Japan’s jobless rate flat in December

Tokyo, Jan 29 (IANS) Japan’s jobless rate remained flat at 3.3 percent in December 2015, the ministry of internal affairs and communications said on Friday.

The jobs-to-applicants ratio jumped to 1.27 in December, which means that for every 100 people seeking jobs, 127 positions are available, Xinhua cited government data as showing on Friday.