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REVENUE

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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 217 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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REVENUE (omitting fractions) Year 1 Ordinary Revenue Extraordinary Revenue Total Revenue (millions of yen). (millions of yen). (millions of yen). 1878–9 53 9 62 1883-4 76 7 83 1888-9 74 18 92 1893-4 86 28 114 1898-9 133 87 220 1903-4 224 36 260 1908-9 476 144 620 The most striking feature of the above table is the rapid growth of revenue during the last three periods. So signal was the growth that the revenue may be said to have sextupled in the 15 years ended 1909. This was the result of the two great wars in which Japan was involved, that with China in 1894–95 and that with Russia in 1904–5. The details will be presently shown. Turning now to the expenditure and pursuing the same plan, we have the following figures:
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