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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.

People's Life

What Time Do Mothers Come Home in Tokyo?

Shinagawa ward conducted a survey about students' lives. The targets of survey are families that have 2nd grade student or 9th grade student. In the survey, the ward asked "What Time Does Your Mother Come Home?" Here is the survey result. …

What Time Do Fathers Come Home in Tokyo?

Shinagawa ward conducted a survey about students' lives. The targets of survey are families that have 2nd grade student or 9th grade student. In the survey, the ward asked "What Time Does Your Father Come Home?" Here is the survey result. …

Percent of Children Who Eat Dinner/Supper Without Adults in Tokyo, 2016

Shinagawa ward (in Tokyo) conducted a survey of children's living conditions in 2016. According to it, a certain portion of children eats dinner/supper without parents. The survay targets are parents of 2nd grade sudents and 9th grade stud…

Statistically The Following Things Happen in Tokyo in a Day, 2015

Statistically the following things happen in Tokyo Metropolitan in a day, according to the stats of Tokyo metropolitan. 303 babies are born 304 persons die 408 persons are hired 1251 persons move into Tokyo 1020 persons move to other area …

What Time Tokyo Residents Get Home From Work

Yesterday I reported the average time of coming home from work among Japanese people. The average time is 19:30 (arrival time) for men. But it was very different from my impression. I am living in Tokyo, and many workers around me do not r…

What Time Japanese People Get Home From Work

An average Japanese man gets home from work around 19:30 (arrival time). And an average Japanese woman gets home about 18:00. The survey conducted by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications in 2011 revealed it. Table : Average time…

What Time Japanese People Leave Home To Go To Work

In 2011, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications researched how Japanese people use their time. According to it, an average Japanese man leaves home to go to work around 8. And an average Japanese woman leaves home around 9. There …

What Time Do Japanese People Have Dinner?

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications conducted a survey about when people have their dinner. According to it, 90.8% of people take dinner. The average time of dinner is 19:06 on weekdays. The mode value is "18-19" (34%). The sur…

What Time Do Japanese People Have Breakfast?

According to a survey by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, 84% of Japanese people have breakfast on weekdays. The average time of having breakfast is 7:10 on weekdays. The mode value is "from 7 to 8" (43%). The survey was co…

What Time Do Japanese People Go To Bed?

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications conducted a survey about people's daily life, such as what time they get up, go to bed, or take breakfast. According to it, the average time of going to bed is 23:15 on weekdays. We do not us…

What Time Do Japanese People Get Up?

According to the statistics of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the average time of getting up is 6:37 on weekdays among Japanese people. "From 6 to 7" is the mode value of wake-up time. The survey was conducted in 2011. Ta…

Ratio of Persons Receiving Welfare in Japan by Prefecture, 2014

In 2014 December 1.7% of citizens received welfare (Public Assistance) from the government. The following data shows the ratio of individuals who received welfare in 2014 December by prefecture. The rate is relatively high in Osaka and Hok…

Changes in Number of People Receiving Welfare (Public Assistance) in Japan

In 2014 December, approximately 2.2 million people received the public assistance money from the Japanese government. The number of people receiving the public assistance money is increasing year by year. The following shows the changes in…

Ratio of Singles Who Have Boy/Girlfriends (stats in Japan)

Meiji Yasuda Institute of Life and Wellness conducted a survey about people's love relationship and marriages, in 2014. According to it, 41% of single men in the 20s have never had any girlfriend. 12.5% of single men in the 40s have specif…

Percentage of Teenagers Who Have Steady Boyfriend/Girlfriend

In Japan 27.7% of senior high school girl students have steady boyfriend(s), according to Yomiuri Chukosei Shimbun newspaper. Figure : Percentage of Teenagers Who Have Steady Boyfriend/Girlfriend Table : Percentage of Teenagers Who Have St…

Percentage of Teenagers Who Have Experiences of Dating

According to Yomiuri Chukosei Shimbun newspaper, more than half of senior high school students have experiences of dating with boyfriends/girlfriends, in Japan. This survey was conducted in 2011. Figure : Percentage of teenagers who have e…

Ratio of People Who Have No Interest on Sexual Activities

According to a survey conducted by Japan Family Planning Association, a certain number of Japanese people do not have interests in sexual activities. Table 1 : Percentage of men who do not have interests on sexual activities by age, 2008-2…

Reason of Sexless among Sexless Married Couples

Japan Family Planning Association researches the reason of sexless among sexless married couples in Japan. According to it, the biggest reason is "tired at work". The breakdown of the reason is below. Figure : Reason of Sexless among Sexle…

Number of Sexless Married Couples 2004-2012

Every two years Japan Family Planning Association conducts surveys about people's sexuality in Japan. According to it, 41.3% of married couples have not had sexual intimacy for more than a month (and probably not happen for a while in the …

One Fourth of Japanese Take Daytime Naps

A bed manufacturer Paramount Bed researched people's naps in 2008. According to it, 26.3% of Japanese people take daytime naps regularly. These statistics do not include babies' naps. Figure 1: Ratio of people who take naps (n = 1450) Amon…

Number of Divorces by Cohabitation Period (1985-2013, in Japan)

According to the research by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 231,384 couples got divorced last year. The number of marriages was 660,594 last year. So divorce/marriage = 35%. The number of divorces is decreasing slightly these days…

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…

Ratio of Men with Thinning Hair by City in the World (Ratio of Bald Men)

Japanese wig manufacturer Aderans researched ratios of men with thinning hair in major cities in the world. The researcher counted thinning hair men and haired men who were walking on the streets with their eyes. The research was conducted…

Sleeping time (hours) of Japanese people

According to the government statistics, the average sleep length is 462 minutes (7 hours and 42 minutes). The following table shows the average sleep length of Japanese people by age. Age Minutes Hours 10~14 515 8.6 15~19 462 7.7 20~24 …

How Common is Your Birthday in Japan?

The following shows the number of live births by date in Japan in 2012. It shows which birth dates are the most common. How common is your birthday? Around Jan 1st, hospitals are closed. So doctors adjust delivery timing. Rank Date Number …

Number of Driver's License Holder in Japan, 1969 - 2012

Currently there are 80 million car drivers in Japan. The following shows the statistics of driver's license holders from 1969 to 2012. From 2009, male drivers are decreasing. Year License Holders 1969 = 100 Male % Female % 1969 24,782,107 …

What Hobby is Popular in Japan? (by Gender, 2011)

Yesterday I posted What Hobby is Popular in Japan (2011)? The following is the same kind of statistics by genders. On both sides, "Listening music on CD" is the top. There are some differences in under No.2 hobbies between men and women. b…

What Hobby is Popular in Japan (2011)?

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications conducts surveys about hobbies of people every 5 years. Last time they conducted the survey in 2011, then released the result in 2012. The following shows "Participants in Hobbies and Amuseme…

Reason of Divorce in Japan, 2012

Japanese court received 67,892 claims for divorces in 2012. 49,156 were claimed by wives, and 18,736 were claimed by husbands. The following statistics show the portion of claims for divorces by motive. Cases filed by wives Reason Reason %…

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.