Cost of Living and Price Reports from Tokyo, Japan. You can download the Excel list of items+prices I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

Which Do You Prefer, Dogs or Cats? (in Japan, 2019)

The Asahi Shimbun newspaper conducted a survey "Which Do You Prefer, Dogs or Cats?" in 2019.

364 readers answered the survey. According to it, The number of dog person is bigger than cat person's. The folowing data show the detail.

Which Do You Prefer, Dogs or Cats? No. of Answer
Prefer Dogs 108
Relatively prefer Dogs 61
Like both equally 61
Relatively prefer Cats 35
Prefer Cats 66
Dislike both 33
   

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Source is The Asahi Shimbun newspaper, article on Feb 10, 2019.

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Number of Lawyers in Japan by Prefecture, 2018

There are 40,066 lawyers in Japan as of 2018 March 31. The following data show the number of registered lawyers by prefecture.

Table: Number of Lawyers in Japan by Prefecture, 2018

Prefecture Lawyers Population per a lawyer Lawyer per 10,000 residents
Tokyo 18,879 727 13.76
Osaka 4,562 1,934 5.17
Aichi 1,958 3,843 2.60
Kanagawa 1,635 5,602 1.79
Fukuoka 1,281 3,987 2.51
Hokkaido 1,004 5,299 1.89
Hyōgo 934 5,892 1.70
Saitama 870 8,402 1.19
Chiba 798 7,827 1.28
Kyoto 768 3,384 2.95
Hiroshima 579 4,886 2.05
Shizuoka 478 7,688 1.30
Miyagi 453 5,128 1.95
Okayama 401 4,756 2.10
Gunma 289 6,782 1.47
Ibaraki 286 10,112 0.99
Niigata 280 8,096 1.24
Kumamoto 279 6,326 1.58
Okinawa 267 5,404 1.85
Nagano 242 8,579 1.17
Tochigi 222 8,815 1.13
Kagoshima 211 7,706 1.30
Gifu 204 9,843 1.02
Fukushima 203 9,271 1.08
Mie 185 9,730 1.03
Yamaguchi 177 7,814 1.28
Ishikawa 173 6,630 1.51
Kagawa 173 5,590 1.79
Nara 170 7,929 1.26
Ehime 164 8,317 1.20
Oita 161 7,155 1.40
Nagasaki 160 8,463 1.18
Shiga 153 9,235 1.08
Wakayama 146 6,473 1.54
Miyazaki 139 7,835 1.28
Toyama 125 8,448 1.18
Yamanashi 123 6,691 1.49
Aomori 113 11,310 0.88
Fukui 107 7,280 1.37
Saga 106 7,774 1.29
Iwate 104 12,067 0.83
Yamagata 98 11,245 0.89
Tokushima 94 7,904 1.27
Kochi 87 8,207 1.22
Shimane 82 8,354 1.20
Akita 78 12,769 0.78
Tottori 65 8,692 1.15
Total 40,066 3,162  
       

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Source is Japan Federation of Bar Associations. 弁護士1人あたりの人口比較

www.nichibenren.or.jp/jfba_info/statistics/reform/fundamental_statistics.html

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Station Passenger Numbers in Tokyo, 2016

The following data show the number of passengers who used major stations in Tokyo a year, in 2016. It is the number of passengers who got on trains. It does not include passengers who got off trains. In Japan, those two types of passengers were counted separately. 654 million people used Shinjuku station in 2016 (per year).

Table: Station Passenger Numbers in Tokyo, 2016 (unit: x 1000 passengers/year)

  JR lines Other lines Metro Total in 2013
Shinjuku 278,176 262,178 128,998 669,352 654,902
Shibuya 136,238 270,875 184,579 591,692 573,534
Ikebukuro 203,782 177,128 98,697 479,607 471,423
Tokyo 159,076   35,125 194,201 183,880
Shinagawa 132,297 49,464   181,761 170,047
Akihabara 89,275 22,576 21,972 133,823 132,345
Ueno 66,461 9,027 37,096 112,584 113,012
           
Osaka Umeda 158,018 142,802 131,928 432,748 421,301
Yokohama 150,566 234,160 24,709 409,435 405,021
Nagoya 74,850 79,877 67,547 222,274 217,538
           

Osaka, Yokohama, and Nagoya are reference data.

JR: Former Japan National Railway

Metro: Subway, underground

Others: Companies except JR and metro

Figure: Station Passenger Numbers in Tokyo, 2016 (per year)

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Source is Source is a booklet "Kurashi to Tokei 2018" くらしと統計 2018.

www.toukei.metro.tokyo.jp/kurasi/2018/ku18-18.htm

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Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

In terms of the cost of living information, you can download the Excel price list of goods I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.