12/1/2020, 12:31 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Japan's unemployment rate at 3.1% in October

Japan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in rose to 3.1%% in October, according to a report by the Statistics Bureau of Japan released on Tuesday. The figure marks an increase from September's rate of 3% and was in line with expectations.

The number of unemployed people in October stood at 2.15 million, marking an increase of 510,000 year-on-year.

Meanwhile, the number of employed people was down by 930,000 compared to the same month last year and stood at 66.94 million.

Breaking the News / VP