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 Mackerel in Japan, 1970-2014

Mackerel is a common food in Japan. We call them "saba".

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Japanese government checks the mackerel price in the market monthly. The government calculates the Consumer Price Indexes based on that research.

The following data show the changes in the price indexes of mackerel since 1970, if the price in 2010 is taken as 100. 

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 100g mackerel (yen)
1970 15.8 16
1971 17.3 18
1972 17.7 18
1973 21.2 22
1974 26.8 28
1975 28.1 29
1976 35.1 37
1977 39.3 41
1978 37.0 38
1979 39.3 41
1980 42.7 44
1981 47.2 49
1982 60.4 63
1983 62.3 65
1984 64.2 67
1985 65.4 68
1986 67.0 70
1987 68.8 72
1988 70.5 73
1989 67.1 70
1990 74.8 78
1991 97.9 102
1992 101.8 106
1993 99.8 104
1994 86.9 90
1995 89.7 93
1996 94.7 98
1997 101.0 105
1998 98.7 103
1999 96.2 100
2000 99.3 103
2001 104.2 108
2002 101.9 106
2003 105.9 110
2004 103.0 107
2005 101.5 106
2006 100.2 104
2007 98.3 102
2008 104.6 109
2009 99.7 104
2010 100.0 104
2011 101.9 106
2012 96.1 100
2013 95.9 100
2014 105.8 110

The next figure shows the changes in 100g mackerel price between 1970 and 2014.

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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.