URGENT: Japan’s jobless rate falls to 2.5% in October

Economy

Japan’s unemployment rate fell to 2.5 percent in October from 2.6 percent a month earlier, government data showed Friday.

The job availability ratio edged up 0.01 point from September to 1.30, indicating there were 130 job openings for every 100 job seekers, according to separate data.

Kyodo News

Kyodo News