Japan's Nov. jobless rate falls to 2.2%

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Japan's unemployment rate fell to 2.2 percent in November from 2.4 percent in the previous month, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said Friday.

The job availability ratio stood at 1.57, unchanged from October, according to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare. The ratio means there were 157 job openings for every 100 job seekers.