According to a family survey launched by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications in July this 12 months, the quantity spent on consumption by households with two or extra folks decreased by 5% in comparison with the identical month of the earlier 12 months in actual phrases, excluding worth fluctuations.
This was the fifth consecutive month of decline, and the consumption per family was 281,736 yen.
Looking on the breakdown,
▽In addition to a 7.6% lower in “communications,” together with cell phone fees,
▽ “Education” together with tuition and supplementary schooling decreased by 19.8%.