Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

The Comprehensive Reform of Social Security and Tax

Announcement on the current status of Japan's Social Security System and deliberations on the policies for the social security reform Cabinet Secretariat

What's new

Dec 12
  • Summary Report of Survey on Labour Economy Trend, Nov 2019 (Japanese)
  • Monthly report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expeditures(Cases assessed on August 2019)(Japanese)
Dec 6
  • Provisional Report of Monthly Labour Survey October 2019 (English)(Japanese)
Dec 3
Nov 29
  • Employment referrals for general workers October 2019 (English)(Japanese)
Nov 28
  • Summary Report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expenditures (Cases assessed from May 2018 to Apr. 2019) (Japanese)
  • Summary Report of Vital Statistics of Japan (final data), 2018 (in Japanese)
Nov 26
Nov 22
Nov 15
  • The 4th Meeting to Discuss How to Increase Productivity of Paper/Pulp Delivery Services and Manage Working Hours of Truck Drivers to be held (Japanese)
  • Cancellation of technical internship program plans (Japanese)
  • Facts about the possibility of recovery of non-Japanese remains in the Philippines that indicated at “DNA Identification Experts Meeting for Remains of the War Dead” (Japanese)
  • The status of occurrence of occupational accidents in 2019 (Nov. 2019) (Japanese)
  • "A survey on job offer situation of graduating university students" in FY2019 (as of October 1, 2019)~ (Japanese)
  • Work passport forms for persons with disabilities have been made. (Japanese)
Nov 14
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,155th announcement) (Japanese)
  • Recipients of the "Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare's award for persons who contributed to long-term care health facility services" in FY2019 (Japanese)
  • An event will be held on Nov. 18th to appoint campaign ambassadors whose task is to inform people of things they should know when receiving health care services. (Japanese)
  • Monthly report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expeditures(Cases assessed on July 2019)(Japanese)
Nov 13
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,154th announcement) (Japanese)
  • The"8th Smart Life Project Award (Let's extend healthy life expectancy!)" (Japanese)
  • Report on the medical-care system for the latter-stage elderly (Japanese)
  • An event will be held to offer foreign nursing care workers and trainees an opportunity to get to know with each other (Japanese)
  • A singer Ms.Natsuko Godai (a hepatitis measures ambassador for "Prevent Hepatitis: It's Up to You") meets with the governor of Fukui Prefecture (Japanese)
  • The 15th Meeting on Work Style Similar to Employment be held (paperless) (Japanese)
  • Dispatching of a group engaged in collecting the remains of Japanese war dead in Karafuto and Shumshu in FY 2019 (Japanese)
  • Report on the 22nd Survey on Economic Conditions in Health Care (2019) (Japanese)
Nov 12
  • The 4th Meeting to Discuss How to Increase Productivity of Paper/Cardboard Delivery Services and Manage Working Hours of Truck Drivers to be held (Japanese)
  • Mr. Ryotaro Sugi, a special advisor for "Prevent Hepatitis: It's Up to You," meets with the governor of Aomori Prefecture (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,153rd announcement) (Japanese)
Nov 8
  • Monthly Vital Statistics Report (Preliminary data), Jun. 2019 (Japanese)
  • Outstanding skills workers (master craftsmen) in FY 2019 are decided ~150 people, including molding engineer Mr.Yukio Kondo, to be awarded on Nov.11th~ (Japanese)
  • Successful applicants of the 51st Examination for Certified Social Insurance and Labour Consultants is announced~Out of 38,428 who took the exam, 6.6% passed it~ (Japanese)
  • Provisional Report of Monthly Labour Survey September 2019 (English)(Japanese)
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
Nov 6
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (emergency monitoring) (Japanese)
  • Survey on Public Assistance Recipients (Preliminary data),Aug. 2019 (Japanese)
Nov 5
  • The Seminar on the Medical Corporation System in FY 2019 to be held (Japanese)
  • Passengers entering the country without having been screened at the quarantine station at Narita airport (Japanese)
  • Announcement of successful applicants of the 49th Examination for Building Environment and Health Management Engineers (Japanese)
Nov 3
  • Winners of the Medal of Honor in Autumn in 2019 (Japanese)
Nov 2
  • Winners of the Medal of Honor in Autumn in 2019 (Japanese)
Nov 1
  • An event to raise awareness of AIDS ahead of the World AIDS Day (Japanese)
  • Request for cooperation in the General Survey on Working Conditions in 2020 (Japanese)
  • Monthly Reports on Employment Insurance Services (Japanese)
  • Annual Reports on Employment Insurance Services (Japanese)
  • Publication of documents related to Japanese internees provided by the Russian and other governments (Posting of additionally identified persons, etc.) (Japanese)
  • November is the Telework Month ~seminars and events to promote the introduction of a telework system to be held~ (Japanese)
  • Recipients of the "Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare's awards for enterprises that promote telework in FY2019 are decided. (Japanese)
  • The 39th Abilympic will begin on Nov. 15, 2019 in Aichi Prefecture in to celebrate the emperor's ascension to the throne. (Japanese)
  • Information on the recovery and memorial services for Japanese war dead (November 2019) (Japanese)
  • First award for organizations and businesses promoting a campaign informing people of things they should know when receiving health care services. (Japanese)
  • The 57th National Skills Competition commemorating the emperor's ascension to the throne opens on Nov. 15. (Japanese)
  • Hospital Report (Preliminary data), Jul. 2019 (Japanese)
  • Employment referrals for general workers September 2019 (English)(Japanese)