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Japan's May jobless rate unchanged at 3.2%

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 07:54
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Japan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged from the previous month at 3.2 per cent in May, data by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications showed on Friday.

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

It was also in line with the median estimate from a Reuters poll of economists.

The jobs-applicants ratio rose to 1.36 in May from 1.34 in April, separate data by the labour ministry showed. The median estimate was for 1.35.

REUTERS