Japan's jobless rate flat at 2.9% in February: government

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Japan's jobless rate flat at 2.9% in February: government
TOKYO - Japan’s jobless rate was steady at 2.9% in February, while the availability of jobs declined from the previous month, government data showed on Tuesday.
 
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate compared with the median forecast of 3.0%, and 2.9% in January.
 
The jobs-to-applicants ratio was 1.09, down from 1.10 in the previous month, labour ministry data showed. It was also below a Reuters poll forecast of 1.10.
 
For a table, click the internal affairs ministry's website: here
 
(Note: The jobs-to-applicants ratio and new job offers can be seen in Japanese on the labour ministry’s website)
 
Source: Reuters

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