Japan Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly in July


Japan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 3.8 percent in July from 3.7 percent the month before.

The number of employed persons in July 2014 was 63.57 million, an increase of 460 thousand or 0.7% from the previous year.

The number of unemployed persons in July 2014 was 2.48 million, a decrease of 70 thousand or 2.7% from the previous year.

The jobs-to-applicants ratio was 1.10 in July, unchanged from the previous month, which marked the highest since June 1992.

The number of new job offers fell 1.5 percent in July from the previous month but rose 4.5 percent from a year ago. 

Japan Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly in July


Statistics Japan | anna@tradingeconomics.com
8/29/2014 12:54:52 AM