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11/29/2019, 12:30 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Unemployment rate in Japan at 2.4% in October

Japan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in October landed at 2.4%, according to a report by the Statistics Bureau of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications released on Friday.

The number of unemployed people in October stood at 1.64 million, up 0.6% year-on-year. Meanwhile, the number of employed people was 67.58 million or 0.4% higher on an annual basis. Around 620,000 more people were employed in October 2019 than in the same month a year before, the report said.

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