Japan Unemployment Rate Down to 4.20 Percent in August


Japan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.2 percent in August from 4.3 percent in July.

The number of unemployed persons in August 2012 was 2.77 million, a decrease of 180 thousand or 6.1 percent from the previous year.

The number of employed persons in January 2012 was 62.81 million, a decrease of 20 thousand or 0.0 percent from the previous year.


TradingEconomics.com, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
9/28/2012 1:42:35 PM