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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.

Politics

Voter Turnout in 2014 Tokyo Gubernatorial Election by Age

The voter turnout of the 2014 Tokyo gubernatorial election was 46.14%. The data below show the breakdown of the voter turnout by age. Age Voter Turnout (%) 20 34.95 21~24 25.70 25~29 28.38 30~34 37.22 35~39 42.21 40~44 44.13 45~49 47…

Voter Turnout in Tokyo Metropolitan Governor Elections, 1999-2014

The data below shows the voter turnout in Tokyo Metropolitan governor elections. Year Voters Turnout rate (%) 1999 5,510,042 57.87 2003 4,442,195 44.94 2007 5,565,127 54.35 2011 6,072,604 57.80 2012 6,647,744 62.60 2014 4,930,251 46.14 Sou…

Ratio of Women in Local Assemblies in Japan

The ratio of women in local assemblies is low in Japan. In Tokyo 23 wards, 26.2% of assembly members are women, but in the countryside, women members are very few. Figure : The percentages of women in local assemblies in Japan. Red prefect…

Trend of Voter Turnout in Japan House of Representatives Elections

On December 14th, we will have an election of the House of Representatives. We do not have a big issue currently, so I guess the voter turnout is going to be low (around 59%). Dec 17 update: The actual turnout was 52.66%. The following dat…

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.