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.

Money gift at a funeral (condolence money for a funeral) = 5000 yen ($51.55 € 39.37)

My uncle died this year at age 100. I attended his funeral and gave condolence money to his bereaved family. I put 5000 yen ($51.55 € 39.37) into a specific envelope and I hand it over to the receptionist.

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This is a special envelope.

 

The amount of money depends on how close you are to him. The following is the standard amount in Tokyo area.

Funeral of

  • Grandparent: 10000 yen ($103.09 €78.74)
  • Brother, Sister: 50000 yen ($515.46 €393.70)
  • Relative: 10000 yen ($103.09 €78.74)
  • Boss: 5000 yen ($51.55 € 39.37)
  • Colleague: 5000 yen ($51.55 € 39.37)
  • Friend: 5000 yen ($51.55 € 39.37)
  • Neighbor: 5000 yen ($51.55 € 39.37)

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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.