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Cash wage payments decline for 6th consecutive month

7, 18. 2007

Wage payments to workers in Japan averaged 274,091 yen in May, down 0.6% from the corresponding month of last year, according to the monthly labour statistics (preliminary) announced by the Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry on July 2, 2007. The average cash wage payments for the month fell for the sixth consecutive month. Of the payments, the "scheduled payments" which show the basic payments averaged 248,995 yen, a decrease of 0.1% on year, or a decline for the 13th consecutive month. The statistics proved that the wages did not reflect the current economic recovery.

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