Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Okinawa Fact of the Day

Okinawa Prefecture has the lowest jobs-to-job seekers ratio of all the prefectures, with a January yūkō kyūjin bairitsu reading of 0.32 -- meaning that for every three Okinawa residents looking for work in January, there was but a single position open.

[The average for the nation was 0.67, meaning there were three job seekers for every two open positions. The nation's most employment rich prefecture was Tokyo, which enjoyed absolute parity at 1.00. From Friday's report.]

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