Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Japan: Workers over 65 Exceed 8 Million in 2017

As reported by Nippon.com, the 2017 Labor Force Survey conducted by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications shows that the number of employed senior citizens (65 and older) in Japan now exceeds 8.07 million.

Furthermore, older workers increased by 370,000 compared to 2016, bringing the ratio of senior citizens in the overall workforce of 65.3 million to 12.3%, also a record high.

Source: "Senior-Citizen Workers in Japan Top 8 Million" Nippon.com(April 20, 2018)

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