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News Bulletin May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016


No.259

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Project for Developing Statistical Quality System at CAPMAS (Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics)

  The "Project for Developing Statistical Quality System at CAPMAS (Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics)" in Egypt has been implemented since March 2016. This three-year project is implemented by CAPMAS and is supported by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), while the Statistics Bureau of Japan (SBJ), and the Statistical Research and Training Institute (SRTI) in cooperation with the National Statistics Center (NSTAC), etc. support the implementation of the 2016 Population and Housing Census, etc. in Egypt.
  Additionally, in this project, the SBJ provides cooperation and training in order to build and improve the capacity of CAPMAS staff for effective management for the 2016 Population and Housing Census and other statistical studies in Egypt. The SBJ plans to send statistical experts to CAPMAS and also accept trainees from CAPMAS.
http://www.stat.go.jp/english/info/meetings/egypt.htm


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RECENT RELEASES

April 12 2016


"Survey of Household Economy" (Items Related to Expenditure) (February 2016)

- Summary Results of the February 2016 (final) Survey of Household Economy (Items Related to Expenditure) (Two-or-more-person households)

- Change over the year of Monthly Expenditure per household on Main Items

<Main Items increased in real terms>

  • Beds: up 23.8% in nominal terms and 24.0% in real terms
  • Refrigerators: up 31.2% in nominal terms and 21.4% in real terms
  • House-related equipping/ construction/ repair costs: up 11.2% in nominal terms and 10.3% in real terms

<Main Items decreased in real terms>

  • TV: down 30.8% in nominal terms and 40.2% in real terms
  • Women's one-piece dresses and suits: down 13.3% in nominal terms and 14.9% in real terms
  • Automobiles (new): down 5.7% in nominal terms and 6.3% in real terms

    http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/joukyou/12.htm

April 20 2016


"Population Estimates" (April 2016)

- As of April 1, 2016 (Provisional estimates)
<Total Population>

  • The total population was 126.98 million, a decrease of 0.14 million (0.11 percent) from the previous year.

- As of November, 2015 (Final estimates (Based on the Preliminary Count of the 2015 Population Census))
<Total Population>

  • The total population was 127,111 thousand, a decrease of 142 thousand (0.11 percent) from the previous year.
  • The population aged 0 to 14 was 16,093 thousand (12.7 percent of the total population).
  • The population aged 15 to 64 was 77,033 thousand (60.6 percent of the total population).
  • The population aged 65 and over was 33,985 thousand, (26.7 percent of the total population).
<Japanese population>

April 28 2016


Family Income and Expenditure Survey (Two-or-more-person Households: March 2016)

  • Expenditures for Two-or-more-person Households

    The average of monthly consumption expenditures per household for March 2016 was 300,889 yen, down 5.3% in nominal terms and down 5.3% in real terms from the previous year.

  • Income and Expenditures for Workers' Households

    The average of monthly income per household stood at 450,698 yen, up 0.3% in nominal terms and up 0.3% in real terms from the previous year.

    The average of consumption expenditures per household was 334,609 yen, down 4.9% in nominal terms and down 4.9% in real terms from the previous year.

    http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/kakei/156.htm


"Monthly Report on Internal Migration in Japan" (March 2016)

  • The number of internal migrants (All nationalities) was 945,834, a decrease of 21,554 (2.2%) from the previous year.
  • The number of inter-prefectural migrants (All nationalities) was 508,812, a decrease of 6,140 (1.2%) from the previous year.
  • The number of intra-prefectural migrants (All nationalities) was 437,022, a decrease of 15,414 (3.4%) from the previous year.
  • The number of internal migrants (Japanese) was 900,671, a decrease of 25,251 (2.7%) from the previous year.
  • The number of inter-prefectural migrants (Japanese) was 484,508, a decrease of 8,358 (1.7%) from the previous year.
  • The number of intra-prefectural migrants (Japanese) was 416,163, a decrease of 16,893 (3.9%) from the previous year.

    http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/idou/3.htm


"Annual Report (Detailed Tabulation) on Internal Migration in Japan" (2015)

  • The rate of inter-prefectural migration was 1.87%, the first increase since 1995.
  • The rate of positive net-migration for Tokyo-to was 0.63%, the fourth consecutive increase.
  • The rate of positive net-migration for Tokyo Area was 0.34%, the fourth consecutive increase.
  • The rate of negative net-migration for Nagoya Area was 0.01%, unchanged from the previous year.
  • The rate of negative net-migration for Osaka Area was 0.05%, down 0.01 points from the previous year.

    http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/idou/3.htm


Consumer Price Index (2010-base) (March 2016, Japan / April 2016, Ku-area of Tokyo (preliminary))

  • The consumer price index for Japan in March 2016 was 103.3 (2010=100), up 0.1% from the previous month, and down 0.1% over the year.
  • The consumer price index for Ku-area of Tokyo in April 2016 (preliminary) was 102.0 (2010=100), the same level as the previous month, and down 0.4% over the year.

    http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/cpi/1581.htm


"Labour Force Survey (Basic Tabulation)" (March 2016)

  • The number of employed persons in March 2016 was 63.39 million, an increase of 200 thousand or 0.3% from the previous year.
  • The number of unemployed persons in March 2016 was 2.16 million, a decrease of 120 thousand or 5.3% from the previous year.
  • The unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, was 3.2%.

    http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/roudou/results/month/index.htm


"Labour Force Survey (Basic Tabulation)" Quarterly Average Results -Jan.-Mar.2016-


"Retail Price Survey (Trend Survey)" (March 2016, Main Cities (April 2016, Ku-area of Tokyo))

             http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/kouri/doukou/15i2.htm



"Retail Price Survey (Trend Survey)" (Annual Average Prices, 2015)

             http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/kouri/doukou/15i5.htm


May 2 2016


"Monthly Survey on Service Industries" (February 2016 (preliminary))

  • Monthly sales: 27.3 trillion yen, up 1.9% over the year.
  • Demand Situation DI: 2.8 over the year.
  • Number of persons working at the Location of Establishment: 28.53 million persons, up 0.8% over the year.

    http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/mssi/kekka.htm

May 10 2016


"Labour Force Survey(Detailed Tabulation)" (Quarterly Average Results - Jan.-Mar. 2016 -)

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