TABLE-Japan March household spending jumps 4.4% yr/yr

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TOKYO, April 30 (BestGrowthStock) – Japanese household spending
jumped by 4.4 percent in March from a year earlier in
price-adjusted real terms, exceeding the median market forecast
for a 0.6 percent rise. [JPALLS=ECI]

Spending grew 5.9 percent from February in seasonally
adjusted terms as households spent an average 319,991 yen
($3,401) the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said
on Friday.

Spending by wage earner households rose 3.6 percent in March
from the same month a year earlier.

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

MARCH FEB
Overall household spending
Real (year-on-year) +4.4 (+0.6) -0.5 pct
Real (month-on-month) +5.9 -1.6 pct
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Wage earner households (year-on-year)
Real spending +3.6 -2.2 pct
Real average income +0.4 +1.3 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 Hideyuki Sano)

TABLE-Japan March household spending jumps 4.4% yr/yr