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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.

Ratio of Women in Local Assemblies in Japan

The ratio of women in local assemblies is low in Japan. In Tokyo 23 wards, 26.2% of assembly members are women, but in the countryside, women members are very few.

Figure : The percentages of women in local assemblies in Japan.

Red prefecture (Tokyo) has a relatively higher percentage of women, blue prefectures have low percentages.

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Prefecture Percentage of women
Tokyo 24.7
Kanagawa 19.8
Saitama 18.9
Osaka 18.4
Kyoto 17.2
Shiga 15.6
Chiba 14.7
Hyogo 13.9
Nagano 13.3
Mie 12.9
Tottori 12.8
Aichi 12.6
Tochigi 11.8
Fukuoka 11.4
Yamaguchi 11.2
Ibaraki 11.0
Nara 10.8
Kochi 10.4
Gifu 10.3
Hokkaido 10.2
Shizuoka 10.1
Hiroshima 9.8
Wakayama 9.7
Miyagi 9.6
Okayama 9.2
Gunma 9.0
Kagawa 8.8
Miyazaki 8.8
Okinawa 8.8
Niigata 8.7
Yamagata 8.6
Iwate 8.3
Tokushima 8.2
Yamanashi 8.1
Akita 7.9
Toyama 7.9
Fukui 7.8
Shimane 7.5
Kumamoto 7.2
Fukushima 7.1
Ehime 7.1
Kagoshima 7.1
Saga 6.7
Oita 6.7
Ishikawa 6.5
Nagasaki 6.1
Aomori 6.0

Source is the article of Asahi Shimbun issued on 2015 Feb. 23. 

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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.