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 Chocolate in Japan, 1970-2014

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of chocolate monthly.

The data below show the changes in the price indexes of chocolate between 1970 and 2014, if the price in 2010 is taken as 100.

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 100g chocolate (yen)
1970 70.3 60
1971 70.4 60
1972 70.3 60
1973 70.3 60
1974 105.8 90
1975 118.9 101
1976 114.2 97
1977 121.1 103
1978 138.3 118
1979 139.4 118
1980 141.3 120
1981 152.8 130
1982 153.9 131
1983 153.6 131
1984 153.6 131
1985 154.1 131
1986 153.4 130
1987 143.9 122
1988 130.6 111
1989 121.1 103
1990 120.9 103
1991 121.1 103
1992 121.2 103
1993 121.2 103
1994 121.1 103
1995 120.6 103
1996 121.1 103
1997 123.3 105
1998 123.9 105
1999 123.2 105
2000 122.9 104
2001 112.9 96
2002 84.4 72
2003 83.5 71
2004 83.7 71
2005 83.1 71
2006 82.9 70
2007 82.4 70
2008 95.9 82
2009 101.5 86
2010 100.0 85
2011 98.9 84
2012 99.9 85
2013 103.5 88
2014 110.3 94
     

The next graph shows the changes in 100g chocolate price from 1970 to 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.