Japan’s July Fitness Club Sales, Activity

Following are the details of fitness club services sales, activity and employment from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Tokyo.

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                              July          June           May         April
                              2013          2013          2013          2013
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Total sales                   2.7%          2.7%          2.7%          3.7%
 Club dues                    2.7%          2.4%          3.1%          4.0%
  Fitness club                4.1%          3.5%          4.4%          4.5%
  School                     -2.2%         -1.8%         -1.6%          2.5%
 Utilization fees             9.3%          8.6%          6.4%          1.0%
 Restaurants, shops          -0.2%          4.0%         -5.2%         -0.1%
Total users                   2.5%          2.2%          1.4%          5.2%
 Members                      3.5%          3.3%          2.2%          4.5%
  Personal                    3.6%          2.8%          2.3%          5.8%
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                              July          June           May         April
                              2013          2013          2013          2013
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 School                      -2.7%         -3.5%         -3.0%          9.3%
Total members                 1.7%          1.9%          1.7%          1.5%
 Fitness, personal            3.2%          3.3%          3.1%          1.8%
 Fitness, corporate           3.1%          3.3%          3.5%          5.8%
 School                      -2.4%         -1.9%         -2.0%          0.6%
Establishments                1.4%          1.7%          1.9%          2.3%
Employees                     3.8%          4.5%          4.3%          6.6%
 Regular                      1.7%          1.9%          2.4%          2.4%
 Part-time                    4.3%          5.2%          4.8%          7.7%
Training staff                3.6%          4.0%          4.0%          6.0%
                     -------------------------(Yen bln)------------------------
Total sales                 25.456        25.231        24.624        24.519
 Club dues                  22.808        22.653        22.435        22.351
  Fitness club              18.029        17.962        17.823        17.581
  School                     4.779         4.691         4.613         4.770
 Utilization fees            0.869         0.837         0.762         0.716
 Restaurants, shops          1.780         1.741         1.427         1.452
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                              July          June           May         April
                              2013          2013          2013          2013
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Total users             20,396,157    19,835,683    19,675,994    19,254,880
 Members                17,419,824    16,906,521    16,831,590    16,281,752
  Personal              15,565,716    15,075,484    15,062,942    14,556,596
 School                  2,976,333     2,929,162     2,844,404     2,973,128
Total members            2,996,153     2,987,306     2,950,855     2,938,045
 Fitness, personal       2,218,268     2,210,899     2,179,229     2,150,013
 Fitness, corporate         12,515        12,517        12,486        12,484
 School                    777,885       776,407       771,626       788,032
Establishments               1,035         1,035         1,035         1,035
Employees                   37,834        37,521        37,204        37,934
 Regular                     7,406         7,429         7,457         7,440
 Part-time                  30,428        30,092        29,747        30,494
Training staff              32,120        32,011        31,721        32,304
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SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

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