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.

Murder Rate by Prefecture in Japan, 2012

The following list shows the murder rate by prefecture in Japan, 2012. The numbers include attempt cases. So the numbers of actual victims are less than these numbers.

Osaka is the most dangerous region in Japan. Western prefectures dominate worst 6. Safer prefectures (rank 44-47) are on the side of Sea of Japan.

Please see also Murder Rate (Number of Actual Victims) by Prefecture in Japan, 2014

Rank Prefecture Prefecture Population (unit 1,000) Number of murders, including attempt cases Case rate per 100,000 population Kagawa is taken as 100
1 大阪 Osaka 8,856 114 1.29 181
2 兵庫 Hyogo 5,571 71 1.27 180
3 岡山 Okayama 1,936 24 1.24 175
4 三重 Mie 1,840 22 1.20 168
5 愛媛 Ehime 1,415 16 1.13 159
6 和歌山 Wakayama 988 11 1.11 157
7 山梨 Yamanashi 852 9 1.06 149
8 北海道 Hokkaido 5,460 55 1.01 142
9 埼玉 Saitama 7,212 67 0.93 131
10 福岡 Fukuoka 5,085 47 0.92 130
11 東京 Tokyo 13,230 118 0.89 126
12 宮崎 Miyazaki 1,126 10 0.89 125
13 群馬 Gumma 1,992 17 0.85 120
14 広島 Hiroshima 2,848 24 0.84 119
15 茨城 Ibaraki 2,943 24 0.82 115
16 静岡 Shizuoka 3,735 30 0.80 113
17 岐阜 Gifu 2,061 16 0.78 109
18 京都 Kyoto 2,625 20 0.76 107
19 秋田 Akita 1,063 8 0.75 106
20 千葉 Chiba 6,195 45 0.73 102
21 佐賀 Saga 843 6 0.71 100
22 香川 Kagawa 989 7 0.71 100
23 栃木 Tochigi 1,992 14 0.70 99
24 鹿児島 Kagoshima 1,690 11 0.65 92
25 神奈川 Kanagawa 9,067 59 0.65 92
26 奈良 Nara 1,390 9 0.65 91
27 滋賀 Shiga 1,415 9 0.64 90
28 愛知 Aichi 7,427 47 0.63 89
29 青森 Aomori 1,350 8 0.59 83
30 長崎 Nagasaki 1,408 8 0.57 80
31 沖縄 Okinawa  1,409 8 0.57 80
32 島根 Shimane 707 4 0.57 80
33 山口 Yamaguchi 1,431 8 0.56 79
34 新潟 Niigata 2,347 13 0.55 78
35 熊本 Kumamoto 1,807 10 0.55 78
36 山形 Yamagata 1,152 6 0.52 73
37 宮城 Miyagi 2,325 12 0.52 73
38 福島 Fukushima 1,962 10 0.51 72
39 長野 Nagano 2,132 10 0.47 66
40 高知 Kochi 752 3 0.40 56
41 徳島 Tokushima 776 3 0.39 54
42 岩手 Iwate 1,303 5 0.38 54
43 大分 Oita 1,185 4 0.34 48
44 石川 Ishikawa 1,163 3 0.26 36
45 福井 Fukui 799 2 0.25 35
46 富山 Toyama 1,082 2 0.18 26
47 鳥取 Tottori 582 1 0.17 24

Source is National Police Agency.

www.npa.go.jp/archive/toukei/keiki/h24/h24hanzaitoukei.htm

www.npa.go.jp/archive/toukei/keiki/h24/excel/H24_003.xls

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Related Topics

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.