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Japan jobless rate steady at 3.2% in April

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Japan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.2 per cent in April, data by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications showed on Tuesday.

[TOKYO] Japan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.2 per cent in April, data by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications showed on Tuesday.

The median estimate from a Reuters poll of economists was for 3.2 per cent.

The jobs-applicants ratio rose to 1.34 in April from 1.30 in March, separate data by the labour ministry showed.

The median estimate was for the ratio to remain unchanged at 1.30.

REUTERS

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