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The number of non-full-time employees in Japan has risen from 20% of the workforce in 1990 to almost 40% today. That means that 4 out 10 workers are part-time, dispatch, and temporary employees.
Moreover, in terms of pay, Japanese non-full-time employees earn considerably less than their peers in other countries.
The average salary and remuneration for Japanese non-full-time workers is 59% of full-time workers. That is, they earn 59 yen for doing the same work as a full-timer who earns 100.
Below are examples from other countries:
Source: Asahi Shinbun, November 25, page 13
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