Japan Forecast: Unemployment Rate

1980 - 2026 | Yearly | % | International Monetary Fund

Japan Unemployment Rate is forecasted to be 2.775 % in Dec 2021 as reported by International Monetary Fund. It records no change from the last reported number of 2.792 % in Dec 2020. Looking ahead, Japan Unemployment Rate is projected to stand at 2.333 % in Dec 2026. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: Unemployment Rate.

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Japan Forecast: Unemployment Rate

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2.333 2026 2.333 2025 2.017 1980 5.358 2002 % yearly 1980 - 2026

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (%) 0.000 yearly -
Albania (%) 10.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Algeria (%) 19.406 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Andorra (%) 1.675 2026 yearly 2010 - 2026
Angola (%) 0.000 yearly -
Antigua and Barbuda (%) 0.000 yearly -
Argentina (%) 9.145 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Armenia (%) 17.000 2026 yearly 2001 - 2026
Aruba (%) 5.091 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Australia (%) 4.710 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Austria (%) 5.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Azerbaijan (%) 6.026 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Bahamas (%) 9.959 2026 yearly 1986 - 2026
Bahrain (%) 3.807 2026 yearly 2007 - 2026
Bangladesh (%) 0.000 yearly -
Barbados (%) 10.407 2026 yearly 1981 - 2026
Belarus (%) 3.795 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Belgium (%) 5.651 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belize (%) 6.246 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Benin (%) 0.000 yearly -
Bhutan (%) 5.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Bolivia (%) 4.000 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 15.535 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Botswana (%) 0.000 yearly -
Brazil (%) 9.792 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Brunei (%) 6.822 2026 yearly 2011 - 2026
Bulgaria (%) 4.200 2026 yearly 1989 - 2026
Burkina Faso (%) 0.000 yearly -
Burundi (%) 0.000 yearly -
Cambodia (%) 0.000 yearly -
Cameroon (%) 0.000 yearly -
Canada (%) 5.020 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cape Verde (%) 8.500 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Central African Republic (%) 0.000 yearly -
Chad (%) 0.000 yearly -
Chile (%) 6.951 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
China (%) 3.600 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Colombia (%) 11.056 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Comoros (%) 0.000 yearly -
Congo (%) 0.000 yearly -
Costa Rica (%) 9.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Croatia (%) 6.679 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Cyprus (%) 5.374 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Czech Republic (%) 2.750 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Democratic Republic of Congo (%) 0.000 yearly -
Denmark (%) 5.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Djibouti (%) 0.000 yearly -
Dominica (%) 0.000 yearly -
Dominican Republic (%) 6.000 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Ecuador (%) 3.654 2026 yearly 1988 - 2026
Egypt (%) 6.569 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
El Salvador (%) 7.000 2026 yearly 1988 - 2026
Equatorial Guinea (%) 0.000 yearly -
Eritrea (%) 0.000 yearly -
Estonia (%) 4.828 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Swaziland (%) 25.000 2016 yearly 1995 - 2016
Ethiopia (%) 0.000 yearly -
Fiji (%) 4.500 2026 yearly 1986 - 2026
Finland (%) 6.540 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
France (%) 7.797 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gabon (%) 0.000 yearly -
Gambia (%) 0.000 yearly -
Georgia (%) 18.501 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Germany (%) 3.384 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ghana (%) 0.000 yearly -
Greece (%) 11.680 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Grenada (%) 0.000 yearly -
Guatemala (%) 0.000 yearly -
Guinea (%) 0.000 yearly -
Guinea-Bissau (%) 0.000 yearly -
Guyana (%) 0.000 yearly -
Haiti (%) 0.000 yearly -
Honduras (%) 4.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 3.509 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hungary (%) 3.701 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iceland (%) 4.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
India (%) 0.000 yearly -
Indonesia (%) 5.200 2026 yearly 1984 - 2026
Iran (%) 11.208 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Iraq (%) 0.000 yearly -
Ireland (%) 5.676 2026 yearly 1985 - 2026
Israel (%) 3.800 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Italy (%) 11.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ivory Coast (%) 0.000 yearly -
Jamaica (%) 7.700 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
Japan (%) 2.333 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jordan (%) 22.700 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 4.725 2026 yearly 1994 - 2026
Kenya (%) 0.000 yearly -
Kiribati (%) 0.000 yearly -
South Korea (%) 3.692 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kosovo (%) 25.700 2019 yearly 2012 - 2019
Kuwait (%) 1.276 2020 yearly 1981 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 6.605 2026 yearly 1994 - 2026
Laos (%) 0.000 yearly -
Latvia (%) 6.995 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Lebanon (%) 0.000 yearly -
Lesotho (%) 0.000 2015 yearly 2000 - 2015
Liberia (%) 0.000 yearly -
Libya (%) 0.000 yearly -

