The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 2.9% from 3.0% in May, against a median market forecast for 3.0%, figures from the Internal Affairs ministry showed.
The jobs-to-applicants ratio rose to 1.13 from 1.09 in May, exceeding the median forecast of 1.10.
A full table can be seen on the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications at:
(Note: The jobs-to-applicants ratio and new job offers can be seen in Japanese on the labour ministry's website.)
(Reporting by Leika Kihara)