Total Hours Worked and Scheduled Hours Worked

  5 or more regular employees
Total hours worked Scheduled hours worked
  Annual percent change   Annual percent change
Calendar year Hours % Hours %
2015 144.5 -0.3 133.5 -0.3
2016 143.7 -0.6 132.9 -0.4
2017 143.3 -0.2 132.4 -0.4
2018 142.2 -0.8 131.4 -0.8
2019 139.1 -2.2 128.5 -2.2
2020 135.1 -2.8 125.9 -2.0
2020 Aug 128.8 -5.1 120.3 -4.5
  Sep 135.9 -1.7 126.8 -0.7
  Oct 141.1 0.3 131.5 1.3
  Nov 138.1 -2.7 128.4 -2.1
  Dec 136.9 -2.5 127.1 -2.1
2021 Jan 128.5 -2.1 119.3 -1.7
  Feb 130.8 -3.5 121.5 -3.1
  Mar 138.2 0.8 128.2 1.1
  Apr 143.4 4.1 133.3 3.5
  May 129.9 6.8 120.7 5.4
  Jun 140.7 2.7 131.2 1.8
  Jul 140.1 -0.1 130.3 -0.8
  Aug 129.7 0.7 120.6 0.2
  Sep r 135.1 r -0.5 r 125.7 r -0.8
Source MHLW "Monthly Labour Survey"
NOTES:
5 or more regular employees.
Line graph. Total Hours Worked and Scheduled Hours Worked (Annual percent change). See the table above for data.