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The Ministry of health, labour and welfare of Japan for 22 years published inaccurate statistics, leading to non-payment of the fine citizens of 53.7 billion yen (more than 497 million dollars). It is reported TASS citing a statement by the Japanese authorities.
It is noted that inaccuracies in the statistics appeared in 1996. This is reflected in various benefits for more than 19 and 73 million people across the country. In connection with the detected error, the Japanese government even started to review the draft budget for the 2019 financial year.
The Ministry has already made its formal apology and promised to pay the missing funds to the victims. While those who, on the contrary, was in positive territory due to errors, to return the money do not have.
At the end of December last year in the publication of inaccurate statistics caught Rosstat. Experts of the Russian Academy of national economy and state service under the President of the Russian Federation (Ranepa) then came to the conclusion that the high growth rate of agriculture in the country largely due to statistical errors and the “postscripts”.
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