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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.

Reissue Charge for Train Pass = 1010 yen ($9.18 €8.49)

My daughter lost her train pass. And she asked the train company to reissue her pass. The reissue charge was 1010 yen ($9.18 €8.49).

Changes in the 18-year-old Population in Japan, 1955-2016

The following data shows the changes in the 18-year-old population in Japan between 1955 and 2016. Figure: Changes in the 18-year-old Population in Japan, 1955-2016 Year 18-year-old Population 1955 1,682,239 1956 1,746,709 1957 1,531,488 1…

Illustrated Map of Kyoto = 324 yen ($2.95 €2.72)

I visited Kyoto last week and bought an illustrated local map. It cost 324 yen ($2.95 €2.72). It is fun to see it. Unfortunately other language versions are not available.

Foreign Population by Nationality in Tokyo as of 2017

486,346 foreign people are staying in Tokyo as of 2017 January. The following data show foreign resident populations by their nationalities. Table: Number of Foreign Population by Nationality in Tokyo as of 2017 Jan 1. Rank Nationality Res…

Boy's Senior High School Uniform = 27955 yen ($254.14 €234.92)

My son bought his school uniform. It consists of a jacke, trousers, and a shirt. I paid 27,955 yen ($254.14 €234.92) for them. The image is a sample of school uniform

Number of International Travelers to Japan in 2016 by Country

According to JNTO (Japan National Tourism Organization), the total 24,039,053 visitors came to Japan in 2016. The following table shows the numbers of visitors by country/region. Country/Region Visitors China 6,372,948 Korea 5,090,302 Taiw…

College-Going Rate in Tokyo, in 2015

In 2015, 100,635 students graduated from senior high schools in Tokyo. 67% of them entered colleges/universities. 18,500 persons were enrolled in other type of schools, such as a vocational school. 6,700 took a job. 7,300 had not determine…

Changes in the Price of Canvas Shoes in Japan, 1970-2015

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of canvas shoes monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of canvas shoes between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Index (2015 …

Surgery for Removing Mucous Cysts = 3320 yen ($30.18 €27.90)

A mucous cyst developed on my daughter's lower lip. Usually a cyst on a lip does not cause severe trouble. But in her case, the cyst was a kind of big one and looks ugly. She had decided to remove it, and went to a dentist clinic to be rem…

Changes in the Price of Children's Shoes in Japan, 1970-2015

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of children's shoes monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of children's shoes between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Inde…

Changes in the Price of Women's Shoes in Japan, 1970-2015

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of women's shoes monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of women's shoes between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Index (201…

Changes in the Price of Men's Shoes in Japan, 1970-2015

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of men's shoes monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of men's shoes between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Index (2015 = …

Textbooks of 1st Grade Student at Senior High School = 27955 yen ($254.14 €234.92)

My son, 15 years old, will become a student of the senior high school in April. Today he bought many textbooks at the school. It cost 27955 yen ($254.14 €234.92). The image is a biology textbook.

Huawei Smartphone; HUAWEI nova lite = 20400 yen ($185.45 €171.43)

Last week, I bought a smartphone (HUAWEI nova lite) for 20400 yen ($185.45 €171.43). I have been using a Casio cell phone for 8 years. But my contract with a phone company will expire this summer, so I decided to change my phone. Image: HU…

Textbooks of 3rd Grade Student at Senior High School = 14355 yen ($130.50 €120.63)

My daughter, 17 years old, will become a third grade student at the senior high school in April. Today she bought twelve textbooks at the school. It cost 14355 yen ($130.50 €120.63). The following is a dictionary of sign language. She will…

Percentage of Companies Which Have Their Websites (in Japan)

According to the survey conducted by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, 90% of companies have their websites in the Internet, in Japan. Figure 1: The percentage of companies which have their sites Figure 2: The percentage of …

Distribution of 17 Year-old Girls' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 17 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

Distribution of 16 Year-old Girls' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 16 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

Distribution of 15 Year-old Girls' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 15 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

Distribution of 14 Year-old Girls' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 14 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

Distribution of 13 Year-old Girls' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 13 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

Distribution of 12 Year-old Girls' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 12 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

Distribution of 11 Year-old Girls' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 11 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

Distribution of 10 Year-old Girls' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 10 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

Distribution of 9 Year-old Girls' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 9 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 9 …

Distribution of 8 Year-old Girls' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 8 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 8 …

Distribution of 7 Year-old Girls' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 7 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 7 …

Distribution of 6 Year-old Girls' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 6 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 6 …

Distribution of 5 Year-old Girls' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 5 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 5 …

Distribution of 17 Year-old Boys' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 17 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 17…

Distribution of 16 Year-old Boys' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 16 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 16…

Distribution of 15 Year-old Boys' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 15 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 15…

Distribution of 14 Year-old Boys' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 14 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 14…

Distribution of 13 Year-old Boys' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 13 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 13…

Distribution of 12 Year-old Boys' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 12 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 12…

Distribution of 11 Year-old Boys' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 11 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 11…

Distribution of 10 Year-old Boys' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 10 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 10…

Distribution of 9 Year-old Boys' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 9 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 9 Y…

Distribution of 8 Year-old Boys' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 8 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 8 Y…

Distribution of 7 Year-old Boys' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 7 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 7 Y…

Distribution of 6 Year-old Boys' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 6 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 6 Y…

Distribution of 5 Year-old Boys' Weights in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 5 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 5 Y…

Changes in the Price of Children's Undershirts in Japan, 1970-2015

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of children's undershirts monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of children's undershirts between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 10…

Changes in the Price of Lingeries in Japan, 1970-2015

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of lingeries monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of lingeries between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Index (2015 = 100)…

Changes in the Price of Panties in Japan, 1970-2015

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of panties monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of panties between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Index (2015 = 100) Pri…

Changes in the Price of Bras in Japan, 1980-2015

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of brassieres monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of brassieres between 1980 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Index (2015 = 10…

Changes in the Price of Men's Underpants in Japan, 1970-2015

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of men's underpants monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of men's underpants between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Inde…

Changes in the Price of Men's Undershirts in Japan, 1970-2015

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of men's undershirts monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of men's undershirts between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year In…

Distribution of 5 Year-old Girls Height in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 5 year-old girls height. The biggest cluster is 110cm…

Distribution of 6 Year-old Girls Height in Japan, 2015

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 6 year-old girls height. The biggest cluster is 115cm…

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.