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.

Per Capita Chocolate Consumption in Japan

The following table shows statistics of chocolate consumption in Japan. Consumption per capita is gradually increasing. Imported chocolate is rapidly increasing. 

Year Production in Japan (ton) Imported (ton) Exported (ton) Consumption in Japan (ton) Consumption per capita in Japan (kg)
1982 156,000 4,938 1,110 159,828 1.35
1983 157,000 4,923 1,468 160,455 1.34
1984 154,000 5,223 1,486 157,737 1.31
1985 156,000 5,908 1,485 160,423 1.33
1986 157,000 8,285 832 164,453 1.35
1987 161,000 12,992 823 173,169 1.42
1988 171,000 20,772 793 190,979 1.56
1989 181,000 18,344 871 198,473 1.61
1990 180,000 15,311 662 194,649 1.57
1991 197,000 12,100 1,276 207,824 1.68
1992 195,000 12,978 902 207,076 1.66
1993 191,100 13,940 701 204,339 1.64
1994 181,500 15,341 646 196,195 1.57
1995 187,000 16,228 592 202,636 1.61
1996 191,700 17,715 741 208,674 1.66
1997 189,500 17,413 958 205,955 1.63
1998 190,500 15,730 1,514 204,716 1.62
1999 200,600 16,261 1,830 215,031 1.70
2000 217,000 17,960 1,678 233,282 1.84
2001 223,600 17,331 1,904 239,027 1.88
2002 213,500 19,091 1,996 230,595 1.81
2003 217,800 19,550 2,204 235,146 1.84
2004 218,110 20,323 2,946 235,487 1.84
2005 222,020 19,887 3,812 238,095 1.86
2006 222,120 20,312 4,294 238,138 1.86
2007 218,620 18,864 4,910 232,574 1.82
2008 209,240 18,551 3,985 223,806 1.75
2009 205,990 19,374 3,270 222,094 1.74
2010 204,990 20,803 3,604 222,189 1.74
2011 211,690 24,011 3,888 231,813 1.81
2012 208,770 29,751 3,652 234,869 1.84

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Source is Chocolate and Cocoa Association Japan.

www.chocolate-cocoa.com/english/pdf/index_002.pdf

 

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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.