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.

How Many Kids Does Japanese Couple Have?

The following shows the number of children which Japanese married couples (have been married for more than 15 years) have. The average number of children is decreasing recently.

56.2 % couples have two kids.

Year, survey conducted Number of samples None One Two Three Four or more
1977 1,427 3.0 11.0 57.0 23.8 5.1
1982 1,429 3.1 9.1 55.4 27.4 5.0
1987 1,755 2.7 9.6 57.8 25.9 3.9
1992 1,849 3.1 9.3 56.4 26.5 4.8
1997 1,334 3.7 9.8 53.6 27.9 5.0
2002 1,257 3.4 8.9 53.2 30.2 4.2
2005 1,078 5.6 11.7 56.0 22.4 4.3
2010 1,385 6.4 15.9 56.2 19.4 2.2

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Source is National Institute of Population and Social Security Research. Title 第 14 回出生動向基本調査 表2-2 調査別にみた、出生子ども数分布の推移(結婚持続期間 15~19 年) 

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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.