki Shirakawa 09.04.2008 - 20.03.2013 314.3500 291.5400 715.2900 291.5400 -7.26%
Toshihiko Fukui 20.03.2003 - 19.03.2008 331.5100 306.5500 753.8800 301.4500 -7.53%
Masaru Hayami 20.03.1998 - 20.03.2003 348.2200 308.7700 848.7300 306.3100 -11.33%
Yasuo Matsushita 17.12.1994 - 20.03.1998 864.4600 317.7500 883.7900 306.7600 -63.24%


Latest data on Wage Growth  (%)

Wage Growth 
                     Japan - Historical Data (%)

What is the growth rate of wages in Japan?

  • Wage Growth in Japan decreased by 0.2 % in February 2021 over the same month in the previous year. The maximum growth was 35.02 % and minimum was -7.1 %
  • Data published Monthly by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
-0.2 Feb/21 06.04.2021
-0.8 Jan/21 09.03.2021
-3.2 Dec/20 09.02.2021
-2.2 Nov/20 07.01.2021
-0.8 Oct/20 08.12.2020
-0.9 Sep/20 06.11.2020
-1.3 Aug/20 09.10.2020
-1.3 Jul/20 08.09.2020


Historical Chart by YoY governors (%)

Wage Growth  in Japan by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages in Manufacturing (JPY/Month)

Wages in Manufacturing
                     Japan - Historical Data (JPY/Month)

How much is average wage in manufacturing in Japan?

  • Average wages in manufacturing sector in Japan decreased to 327957 JPY/Month (3034.73 USD/Month). The maximum level was 868487 JPY/Month and minimum was 9785 JPY/Month.
  • Data published Monthly by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

Historical Data (JPY/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
327957 Feb/21 10.04.2021
334755 Jan/21 13.03.2021
773782 Dec/20 09.02.2021
358193 Nov/20 09.01.2021
330219 Oct/20 12.12.2020
327269 Sep/20 07.11.2020
329030 Aug/20 10.10.2020
558994 Jul/20 12.09.2020


Historical Chart by governors (JPY/Month)

Wages in Manufacturing in Japan by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Japan

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 65 63
Unemployment Rate Feb/21 2.9 % 2.9
Job Vacancies Feb/21 716 K 737
Labor Force Participation Rate Feb/21 61.9 % 61.8

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2017 156.381 USD/Month 152.123
Kyrgyzstan Dec/20 285.408 USD/Month 208.16
Mongolia 3Q/20 445.134 USD/Month 442.327
Tajikistan Jan/21 126.753 USD/Month 144.034
China 2019 1197.588 USD/Month 1086.798
Georgia 4Q/20 381.159 USD/Month 359.42
India 2014 115.31 USD/Month 108.53
Israel Jan/21 3727.427 USD/Month 3687.835
South Korea 4Q/20 3456.252 USD/Month 3480.566
Taiwan Feb/21 2835.012 USD/Month 2671.377
Vietnam 2Q/20 274.743 USD/Month 311.967
Armenia Feb/21 361.255 USD/Month 352.087
Hong Kong 4Q/20 2175.1 USD/Month 2208.853
Japan Feb/21 2760.411 USD/Month 2818.31
Kazakhstan Feb/21 516.665 USD/Month 514.462
Macau 3Q/20 1875.141 USD/Month 1875.141
Malaysia 2019 783.108 USD/Month 749.831
Philippines 2016 200.58 USD/Month 189.61
Singapore 4Q/20 4420.027 USD/Month 3921.392
Thailand 4Q/20 466.951 USD/Month 468.548
Azerbaijan Jan/21 406.471 USD/Month 415.882
Bahrain 4Q/20 2071.809 USD/Month 2082.447
Uzbekistan 2019 220.681 USD/Month 172.938
Mauritius 2019 778.442 USD/Month 752.661