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Japan's unemployment rate held steady at 3.8 percent in January

Japan's unemployment rate held steady at 3.8 percent in January

Japan's jobless remained unchanged at 3.8 percent in January from the month earlier, the government said Friday.
The January figure, released by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, matched forecasts by economists polled by Dow Jones.
The ministry said the total number of jobless was down 80,000 on year, marking the 26th consecutive month of decline.
The rate dropped to 3.8 percent in November after registering 4.0 percent in both September and October.


Updated : 2021-01-16 14:41 GMT+08:00