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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.

Study aid materials at junior high school = 21745 yen ($176.13 €159.56) per year

Education_Prices

My son goes to a junior high school. At the school, he uses a lot of learning materials, for instance, workbooks. The students have to buy those learning materials. This year I paid 21,745 yen ($176.13 €159.56) for them. The below is the breakdown of the study aid materials the students bought.

Subject Item Yen $ Euro
Social science Workbook 1150 9.32 8.44
Social science Workbook 210 1.70 1.54
Social science Geography workbook 330 2.67 2.42
Math Workbook 770 6.24 5.65
Math Workbook 510 4.13 3.74
Japanese Grammar workbook 391 3.17 2.87
Japanese Kanji workbook 400 3.24 2.94
Japanese Workbook 617 5.00 4.53
Science Workbook 570 4.62 4.18
Science Workbook 470 3.81 3.45
Science A4 file 43 0.35 0.32
Music CD-R 57 0.46 0.42
Art File 170 1.38 1.25
Art Painting material 650 5.27 4.77
Art Sculpture material 648 5.25 4.76
Art Clay 400 3.24 2.94
Home science File 43 0.35 0.32
Home science Color coordination stickers 290 2.35 2.13
Home science Clothing material 1500 12.15 11.01
Home science Cooking material 750 6.08 5.50
Industrial study LED kit 2800 22.68 20.55
Industrial study Power strip kit 800 6.48 5.87
Industrial study Tomato cultivation kit 500 4.05 3.67
English Words workbook 450 3.65 3.30
English Workbook 510 4.13 3.74
English Workbook 610 4.94 4.48
General Workbook for subjects 1900 15.39 13.94
General File 77 0.62 0.57
General Communication notebook 380 3.08 2.79
General Train fare for a special activity 140 1.13 1.03
General ID photo 465 3.77 3.41
General Class photo 520 4.21 3.82
General Field study 2000 16.20 14.68
General Insurance for internship 1 100 0.81 0.73
General Insurance for internship 2 100 0.81 0.73
General Insurance for internship 3 100 0.81 0.73
General Class badge 324 2.62 2.38
Total Total 21745 176.13 159.56

 

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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.