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.

Market share

2015 Home-use Game Soft Market Share in Japan

Nikkei Press estimated the market share of home-use game soft in Japan in 2015. The total sales were 34 million packages in 2015. According to it, Nintendo has the biggest share (25%). Figure: 2015 Home-use Game Soft Market Share in Japan …

2015 Video Site Market Share in Japan

Nikkei Press estimated the market share of video sites in Japan in 2015. The total access time was 1 billion hours in 2015. According to it, Youtube has the biggest share (50%). Figure: 2015 Video Site Market Share in Japan Site Market Sha…

2015 Market Share of Movie Distributors in Japan

Nikkei Press estimated the market share of movie distributors in Japan in 2015. According to it, Toho has the biggest share (33%). The industry-wide total sales were 217 billion yen in 2015. Figure: 2015 Market Share of Movie Distributors …

2015 Market Share of Credit Card Firms in Japan

Nikkei Press estimated the market share of credit card firms in Japan in 2015. According to it, Mitsubishi UFJ NICOS has the biggest share (12.3%). The industry-wide total billings were 43 trillion yen in 2015. Figure: 2015 Market Share of…

2015 Market Share of Temporary Help Firms in Japan

Nikkei Press estimated the market share of temporary help firms (temporary staff service) in Japan in 2015. According to it, Recruit has the biggest share (7.4%). The industry-wide total sales were 5.6 trillion yen in 2015. Figure: 2015 Ma…

2015 Market Share of Leasing Companies in Japan

Nikkei Press estimated the market share of leasing companies in Japan in 2015. According to it, Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing has the biggest share (13.8%). The industry-wide total sales were 5 trillion yen in 2015. Figure: 2015 Mark…

Portal Site Market Share in Japan, 2015

According to Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun newspaper, there were 3.496 billion accesses to major eleven portal sites per month in Japan on average in 2015. Figure : Portal Site Market Share in Japan, 2015 Site Market Share % Yahoo 44.5 Google 40.5…

Home-use Game Machine Market Share in Japan, 2015

Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun newspaper reported the market share of home-use game machines in 2015 financial year. According to it, Nintendo is the top-seller, and their market share was 53.8%. Sony (PlayStation) was the second (45.9%). Figure: H…

2015 Market Share of International Air Cargo Service in Japan

Nikkei Press estimated the market share of international air cargo services in Japan in 2015. According to it, Nippon Express has the biggest share (21.5%). Last year (2015) 0.9 million tons of cargo were dispatch from Japan. Figure: 2015 …

2015 Courier Service Market Share in Japan

Nikkei Press estimated the market share of courier service (door-to-door delivery) in Japan in 2015. According to it, Yamato has the biggest share (47%). Last year (2015) the courier services delivered 3.7 billion packages in total. Figure…

2015 Hotel Market Share in Japan

Nikkei Press estimated the market share of hotels in Japan in 2015. According to it, Prince Hotel chain has the biggest share (10%). The industry-wide total sales in 2015 were 1.73 trillion yen. Figure: 2015 Hotel Market Share in Japan Hot…

2015 Market Share of Travel Agency (in terms of International Trip), Japan

In 2015, travel agencies in Japan handled the total amount 2.19 trillion yen of overseas trips, according to Nikkei press. JTB (formerly known as Japan Tourist Bureau) had the biggest market share. A new comer H.I.S., founded in 1980, chas…

2015 Market Share of Travel Agencies (in terms of Domestic Trips), Japan

Nikkei press estimated 2015 market share of travel agencies, in terms of domestic trips in Japan. According to it, the industry-wide total sales of 2015 were 4.44 trillion yen. JTB (formerly known as Japan Tourist Bureau) had the biggest s…

Domestic Flight Passengers Market Share in Japan, 2015

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism reported that total 96.06 million passengers took air flights in 2015. Nikkei press estimated the 2015 domestic flight passengers' market share in Japan. According to it, All Nippon A…

Coffee Shop Market Share in Japan, 2015

The following data shows the 2015 coffee shop market share in Japan. It is an estimated figure by Nikkei. Tully's went down to the 4th place form 3rd. Chain Market share (%) Starbucks 42.4 Doutor 23.1 Saint Marc 8.6 Tully's 8.2 PRONTO 7.0 …

Convenience Store Market Share in Japan, 2015

Nikkei newspaper group estimated the 2015 convenience store market share in Japan. According to it, 7-Eleven is the largest chain in Japan. Figure : Convenience Store Market Share in Japan, 2015 Chain Market share (%) 7-Eleven 39.4 Lawson …

