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.

Danger

Number of Stolen Bicycles in Japan

In Japan 305,003 bicycles were stolen last year. Those are only reported cases. Some do not report incidents. Osaka is the most dangerous place. Tokyo is the 2nd unsafe. In my case, my family's bicycle was stolen from in front of our apart…

Number of Stolen Cars in Japan

The following shows the number of stolen cars in Japan. Chiba is the most dangerous place. There are many (434) dismantlement workshops in Chiba. Some of them commit illegal activities; - dismantle stolen cars, take valuable parts - pack p…

Crime Rate in Major Cities of Japan, 2011

The following shows the crime rate in major cities in Japan. Major cities statistics council researches these statistics every year. The latest data is for 2011. Please see Crime Rate in Major Cities 2013 also. City City Prefecture Populat…

Murder Rate in Major Cities of Japan, 2011

Major cities in Japan form the specific council about statistics. The council releases various statistics data. The latest data is the 2011 version. I picked the statistics of murder cases in those big cities. Please see the following tabl…

Number of Suicides during 1978-2013 in Japan

Recently the number of suicides has decreased gradually. "30,000 people committed suicides" era has gone. The following shows the number of suicides during 1978-2013, and its rate (per 100,000). Year Total number of suicides Men Women Rate…

Number of Suicides in Japan, 2013

Last year, 27,195 persons committed suicides in Japan. May was the peak season of suicides. 70% percent of suicides were committed by men. Total Man Woman 2013 Total 27,195 18,727 8,468 Jan 2,451 1,710 741 Feb 2,154 1,502 652 Mar 2,478 1,7…

Motor Vehicle Deaths in Japan, 2012

5821 people died by car accidents in Japan, 2012. Proportion of pedestrian is the biggest, 2298 walkers were killed by cars. The following shows the number of deaths by car/bike accidents. 2010 2011 2012 Pedestrian 2418 2352 2298 Bicycle r…

Police found 1,950 Counterfeit Notes (fake bill) of Japanese Yen in 2012

1,950 counterfeit notes and 1,872 fake coins were found in 2012. Here are the statistics of counterfeit notes found by the police in recent years. 2009 2010 2011 2012 10,000 yen bill 1,966 2,427 1,157 1,457 5,000 yen bill 278 474 85 109 2,…

Murder Rate by Prefecture in Japan, 2012

The following list shows the murder rate by prefecture in Japan, 2012. The numbers include attempt cases. So the numbers of actual victims are less than these numbers. Osaka is the most dangerous region in Japan. Western prefectures domina…

Statistics of Food Poisoning by Food, in Japan 2012

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare released the statistics of food poisoning by food. According to it, 11 people died by food poisoning last year (2012). The following shows the statistics. Cause Cases Patients Deaths Shell 49 583 Puff…

What Gun is Used in Japanese Crime Scene?

Keeping gun is illegal in Japan. If you had a gun, you would be arrested and the police would seize your gun. Last year (2012) Japanese police seized 309 real guns. Here are the statistics of what gun was seized from 2008 to 2012. 2008 200…

Statistics of Shooting Incidents in Japan (in 2012)

There were 28 illegal gun firings in Japan in 2012. Four persons died, 12 were wounded. Pistols were used in 27 cases, a hunting rifle was used in one case. Number of shooting incidents Year 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 201…

Statistics of Drug Crime in Japan

In 2012, 13,466 persons were arrested by drug crimes. Some criminals were arrested twice or more, so the total number of cases is 19,116. Here is the detail of it. Type of crime Number Stimulant drug Arrested case 16,362 Arrested person 11…

Statistics of Food Poisoning in Tokyo 2011

In 2011, 133 cases of food poisoning were reported in Tokyo. Here are the statistics of food poisoning by disease agent. It was summarized by Tokyo Metropolitan Government. 病因物質 Cause Number Number % % Cases Patients Cases Patients サ…

Statistics of Cyber Crime in Japan

National Police Agency published the statistics of cyber crimes in Japan which were reported in 2012. According to it, fraud was the most committed cyber crimes. Here are the statistics of Internet crimes. Type of crime Arrested cases 合計…

Where Does Water Accident Happen in Japan?

According to National Police Agency, 782 persons died by water accidents in 2012. 406 died in seas, 238 died in rivers. Here is the list of locations where accidents happened. Location Number of deaths % 海 Sea 406 51.90% 河川 River 238 30…

81,111 people missing, 79,730 found in 2012 in Japan

81,111 cases of missing persons were reported to the police in 2012 in Japan. It included cases of running away from home. 79,730 persons were found in 2012. It included missing cases reported before 2011. The following is the list of reas…

Human Deaths Caused by Animals in Japan, 2012

Last year 41 Japanese were killed by animals/insects. Here are the statistics of the causes of death by animals/insects. Causes Causes Number of deaths ネズミによる咬傷 bitten by mouse 0 犬による咬傷又は打撲 bitten/hit by dog 3 その他の哺…

Top 10 Causes of Mountain Accidents in Japan

2,465 mountain accidents were reported to the police in 2012. 249 died with the accidents. The following list shows the causes of mountain accidents in 2012, summarized by National Police Agency. Cause Cause Number of reported accidents % …

10 Worst Dangerous Prefectures in Japan, Ranking of Crime Rate

Here is the ranking of crime rate by prefecture in Japan in 2012. Osaka is the most dangerous area in Japan. Tokyo is 5th worst. Rank Prefecture Pref. Population Reported Crime Crime Rate per 100,000 capita Kanagawa is taken as 100 1 Osaka…

Top 10 causes of death in Japan, 2012

Here is the top 10 list of the causes of death in Japan in 2012. 2014 version is "http://nbakki.hatenablog.com/entry/Causes_of_Death_Japan_2014" Rank Cause Cause Number of deaths 1 悪性新生物 Malignant neoplasm Cancer 360790 2 心疾患 Cardi…

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.