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 Candy in Japan, 1970-2014

Japanese government monitors the price of candy every month.

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

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 90 g candies (yen)
1970 23.9 45
1971 27.1 51
1972 29.5 55
1973 32.6 61
1974 52.8 99
1975 62.1 117
1976 64.7 122
1977 65.4 123
1978 65.3 123
1979 64.8 122
1980 66.2 124
1981 74.3 140
1982 73.7 139
1983 70.2 132
1984 70.1 132
1985 70.6 133
1986 70.5 133
1987 70.3 132
1988 70.1 132
1989 71.1 134
1990 72.1 136
1991 75.9 143
1992 76.4 144
1993 76.8 144
1994 76.8 144
1995 76.9 145
1996 76.7 144
1997 77.9 146
1998 78.3 147
1999 77.9 146
2000 77.3 145
2001 75.8 143
2002 75.1 141
2003 75.2 141
2004 75.3 142
2005 75.2 141
2006 75.8 143
2007 77.1 145
2008 81.3 153
2009 93.8 176
2010 100.0 188
2011 99.0 186
2012 98.3 185
2013 97.6 183
2014 99.5 187
     

The next data show the changes in 90g candies 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.