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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Labor > Economic activity stats

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  • Both sexes aged 15-19: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Both sexes aged 30-34: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Both sexes aged 45-49: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Both sexes aged 50-54: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Both sexes aged 55-59: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Both sexes aged 65 plus: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Men aged 15-19: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Men aged 20-24: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Men aged 25-29: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Men aged 35-39: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Men aged 40-44: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Men aged 65 plus: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Women aged 15-19: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Women aged 40-44: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Women aged 45-49: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Both sexes aged 35-39: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Women aged 35-39: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Women aged 60-64: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Both sexes aged 20-24: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Both sexes aged 25-29: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Women aged 20-24: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Women aged 65 plus: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Both sexes aged 60-64: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Women aged 25-29: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Both sexes aged 40-44: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Women aged 30-34: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Men aged 45-49: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Men aged 50-54: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Men aged 55-59: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Men aged 60-64: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Women aged 50-54: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Women aged 55-59: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
  • Men aged 30-34: Economically active population ("usually active" or "currently active" (currently active is also known as "the labour force")) comprises all persons of either sex above a specified age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of economic goods
STAT Japan United States
Both sexes aged 15-19 15.81%
Ranked 157th.
38.86%
Ranked 81st. 2 times more than Japan
Both sexes aged 30-34 79.51%
Ranked 106th.
86.54%
Ranked 69th. 9% more than Japan
Both sexes aged 45-49 87.17%
Ranked 51st. 1% more than United States
86.12%
Ranked 58th.
Both sexes aged 50-54 84.41%
Ranked 36th. 5% more than United States
80.24%
Ranked 63th.
Both sexes aged 55-59 74.08%
Ranked 47th. 10% more than United States
67.56%
Ranked 65th.
Both sexes aged 65 plus 22.43%
Ranked 82nd. 2 times more than United States
9.92%
Ranked 124th.
Men aged 15-19 16.8%
Ranked 158th.
40.19%
Ranked 98th. 2 times more than Japan
Men aged 20-24 71.96%
Ranked 163th.
78.54%
Ranked 139th. 9% more than Japan
Men aged 25-29 95.3%
Ranked 88th. 5% more than United States
90.93%
Ranked 159th.
Men aged 35-39 97.84%
Ranked 57th. 5% more than United States
93.35%
Ranked 163th.
Men aged 40-44 97.75%
Ranked 31st. 6% more than United States
92.17%
Ranked 163th.
Men aged 65 plus 33.4%
Ranked 81st. 2 times more than United States
13.49%
Ranked 127th.
Women aged 15-19 14.77%
Ranked 148th.
37.46%
Ranked 59th. 3 times more than Japan
Women aged 40-44 75.83%
Ranked 69th.
82.15%
Ranked 52nd. 8% more than Japan
Women aged 45-49 76.68%
Ranked 55th.
80.06%
Ranked 48th. 4% more than Japan
Both sexes aged 35-39 83.93%
Ranked 89th.
87.29%
Ranked 68th. 4% more than Japan
Women aged 35-39 69.73%
Ranked 88th.
81.1%
Ranked 54th. 16% more than Japan
Women aged 60-64 38.04%
Ranked 60th. 15% more than United States
33.2%
Ranked 67th.
Both sexes aged 20-24 71.93%
Ranked 94th.
75.54%
Ranked 63th. 5% more than Japan
Both sexes aged 25-29 83.09%
Ranked 77th.
85.46%
Ranked 56th. 3% more than Japan
Women aged 20-24 71.9%
Ranked 54th.
72.42%
Ranked 52nd. 1% more than Japan
Women aged 65 plus 14.41%
Ranked 69th. 94% more than United States
7.41%
Ranked 95th.
Both sexes aged 60-64 54.5%
Ranked 66th. 32% more than United States
41.42%
Ranked 101st.
Women aged 25-29 70.32%
Ranked 78th.
79.87%
Ranked 49th. 14% more than Japan
Both sexes aged 40-44 86.87%
Ranked 72nd.
87.2%
Ranked 67th. About the same as Japan
Women aged 30-34 60.71%
Ranked 106th.
79.8%
Ranked 57th. 31% more than Japan
Men aged 45-49 97.6%
Ranked 24th. 6% more than United States
92.2%
Ranked 156th.
Men aged 50-54 96.82%
Ranked 10th. 9% more than United States
88.58%
Ranked 137th.
Men aged 55-59 93.64%
Ranked 28th. 22% more than United States
76.57%
Ranked 137th.
Men aged 60-64 72.12%
Ranked 77th. 43% more than United States
50.34%
Ranked 121st.
Women aged 50-54 72.06%
Ranked 51st.
72.09%
Ranked 50th. The same as Japan
Women aged 55-59 55.17%
Ranked 55th.
58.96%
Ranked 44th. 7% more than Japan
Men aged 30-34 97.76%
Ranked 43th. 5% more than United States
93.16%
Ranked 164th.

SOURCES: Economic activity rate and economically active population, by sex, thirteen age groups, 1950-2010 (ILO estimates and projections) are data from the International Labour Union (ILO). Source details: ILO, Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, fourth edition, diskette database (Geneva, 1997). The latest set of estimates and projections covering the period 1950-2010 (4th edition) was released by ILO in December 1996. These data are updated every five-ten years by ILO and a new set of these data is in preparation

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