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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.

Japan Population Projection to 2110

National Institute of Population and Social Security Research in Japan (IPSS) has released a national population projection, based on the latest results of the Population Census of Japan and the Vital Statistics of Japan. According to it, …

Population Aging Rate by Prefecture in Japan

The entire population in Japan was 127 million as of 2012 October. 25.1% of them (32 million) were over 65 years-old persons. The ratio of elderly people (65 and over) was the highest in Akita prefecture (31.6%), lowest in Okinawa (18.4%).…

Average Age of First Marriage by Prefecture in Japan

In 2013, the average age of the first marriage in Japan was 30.9 years old for husbands, 29.3 years old for wives. In terms of men, the age of Tokyo residents was the oldest 32.2 (Red area). Prefectures next to Tokyo have high figures. The…

Trend of the Death Rate by Age in Japan

In Japan, 1,268,432 persons died in 2013. It means that one person in a hundred dies in a year. The below shows the trend of the death rate by age in Japan. The society aged and many elderly people have become to die. So the death rate is …

Top 10 Causes of Death in Japan, 2013

In June, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare reported the rough number of demographic data in 2013. According to it, top 10 causes of death in 2013 are the below. 2014 version is "http://nbakki.hatenablog.com/entry/Causes_of_Death_Japan…

Trend of the Birth Rate in Tokyo

Tokyo region has the lowest total fertility rate (birth rate) in Japan. The national average was 1.41 in 2012. But the rate in Tokyo was only 1.09. Tokyo's rates are around 1.0 these days. No one knows the exact reason why Tokyo has such a…

Birth Rate by Prefecture in Japan

In June, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare released the birth rate of last year (2013). The data below shows the total fertility rate (birth rate) by prefecture in Japan in 2013. Okinawa has the highest rate 1.94. The second is 1.72 o…

Trend of the Birth Rate in Japan

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare calculates the birth rate every year. They use the total fertility rate as the birth rate. The following table shows the trend of the total fertility rate in Japan. The lowest rate 1.26 was recorded i…

Trend of Life Expectancy in Japan

The following data show the trend of Japanese life expectancy at birth, during 1975-2010. The life expectancy at birth in 2012 was 79.94 years-old for male, 86.41 years-old for female. Table: Life expectancy at birth in Japan (unit: years)…

Ikebukuro may be going to vanish by 2100, because of population decreasing, Shinjuku is relatively safe.

A private organization Japan Policy Council brought out their study in May about the issue of population decreasing in Japan. They calculated the estimated population in 2040 and the decreasing rate of the young women's population by 2040.…

Population in Japan by Age, 2013

Japanese government counts the population in Japan every year. The below is the estimated population (residents in Japan) by age as of 2013 October 1st. There are some notable points. Age 67: Population is small, because of World War II. A…

Number of Household Members in Tokyo, 2010

6,382,049 households live in Tokyo in 2010. (Population is 13,159,388.) Almost a half of them (2,922,488) are single-person households. The average number of members per household is 2.03. The following shows the number of households by th…

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…

Average Age For First Marriage in Tokyo

The table shows the average age at first marriage in Tokyo. Year by year the average age is getting older. Year Husband Wife 1947 27.8 24.1 1948 27.8 24.2 1949 27.7 24.2 1950 27.7 24.3 1951 27.6 24.3 1952 27.7 24.4 1953 27.8 24.6 1954 27.9…

In Which Month Were the Most Babies Born in Japan in 2012?

In 2012, August was the most popular birth month. The following shows the number of births in Japan in 2012 by month. There are high figures in summer and fall. How is your birth month? Month Number of births Jan 87680 Feb 81469 Mar 83749 …

How Many Kids Does Japanese Couple Have?

The following shows the number of children which Japanese married couples (have been married for more than 15 years) have. The average number of children is decreasing recently. 56.2 % couples have two kids. Year, survey conducted Number o…

Statistics of Mother's Age at Delivery, in Yokohama, Japan, 2012

The following shows the statistics of mother's age when she delivered her baby in 2012. These are the statistics of residents in Yokohama, Japan. Most of the mothers were in 30s when she delivered her child. I think it is a common trend in…

Number of Moving In Tokyo From Other Prefectures

The following list shows the number of people who moved into Tokyo from other prefectures in 2012. Its pattern is almost same as the pattern of moving-out from Tokyo. Prefecture Number Kanagawa 78,674 Saitama 57,590 Chiba 50,189 Osaka 20,1…

Destinations of Moving out from Tokyo to Other Prefectures

Last year (2012), 343,777 of Tokyo residents moved to other prefectures. Here is the ranking of their destinations. Top 3, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba are surrounding prefectures of Tokyo. Osaka (4th) is the center of another metropolitan are…

Foreign Population by Nationality in Gunma Prefecture

The following list shows foreign population by nationality in Gunma Prefecture. Gunma is known as the prefecture where many Brazilian are staying. There are some automotive factories in Gunma. Brazilians are working at there. Nationality N…

Statistics of Foreign Residents in Kanagawa (Yokohama)

As of 2012 December, Chinese is the biggest group of foreign residents in Kanagawa prefecture. The notable cities in Kanagawa are Yokohama, Kawasaki, Sagamihara, Yokosuka and Kamakura. It is interesting that portion of Chinese and Korean a…

Foreign Population by Nationality in Tokyo (Top 10 Nationalities)

In Tokyo, 390,000 foreign people are staying as of 2013 October. The following list shows foreign resident population by their nationalities. Nationality Population Chinese 160,572 Korean 97,015 Philippines 28,048 American 15,685 Indian 10…

Record Holders of Long-lived (lived a long time) Japanese individuals

2015 April 1 updated: Here is the list of Japan's record holders who lived for the longest periods. Name Name Born on yyyy/mm/dd Died on yyyy/mm/dd Age 1 大川ミサヲ Misao Okawa Female 1898/3/5 2015/04/01 117 years 27 days 2 猪飼たね Tane I…

Top 10 Countries Where Many Japanese are Staying

Here is the list of numbers of Japanese people who are staying outside Japan, and where they stay. Rank Country Country Number 1 アメリカ合衆国 USA 397,937 2 中国 China 140,931 3 オーストラリア Australia 74,679 4 英国 United Kingdom 63,011…

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.