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.

10 Worst Dangerous Prefectures in Japan, Ranking of Crime Rate

Here is the ranking of the crime rate by prefecture in Japan in 2012. Osaka is the most dangerous area in Japan. Tokyo is 5th worst. 

2013 version is "10 Worst Dangerous Prefectures in Japan, 2013 Ranking of Crime Rate".

2014 version is Murder Rate by Prefecture in Japan, 2014

Table : Crime Rate by Prefecture in Japan, 2012.  

 Rank Prefecture  Pref. Population Reported
Crimes
Crime Rate per 100,000
capita
Kanagawa is taken as 100
1 Osaka 大阪 8,856,530 146,966 1659.4 196
2 Fukuoka 福岡 5,071,623 72,240 1424.4 169
3 Aichi 愛知 7,414,863 104,984 1415.9 168
4 Hyogo 兵庫 5,568,406 75,642 1358.4 161
5 Tokyo 東京 13,195,704 172,385 1306.4 155
6 Chiba 千葉 6,195,643 80,802 1304.2 154
7 Saitama 埼玉 7,204,353 93,157 1293.1 153
8 Ibaraki 茨城 2,945,505 36,873 1251.8 148
9 Kyoto 京都 2,625,563 32,866 1251.8 148
10 Gifu 岐阜 2,066,229 24,561 1188.7 141
11 Mie 三重 1,840,532 21,493 1167.8 138
12 Okayama 岡山 1,936,893 22,005 1136.1 134
13 Shiga 滋賀 1,413,590 15,139 1071.0 127
14 Wakayama 和歌山 989,983 10,301 1040.5 123
15 Tochigi 栃木 1,993,283 20,369 1021.9 121
16 Gunma 群馬 1,994,309 20,330 1019.4 121
17 Ehime 愛媛 1,414,293 13,999 989.8 117
18 Kochi 高知 753,855 7,082 939.4 111
19 Yamanashi 山梨 852,855 7,934 930.3 110
20 Kagawa 香川 988,331 8,849 895.3 106
21 Saga 佐賀 843,492 7,551 895.2 106
22 Nara 奈良 1,391,040 12,170 874.9 104
23 Shizuoka 静岡 3,740,078 32,396 866.2 102
24 Kanagawa 神奈川 9,052,730 76,511 845.2 100
25 Miyagi 宮城 2,316,283 19,561 844.5 100
26 Hiroshima 広島 2,844,513 23,902 840.3 99
27 Hokkaido 北海道 5,474,216 45,489 831.0 98
28 Okinawa 沖縄 1,401,730 11,066 789.5 93
29 Niigata 新潟 2,348,529 18,503 787.9 93
30 Tokushima 徳島 776,177 6,046 778.9 92
31 Yamaguchi 山口 1,433,588 10,798 753.2 89
32 Miyazaki 宮崎 1,126,639 8,428 748.1 89
33 Fukushima 福島 1,969,852 14,616 742.0 88
34 Tottori 鳥取 582,325 4,313 740.7 88
35 Kumamoto 熊本 1,806,134 13,104 725.5 86
36 Nagano 長野 2,134,738 15,463 724.4 86
37 Fukui 福井 800,444 5,432 678.6 80
38 Ishikawa 石川 1,162,587 7,548 649.2 77
39 Shimane 島根 707,439 4,500 636.1 75
40 Kagoshima 鹿児島 1,690,730 10,503 621.2 73
41 Toyama 富山 1,083,744 6,678 616.2 73
42 Nagasaki 長崎 1,406,076 8,460 601.7 71
43 Oita 大分 1,185,823 6,999 590.2 70
44 Aomori 青森 1,353,178 7,424 548.6 65
45 Yamagata 山形 1,154,833 5,992 518.9 61
46 Iwate 岩手 1,304,889 6,480 496.6 59
47 Akita 秋田 1,066,627 4,211 394.8 47

Source is Guma prefecture Police. 

www.police.pref.gunma.jp/seianbu/01seiki/hanzaihassei/date/hassei15.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.