Japan’s May 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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                               May         April         March          Feb.
                              2014          2014          2014          2014
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                     ---------------------------YOY%---------------------------
Total sales                   1.9%          2.8%          0.1%          2.6%
 Club dues                    1.8%          3.1%          0.0%          3.4%
  Fitness club                1.8%          4.1%          0.5%          4.5%
  School                      1.6%         -0.4%         -2.0%         -0.4%
 Utilization fees             7.9%         14.0%         -3.1%        -18.8%
 Restaurants, shops          -0.7%         -9.0%          4.3%          4.6%
Total users                  -5.2%         -4.1%         -2.8%         -5.3%
 Members                     -4.2%         -2.1%         -0.6%         -3.0%
  Personal                   -1.1%          1.3%          0.0%         -1.9%
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                               May         April         March          Feb.
                              2014          2014          2014          2014
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 School                     -11.4%        -14.7%        -14.7%        -17.7%
Total members                 1.1%          1.5%          3.0%          2.8%
 Fitness, personal            2.4%          2.8%          3.7%          3.6%
 Fitness, corporate           4.0%          1.3%          2.3%          2.0%
 School                      -2.4%         -2.3%          1.0%          0.4%
Establishments                1.2%          0.7%          1.4%          1.0%
Employees                     1.7%          0.4%          3.1%          3.9%
 Regular                     -0.9%         -0.1%          1.3%          2.1%
 Part-time                    2.3%          0.5%          3.6%          4.3%
Training staff                2.9%          1.2%          2.8%          2.3%
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Total sales                 25.050        25.154        25.084        24.973
 Club dues                  22.620        22.782        22.424        22.873
  Fitness club              17.936        18.100        17.622        18.072
  School                     4.684         4.682         4.802         4.801
 Utilization fees            0.994         1.052         1.002         0.745
 Restaurants, shops          1.436         1.319         1.658         1.355
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                               May         April         March          Feb.
                              2014          2014          2014          2014
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Total users             18,620,056    18,456,910    18,737,652    17,562,419
 Members                16,102,042    15,925,109    16,174,735    15,154,561
  Personal              14,875,845    14,728,766    14,572,799    13,698,729
 School                  2,518,014     2,531,801     2,562,917     2,407,858
Total members            2,979,756     2,974,375     3,004,242     3,010,641
 Fitness, personal       2,227,054     2,226,423     2,226,924     2,224,930
 Fitness, corporate         12,806        12,469        12,529        12,315
 School                    752,702       747,952       777,318       785,711
Establishments               1,044         1,040         1,046         1,044
Employees                   37,868        38,014        38,116        38,221
 Regular                     7,423         7,411         7,236         7,339
 Part-time                  30,445        30,603        30,880        30,882
Training staff              32,603        32,674        32,554        31,845
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SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

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