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 Men's Business Shirts (long sleeves) in Japan, 1970-2015

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of men's business shirts (long sleeves) monthly.

The data below show the changes in the price indexes of men's business shirts (long sleeves) between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100.

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Year Index (2015 = 100) Price of men's business shirts (yen)
1970 43.1 1,157
1971 45.2 1,213
1972 46.5 1,248
1973 52.4 1,406
1974 64.2 1,723
1975 66.4 1,782
1976 69.3 1,860
1977 73.2 1,965
1978 74.8 2,008
1979 76.4 2,051
1980 81.5 2,187
1981 85.5 2,295
1982 89.3 2,397
1983 92.1 2,472
1984 93.6 2,512
1985 95.3 2,558
1986 96.8 2,598
1987 98.4 2,641
1988 100.0 2,684
1989 104.1 2,794
1990 107.4 2,883
1991 109.7 2,944
1992 112.9 3,030
1993 113.1 3,036
1994 113.1 3,036
1995 112.1 3,009
1996 112.9 3,030
1997 115.4 3,097
1998 117.9 3,164
1999 119.4 3,205
2000 119.1 3,197
2001 116.6 3,130
2002 112.8 3,028
2003 111.4 2,990
2004 110.9 2,977
2005 108.8 2,920
2006 108.0 2,899
2007 107.6 2,888
2008 107.0 2,872
2009 104.9 2,816
2010 102.6 2,754
2011 99.4 2,668
2012 98.8 2,652
2013 98.3 2,638
2014 99.5 2,671
2015 100 2,684
     

The next graph shows the changes in the men's business shirts price (yen) 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.