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Japan Wages: Minimum and Average

Japan Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 930 JPY/Hour | 1099.697 USD/Month 2021
Wages 563246 JPY/Month | 4162.634 USD/Month Jun/22
Wage Growth  2.2 % Jun/22
Wages in Manufacturing 566005 JPY/Month | 4183.024 USD/Month Jun/22


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 930 JPY/Hour (1099.697 USD/Month) in 2021. 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
930 2021 04.10.2021
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


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 increased to 563246 JPY/Month (4162.634 USD/Month) in June 2022. 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
563246 Jun/22 06.08.2022
314487 May/22 09.07.2022
323211 Apr/22 11.06.2022
327938 Mar/22 14.05.2022
305271 Feb/22 09.04.2022
308444 Jan/22 12.03.2022
667831 Dec/21 12.02.2022
316247 Nov/21 18.01.2022


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 increased by 2.2 % in June 2022 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
2.2 Jun/22 05.08.2022
1 May/22 04.07.2022
1.7 Apr/22 06.06.2022
1.2 Mar/22 09.05.2022
1.2 Feb/22 05.04.2022
0.9 Jan/22 07.03.2022
-0.2 Dec/21 08.02.2022
0 Nov/21 18.01.2022


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 increased to 566005 JPY/Month (4183.024 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
566005 Jun/22 06.08.2022
331493 May/22 09.07.2022
347073 Apr/22 11.06.2022
345136 Mar/22 14.05.2022
329153 Feb/22 09.04.2022
338565 Jan/22 12.03.2022
802592 Dec/21 12.02.2022
358684 Nov/21 18.01.2022


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 Jun/22 2.6 % 2.6
Job Vacancies Jun/22 865 K 881
Labor Force Participation Rate Jun/22 63 % 62.7

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2017 141.581 USD/Month 137.726
Kyrgyzstan May/22 324.626 USD/Month 313.118
Mongolia 4Q/21 505.031 USD/Month 468.857
Tajikistan May/22 161.331 USD/Month 170.712
China 2021 1311.244 USD/Month 1195.163
Georgia 1Q/22 516.786 USD/Month 522.857
India 2014 115.31 USD/Month 108.53
Israel May/22 3735.86 USD/Month 3728.16
South Korea 1Q/22 3420.862 USD/Month 3103.606
Taiwan Jun/22 1768.591 USD/Month 1847.643
Vietnam 2Q/22 320.449 USD/Month 273.45
Armenia Mar/22 559.566 USD/Month 508.672
Hong Kong 1Q/22 2186.99 USD/Month 2195.918
Japan Jun/22 4162.634 USD/Month 2324.196
Kazakhstan Jun/22 620.188 USD/Month 602.241
Macau 4Q/21 1933.9 USD/Month 1983.487
Malaysia 2020 655.463 USD/Month 720.495
Philippines 2016 200.58 USD/Month 189.61
Singapore 1Q/22 4805.702 USD/Month 4545.915
Thailand 1Q/22 186.606 USD/Month 417.572
Azerbaijan May/22 485.294 USD/Month 485.294
Bahrain 3Q/21 2076.923 USD/Month 2084.881
Uzbekistan 2021 293.487 USD/Month 244.01
Mauritius 2020 731.712 USD/Month 699.899