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Japan Unemployment Rate Steady At 4.2% In September
206 days ago
(RTTNews) - The unemployment rate in Japan was a seasonally adjusted 4.2 percent in September, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Tuesday - in line with expectations and unchanged from the previous month.
The participation rate was 59.3 percent, also matching expectations and easing from 59.4 percent in August.
The number of employed persons in September was 63.08 million, down 130,000 or 0.2 percent from the previous year.
The number of unemployed persons in September was 2.75 million, down 20,000 or 0.7 percent from the previous year.
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