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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.

Medical

Rate of Deaths from Rectum Cancer by Prefecture in Japan, 2015

In Japan, 11739 persons died by rectum cancer in 2015. The following data show the rate of deaths from rectum cancer by prefecture (The number of deaths by rectum cancer per million). Figure: Rate of Deaths from Rectum Cancer by Prefecture…

Rate of Deaths from Colon Cancer by Prefecture in Japan, 2015

In Japan, 34338 persons died by colon cancer in 2015. The following data show the rate of deaths from colon cancer by prefecture (The number of deaths by colon cancer per million). Figure: Rate of Deaths from Colon Cancer by Prefecture in …

Rate of Deaths from Stomach Cancer by Prefecture in Japan, 2015

In Japan, 46,679 persons died by stomach cancer in 2015. The following data show the rate of deaths from stomach cancer by prefecture (The number of deaths by stomach cancer per million). Figure: Rate of Deaths from Stomach Cancer by Prefe…

Rate of Deaths from Cancer by Prefecture in Japan, 2015

In Japan, 370,346 persons died by cancer in 2015. The following data show the rate of deaths from cancer by prefecture (The number of deaths by cancer per million). Figure: Rate of Deaths from Cancer by Prefecture in 2015 The death rate is…

Number of HIV Carriers in Japan by Prefecture, 1985-2015

The following data show the total number of reported HIV carriers in Japan by prefecture, 1985 to 2015. Table: Total Number of HIV Carriers in Japan by Prefecture, 1985-2015 Prefecture Carriers Rate per 100,000 Tokyo 8703 64.87 Osaka 3032 …

Number of HIV Carriers in Japan by Age, 1985-2015

The following data show the total number of reported HIV carriers in Japan by age, 1985 to 2015. Table: Total Number of HIV Carriers in Japan by Age, 1985-2015 Age Carriers Under 10 55 10-14 5 15-19 319 20-24 2521 25-29 4418 30-34 4722 35-…

Number of HIV Carriers in Japan by Nationality, 1985-2015

The following data show the total number of reported HIV carriers in Japan by nationality, 1985 to 2015. Table 1: Total Number of HIV Carriers in Japan by Nationality, 1985-2015 Region Carriers Japan 21778 Southeast Asia 1462 Latin America…

Number of HIV Carriers by Infection Route in Japan, 1985-2015

The following data show the changes in the number of reported HIV carriers in Japan by infection route, between 1985 and 2015. 25,995 of HIV carriers have been reported since 1985. More than 80% of them were infected by sexual contacts. Ro…

Number of HIV Carriers in Japan, 1985-2015

The following data show the changes in the number of reported HIV carriers in Japan, 1985 to 2015. Figure 1: Total Reported HIV Carriers in Japan Figure 2: Reported New HIV Carriers by year in Japan, 1985 to 2015 Table: Number of HIV Carri…

Women's Smoking Rate by Prefecture in Japan, 2013

The following data show the women's smoking rate by prefecture in Japan in 2013. The rate in Hokkaido is highly outstanding. Prefecture Rate % Hokkaido 17.8 Aomori 14.3 Saitama 13.1 Osaka 12.9 Fukushima 12.1 Miyagi 11.9 Fukuoka 11.9 Ibarak…

Men's Smoking Rate by Prefecture in Japan, 2013

The following data show the men's smoking rate by prefecture in Japan in 2013. The rate is high in the northern Japan. The northern Kyushu area also has the high rate. Prefecture Rate % Aomori 40.3 Saga 39.6 Hokkaido 39.2 Fukushima 38.9 Ak…

Smoking Rate by Prefecture in Japan, 2013

The following data show the smoking rate by prefecture in Japan in 2013. Smoking rates are high in the northern Japan. Prefecture Rate % Hokkaido 27.6 Aomori 25.9 Fukushima 25.1 Miyagi 24.1 Fukuoka 23.6 Akita 23.5 Iwate 23.4 Ibaraki 23.3 Y…

Women's Smoking Rate in Japan, 1989-2014

The following data show the women's smoking rate in Japan from 1989 to 2014. Unit is %. Age 20~29 30~39 40~49 50~59 60~69 70 & over Average 1989 8.9 11.7 10.6 9.1 6.8 8.2 9.4 1990 11.9 11.0 11.3 8.0 8.5 7.2 9.7 1991 11.2 13.5 11.8 8.0…

Men's Smoking Rate in Japan, 1989-2014

The following data show the men's smoking rate in Japan from 1989 to 2014. Unit is %. Age 20~29 30~39 40~49 50~59 60~69 70 & over Average 1989 62.3 65.4 59.5 53.3 50.4 34.5 55.3 1990 52.9 63.3 56.6 50.1 51.8 38.8 53.1 1991 48.3 57.2 5…

