Japan’s Jobless Rate Steady at 2.9% In December

TOKYO: Japan’s jobless rate held steady at 2.9% in December and the availability of jobs was unchanged from the previous month, government data showed on Friday.

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate compared with the median forecast of 3.0%. In November, the jobless rate stood at 2.9%.

The jobs-to-applicants ratio was 1.06, matching a Reuters poll forecast and unchanged from the previous month, labour ministry data showed.

Source: https://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2021/01/29/japan039s-jobless-rate-steady-at-29-in-december

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