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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.

Average Monthly Salary of Local Government Workers in Japan, 2013

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications releases the statistics of the monthly salary of local government officials every 5 years. According to the 2013 report, the average salary was 416,764 yen ($3,624; EUR 2,874). 

The following figure shows the average monthly salary of local government workers in 2013. Public employees in red prefectures get much money than public employees in blue prefectures. 

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Local government officials in Tokyo, Mie, Ehime are relatively rich. But in Tokyo, the cost of living is expensive, their money has gone quickly. In terms of Mie and Ehime, I have no idea why the wages are high. 

Prefecture Monthly salary $ Euro Average age of officials
Tokyo 458,608 $3,988 EUR 3,163 41.9
Mie 448,768 $3,902 EUR 3,095 43.6
Ehime 446,816 $3,885 EUR 3,081 44.8
Kanagawa 439,411 $3,821 EUR 3,030 43.0
Shiga 437,540 $3,805 EUR 3,018 43.2
Shizuoka 437,189 $3,802 EUR 3,015 42.6
Hyogo 435,954 $3,791 EUR 3,007 44.2
Aichi 432,824 $3,764 EUR 2,985 42.4
Saitama 431,809 $3,755 EUR 2,978 43.5
Kyoto 430,067 $3,740 EUR 2,966 44.2
Chiba 429,814 $3,738 EUR 2,964 43.1
Yamagata 429,351 $3,733 EUR 2,961 44.2
Nara 427,895 $3,721 EUR 2,951 43.3
Tochigi 426,906 $3,712 EUR 2,944 43.9
Hiroshima 426,350 $3,707 EUR 2,940 44.4
Fukuoka 424,241 $3,689 EUR 2,926 43.2
Fukushima 419,988 $3,652 EUR 2,896 43.2
Tokushima 419,903 $3,651 EUR 2,896 44.2
Toyama 418,671 $3,641 EUR 2,887 44.1
Oita 418,344 $3,638 EUR 2,885 43.3
Yamanashi 417,933 $3,634 EUR 2,882 43.2
Okayama 416,954 $3,626 EUR 2,876 43.0
Ibaraki 416,891 $3,625 EUR 2,875 42.8
Average 416,764 $3,624 EUR 2,874  
Yamaguchi 416,288 $3,620 EUR 2,871 43.7
Nagasaki 414,901 $3,608 EUR 2,861 43.8
Kagoshima 413,938 $3,599 EUR 2,855 44.7
Gunma 413,916 $3,599 EUR 2,855 43.5
Osaka 413,633 $3,597 EUR 2,853 42.9
Shimane 410,677 $3,571 EUR 2,832 44.3
Wakayama 410,430 $3,569 EUR 2,831 42.5
Kagawa 409,928 $3,565 EUR 2,827 44.5
Saga 409,740 $3,563 EUR 2,826 43.3
Miyagi 408,623 $3,553 EUR 2,818 42.2
Kumamoto 407,899 $3,547 EUR 2,813 43.7
Fukui 407,319 $3,542 EUR 2,809 42.7
Niigata 405,875 $3,529 EUR 2,799 42.8
Miyazaki 405,768 $3,528 EUR 2,798 43.8
Ishikawa 404,868 $3,521 EUR 2,792 42.3
Aomori 403,788 $3,511 EUR 2,785 43.5
Gifu 403,587 $3,509 EUR 2,783 43.3
Iwate 399,116 $3,471 EUR 2,753 43.8
Nagano 398,524 $3,465 EUR 2,748 45.3
Akita 398,453 $3,465 EUR 2,748 43.1
Hokkaido 396,519 $3,448 EUR 2,735 45.3
Kochi 390,239 $3,393 EUR 2,691 43.4
Tottori 387,183 $3,367 EUR 2,670 43.2
Okinawa 364,446 $3,169 EUR 2,513 41.1

Source is Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.

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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.