The average of household spending in Japan was down 10.6 percent on year in March, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday – standing at 317,579 yen.
That beat forecasts for a decline of 11.8 percent following the 2.9 percent drop in February.
The average of monthly income per household stood at 449,243 yen, down 0.3 percent on year.
The average of consumption expenditures per household was 351,974 yen, down an annual 11.0 percent.
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