Japan Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.6% in February


Japan's jobless rate declined to the lowest in more than six years in February and the availability of jobs improved to the highest in more than six years.

The jobs-to-applicants ratio rose to 1.05 from 1.04 in January, matching the median estimate. That marked the highest since August 2007, when the ratio stood at 1.05.

The number of new job offers fell 2.9 percent in February from the previous month but was up 7.1 percent from a year ago.

Japan Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.6% in February


Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications | anna@tradingeconomics.com
3/27/2014 11:57:44 PM