Japan’s December 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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                          Dec.     Nov.     Oct.    Sept.     Aug.     July
                          2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2013
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                       ---------------------------YOY%-------------------------
Total sales              -1.9%    -1.1%    -2.0%    -1.9%    -2.1%    -2.9%
 Fees                    -2.5%    -1.5%    -1.8%    -2.1%    -2.0%    -3.2%
 Restaurants, shops      -5.0%     3.1%    -9.9%    -2.1%     0.1%     8.4%
 Incidental facilities    4.6%    -0.3%    -0.2%    -0.5%    -3.9%    -5.4%
Users                    -1.7%    -1.7%    -1.7%    -1.9%    -1.5%    -2.9%
Games played             -1.2%    -0.4%    -1.3%    -1.5%    -1.6%    -2.4%
Employees                 0.5%    -1.0%    -0.6%    -1.0%    -1.4%    -2.6%
 Regular                 -3.4%    -2.7%    -2.9%    -3.8%    -4.2%    -5.5%
 Other                    2.6%    -0.1%     0.6%     0.5%     0.1%    -1.0%

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                          Dec.     Nov.     Oct.    Sept.     Aug.     July
                          2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2013
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                       ------------------------(Yen bln)-----------------------
Total sales              2.596    2.226    2.283    2.447    2.788    2.437
 Fees                    2.148    1.834    1.893    2.035    2.348    2.012
 Restaurants, shops      0.147    0.119    0.107    0.114    0.119    0.129
 Incidental facilities   0.302    0.273    0.283    0.298    0.322    0.296
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Users (mln)              1.389    1.200    1.219    1.310    1.530    1.304
Games played (mln)       4.817    4.315    4.466    4.886    5.510    4.678
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Employees                2,031    2,027    2,035    2,027    2,036    2,027
 Regular                   692      697      698      692      694      697
 Other                   1,339    1,330    1,337    1,335    1,342    1,330
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SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

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