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.

Electronic Money Card Market Share in Japan, 2013

Nikkei press estimated the 2013 market share of electronic money card in terms of the transaction number. The total number of transactions was 3.57 billion in 2013 financial year.
Nanaco card run by 7-eleven and Ito-Yokado was the top. 2nd place WAON card is run by another supermarket Aeon. 3rd place card, Suica is a train pass managed by JR East Railway. 4th place Edy card is run by an online mall Rakuten. 5th card Pasmo is also a train card which is used among train companies around Tokyo.

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Card Market share (%)
Nanaco 29.6
WAON 25.8
Suica 25.2
Edy 10.8
Pasmo 6.9
Others 1.7

The source of the market share is Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun newspaper, the article on 2014 July 28th.

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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.