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 Persons Receiving Welfare in Japan by Prefecture, 2014

In 2014 December 1.7% of citizens received welfare (Public Assistance) from the government. The following data shows the ratio of individuals who received welfare in 2014 December by prefecture. The rate is relatively high in Osaka and Hokkaido.

Figure : Ratio of Persons Receiving Welfare in Japan by Prefecture, 2014 December (unit : per 1000 residents)

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Prefecture Population
(x 1000)
Persons reciving welfare Ratio,
per 1000 residents
Osaka 8849 301348 34.1
Hokkaido 5431 170890 31.5
Kochi 745 20820 27.9
Fukuoka 5090 132027 25.9
Okinawa 1415 34874 24.6
Kyoto 2617 62010 23.7
Aomori 1335 30440 22.8
Tokyo 13300 294053 22.1
Nagasaki 1397 30871 22.1
Hyogo 5558 107780 19.4
Kagoshima 1680 32413 19.3
Tokushima 770 14532 18.9
Oita 1178 20493 17.4
Kanagawa 9079 157870 17.4
Hiroshima 2840 47750 16.8
Miyazaki 1120 18140 16.2
Ehime 1405 22268 15.8
Wakayama 979 15124 15.4
Kumamoto 1801 26952 15.0
Nara 1383 20689 15.0
Akita 1050 15342 14.6
Okayama 1930 26274 13.6
Saitama 7222 96294 13.3
Tottori 578 7651 13.2
Chiba 6192 81483 13.2
Miyagi 2328 27815 11.9
Yamaguchi 1420 16678 11.7
Kagawa 985 11395 11.6
Iwate 1295 14197 11.0
Tochigi 1986 21316 10.7
Aichi 7443 79385 10.7
Saga 840 8010 9.5
Mie 1833 17470 9.5
Niigata 2330 21003 9.0
Ibaraki 2931 26101 8.9
Shimane 702 6136 8.7
Fukushima 1946 16731 8.6
Shiga 1416 11648 8.2
Shizuoka 3723 30403 8.2
Yamanashi 847 6683 7.9
Gunma 1984 14735 7.4
Ishikawa 1159 7625 6.6
Yamagata 1141 7366 6.5
Gifu 2051 12030 5.9
Nagano 2122 11473 5.4
Fukui 795 4063 5.1
Toyama 1076 3490 3.2
Total 127297 2164141 17.0

Source is Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry.

www.mhlw.go.jp/toukei/saikin/hw/hihogosya/m2014/12.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.