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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.

Number of Churches in Japan, 2013

Religious

There are 32,718 churches in Japan as of 2013 January 1st, which are registered on Agency for Cultural Affairs. Number of churches per population is higher in western Japan, and it is low in eastern Japan. 

Figure : Number of Churches per Population by Prefecture, 2013

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Table : Number of Churches per Population by Prefecture, 2013 (unit: per 10,000)

Prefecture Number of Churches Population
(x 1000)
Rate per 10,000 residents
Nara 911 1383 6.6
Wakayama 613 979 6.3
Tokushima 474 770 6.2
Kochi 430 745 5.8
Tottori 300 578 5.2
Ehime 719 1405 5.1
Yamaguchi 677 1420 4.8
Shimane 318 702 4.5
Kagawa 444 985 4.5
Okayama 846 1930 4.4
Kyoto 1,050 2617 4.0
Hyogo 2,145 5558 3.9
Mie 684 1833 3.7
Oita 415 1178 3.5
Nagasaki 469 1397 3.4
Hokkaido 1,733 5431 3.2
Saga 266 840 3.2
Osaka 2,723 8849 3.1
Gifu 615 2051 3.0
Hiroshima 832 2840 2.9
Fukuoka 1,480 5090 2.9
Aomori 383 1335 2.9
Shiga 395 1416 2.8
Shizuoka 961 3723 2.6
Miyazaki 274 1120 2.4
Nagano 514 2122 2.4
Niigata 546 2330 2.3
Aichi 1,728 7443 2.3
Fukui 181 795 2.3
Akita 239 1050 2.3
Ishikawa 259 1159 2.2
Kumamoto 396 1801 2.2
Yamanashi 180 847 2.1
Kagoshima 338 1680 2.0
Tokyo 2,448 13300 1.8
Gunma 365 1984 1.8
Iwate 236 1295 1.8
Fukushima 353 1946 1.8
Yamagata 197 1141 1.7
Okinawa 242 1415 1.7
Miyagi 382 2328 1.6
Tochigi 317 1986 1.6
Ibaraki 444 2931 1.5
Saitama 1,047 7222 1.4
Toyama 144 1076 1.3
Kanagawa 1,204 9079 1.3
Chiba 801 6192 1.3

Source is Agency for Cultural Affairs.

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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.