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Japan jobless rate flat at 2.8 pct in Sept.

  • October 29, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:37 a.m.
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Tokyo, Oct. 29 (Jiji Press)–Japan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 2.8 pct in September, unchanged from the previous month, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said Friday.

 

The number of jobless people decreased by 20,000, or 1.0 pct, from the previous month to 1.89 million after seasonal adjustment, the ministry also said.
 

Separately, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said the ratio of job openings to job seekers in September stood at 1.16, up 0.02 point from the previous month.

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