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 Price of Boy's School Uniform in Japan, 1970-2015

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of boy's school uniform monthly.

The data below show the changes in the price indexes of boy's school uniform between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2010 is taken as 100.

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of Boy's school uniform (yen)
1970 25.2 7,636
1971 27.4 8,302
1972 29.0 8,787
1973 34.7 10,514
1974 46.9 14,211
1975 49.5 14,999
1976 52.7 15,968
1977 56.0 16,968
1978 57.1 17,301
1979 58.8 17,816
1980 62.3 18,877
1981 66.0 19,998
1982 68.2 20,665
1983 70.0 21,210
1984 71.0 21,513
1985 72.4 21,937
1986 73.8 22,361
1987 74.5 22,574
1988 74.3 22,513
1989 75.5 22,877
1990 78.0 23,634
1991 82.0 24,846
1992 88.9 26,937
1993 90.7 27,482
1994 92.0 27,876
1995 92.1 27,906
1996 92.1 27,906
1997 94.5 28,634
1998 96.0 29,088
1999 94.5 28,634
2000 93.9 28,452
2001 95.8 29,027
2002 94.2 28,543
2003 95.7 28,997
2004 95.4 28,906
2005 94.0 28,482
2006 91.8 27,815
2007 92.4 27,997
2008 97.2 29,452
2009 100.0 30,300
2010 100.0 30,300
2011 99.8 30,239
2012 100.4 30,421
2013 100.3 30,391
2014 100.6 30,482
2015 102.7 31,118
     

The next graph shows the changes in the boy's school uniform price from 1970 to 2015.

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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=000011288551

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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.