Japan’s October Funeral Services Sales, Activity

Following are the details of Japan’s funeral services sales, activity and employment from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Tokyo.

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                        Oct.     Sept.      Aug.      July      June       May
                        2014      2014      2014      2014      2014      2014
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                   -----------------------------YOY%---------------------------
Total sales             2.5%      1.7%     -3.4%     -1.9%      0.6%     -1.3%
Number of services      1.6%      2.9%     -5.3%     -3.6%      0.9%     -2.4%
Employees               2.4%      2.5%      2.7%      2.8%      2.5%      2.9%
 Regular                4.3%      4.1%      4.2%      3.7%      3.8%      3.4%
 Other                  0.6%      0.9%      1.3%      1.9%      1.2%      2.4%
Establishments          4.6%      4.6%      4.8%      5.0%      5.0%      5.1%
                   ---------------------------(Yen bln)------------------------
Total sales           49.267    46.479    46.055    46.037    43.792    48.103
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                        Oct.     Sept.      Aug.      July      June       May
                        2014      2014      2014      2014      2014      2014
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Number of services    34,493    32,674    31,590    31,796    30,529    33,936
Employees             22,941    22,993    23,071    23,102    23,086    23,064
 Regular              11,494    11,508    11,535    11,519    11,517    11,496
 Other                11,447    11,485    11,536    11,583    11,569    11,568
Establishments         2,073     2,074     2,071     2,067     2,063     2,058
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SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

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