Drugstore Market Share in Japan, 2015

A drug store "MatsumotoKiyoshi" was the biggest chain in 2015, according to the research by Nikkei newspaper. Its market share was 8.7%. The industry-wide total sales of 2015 were 6 trillion yen, increased 1.1% from 2014. Store Market shar…

Supermarket Market Share in Japan, 2015

Nikkei newspaper estimated the 2015 market share of supermarkets in Japan. According to it, Aeon was the biggest chain followed by Ito-yokado, Uny, and Life. The industry-wide total sales of supermarkets were 19 trillion yen. The sales inc…

Department Store Market Share in Japan, 2015

Last year's (2015) sales of department stores in Japan were 6.1 trillion yen. Nikkei newspaper estimated that Mitsukoshi-Isetan was the biggest chain, having 19.3% of the market share. Figure: Department Store Market Share in Japan, 2015 S…

Gyudon (Beef Bowl) Restaurant Market Share in Japan, 2015

Nikkei newspaper estimated the 2015 market share of gyudon restaurants in Japan. According to it, Sukiya occupied a half of the market share. The industry-wide total sales of 2015 were 362 billion yen. It increased by 3.9% from 2014. Figur…

Electronics Retail Store Market Share in Japan, 2015

In Japan, there are electronics retail store chains like Best Buy. According to the Nikkei newspaper's research about electronics retail store market share, Yamada-Denki was the biggest chain. Its market share was 30.3%. Four chains in 2nd…

Copier Market Share in Japan, 2015

According to Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun newspaper, total 745,000 copier machines were sold in Japan in 2015. In 2014, Canon had the largest share. But in 2015, Ricoh overtook Canon and became the number one supplier. Figure : Copier Market Shar…

Car Navigation System Market Share in Japan, 2015

Nikkei newspaper estimated the market share of car navigation system (car GPS system). According to it, the total sales of car navigation system in 2015 were 1.764 million systems. The 2015 sales decreased by 7.2% from 2014. Pioneer went u…

Blu-ray Disc Recorder Market Share in Japan, 2015

According to Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association, 2.73 million Blu-ray Disc recorders were sold in 2015 in Japan. The total shipment in 2015 decreased by 12% from 2014. Figure : Blu-ray Disc Recorder Market …

2015 Market Share of Mirrorless Camera

The following data shows 2015 market share of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras in Japan. It is an estimated figure by Nikkei. The total sales were 1.6 million cameras. The sales decreased by 9.9% from 2014. Manufacturer Market share…

2015 Market Share of Digital Camera in Japan

The following shows 2015 digital camera market share in Japan, which was calculated by IDC. The total shipment in 2014 was 4.89 million cameras. The shipment decreased by 15.3%. Olympus came back to the top 5 list. Manufacturer Market shar…

Induction Stove Market Share in Japan, 2015

The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association reported that total 712,000 induction stoves were sold in 2015. According to Nikkei newspaper's research, Panasonic has the largest market share (54.8%). In Japan, we call an induction stove …

Room Air Conditioner Market Share in Japan, 2015

Nikkei newspaper estimated the 2015 room air conditioner market share in Japan. According to it, Panasonic had the top market share (25.4%). Daikin was the second place. In terms of business use air conditioner, Daikin has the largest mark…

Refrigerator Market Share in Japan, 2015

The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association reported that total 3,823 million refrigerators were sold in Japan in 2015. The sales in 2015 decreased by 1.9% from 2014. According to Nikkei newspaper, the most popular refrigerator was Pan…

Washing Machine Market Share in Japan, 2015

Nikkei newspaper estimated the 2015 washing machine market share in Japan. According to it, Hitachi Appliances had the biggest share (30.1%). Industry-wide total 3.823 million washing machines were sold in 2015. The total sales decreased b…

Flat-screen Television Market Share in Japan, 2015

According to the research by IHS Technology, 5.44 million flat TVs were sold in Japan in 2015. The sales of 2013 decreased by 3.7% from 2014. Figure : Flat-screen Television Market Share in Japan, 2015 Manufacturer Market share (%) Sharp 3…

2015 Tablet PC Market Share in Japan

The following shows 2015 market share of tabelet PCs in Japan which was calculated by IDC. The total shipment in 2015 was 8.31 million tablets. It increased by 1.5% from 2014. Manufacturer Market share (%) Apple 40.9 Huawei 9.2 ASUS 7.1 NE…

2015 Cellphone Carrier Market Share in Japan

The following shows 2015 market share of cellphone carriers in Japan which was calculated by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. The number of the total users in 2015 was 156.48 million. Carrier Market share (%) NTT docomo 43.…

2015 Market Share of Mobile Virtual Network Operator in Japan

The communication cost for smartphone is very high in Japan. Some people use a cheaper smartphone network service "mobile virtual network operator", instead of the common smartphone service. The following data show the market share of mobi…

