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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.

How Many Paid Holidays Do Japanese Wage-workers Take, in a Year?

An average Japanese wage-worker who works for a company that employs more than 30 people can get 18.4 days of paid holiday officially. But most of the workers do not take 18 holidays fully. The average worker takes 8.8 paid holidays in a year. The rate of taking an annual paid holiday is 47.6% in 2015.

The following shows the changes in the average paid holiday taken by wage-workers between 1984 and 2015. (in terms of companies that employ more than 30 people)

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Year Annual paid Holidays in which actually taken by worker Rate of taking paid holiday %
1984 14.8 8.2 55.6
1985 15.2 7.8 51.6
1986 14.9 7.5 50.3
1987 15.1 7.6 50.2
1988 15.3 7.6 50.0
1989 15.4 7.9 51.5
1990 15.5 8.2 52.9
1991 15.7 8.6 54.6
1992 16.1 9.0 56.1
1993 16.3 9.1 56.1
1994 16.9 9.1 53.9
1995 17.2 9.5 55.2
1996 17.4 9.4 54.1
1997 17.4 9.4 53.8
1998 17.5 9.1 51.8
1999 17.8 9.0 50.5
2001 18.0 8.9 49.5
2002 18.1 8.8 48.4
2003 18.2 8.8 48.1
2004 18.0 8.5 47.4
2005 18.0 8.4 46.6
2006 17.9 8.4 47.1
2007 17.7 8.3 46.6
2008 17.6 8.2 46.7
2009 18.0 8.5 47.4
2010 17.9 8.5 47.1
2011 17.9 8.6 48.1
2012 18.3 9.0 49.3
2013 18.3 8.6 47.1
2014 18.5 9.0 48.8
2015 18.4 8.8 47.6

Source is The Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training 年次有給休暇の付与日数・取得日数・取得率

www.jil.go.jp/kokunai/statistics/timeseries/html/g0504.html

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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.