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 D…

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 10,0…

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…

College-Going Rate in Tokyo, in 2018

101,782 students graduated from senior high schools in Tokyo in 2018. 64.7% of them entered colleges/universities. 19,000 persons were enrolled in other type of schools, such as a vocational school. 7,000 took jobs. 9,900 had not determine…

Top 10 Best Selling Manga in Japan, 2018

A market research company Oricon published the top 10 ranking of best selling manga in 2018 (survey period: from 2017 Dec. 4 to 2018 Nov. 26). According to it, ONE PIECE keeps the 1st place as usual. Rank Title Title 2018 Sales (copies) Au…

Motor Vehicle Deaths in Japan, 2018

National Police Agency reported that 3,532 of people were killed by car accidents in 2018. Those were the victims only who died within 24 hours after the accidents. The actual victims are more than them. The number of victims decreased by …

20 Most Rented Animation Movies in 2018 in Japan

Rental shop chain TSUTAYA reported the 20 most rented animation movies in their chain from 2018 January to 2018 November. According to it, the most rented movie was "Coco". The following list shows the top 20. No.1 Coco No.2 The Boss Baby …

20 Most Rented Movies in 2018 in Japan

Rental shop chain TSUTAYA reported the 20 most rented movies in their chain from 2018 January to 2018 November. According to it, the most rented movie was a Japanese movie OUTRAGE CODA. The following list shows the top 20. No.1 OUTRAGE COD…

Number of Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Divorces in Japan, 2018

Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare released the basic demographic data of 2018 yesterday (Dec 21, 2018) . The following shows it. The data of 2018 are the estimated figures. Year Births Deaths Natural increases Stillbirths Marriages Div…

Gender Ratio by Prefecture in Japan, 2017

The population of Japan in 2017 was 126,706,000. The population of men was 61,655,000 and women's was 65,051,000. The gender ratio was 94.8 (women=100). The following data show gender ratios by prefecture. Aichi is the only prefecture wher…

2018 Season Attendance Figures of J.League (J3 division)

J. League stands for Japan Professional Football League. It has three divisions, J1, J2, and J3. J3 is the lowest rank division. The following data show the 2018 season's attendance figures of J3 division. The figures are pretty low. Table…

2018 Season Attendance Figures of J.League (J2 division)

J. League stands for Japan Professional Football League. It has three divisions, J1, J2, and J3. J2 is the second rank division. The following data show the 2018 season's attendance figures of J2 division. Table: Annual Attendance Figures …

2018 Season Attendance Figures of J.League (J1 division)

J. League stands for Japan Professional Football League. It has three divisions, J1, J2, and J3. J1 is the superior rank division. The following data show the 2018 season's attendance figures of J1 division. Table: Annual Attendance Figure…

Distribution of Yearly Household Incomes in Japan, 2016

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare issued the result of National Livelihood Survey 2016. According to it, the average yearly income of Japanese household was 5,602,000 yen ($49,639 €43,460) in 2016. In 2012, the average household incom…

Number of Outbound Tourists from Japan by Destination in 2017

Japan National Tourism Organization reported the number of outbound tourists in 2017. According to Ministry of Justice, 17,889,292 people went overseas from Japan in 2017. The following data show the detail by destination. Table: Number of…

Number of Inbound Tourists to Japan by Country/region in 2017

Japan National Tourism Organization reported the number of inbound tourists in 2017. According to it, 28,691,073 visitors came to Japan in 2017. The following data show the detail by country/region. Table: Number of inbound tourists to Jap…

Murder Rate (Number of Actual Victims) by Prefecture in Japan, 2017

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 288 persons were murdered in 2017. The following table shows the numbers of murder victims by prefecture in 2017. Figure: Murder Rate (Number of Actual Victims) by Prefecture in Japan, 2…

The Average Length of Japan Baseball (NPB) Games, 2018

According to NPB (Nippon Professional Baseball Organization), the average length of NPB games is 3 hours and 13 minutes (only 9 inning games of the regular season) in 2018. If it includes extra inning games, the average time is 3 hours and…

