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The number of unemployed people declined by around 700 from 115,100 in January to March to 114,400 in the February to April period. Meanwhile, the number of underemployed people decreased by around 2,200 from 46,700 to 44,500.
Analyzed by sector and compared with the preceding three-month period, the combined unemployment rate of the consumption- and tourism-related sectors, such as retail, accommodation and food services, remained unchanged at 4.2 percent from February to April.
Among these sectors, the unemployment rate of the retail sector held steady at 3.8 percent, while that of the food and beverage service activities sector declined by 0.1 percentage points to 4.8 percent.
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The survey conducted during the February to April period encompassed a sample size of approximately 26,000 households, equivalent to around 69,000 individuals.