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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.

What Heater Causes Fires in Tokyo

In Japan, winter is the season of fire disasters. According to Tokyo Fire Department, they counted 748 fires caused by heaters during 2009-2013 in Tokyo, and electric heaters were most dangerous heaters to cause fires. The following shows the number of fires caused by heaters, by the type of heater.

Figure : What Heater Causes Fires in Tokyo 2009-2013

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Type of heater Number of fires
Electric heater 538
Kerosine heater 151
Gas heater 59

Source is a public relations paper "Tokyo Shobo (とうきょう消防) No. 16", issued by Tokyo Fire Department on 2015 Feb. 22.

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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.