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.

Trend of the Birth Rate in Tokyo

Tokyo region has the lowest total fertility rate (birth rate) in Japan. The national average was 1.41 in 2012. But the rate in Tokyo was only 1.09. Tokyo's rates are around 1.0 these days. No one knows the exact reason why Tokyo has such a low rate. 

 

Figure: Trend of the total fertility rate in Tokyo (1960-2010)

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Source is Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. 人口動態調査

www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/GL08020103.do?_toGL08020103_&listID=000001101883&requestSender=estat

www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/GL08020103.do?_csvDownload_&fileId=000005944865&releaseCount=3

 

Figure: Trend of the total fertility rate in Tokyo (1993-2012)

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Table: Trend of the total fertility rate in Tokyo (1993-2012)

Year Total fertility rate
1993 1.10
1994 1.14
1995 1.11
1996 1.07
1997 1.05
1998 1.05
1999 1.03
2000 1.07
2001 1.00
2002 1.02
2003 1.00
2004 1.01
2005 1.00
2006 1.02
2007 1.05
2008 1.09
2009 1.12
2010 1.12
2011 1.06
2012 1.09

Source is Tokyo Metropolitan Government. 人口動態統計

www.fukushihoken.metro.tokyo.jp/kiban/chosa_tokei/eisei/jinkou.html

www.fukushihoken.metro.tokyo.jp/kiban/chosa_tokei/eisei/jinkou.files/a2414.xls

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.