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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Labor > Employment rate stats

Definitions

  • Adults: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
  • Men: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
  • Women: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
  • Young adults: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
  • Young men: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
  • Young women: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
STAT Japan United States HISTORY
Adults 54.2
Ranked 112th.
59.2
Ranked 74th. 9% more than Japan

Men 66.4
Ranked 100th. 1% more than United States
66
Ranked 107th.

Source / date of > Information 2003 OECD . 2003 OECD .
Women 43.2
Ranked 100th.
52.9
Ranked 50th. 22% more than Japan

Young adults 40.4
Ranked 83th.
50.7
Ranked 45th. 25% more than Japan

Young men 39.7
Ranked 113th.
51.7
Ranked 69th. 30% more than Japan

Young women 41.2
Ranked 57th.
49.7
Ranked 34th. 21% more than Japan

SOURCES: International Labour Organisation, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.; Wikipedia: List of countries by employment rate

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