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.

Demographic & Population

Population of Peruvian People in Japan, 2014

48,263 of Peruvian people live in Japan as of 2014 June. Peruvian people is the second largest latin American ethnic group in Japan, after Brazilian. Peruvian people mostly live in Kanto area and Tokai area. Figure : Rate of British popula…

Population of the people from Middle Eastern Countries, in Japan

As of 2014 June, 9884 people who are from Middle Eastern countries live in Japan. Big two ethnic groups are Iranian and Turk. Figure : Population of the people from Middle East Countries, who are living in Japan (by nationality) Nationalit…

Population of Brazilian People in Japan, 2014

177,953 of Brazilian people live in Japan as of 2014 June. The population rate is high in Tokai area (Shizuoka, Aichi, Mie, Gifu) and Gunma. Many Brazilian people work in automotive factories in those prefectures. Figure : Rate of Brazilia…

Population of American (USA) People in Japan, 2014

As of 2014 June, 50,515 of US citizens live in Japan. One third of them live in Tokyo. There are 133 US military bases/facilities in Japan. Especially, 33 bases are set in Okinawa. So the population rate of US citizens is high in Okinawa. …

Population of British People in Japan, 2014

As of 2014 June, 14,919 of people from the UK live in Japan. 38% of them live in Tokyo. Figure : Rate of British population by prefecture (per 1,000,000 residents) The population rate is high in the red prefecture, low in blue prefectures.…

Population of Vietnamese People in Japan, 2014

According to government statistics, 85,499 of Vietnamese people live in Japan. Vietnamese people are the 5th largest minority ethnic group in Japan, after Chinese, Korean, Filipino and Brazilian. The population rate is high in Gunma (red c…

Population of Thai People in Japan, 2014

As of 2014 June, 42,270 of Thai people live in Japan. More than half of them live in Kanto (around Tokyo) area. Figure : Rate of Thai population by prefecture (per 100,000 residents) The population rate is high in the red prefecture, low i…

Population of Philippine People in Japan, 2014

As of 2014 June, 213,923 of Philippine people live in Japan. Filipino is the third largest minority ethnic group in Japan. Chinese and Korean are 1st and 2nd.Their population rate is high in Tokai area (Gifu, Aichi, Shizuoka, Mie = orange …

Population of Pakistani People in Japan, 2014

11,481 of Pakistani people live in Japan as of 2014 June. Pakistani population is high in Toyama (red prefecture). There is a Pakistani town in Toyama and Pakistani people work as used car dealers for exporting used cars to Russia. Figure …

Population of Nepali People in Japan, 2014

36,107 of Nepalis are living in Japan as of 2014 June. One third of them live in Tokyo. The population rate is relatively high in Fukuoka and Tochigi. Japanese language schools in Fukuoka are recruiting Nepali students aggressively. Among …

Population of Indonesian People in Japan, 2014

According to the government survey, 28,649 of Indonesian live in Japan as of 2014 June. Indonesian people live in Aichi most (3,098). In terms of the population rate, Ibaraki (red colored) has high percentage. There are Indonesian people c…

Population of Asian Indian in Japan, 2014

As of 2014 June, 23,411 of Indian people live in Japan. 39% of Indian people are living in Tokyo. 16% are living in Kanagawa. So, more than half of Indian people live in those two regions. Figure : Rate of Asian Indian population by prefec…

Population of Taiwanese People in Japan, 2014

36,965 of Taiwanese people are living in Japan as of 2014 June. One third of them are living in Tokyo. The population rate of Taiwanese is relatively high in Okinawa, comparing to Korean and mainland Chinese. Okinawa and Taiwan are geograp…

Population of Chinese People in Japan, 2014

As of 2014 June 648,734 Chinese people are living in Japan. The following data shows the rate of Chinese population by prefecture. Tokyo has the highest rate. One in a hundred is a Chinese in Tokyo. The famous China towns are located in Yo…

Population of Korean People in Japan, 2014

As of 2014 June, 508,561 Korean people are living in Japan. The following data shows the population of Korean people who are living in Japan. The Korean population is large in Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo) area. Figure : Rate of Korean popu…

Top 100 Cities Where Foreign Residents Population is Large (in Japan)

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications releases the population of foreign residents every year. The data below shows the top 100 cities (wards) which have large foreign residents population, as of 2014 June. Big cities have wards …

Changes in Population of Tokyo 23 Wards, 1935-2010

Tokyo 23 Wards area has 621 km2. Currently 9 million people live in there, including myself. The below shows the changes in population of Tokyo 23 wards from 1935 to 2010. Figure : Changes in Population of Tokyo 23 Wards, 1935-2010 Year Po…

Life Expectancy by Prefecture in Japan

According to 2010 statistics conducted by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, the life expectancy of a Japanese person is 79.59 years for men, 86.35 years for women. The following figures show the life expectancy by prefecture in Japan…

Gender Ratio by Age in Japan, 2013

In terms of newborns, the number of boy babies is larger than girl babies, and the gender (sex) ratio is 105 (boys:girls=105:100). The death rate of men is bigger than women's. So around age 50, the sex ratio becomes 100. Over 50, the wome…

Population in Tokyo by Age, 2014

12,807,631 people live in Tokyo as of 2014 Jan. The following tables show Tokyo's population by age. The population of 30s and 40s is a big group. Baby-boomers (around 65) is also a large cluster. Figure 1: Population in Tokyo by Age Table…

Gender Ratio by Prefecture in Japan

The population of Japan in 2013 was 61,909,000 men and 65,388,000 women. The population of women is larger than men's, and the gender ratio (sex ratio) was 94.7. It means men : women = 94.7 : 100The figure below shows gender ratios by pref…

Muslim Population in Japan

Muslim population in Japan is approximately 100,000. There are no official statistic data of Muslim population in Japan. Professor Tanada at Waseda university researched Muslim population in Japan as of 2011. He estimated that approximatel…

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…

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.