Inkjet Printer Market Share in Japan, 2015

Last year (2015) total 4.8 million printers were sold in Japan. The 2015 sales dropped 14% from 2014 sales. According to Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun newspaper and Gartner Japan, the market share of inkjet printers in 2015 was the following. Figu…

Personal Computer Market Share in Japan, 2015

The following data show 2015 market share of personal computers in Japan, which was calculated by IDC. The total shipment in 2015 was 10.55 million computers. It dropped 31.4% from 2014. It seems people use smartphones more instead of PCs.…

Server Computer Market Share in Japan, 2015

IDC Japan reported the 2015's market share of server computers in Japan. According to it, Fujitsu got the highest share 23.9%. NEC was the second place. The total shipment in 2015 were 507 billion yen ($4.98 billion, 4.49 billion Euro). Fi…

Cellphone Market Share in Japan, 2015

The following shows 2015 market share of cellphones in Japan which was calculated by MM Research. The total shipment in 2015 was 36.58 million cellphones. It decreased by 3.4% from 2014. Sony went up to the second place. On the other hand,…

2014 Tablet PC Market Share in Japan

The following shows 2014 market share of tabelet PCs in Japan which was calculated by IDC. The total shipment in 2014 was 8.18 million tablets. Manufacturer Market share (%) Apple 43.5 ASUS 11.9 Fujitsu 7.8 Sony 6.4 NEC Lenovo 5.5 Others 2…

2014 Cellphone Carrier Market Share in Japan

The following shows 2014 market share of cellphone carriers in Japan which was calculated by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. The number of the total users in 2014 was 149.98 million. Carrier Market share (%) NTT docomo 44.…

Cellphone Market Share in Japan 2014

The following shows 2014 market share of cellphones in Japan which was calculated by MM Research. The total shipment in 2014 was 37.88 million cellphones. Apple still dominates the market. Manufacturer Market share (%) Apple 40.7 Sharp 13.…

Personal Computer Market Share in Japan, 2014

The following shows 2014 market share of personal computers in Japan which was calculated by IDC. The total shipment in 2014 was 15.38 million computers. Manufacturer Market share (%) Lenovo NEC 26.3 Fujitsu 18.8 Toshiba 12.2 Dell 10.9 HP …

2014 Market Share of Digital Camera in Japan

The following shows 2014 digital camera market share in Japan which was calculated by IDC. The total shipment in 2014 was 5.8 million cameras. The shipment decreased by 26.6%. Casio jumped up to 4th place from under 5th. Olympus dropped to…

2014 Market Share of Mirrorless Camera

The following data shows 2014 market share of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras in Japan. It is an estimated figure by Nikkei. The total sales were 1.8 million cameras. Manufacturer Market share (%) Canon 34.0 Nikon 28.9 Sony 13.7 Ol…

Coffee Shop Market Share in Japan, 2014

The following data shows 2014 coffee shop market share in Japan. It is an estimated figure by Nikkei. Top 3 (Starbucks, Doutor, Tully's) are same as those of 2013 market share. Chain Market share (%) Starbucks 42.4 Doutor 23.3 Tully's 7.8 …

2013 Women's Underwear Market Share in Japan

Nikkei press reported 2013 women's underwear market share in Japan. According to it, the total sales in 2013 were 352 billion yen. The top supplier was Kyoto-based Wacoal (38.2%). The runner up was Swiss-based Triumph. These two companies …

2014 Smartphone Market Share in Japan

According to IDC, Apple was the top supplier in the smartphone market in Japan, during 2014 July-September. Total 5.21 million smartphones were sold in 2014 July-September. Apple's market share was 64%. Figure : 2014 July-September Smartph…

2013 Market Share of Travel Agencies (in terms of Domestic Trips), Japan

Nikkei press estimated 2013 market share of travel agencies, in terms of domestic trips in Japan. According to it, the total sales of 2013 were 4.132 trillion yen. JTB (formerly known as Japan Tourist Bureau) had the biggest share. JTB als…

Instant Ramen Market Share in Japan, 2013

Nikkei press estimated 2013 instant ramen market share in Japan. According to it, 2013 sales were 5.4 billion packs of ramen. 2013 sales were almost same as the sales of 2012. The top supplier was Nissin Food Products who sells Cup Noodle …

2013 Frozen Food Market Share in Japan

Nikkei press estimated 2013 frozen food market share in Japan. According to it, 977 billion yen of frozen foods were sold in 2013. The 2013 sales amount was increased by 8.7% from 2012. Figure : 2013 Frozen Food Market Share in Japan Manuf…

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.