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.8 2022 yearly 1996 - 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,073,254.658 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 31,485.615 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 1983 - Oct 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 9.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1983 - Mar 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 10,898,235.0 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 1982 - Sep 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 224.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1994 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (JPY bn) 221,425.780 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (JPY bn) 1,519,811.880 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (JPY bn) 208,395.590 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
GG: Revenue: Social Contributions (JPY bn) 74,345.900 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
GG: Revenue: Grants (JPY bn) 0.900 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
GG: REV: TS: Taxes on Goods & Services (TGS) (JPY bn) 36,253.900 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
GG: Net Acquisition of Nonfinancial Assets (JPY bn) 4,165.800 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
General Government (GG): Revenue (JPY bn) 197,377.700 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
GG: Expenses (JPY bn) 210,283.600 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
GG: REV: TS: Taxes on Income, Profits, & Capital Gains(TIPC) (JPY bn) 54,159.700 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
GG: Net Operating Balance (JPY bn) 5,656.200 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Central Government Operations: Revenue (JPY hm) 7,293.405 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Central Government Operations: Balance (Deficit/Surplus) (JPY hm) -299,885.568 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Central Government Operations: Expenditure (JPY hm) 307,178.973 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.836 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -5,671.8 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Sep 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 61,275.5 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Sep 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 12.2 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 1996 - Sep 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,496,095.779 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 5,225,887.332 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,579,546.994 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 66,947.3 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Sep 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 35.6 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 1996 - Sep 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 17,729,990.588 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 11,660,738.070 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 9,649.093 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Jan 2021
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 7,271.820 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 1960 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 14,515.096 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Apr 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 16,046.190 Apr 2021 monthly Feb 1960 - Apr 2021
Imports: sa (JPY bn) 7,374.980 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Sep 2021
Exports: sa (JPY bn) 6,750.166 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Sep 2021
Trade Balance: sa (JPY bn) -624.814 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Sep 2021
Exports: MTE: Electrical Machinery (EM) (JPY bn) 1,390.219 Oct 2021 monthly May 1994 - Oct 2021
Exports: MTE: Transport Equipment (TE) (JPY bn) 1,102.201 Oct 2021 monthly Feb 1991 - Oct 2021
Exports: Chemicals (CS) (JPY bn) 945.351 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1984 - Oct 2021
Exports: MTE: Machinery (MY) (JPY bn) 1,467.955 Oct 2021 monthly Feb 1991 - Oct 2021
Exports: Manufactured Goods (MG) (JPY bn) 916.953 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Oct 2021
Exports Unit Value Index: Fisher Formula (FF): Total (2015=100) 100.40 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2018
Imports Unit Value Index: FF: Fisher Formula (FF): Total (2015=100) 101.17 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2018
Exports Quantum Index (2015=100) 106.65 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2018
Imports Quantum Index: China (2015=100) 104.22 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2018
Imports Quantum Index: USA (2015=100) 106.43 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 7,213.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 6,923.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 5,753.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 28,157.103 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 9.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 16,101.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 109,881.129 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 4,574,792.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 92.8 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 3,206,456.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 65.9 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Total Debt: % of GDP (%) 1,306.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1998 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 203.775 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 3,740,718.206 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2010 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Primary Income (JPY bn) 1,753.232 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: G&S: Services (JPY bn) -256.968 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: Current Account (CA) (JPY bn) 1,033.671 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment (JPY bn) 6,274.276 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: Financial Account (FA) (JPY bn) 2,760.277 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: G&S: Goods: Imports (JPY bn) 7,137.598 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: FA: Direct Investment (JPY bn) 160.775 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income (JPY bn) -232.704 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: G&S: Goods: Exports (JPY bn) 6,907.710 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: FA: Reserve Assets (JPY bn) -74.756 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: G&S: Goods (JPY bn) -229.888 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (JPY bn) 1,914.352 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: Capital Account (JPY bn) -187.746 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: G&S: Services (SS): Total: Credit (CR) (JPY bn) 1,458.492 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: CA: G&S: Services (SS): Total: Debit (DR) (JPY bn) 1,715.460 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: FA: DI: Assets (Ass) (JPY bn) 794.622 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: FA: DI: Liabilities (Lia) (JPY bn) 633.847 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: sa: CA: G&S: Goods: Net (JPY bn) -450.308 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: sa: Current Account (CA): Net (JPY bn) 762.717 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: sa: CA: G&S: Goods: Exports (JPY bn) 6,688.977 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: sa: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (JPY bn) 284.009 Mar 2019 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2019
