Japan’s February 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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                         Feb.       Jan.       Dec.       Nov.       Oct.
                         2013       2013       2012       2012       2012
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                   -----------------------------YOY%---------------------------
Total sales             -3.4%      -6.2%      -4.7%      -2.2%      -2.5%
 Tuition                -2.5%      -4.5%      -4.8%      -2.2%      -2.5%
 Teaching material      -6.2%     -28.6%      -2.7%      -2.2%      -1.2%
Number students         -2.4%      -1.7%      -2.2%      -1.6%      -0.1%
 New students           -8.7%      -1.9%      -6.4%      -9.9%      -6.4%
Total courses           -0.4%      -0.2%      -0.2%      -0.4%       0.2%
Employees                 n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a
 Regular                -2.8%      -1.9%      -3.1%      -2.7%      -1.5%
 Other                  -0.5%      -1.1%      -1.5%      -1.2%      -0.9%
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                         Feb.       Jan.       Dec.       Nov.       Oct.
                         2013       2013       2012       2012       2012
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 Lecturers              -3.8%      -2.2%      -3.8%      -3.4%      -1.8%
                   --------------------------(Yen bln)-------------------------
Total sales             1.950      1.955      2.554      2.178      2.726
 Tuition                1.884      1.898      2.455      2.118      2.555
 Teaching material      0.066      0.057      0.098      0.060      0.171
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Number students       472,793    460,844    524,949    528,946    521,951
 New students           8,856     12,160      7,235      6,800     22,487
Total courses          58,575     58,294     62,279     62,317     63,358
Employees                 298        298        n/a        n/a        n/a
 Regular                2,220      2,212      2,445      2,436      2,476
 Other                    658        658        805        805        807
 Lecturers              1,562      1,554      1,640      1,631      1,669
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SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
     http://www.meti.go.jp
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