Japanese Unemplyment Rate Rises to 5.1%

Japan's unemployment rate worsened slightly in October, as industrial production slipped and household spending was down, Statistics Bureau said on November 30.

The number of employed persons in October 2010 was 62.86 million, an increase of 150 thousand or 0.2% from the previous year.

The number of unemployed persons in October 2010 was 3.34 million, a decrease of 100 thousand or 2.9% from the previous year.

TradingEconomics.com, Statistics Japan
12/6/2010 12:46:34 PM