Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications released its unemployment rate on late Monday evening. Unemployment rate in Japan fell to 3.2% in January from 3.3% in December. Analysts had expected the unemployment rate to remain unchanged.
The number of unemployed persons fell by 200,000 in January to 2.11 million from a year ago.
The number of employed persons rose by 900,000 in December to 63.99 million from a year ago.