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.

Breakdown of Foods That Japanese People Eat

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan reported statistics on the demand and supply of food in Japan. The table below shows the yearly breakdown of 2011 data.

Table : Demand and Supply of Food in Japan in 2011

    Domestic production Import Export Total consumption Net food Per capita
  (unit) (1000t) (1000t) (1000t) (1000t) (1000t) (kg)
Cereal Total  9768 25919 132 34213 11550 90.6
Rice 8692 848 132 8667 7173 56.3
Wheat 858 6578 0 7167 4201 32.9
Barley 160 1895 0 2055 26 0.2
Corn 0 14734 0 14425 57 0.4
Potatoes Total  3355 1100 4 4451 2623 20.6
Sweet potato 876 72 2 946 533 4.2
Potatoes 2479 1028 2 3505 2090 16.4
Starch   2515 147 0 2637 2088 16.4
Beans   340 3015 0 3419 1036 8.1
  Soybean 236 2727 0 3037 775 6.1
  Other beans 104 288 0 382 261 2
Vegetables Total   11974 3302 4 15272 11883 93.2
Green and yellow vegetables 2610 1640 0 4250 3539 27.8
Other vegetables 9364 1662 4 11022 8344 65.4
Fruits Total   3027 5007 26 7981 4861 38.1
Mikan 846 1 2 823 525 4.1
Apple 794 671 11 1449 1108 8.7
Other fruits 1387 4335 13 5709 3228 25.3
Meat Total   3273 2636 9 5924 3828 30
Beef 514 722 1 1227 757 5.9
Pork 1295 1141 1 2447 1511 11.8
Chicken 1457 736 7 2204 1534 12
Other meat 5 36 0 43 23 0.2
Chicken egg   2507 123 1 2629 2128 16.7
Milk and dairy products Total  7608 4191 9 11718 11409 89.5
For drinking 4011 0 2 4009 3969 31.1
For dairy products 3538 4191 7 7650 7420 58.2
Seafood Total  4302 4586 622 8170 3620 28.4
Fresh and frozen 1908 1284 533 2663 1480 11.6
dried-salted, smoked, other 1637 1942 62 3521 1956 15.3
Can 217 121 8 331 184 1.4
Seaweeds   108 51 1 158 134 1.1
Sugars Total   2093 571 1 2661 2398 18.8
Raw sugar 127 1396 0 1500 0 0
Refined sugar 1977 434 1 2409 2366 18.6
Molasses 94 126 0 222 2 0
Oils and fats Total  1950 985 13 2916 1732 13.6
Vegetable oil 1640 886 11 2508 1626 12.8
Animal fat 310 99 2 408 106 0.8
Miso   442 1 10 437 436 3.4
Soy sauce   802 2 20 785 783 6.1

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Source is Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/GL08020103.do?_toGL08020103_&listID=000001108413&requestSender=dsearch

www.stat.go.jp/data/nihon/zuhyou/n0703900.xls

 

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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.