Number of bank employees reached 302,000 persons in 2003 in Japan, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.92 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of bank employees in Japan reached an all time high of 462,000 persons in 1993 and an all time low of 302,000 persons in 2003. When compared to Japan's main peers, number of bank employees in South Korea amounted to 86,900 persons and 2,242,872 persons in USA in 2003.
Japan has been ranked 7th within the group of 46 countries we follow in terms of number of bank employees, 4 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.