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 Chicken in Japan, 1970-2014

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

The data below show the changes in the price indexes of chicken between 1970 and 2014, if the price in 2010 is taken as 100. The price is getting higher slowly for more than two decades.

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 100g chicken (yen)
1970 53.5 69
1971 55.5 72
1972 56.5 73
1973 62.6 81
1974 77.5 100
1975 83 107
1976 91.8 118
1977 92.2 119
1978 88.3 114
1979 85.7 111
1980 86.7 112
1981 90.7 117
1982 90.7 117
1983 90.4 117
1984 90.1 116
1985 88.5 114
1986 86.8 112
1987 83.9 108
1988 81.4 105
1989 81 104
1990 82.3 106
1991 83.7 108
1992 84.6 109
1993 84.5 109
1994 83.4 108
1995 82.3 106
1996 83.3 107
1997 86.1 111
1998 87.2 112
1999 87.7 113
2000 86.7 112
2001 87.5 113
2002 92.3 119
2003 92.3 119
2004 92 119
2005 92.7 120
2006 93 120
2007 93.9 121
2008 102.7 132
2009 101.2 131
2010 100 129
2011 100.6 130
2012 98.5 127
2013 97 125
2014 104.6 135

The next graph shows the changes in 100g chicken 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

Related Topics

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.