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 much do you need to keep cats in Tokyo?

You need approximately 30,000 yen ($300, €212) a year for cat foods. According to the statistics from Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of Social Welfare and Public Health in 2012, 33% of cat owners spend 10,000 - 30,000 yen as food expenses of cats.

Table 1: Annual food expenses for cats

Food expenses (×1000 yen)  $  %
Under 10 0-99 1.1
10-29 100-299 36.6
30-59 300-599 21.7
60-99 600-999 12.0
100-149 1000-1499 20.6
150-199 1500-1999 9.1
200-499 2000-4999 2.3
Over 500 Over 5000 0.6
No answer No answer 5.7

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Table 2: Annual medical expenses for cats

Medical expenses (×1000 yen)  $  %
Under 10 0-99 13.1
10-29 100-299 28.0
30-59 300-599 16.0
60-99 600-999 4.6
100-149 1000-1499 5.7
150-199 1500-1999 0.6
200-499 2000-4999 1.1
Over 500 5000- 0
No answer No answer 30.9

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Table 3: Other annual expenses for cats

Other expenses (×1000 yen)  $  %
Under 10 0-99 9.7
10-29 100-299 44.0
30-59 300-599 15.4
60-99 600-999 4.0
100-149 1000-1499 2.3
150-199 1500-1999 0.6
200-499 2000-4999 0
Over 500 5000- 0
No answer No answer 24.0

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Source is Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of Social Welfare and Public Health.

www.fukushihoken.metro.tokyo.jp/kankyo/aigo/horeishiryou/siryou.files/23tyousa_gaiyou.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.