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.

Top 10 causes of death in Japan, 2012

Here is the top 10 list of the causes of death in Japan in 2012. 2014 version is "http://nbakki.hatenablog.com/entry/Causes_of_Death_Japan_2014"

Rank Cause Cause   Number of deaths
1 悪性新生物 Malignant neoplasm Cancer 360790
2 心疾患 Cardiac disease Heart disease 198622
3 肺炎 Pneumonia Lung disease 123818
4 脳血管疾患 Cerebrovascular disease Brain vessel damage  121505
5 老衰 Senility Die of old age 60669
6 不慮の事故 Freak accident Accident 40857
7 自殺 Suicide Suicide 26400
8 腎不全 Renal failure Kidney disease 25061
9 慢性閉塞性肺疾患 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Cigarette disease 16371
10 肝疾患 Liver disease Liver disease 15944

 

The list above is the total number of men+women. For women, rank 9 and 10 are different from this list. Rank 9 for women is Aortic aneurysm and dissociation, rank 10 is Diabetes.

It used to that top 3 was "cancer, heart disease, and brain vessel damage" for a long time. In 2012 lung disease has risen to the third place.

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Source is statistics of "Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare" http://www.mhlw.go.jp/toukei/saikin/hw/jinkou/geppo/nengai12/dl/gaikyou24.pdf

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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.