BoP: sa: CA: Primary Income: Net (JPY bn) 1,753.208 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: sa: CA: Secondary Income: Debit (JPY bn) 365.341 Mar 2019 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2019
BoP: sa: CA: G&S: Services (SS): Net (JPY bn) -363.924 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: sa: CA: G&S: Goods: Imports (JPY bn) 7,139.285 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
BoP: sa: CA: Secondary Income: Net (JPY bn) -176.258 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
EDP: GG: Short Term (ST) (JPY bn) 85,689.368 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2021
EDP: DTC: Long Term (LT) (JPY bn) 20,078.734 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2021
EDP: GG: Long Term (LT) (JPY bn) 94,530.892 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2021
Gross External Debt Position (EDP) (JPY bn) 508,030.677 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2021
EDP: DTC: Short Term (ST) (JPY bn) 146,488.102 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2021
Enterprise Bankruptcy Case: Total (Unit) 512.000 Oct 2021 monthly Mar 2001 - Oct 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.1 Sep 2020 semiannually Mar 1999 - Sep 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 65.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 71,621.011 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 8,896,475.336 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 13,341,429.596 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
M2 Growth (%) 4.2 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Oct 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 0.8 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1980 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 1,279,041.0 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 2000 - Oct 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 0.820 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1980 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 20.0 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 2000 - Oct 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 48,119.000 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Oct 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 11,279,452.915 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 1998 - Sep 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 8.7 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 1999 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 15,506,024.2 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 2003 - Sep 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.1 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 2004 - Sep 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Households (%) 7.800 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 16.300 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 3,257.431 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1964 - Mar 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 8,860.503 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1964 - Mar 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 3,258,200.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Jun 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 6,287,496.249 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 2000 - Feb 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 3.39 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 2001 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 117.06 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Sep 2020
Money Stock: Avg: Money Supply: M2 (JPY bn) 1,170,724.200 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 2003 - Oct 2021
Money Stock: Money Supply: M1 (JPY bn) 982,220.400 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 2003 - Sep 2021
Money Stock: Money Supply: M3 (JPY bn) 1,521,762.000 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 2003 - Sep 2021
Money Stock: sa: Money Supply M3 (JPY bn) 1,528,432.600 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 2003 - Sep 2021
Money Stock: Avg: sa: M2 (JPY bn) 1,172,084.100 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 2003 - Oct 2021
Money Stock: sa: Money Suppy M1 (JPY bn) 991,957.000 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 2003 - Sep 2021
JP: Loans & Discounts: Outstanding: DLB: Corporations: Incl Finance & Insurance (JPY bn) 312,385.90 Mar 2018 monthly Oct 2000 - Mar 2018
JP: Loans & Discounts: Outstanding: DLB: Overseas Yen Loans, Domestic Transfer (JPY bn) 12,191.20 Mar 2018 monthly Oct 2000 - Mar 2018
JP: Loans & Discounts: Outstanding: DLB: Local Governments (JPY bn) 29,197.20 Mar 2018 monthly Oct 2000 - Mar 2018
JP: Loans & Discounts: Outstanding: DLB: Individuals (JPY bn) 140,008.40 Mar 2018 monthly Oct 2000 - Mar 2018
JP: Outstanding of NPLs: Total (JPY bn) 1,800.000 Sep 2018 semiannually Mar 2002 - Sep 2018
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 15.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2021
Tankan: AE: DI: Forecast: BC: Non Manufacturing (NM) (%) -8.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2021
Tankan: AE: DI: Actual: BC: Mfg: Electrical Machinery (%) 18.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2021
Tankan: AE: DI: Forecast: BC: Mfg: Electrical Machinery (%) 15.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2021
Tankan: All Enterprises(AE): DI:Forecast: Bus. Condition(BC):All Ind (%) -5.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2021
Tankan: AE: DI: Forecast: BC: Manufacturing (%) 2.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2021
Economy Watchers: Diffusion Index: Current Economics Conditions: sa (NA) 55.500 Oct 2021 monthly Aug 2001 - Oct 2021
Business Condition Judgement: All Industries (%) -44.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 1994 - Sep 2021

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