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Average Calorie Intake of Japanese People by Year

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Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare conducts the national nutrition survey every year. According to the survey, the average daily calorie intake of a Japanese person in 2012 was 1,874 kcal. The following data show the changes in daily caloric intake of a Japanese person by year.

Figure : Average Daily Calorie Intake of a Japanese Person by Year (unit : kcal)

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Year Calorie (kcal)
1975 2,188
1980 2,084
1985 2,088
1990 2,026
1995 2,042
2000 1,948
2005 1,904
2010 1,849
2012 1,874

The average caloric intake is decreasing.

People have come to be more conscious of consuming calorie in order to avoid becoming fat. And they reduce calorie intake.

Source is Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

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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.