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 Chewing Gum in Japan, 1970-2014

Japanese government monitors the price of chewing gum every month.

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

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 14 pieces chewing gum (yen)
1970 30.5 37
1971 38.4 46
1972 38.2 46
1973 37.9 45
1974 55 66
1975 62 74
1976 61.4 74
1977 60.9 73
1978 60.5 73
1979 60.1 72
1980 64.9 78
1981 74.1 89
1982 74.6 90
1983 74.7 90
1984 74.7 90
1985 74.8 90
1986 74.7 90
1987 74.7 90
1988 74.7 90
1989 75.7 91
1990 79.8 96
1991 89.3 107
1992 89.9 108
1993 94.4 113
1994 98.7 118
1995 98.4 118
1996 98.3 118
1997 99.6 120
1998 100.1 120
1999 100.1 120
2000 100 120
2001 99.7 120
2002 99.7 120
2003 99.6 120
2004 100.1 120
2005 100.4 120
2006 100.1 120
2007 100.5 121
2008 100.9 121
2009 100.6 121
2010 100 120
2011 99.8 120
2012 99.4 119
2013 99.1 119
2014 101.6 122

The next data show the changes in 14 pieces chewing gum 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.