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.

Changes in Wage-Workers Salaries in Japan, 1950-2013

National Tax Agency reports the result of the Statistical Survey of Actual status for Salary in the Private Sector every year. Private sector means that it does not include public servants salaries, and it does not include self employed persons also. 

According to the latest result (2013), the average annual salary of wage-workers in the private sectors is 3,595,000 yen (approximately $30,000 €28,000).

The following data show the changes in private sector wage-workers salaries between 1950 and 2013.

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Year Annual Salary (yen)
1950 100,100
1951 118,500
1952 152,400
1953 170,200
1954 181,700
1955 185,000
1956 202,400
1957 216,000
1958 223,100
1959 239,800
1960 259,600
1961 294,700
1962 334,000
1963 364,800
1964 410,400
1965 450,600
1966 490,400
1967 552,200
1968 626,900
1969 713,600
1970 825,900
1971 932,800
1972 1,071,000
1973 1,321,800
1974 1,665,200
1975 1,868,300
1976 2,098,200
1977 2,263,000
1978 2,397,000
1979 2,549,000
1980 2,689,000
1981 2,803,000
1982 2,891,000
1983 2,970,000
1984 3,068,000
1985 3,163,000
1986 3,277,000
1987 3,359,000
1988 3,439,000
1989 3,596,000
1990 3,761,000
1991 3,941,000
1992 4,026,000
1993 4,029,000
1994 4,078,000
1995 4,107,000
1996 4,118,000
1997 4,183,000
1998 4,185,000
1999 4,032,000
2000 4,082,000
2001 4,001,000
2002 3,887,000
2003 3,753,000
2004 3,766,000
2005 3,710,000
2006 3,670,000
2007 3,672,000
2008 3,652,000
2009 3,502,000
2010 3,547,000
2011 3,583,000
2012 3,521,000
2013 3,595,000

Source is National Tax Agency. 民間給与実態統計調査結果

www.nta.go.jp/kohyo/tokei/kokuzeicho/jikeiretsu/01_02.htm

www.nta.go.jp/kohyo/tokei/kokuzeicho/jikeiretsu/xls02/m02.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.