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.

Changes in Average Weight of Newborns in Japan 1955-2012

The figure below shows the changes in the average weight of newborn babies from 1955 to 2012. These days, doctors recommend pregnant women not to gain weight much. This advice makes baby weight lighter. It is commonly said "have a small baby and raise him/her to grow big."

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Table : Changes in the Average Weight of Newborns in Japan 1955-2012

year male  male female female
  kg pound kg pound
1955 3.15 6.9 3.06 6.7
1960 3.14 6.9 3.06 6.7
1970 3.22 7.1 3.13 6.9
1975 3.24 7.1 3.15 6.9
1980 3.23 7.1 3.14 6.9
1985 3.20 7.1 3.12 6.9
1990 3.16 7.0 3.08 6.8
1995 3.11 6.9 3.03 6.7
2000 3.07 6.7 2.99 6.6
2005 3.05 6.7 2.96 6.5
2010 3.04 6.7 2.96 6.5
2012 3.04 6.7 2.96 6.5

Source is Statistics Bureau.

www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/List.do?lid=000001112798

www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/Csvdl.do?sinfid=000021996997

www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/Csvdl.do?sinfid=000021997000

 

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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.