Forex News Japan jobless rate for October 3.0%vs. 3.0% estimate Posted on 29.11.2016 by Greg Michalowski September jobless rate 3.0%. The job to applicant ratio YoY comes in at 1.40x vs. 1.39x estimate. The prior month came in at 1.38x. The job to applicants ratio is the highest since August 1991.