Number of Medical Staff per Population in Tokyo, 2014

The following data show the number of medical staff per population in Tokyo in 2014. Table: Number of Medical Staff per Population in Tokyo, 2014 (unit: per 100,000) Doctor Dentist Pharmacist Nurse Japan average 244.9 81.8 226.7 855.2 Toky…

Number of People Waiting for Organ Transplants in Japan, 2016

Here is the list of the number of people waiting for organ transplants in Japan as of 2016 Jan 4th. It is the number of people who are registered on Japan Organ Transplant Network. Organ Number Kidney 12825 Eyeball, cornea 1940 Heart 451 L…

Number of Donors After Brain Deaths in Japan, 1996-2015

In 2015, 58 persons donated their organs after the brain deaths. 4 of them were under 15 year-old kids. Since 2010, if the family member agrees, donation is allowed without the dead person's own explicit consent. 34 brain dead persons dona…

Number of Deceased Donors in Japan, 1996-2015

In 2015, 91 dead people donated their organs to recipients. The following shows the changes in the number of donors by death status in Japan between 1996 and 2015. 58 dead persons donated their organs after the brain deaths, 33 dead person…

Blood Type Distribution in Japan

According to Japanese Red Cross Society, the most common ABO blood type in Japan is type A (40%). The following shows the percentage of "ABO & Rh" blood types in Japan. (unit: %) The ratio is approximately A:O:B:AB = 4:3:2:1 Type Type % A …

12 Must-buy Magic Drugs (Recommended to Chinese Tourists To Buy Them in Japan)

One of Chinese SNS recommended Chinese tourists to buy 12 Japanese medicines when they visit to Japan. The list is known as "12 must-buy magic drugs in Japan". Here is the list of 12 drugs. You can buy them at a drugstore. 1. Sante Beautey…

Annual Change of the Main Causes of Death in Okinawa

Here is the annual change of the main causes of death in Okinawa. Cancer and heart disease are increasing. Unit is the mortality rate per 100,000. Year Cancer Heart disease Brain vessal disease Pneumonia Accident Suicide 1992 141.6 93.8 52…

Ratio of Diabetes Patients in Japan, 2012

In Japan in 2012, 15.2% of Japanese men had diabetes, 8.7% of Japanese women had diabetes, according to a survey conducted by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. Figure : Ratio of Diabetes Patients by Age in Japan, 2012 Male Female Age…

Ratio of High Blood Pressure Patients in Japan, 2012

I have high blood pressure. My mother has also. According to a survey conducted by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 35.7% of men have high blood pressure in Japan in 2012. For women, 25.5% have high blood pressure. The following dat…

Ratio of Students Who Have Allergy, in Japan

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology researched about allergy disease that students have. The research was conducted in 2007 in Japan. The following figure shows the percentage of the students who have allergies. …

Number of Deaths by Cancer Site in Japan

The tables below present the number of deaths by cancer site in Japan. 31,963 stomach cancer male patients died last year (2013). The number of death by lung cancer was the highest in terms of men. But for women, intestine cancer was the t…

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…

Number of mental disabled persons by disease in Japan

The table below shows the changes in the number of mentally disabled outpatients by disease in Japan. Year by year, the number of outpatients is increasing. It is said, it is becoming that people do not hesitate to consult psychiatrists, a…

Number of disabled persons in Japan

According to statistics the government released in 2011, there are 3.6 million of physically disabled persons in Japan. Ratio of the physically disabled persons is 2.9% of residents in Japan. There are 0.5 million mentally retarded persons…

Remaining Teeth by Age (in Japan)

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare conducts surveys about health of teeth every 5 years. Last time the survey was conducted in 2011. The table shows the mean number of remaining teeth by age. Total Men Women Age group Number of subject…

Smoking Rate in Japan 1989-2012

The table below shows smoking rates in Japan. Men's rate is gradually decreasing. Women's rate stays flat. A common cigarette SevenStar costs 440 yen ($4.36 €3.14) per 20 cigarettes. In 1989 SevenStar cost only 220 yen, half of the current…

Percentage of myopic (near sight) kids in Japan, 2013

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology is conducting surveys about visual acuity of students every year. The following shows the result of the 2013 survey. We use the decimal type of visual acuity scales, like 2.0, …

Notifiable diseases in Japan in 2010

A doctor has to report specific diseases to the authority if he found those diseases in his patients. The following shows number of NEW patients who got a notifiable disease in 2010 in Japan. The table does not include the number of patien…

Every Year, More Than 20,000 People Got Tuberculosis in Japan

Last year (2012) 21,283 persons were newly diagnosed as tuberculosis in Japan, and 2110 patients died by tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is the 26th cause of death in Japan. It is still a dangerous disease in the modern era. Here is the number …

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.