Japan Unemployment Rate Steady at 18-Year Low



The jobless rate in Japan was recorded at 3.3 percent in May of 2015, the same as in April and down from 3.5 percent a year earlier.

The number of employed persons in May 2015 was 64 million, unchanged from the previous year while the number of unemployed persons fell 7.4 percent to 2.24 million. 

The labour force shrank 0.2 percent and population aged 15 and over decreased 0.1 percent to 110.76 million.

Japan Unemployment Rate Steady at 18-Year Low


Statistics Bureau of Japan | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
6/26/2015 10:49:31 AM