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 the Prices of Spaghetti in Japan, 1985-2014

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications researches goods prices every month. They calculate the Consumer Price Index based on the research result. The ministry has checked the price of 1kg dried spaghetti since 1985 in the survey.

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The following data show the changes in the price indexes of dried spaghetti, if the price of 2010 is taken as 100.

Like other wheat products, the price rose quickly during the 2007–08 world food price crisis.

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 1kg spaghetti (yen)
1985 88.5 466
1986 88.4 465
1987 87.9 462
1988 87.5 460
1989 89.2 469
1990 91.6 482
1991 99.0 521
1992 99.3 522
1993 99.1 521
1994 98.5 518
1995 96.7 509
1996 96.2 506
1997 97.3 512
1998 97.2 511
1999 97.2 511
2000 96.3 507
2001 94.3 496
2002 93.2 490
2003 92.5 487
2004 92.6 487
2005 92.0 484
2006 89.8 472
2007 88.7 467
2008 113.3 596
2009 110.9 583
2010 100.0 526
2011 98.8 520
2012 99.0 521
2013 97.8 514
2014 98.6 519

The data below shows the changes in the 1kg spaghetti price, 1985-2014 (unit: yen)

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Source is Statistics Bureau. 消費者物価指数 (CPI) 結果

www.stat.go.jp/data/cpi/historic.htm

www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/Csvdl.do?sinfid=000011288549

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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.