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Japan’s June Foreign Language School Sales, Activity

Following are the details of foreign language school services 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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                    -----------------------------YOY%--------------------------
Total sales              -0.1%      -1.1%       5.6%      -0.1%      -0.2%
 Tuition                 -0.1%      -1.4%      -2.0%      -2.3%      -0.4%
 Teaching materials       0.2%       4.3%     103.6%      27.8%       3.6%
Number students          -1.9%      -2.3%      -3.1%      -3.2%      -3.2%
 New students            -1.9%       3.3%       9.6%     -21.8%      -2.6%
Total classes             0.8%      -0.6%       0.1%       0.3%      -2.8%
Establishments           -1.4%      -1.3%      -1.4%      -1.7%      -1.5%
Employees                 1.0%       1.7%       0.8%       1.9%       1.9%
 Regular                  4.4%       5.2%       5.3%       7.2%       7.8%
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                          June        May      April      March       Feb.
                          2013       2013       2013       2013       2013
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 Other                   -1.1%      -0.5%      -2.1%      -1.3%      -1.7%
Instructors              -0.5%       0.6%       0.8%       0.7%       1.3%
 Regular                -10.4%      -9.5%      -8.2%      -7.8%      -6.9%
 Other                    4.9%       6.1%       5.6%       5.4%       5.8%
                    --------------------------(Yen bln)------------------------
Total sales              6.644      6.372      6.801      6.714      6.166
 Tuition                 6.189      5.982      5.852      6.085      5.824
 Teaching materials      0.456      0.391      0.949      0.629      0.342
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Number students        371,777    370,251    367,178    360,043    368,752
 New students           11,679     11,318     21,769     15,200     11,718
Total classes (mln)      0.478      0.452      0.456      0.481      0.454
Establishments           3,692      3,689      3,684      3,688      3,695
Employees                5,834      5,830      5,757      5,712      5,699
 Regular                 2,329      2,304      2,309      2,270      2,289
 Other                   3,505      3,526      3,448      3,442      3,410
Instructors             10,083     10,145     10,194     10,125     10,137
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                          June        May      April      March       Feb.
                          2013       2013       2013       2013       2013
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 Regular                 3,170      3,195      3,268      3,255      3,287
 Other                   6,913      6,950      6,926      6,870      6,850
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SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

http://www.meti.go.jp

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