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Average Salaries, 2007
Salaryman: 4.37 million (Men: 5.4 million, Women: 2.7 million)
Banking: 7.42 million
Finance: 8.3 million
Insurance: 7.85 million
Real Estate: 7.2 million
Shipping: 8.07 million
Travel: 4.7 million
Advertising: 7.6 million
Sushi Restaurant: 4.6 million
Source: Nenshu Labo
A record number of seniors were arrested in 2007. The number has quadrupled since 1997, reaching 48,605 last year. This figure excludes traffic-related offenses.
The majority, 31,573, were arrested for theft.
Source: Daily Yomiuri
Government offices misused 125.36 billion yen in fiscal 2007.
Source: Board of Audit
There were 5,258 complaints of workplace harassment in Tokyo in 2007.
Source: Tokyo Metropolitan Labor Consultation Center
A record 430,000 people climbed Mount Fuji in 2007.
Source: Japan Times
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