Japan's April jobless rate falls to 2.5%

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Japan's unemployment rate fell to 2.5 percent in April from 2.6 percent in March, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said Tuesday.

The job availability ratio improved to 1.23 from 1.22 in the previous month, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said separately. The ratio means there were 123 job openings for every 100 job seekers.