Jan 28, 2014

Worker numbers seen falling by 8.21 million in 2030

The labor ministry is projecting that 54.49 million people will have jobs in 2030, or 8.21 million fewer than in 2012. The estimate, which assumes zero economic growth and no change in the proportions of female and elderly workers, was disclosed at a meeting ...

Feb 25, 2013

Decline of manufacturing

A labor force survey shows the number of people employed in Japan's manufacturing industry dipping below 10 million for the first time since 1961.