Japanese Working Life Profile

Japanese Working Life Profile ceased its publication as of winter 2017.

This booklet contains selected labor statistics to present a profile of Japanese workers from various perspectives. It covers basic statistical data to give a whole picture of Japanese labor situation, such as indices for economic environment, employment situation, working conditions, family life and social security policy. Also, it provides statistics on some topics dealing with current labor issues in Japan, including employment of elderly workers, increasing non-regular workers, foreign workers / labor migration, various working types, changing labor management relations, and so on.

Cover image: Japanese Working Life Profile 2016/2017

Japanese Working Life Profile 2016/2017 —Labor Statistics


  1. Economic Environment
  2. Population / Labor Force
  3. Employment
  4. Labor Turnover / Unemployment
  5. Working Conditions (Wages, Working Hours, Others)
  6. Education / Human Resources Development
  7. Labor Relations
  8. Worker's Life
  9. Social Security
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