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Unemployment rate, percent in Japan

, July 1972 - March 2021: For that indicator, we provide data for Japan from July 1972 to March 2021. The average value for Japan during that period was 3.19 percent with a minimum of 1 percent in October 1973 and a maximum of 5.8 percent in March 2003. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Source: Bank of Japan

Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
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