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Japan unemployment rises to 5.2 percent in May

Japan unemployment rises to 5.2 percent in May

The government says Japan's unemployment rate has risen to 5.2 percent in May.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications says in a monthly report Tuesday that the country's unemployment rate worsened from 5.0 percent in April.
The total number of jobless people climbed by 770,000 from a year earlier to 3.47 million, the ministry says. Those with employment fell by 1.36 million from the previous year to 63.42 million.


Updated : 2021-02-27 21:23 GMT+08:00