Japan’s April Bowling Alley Fees, Activity

Following are the details of Japan’s bowling alley fees, activity and employment from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Tokyo.

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                         April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.
                          2014     2014     2014     2014     2013     2013
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                       ---------------------------YOY%-------------------------
Total sales               9.3%    -1.6%    -0.2%    -6.1%    -5.0%    -7.6%
 Fees                     6.0%    -2.5%    -2.9%    -9.5%    -5.9%    -8.0%
 Restaurants, shops      15.9%    -3.5%     0.8%    -7.6%     6.0%   -15.9%
 Incidental facilities   33.4%     7.4%    20.6%    20.0%    -3.4%    -1.5%
Users                     3.2%    -6.8%    -2.8%    -5.3%    -5.5%    -5.7%
Games played              4.0%    -7.2%     2.3%    -4.1%    -3.5%    -4.8%
Employees                -1.7%    -1.8%     1.0%     0.9%    -0.4%     0.0%
 Regular                 -3.4%    -1.8%     0.3%    -3.0%    -2.3%    -2.5%
 Other                   -0.7%    -1.8%     1.3%     3.0%     0.6%     1.3%

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                         April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.
                          2014     2014     2014     2014     2013     2013
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                       ------------------------(Yen bln)-----------------------
Total sales              2.981    2.172    2.921    2.483    2.139    2.152
 Fees                    2.428    1.800    2.378    1.994    1.752    1.772
 Restaurants, shops      0.147    0.115    0.147    0.142    0.123    0.100
 Incidental facilities   0.405    0.257    0.396    0.346    0.265    0.279
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Users (mln)              1.648    1.178    1.526    1.339    1.154    1.169
Games played (mln)       5.757    4.166    5.432    4.675    4.178    4.308
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Employees                2,013    2,027    2,076    2,040    2,039    2,047
 Regular                   686      695      709      695      700      701
 Other                   1,327    1,332    1,367    1,345    1,339    1,346
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SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

http://www.meti.go.jp

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