2018 Season Attendance Figures of NPB (Japan Professional Baseball)

The tables below show 2018 season's attendance figures of NPB. The figure means the number of sold tickets. It includes someone who did not show up at the game in despite of having a ticket. So announced number does not mean actual number …

Average Calorie Intake of Japanese People by Year, 2016

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare conducts the national nutrition survey every year. According to the survey, the average daily calorie intake of a Japanese person in 2016 was 1,865 kcal. The following data show the changes in daily c…

Top 10 Causes of Death in Japan, 2017

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare reported the number of demographic data in 2017. According to it, top 10 causes of death in 2017 are the below. Rank Cause Cause Cause Number of deaths 1 悪性新生物 Malignant neoplasm Cancer 373,334 2…

Ranking of Railway Companies in Japan by Route Length (excluding JRs)

Here is the ranking of railway companies in Japan by operational network length. There are 2 groups of railway companies in Japan; JR group and the rest of companies (called as Shitetu). JR companies used to be one company; Japan National …

All Time Best-selling Books in Japan (No.26-No.50)

A TV show THE MOST USEFUL SCHOOL IN THE WORLD introduced the all time best-selling books in Japan. Here is the list of No.25-No.50. No.26 Dai ojo 大往生 Rokusuke Ei Genre: essay 2.41 million No.27 Isho 遺書 Hitoshi Matsumoto Genre: essay 2…

All-time Top 100 Best-selling Manga in Japan (No.116 - No.139), 2018 version

Here is the list of the all-time top 100 best-selling manga titles in Japan, No.116 to No.139. No.116 Yowamushi Pedal 17 million No.116 The Tale of Genji 17 million No.116 Wangan Midnight 17 million No.116 Master Keaton 17 million No.120 S…

All-time Top 100 Best-selling Manga in Japan (No.82 - No.111), 2018 version

Here is the list of the all-time top 100 best-selling manga titles in Japan, 2018 version. This page shows from No. 82 to No.111. No.82 BOYS BE 25 million No.82 Yukan Club 25 million No.82 Angel Heart 25 million No.82 Miyuki 25 million No.…

All-time Top 100 Best-selling Manga in Japan (No.57 - No.81), 2018 version

Here is the list of the all-time top 100 best-selling manga titles in Japan, No. 57 to No.81. No.57 Dr. Slump 35 million No.58 3×3 Eyes 33 million No.59 Chibi Maruko-chan 32 million No.60 Kingdom 30 million No.60 Jarinko Chie 30 million No…

All Time Best-selling Books in Japan (No.11-No.25)

A TV show THE MOST USEFUL SCHOOL IN THE WORLD introduced the all time best-selling books in Japan. Here is the list of No.11-No.25. Top 10 is All Time Best-selling Books in Japan No.11 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire J. K. Rowling Genr…

All-time Top 100 Best-selling Manga in Japan (No.36 - No.56), 2018 version

Here is the list of the all-time top 100 best-selling manga titles in Japan, No. 36 to No.56. No.36 Yu Yu Hakusho 49.3 million copies were printed No.37 Dokaben 48 million No.37 Initial D 48 million No.39 Crows 46 million No.40 BLACK JACK …

All-time Top 100 Best-selling Manga in Japan (No.1 - No.35), 2018 version

A manga related site mangazenkan.com summarized the all-time best-selling manga titles in Japan. Here is the list of those manga titles. 2018 version. No.1 ONE PIECE 360 million copies printed No.2 Case Closed (a.k.a. Detective Conan) 200 …

Top 100 Salaries of NPB (Japan Professional Baseball) Players in 2018

The following table shows the top 100 annual salaries among NPB palyers in 2018. No Player Pos Age Team Salary, Yen $ Euro 1 9 Yanagita, Yuki OF 29 H 550,000,000 4,988,500 4,231,150 2 19 Kaneko, Chihiro P 34 Bu 500,000,000 4,535,000 3,846,…

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.