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Japan November Unemployment Rate 4.0%

The unemployment rate in Japan came in at a seasonally adjusted 4.0 percent in November, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday - unchanged from the previous month but missing forecasts for 3.9 percent.

The job-to-applicant ratio was 1.00, topping expectations for 0.99 and up from 0.98 in October.

The total number of employed persons in November was 63.71 million, an increase of 740,000 or 1.2 percent on year.

The total number of unemployed persons in November was 2.49 million, a decrease of 110,000.

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