Japan’s Unemployment Remains Unchanged in January

Japan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 4.9% while payrolls rose in January.

The number of unemployed persons in January 2011 was 3.09 million, a decrease of 140 thousand or 4.3% from the previous year.

The number of employed persons in January 2011 was 62.04 million, a decrease of 90 thousand or 0.1% from the previous year.

Japan Statistics Bureau
3/2/2011 12:07:57 PM