Statistical data from wide range of theme are collected, organized andnormalized for each prefecture and municipality.
Data source :
System of Social and Demographic Statistics(SSDS)
,Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Prefectural data : 4249 basic data and 684 indicators
Municipality data : 759 basic data and 46 indicators
Last updated : May. 25, 2016
Municipalities are those that were existed as of March 31, 2014.
You can get the overview of prefectures and municipalities through the main statistical data of the regions. And you can also compare the data in time series or between regions by some statistical tables or graphs.
You can make a suitable table and the graph by selecting the region and items from the database having the main statistical data of prefectures and municipalities.
You can easily retrieve the figures of the latest data for the region which you want to examine the item. And you can also find the top 10 regions of the highest or lowest value of the specified item, or find the regions those figures are within the specified range.
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Outline of the System of Social and Demographic Statistics of Japan
The System of Social and Demographic Statistics of Japan is a system in which statistical data in a wide range of fields are collected, normalized and organized. The system describes the life of Japanese people in various fields.
The purpose of the system is to provide basic data useful for various kinds of administative programmes, policy-making and analysis of regional differences. It was started by the Statistics Bureau in fiscal 1976.
The feature of the system is that the data are organized for each of prefectures(
To, Do, Fu, and Ken
) and municipalities(
Shi, Ku, Machi and Mura
), thus enabling regional comparison and analysis.
In the system, basic data are collected in 13 fields from "A. Population and Households" to "M. Daily Time", as listed in the Contents.
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