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.

Food

Fruits Consumption by City in Japan

The table below shows yearly consumption of fruits per capita by city in Japan. Unit is yen (purchased amount). It is the average figure from 2011 to 2013. It seems that people in eastern Japan eat fruits much. City Purchased amount (yen) …

What Fruit is Popular in Japan

The following table shows yearly consumption of fruits per capita in Japan. Unit is gram. It is the average figure from 2011 to 2013. Fruit Consumption (g) Banana 19396 Mikan 12099 Apple 12069 Other citrus 5452 Pear 4242 Watermelon 4102 St…

Consumption of Wine by City in Japan

The following table shows yearly consumption of wine per capita by city in Japan. Unit is mL. It is the average figure from 2010 to 2012. People in Tokyo drink wine most. Rank No.2 Kofu is a leading producer of wine. Wine (mL) Tokyo 6,203 …

What Alcohol Beverage is Popular in Japan?

The following table shows yearly purchased amount by type of alcohol. Beer is the most popular. Low-malt alcohol which is called "second category beer" and Beer-like beverage (third category beer) are cheaper than traditional beer, because…

Consumption of Whiskey/Whisky by City in Japan

The following shows consumption of whiskey/whisky per capita in a year by city in Japan. Unit is mL. It is the average figure from 2010 to 2012. There is ten times differential between the highest city and the lowest. We can see the same s…

Consumption of Distilled Liquor 'Shochu' by City in Japan

In some parts of Japan (generally regions far from Tokyo), it is common to drink white distilled spirit called shochu. It is distilled from barley, sweet potatoes, or buckwheat. The following shows consumption per capita of distilled spiri…

Consumption of Japanese Sake by City in Japan

The table below shows consumption per capita of Japanese sake in a year by city in Japan (unit: mL). It is the average figure from 2010 to 2012. People in northern Japan drink sake much. City Consumption per capita (mL) Average 7,758 Niiga…

Consumption of Beer by City in Japan

The list below shows consumption per capita of beer (unit: L) in a year by city in Japan. It is the average figure from 2010 to 2012. Rank 1 Morioka is also No. 1 city of "consumption of total alcohol beverage" (see Consumption of Alcohol …

Consumption of Alcohol Beverage by City in Japan, Who is the hardest drinker?

Below shows consumption per capita of alcohol beverage in a year by city in Japan. It is the average figure from 2010 to 2012. Top 3 (Morioka, Aomori, Akita) are located in the northern side of Japan. City Purchased Amount (Yen) Average 41…

Consumption of Tea in Japan

The table below shows consumption of tea in Japan. Total consumption of tea is decreasing these days. Table1: Consumption of tea (unit: ton) Green tea Black tea Oolong tea Total 1980 104,027 7,599 4,232 115,858 1985 95,953 8,086 12,568 116…

What Sushi is Popular in Japan

So far, several surveys about people's favorite sushi were conducted on the internet. The result was varied. I cannot see common trend in those surveys. Survey 1: Men's favorite sushi, conducted by goo.ne.jp in 2006 Sushi Meaning Point 1 C…

Per Capita Chocolate Consumption in Japan

The following table shows statistics of chocolate consumption in Japan. Consumption per capita is gradually increasing. Imported chocolate is rapidly increasing. Year Production in Japan (ton) Imported (ton) Exported (ton) Consumption in J…

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.