Japan’s June Culture Center Sales, Activity

Following are the details of cultural center sales, activity and employment from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Tokyo.

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                         June        May      April      March       Feb.
                         2013       2013       2013       2013       2013
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Total sales             -4.8%      -2.3%      -8.0%      -1.8%      -3.4%
 Tuition                -3.6%      -1.4%      -6.8%      -1.0%      -2.5%
 Teaching material     -16.1%      -0.7%     -18.5%      -4.8%      -6.2%
Number students         -3.2%      -3.6%      -3.6%       2.3%      -2.4%
 New students          -18.0%       1.6%     -14.0%      -4.6%      -8.7%
Total courses            0.3%       0.0%      -0.2%      -3.6%      -0.4%
Employees                1.6%       1.9%       1.5%      -2.1%      -2.8%
 Regular                 1.1%       2.2%       1.0%       0.4%      -0.5%
 Other                   2.0%       1.9%       1.9%      -3.3%      -3.8%
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                         June        May      April      March       Feb.
                         2013       2013       2013       2013       2013
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 Lecturers              -0.9%      -2.1%      -2.3%       0.3%       0.7%
                   --------------------------(Yen bln)-------------------------
Total sales             2.562      1.919      2.324      2.806      1.950
 Tuition                2.472      1.864      2.182      2.660      1.884
 Teaching material      0.090      0.055      0.142      0.147      0.066
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Number students       492,570    480,414    472,609    481,821    472,793
 New students          10,922     10,475     23,885     16,673      8,856
Total courses          59,830     59,326     59,589     58,896     58,575
Employees               2,351      2,341      2,367      2,240      2,220
 Regular                  676        680        679        659        658
 Other                  1,675      1,661      1,688      1,581      1,562
Lecturers              39,554     38,677     39,106     39,745     39,305
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SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
     http://www.meti.go.jp

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