Japan Jobless Rate at 3.4% in June

The jobless rate in Japan was recorded at 3.4 percent in June of 2015, up from 3.3 percent in May but down from 3.7 percent a year earlier.

The number of employed persons in June 2015 was 64.25 million, an increase of 0.6 percent from the previous year while the number of unemployed persons fell 8.6 percent to 2.24 million. 

The labour force rose 0.2 percent and population aged 15 and over decreased unchanged from a year earlier at 110.81 million.

The jobs-to-applicants ratio was 1.19 percent, unchanged from May 2015.

Japan Jobless Rate at 3.4% in June

Statistics Bureau of Japan l Rida Husna l rida@tradingeconomics.com
7/31/2015 12:59:31 AM