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 Carrot in Japan, 1970-2014

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

The data below show the changes in the price indexes of carrot between 1970 and 2014, if the price in 2010 is taken as 100. The price is in a long-term rising trend.

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 1kg carrot (yen)
1970 33.1 111
1971 30.5 102
1972 28.5 96
1973 40.5 136
1974 54.8 184
1975 56.8 191
1976 57 192
1977 51.1 172
1978 51.8 174
1979 66.6 224
1980 63.4 213
1981 71.5 240
1982 58.9 198
1983 69.1 232
1984 76 255
1985 61 205
1986 76.5 257
1987 69.1 232
1988 74 249
1989 76.4 257
1990 99 333
1991 104.8 352
1992 91 306
1993 85.2 286
1994 96.5 324
1995 106 356
1996 90 302
1997 77.5 260
1998 107.4 361
1999 97.7 328
2000 82.1 276
2001 82.6 278
2002 80.3 270
2003 87.4 294
2004 82.5 277
2005 92.2 310
2006 97.7 328
2007 81 272
2008 96.9 326
2009 90.5 304
2010 100 336
2011 102 343
2012 98.4 331
2013 101.6 341
2014 102.5 344

The next graph shows the changes in 1 kg carrots 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.