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 Cucumber in Japan, 1970-2014

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of cucumber monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of cucumber between 1970 and 2014, if the price in 2010 is taken as 100.

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 1kg cucumbers (yen)
1970 31.8 176
1971 33.5 186
1972 32 177
1973 39 216
1974 48.3 268
1975 50.3 279
1976 60.5 335
1977 54.4 301
1978 64.3 356
1979 67.1 372
1980 73.3 406
1981 71.5 396
1982 69.7 386
1983 78.9 437
1984 75.1 416
1985 83.7 464
1986 74.4 412
1987 77.2 428
1988 83.7 464
1989 86 476
1990 102.7 569
1991 110.1 610
1992 94.2 522
1993 107.5 596
1994 89.5 496
1995 95 526
1996 92.9 515
1997 96.1 532
1998 107.7 597
1999 92.2 511
2000 90.2 500
2001 90.1 499
2002 88.2 489
2003 91.2 505
2004 93.3 517
2005 85.2 472
2006 96.9 537
2007 95.3 528
2008 95.8 531
2009 91.7 508
2010 100 554
2011 99.5 551
2012 97.6 541
2013 102.8 570
2014 108.1 599

The next graph shows the changes in 1 kg cucumbers 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.