Japan’s January 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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                         Jan.       Dec.       Nov.       Oct.      Sept.
                         2014       2013       2013       2013       2013
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                   -----------------------------YOY%---------------------------
Total sales              0.7%      -1.1%       0.1%      -8.2%      -2.1%
 Tuition                 0.8%       0.7%       1.8%      -4.1%      -2.4%
 Teaching material      -2.9%     -22.3%     -23.6%     -58.1%      22.4%
Number students         -2.5%      -1.7%      -2.1%      -3.2%      -2.1%
 New students            0.4%       6.5%      17.8%     -15.1%     -10.9%
Total courses            0.4%       0.5%       1.3%      -0.3%      -0.4%
Employees               -0.1%       3.0%       2.4%       1.3%       1.4%
 Regular                 1.7%       1.9%       2.4%       1.7%       1.3%
 Other                  -0.8%       3.5%       2.5%       1.1%       1.5%
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                         Jan.       Dec.       Nov.       Oct.      Sept.
                         2014       2013       2013       2013       2013
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 Lecturers              -1.7%      -1.2%      -0.8%      -0.7%      -1.1%
                   --------------------------(Yen bln)-------------------------
Total sales             1.968      2.288      1.975      2.266      2.764
 Tuition                1.913      2.211      1.928      2.193      2.618
 Teaching material      0.055      0.077      0.047      0.073      0.146
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Number students       449,381    478,220    480,157    468,046    478,260
 New students          12,206      7,368      7,655     18,255     14,086
Total courses          58,515     59,360     59,879     59,943     59,432
Employees               2,278      2,371      2,349      2,362      2,345
 Regular                  669        671        674        671        671
 Other                  1,609      1,700      1,675      1,691      1,674
Lecturers              38,270     39,176     39,469     39,604     38,948
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SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
     http://www.meti.go.jp
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