Employment Adjustment

  Ratio of establishment for employment adjustment enforced. Judgement on overs and shorts of Regular staff, etc D.I.
All industries Manufacturing All industries Manufacturing
    % % points points
2017 Feb 25 27 38 33
  May 27 26 35 34
  Aug 30 29 37 36
  Nov 29 29 38 38
2018 Feb 32 29 44 47
  May 29 28 37 37
  Aug 30 27 43 46
  Nov 30 28 43 43
2019 Feb 30 27 45 42
  May 34 34 40 33
  Aug 36 34 40 34
  Nov 35 36 37 28
2020 Feb 34 37 38 28
  May 37 39 24 11
  Aug 49 64 21 4
  Nov 44 55 25 13
2021 Feb 34 45 27 21
  May 33 37 28 25
  Aug (30) (33)    
  Nov (22) (24)    
Source MHLW "Survey on Labour Economy Trend"
NOTES:
D.I. The number of establishments with too few workers minus the number of establishments with too many workers.  
 ( ) Forecast
Bar graph. See the table above for bar graph data. "Judgement on availability of workers D.I. Regular Employees"