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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.

Station Passenger Numbers in JR Lines around Tokyo, 2015

JR East, the biggest railway company in Japan, releases the number of their passengers (get-on passengers) a day by station every year. The data below show the ranking in the Greater Tokyo area. The number does not include other railway's …

Number of Foreign Tourists in Tokyo, 2004-2014

The following data show the number of foreign visitors who visited Tokyo, 2004-2014. Table: Number of foreign tourists who visited Tokyo, 2004-2014 (unit: 1000 visitors) Year Visitor (x 1000) 2004 4,180 2005 4,489 2006 4,808 2007 5,330 200…

Station Passenger Numbers in Tokyo, 2013

The following graph shows the number of passengers who used major stations in Tokyo a year, in 2013. It is the number of passengers who got on trains. It does not include passengers who got off trains. In Japan, those two types of passenge…

Busiest Passenger Air Routes in Japan (Domestic), 2014

The following is list of the Japan's busiest passenger air routes in 2014. Rank Airport 1 Airport 2 Number of Passengers Load factor 1 Haneda New Chitose 8,861,676 71.1 2 Haneda Fukuoka 8,184,284 68.8 3 Haneda Osaka 5,225,954 68.1 4 Haneda…

List of the Busiest Airports in Japan, 2014

The following is a list of the Japan's busiest airports by passenger traffic in 2014. Rank Airport Domestic International Total Passengers 1 Haneda 62,169,471 10,593,059 72,762,530 2 Narita International 5,943,570 26,932,949 32,876,519 3 F…

Top 10 Hot Springs in Japan

Some Internet sites rated which hot springs are good in Japan. I summarized their top 10 lists. The below is the result. Kusatsu is the highest rated hot spring. Nippon Travel and Kankokeizai News rated Kusatsu as No.1, Jalan gave No.2 to …

Congestion Rates of Tokyo Trains, 2013

The table below shows congestion rates of trains in Tokyo, in 2013. The numbers were released by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Yamanote line was the most crowded train in Tokyo. Congestion rate (%) definition is:…

Worst 5 Airplane Accidents in Japan

Here are the Worst 5 Airplane Accidents in Japan, in terms of casualties. No.5 BOAC Flight 911 In-flight breakup accident 124 Deaths Date 1966 May 5 Summary In-flight breakup Site Mount Fuji, Japan Passengers 113 Crew 11 Injuries (non-fata…

"Three Greats" in Japan Part 2

Here is the second part of "Three Greats in Japan." The first part is here. Three Great Festivals Gion festival (Kyoto), Tenjin matsuri festival (Osaka), Kanda festival (Tokyo) Three Beautiful Festivals Gion festival (Kyoto), Takayama fest…

"Three Greats" in Japan

Japanese people like choosing TOP 3s in many fields, for instance, Three Great Sacred Mountains, Three Great Limestone Caves, and Three Great Sceneries. The following list shows "Three Greats" in Japan. Please see the second article of Thr…

April is the peak season of Ueno Zoo (Tokyo)

Ueno Zoo is the representative zoo of greater Tokyo area. Most of Tokyo residents know it and visit there once. In 2011 Ueno zoo feeds 461 species of animals, including the following. Mammals Species 130 Number 1,116 Birds Species 192 Numb…

10 Biggest Railway Companies in Japan (exclude former National Railway)

The list shows the ranking of railway companies by passengers in Japan. It does not include JRs which are the parts of former Japan National Railway, because statictics method is different between among them. Company 2011 2010 Changes Rate…

10 Fastest Express Trains in Japan

According to the site http://www.rokko1go.jpn.org/main/material/jikoku/sokudo2011.html, the following is the list of the fastest trains by scheduled speed in Japan as of 2011. Rank Express name Express name Route Route Scheduled speed 1 JR…

10 Most Visited Countries Japanese visitors visited in 2012

The following list shows the number of outbound travelers from Japan, and their destinations (in 2012). Rank Country Country/Region Number 1 大韓民国 South Korea 3,518,792 2 中華人民共和国 China 3,518,200 3 アメリカ合衆国 USA (Mainland) (2…

Top 10 Nations (Countries) Who Visited Japan in 2012

The following list shows the number of inbound travelers from overseas who visited Japan in 2012. Rank Country/Region Country/Region Number 1 韓国 South Korea 2,042,775 2 台湾 Taiwan 1,465,753 3 中国 China 1,425,100 4 米国 USA 716,709 5 香…

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.