TABLE-Japan Feb household spending falls 0.5 pct vs yr ago

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TOKYO, March 30 (BestGrowthStock) -Japanese household spending fell
0.5 percent in February from a year earlier in price-adjusted
real terms, counter to the median market forecast for a 1.5
percent rise. [JPALLS=ECI]

Spending declined 1.6 percent from January in seasonally
adjusted terms, as households spent an average 261,163 yen
($2,822), the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
said on Tuesday.

Following is a table of Japan’s household spending figures.
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(Changes in percent, economists’ median forecast in
parentheses):

FEB JAN
Overall household spending
Real (year-on-year) -0.5 (+1.5) +1.7 pct
Real (month-on-month) -1.6 -1.3 pct
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Wage earner households (year-on-year)
Real spending -2.2 +1.5 pct
Real average income +1.3 -0.5 pct
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To view the full tables, go to the website of the Ministry of
Internal Affairs and Communications at:

http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/kakei/index.htm

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(Reporting by Rie Ishiguro)

TABLE-Japan Feb household spending falls 0.5 pct vs yr ago