Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

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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

Jan 13
  • Survey of Institutions and Establishments for Long-term Care 2019 (Japanese)
Jan 7
  • Provisional Report of Monthly Labour Survey November 2020 (English)(Japanese)
Dec 31
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Dec. 31, 2020) (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed.(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 30, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Dec 30
  • Six asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Dec. 30, 2020) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 29, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Dec 29
  • Six asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 28, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Dec 28
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed (Japanese)
  • Recall of asbestos-containing products(Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station)(Japanese)
  • Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions of Pensioners (the 2019 Survey on Disability Pensioners)(Japanese)
  • Annual and monthly reports on National Health Insurance(Japanese)
  • Report on Social Welfare Administration and Services (Preliminary Data), Aug. 2020(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 27, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Dec 27
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station)(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 26, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Dec 26
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed.(Japanese)
  • Nine asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 25, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments(Japanese)
Dec 25
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station)(Japanese)
  • Recall of asbestos-containing products (Japanese)
  • Report on the meeting to discuss how to manage teleworkers (Japanese)
  • Announcement of company names related to the employment status of persons with disabilities in FY2020 (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Dec. 25, 2020) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 24, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Employment referrals for general workers November 2020 (English)(Japanese)
Dec 24
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Ten asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • The support project to promote regional health in FY 2021 (Japanese)
  • Status Report on Long-term Care Insurance (Provisional) (Oct. 2020)(Japanese)
  • Annual Report on the Statistics of Production by Pharmaceutical Industry (2019) (Japanese)
  • Dynamic Survey of Medical Institutions (Preliminary data), Oct. 2020 (Japanese)
  • Release of outline of the Annual Report on the Statistics of Production by Pharmaceutical Industry (2019) (Japanese)
  • License for general worker dispatching undertaking is revoked. (Japanese)
  • The 9th MHLW ICF Symposium Announcement “Outlook for the New Stage in Utilizing and Applying ICD-11 and ICF: Aiming for a Common Language in Various Settings” (Japanese)
  • The 3rd meeting to be held to discuss the utilization of the Social Security and Tax Number System for the management of qualifications regarding social security (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 23, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Dec 23
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Meeting to be held to exchange opinions on COVID-19 between the central government and the National Governors' Association (Japanese)
  • Survey of Social Welfare Institutions 2019 (Japanese)
  • Monthly report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expeditures(Cases assessed on September 2020) (Japanese)
  • Deliberation report on the revision of long-term care service fees in FY2021 (Japanese)
  • Monthly Report on Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance (October 2020) (Japanese)
  • Monthly Report on Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance (September 2020) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 22, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Dec 22
  • Results of the survey on the status of responses based on the Act on the Prevention of Elder Abuse, for Caregivers of Elderly Persons and Other Related Matters in FY2019 (Japanese)
  • 18 asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Result of the opinion survey on the social security in old age in 2018 (Japanese)
  • Recall of asbestos-containing products(Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,216th announcement) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 21, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey October 2020 (English)(Japanese)
Dec 21
  • The 3rd Conference on the Elimination of Discrimination against Hansen's Disease former Patients and their family(Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (Feb.-Mar. 2020 surveys) (Japanese)
  • Prompt Vital Statistics Report, Oct. 2020 (Japanese)
  • Annual estimates of Vital Statistics, 2020 (Japanese)
  • Addition of awarded competitors in the 58th National Skills Competition for Young Skilled Workers(Japanese)
  • We will release a special web content "Let's know! Let's think! Food and radioactive substances" for parents and children. (Japanese)
  • "Understanding from data-Information on new coronavirus infection-", which contributes to the prevention of the spread of new coronavirus infection, has been newly released on the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare website.(Japanese)
  • Meeting record from the 2nd meeting to discuss the utilization of the Social Security and Tax Number System for the management of qualifications regarding social security(Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Release of the New Child-rearing security Plan(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 20, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Dec 20
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 19, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Dec 19
  • 13 asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 18, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Dec 18
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Five asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Correction to released survey figures in the Monthly Labour Survey on Dec.18, 2020 (English version)(Japanese)
  • The status of occurrence of industrial injuries in 2020 (Dec. 2020)(Japanese)
  • Revocation of license of Supervising Organizations and accreditation of Technical Intern Training Plans(Japanese)
  • Extension of the period of eligibility for the subsidies for guardians affected by school closures related to COVID-19. (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 17, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Dec 17
  • (HER-SYS):Health Center Real-time information-sharing System on COVID-19  (Japanese)
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting.(Japanese)
  • The 5th Liaison Committee Meeting for Ministries and Agencies to discuss measures to address illegal minpaku private lodging services to be held(Japanese)
  • Fee revisions of long-term care and social welfare services for persons with disability(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Dec. 17, 2020)(Japanese)
  • Six asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 16, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Dec 16
  • Overview of the Basic Survey on Labour Unions in 2020 (Japanese)
  • Two asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Dec. 16, 2020)(Japanese)
  • Summary Report of Survey on Labour Economy Trend, Nov 2020 (Japanese)
  • Announcement of the results of the Informatization Progress Survey on Medical Devices(Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,215th announcement)(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 15, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)