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 Gas Charge in Japan, 1970-2014

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the gas charge monthly.

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

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Gas charge for a month (yen/1465.12MJ)
1970 28.0 1456
1971 28.7 1493
1972 29.7 1545
1973 32.9 1711
1974 42.9 2231
1975 51.4 2673
1976 54.1 2814
1977 59.8 3110
1978 59.7 3105
1979 61.0 3173
1980 82.0 4265
1981 87.5 4551
1982 87.9 4572
1983 88.1 4582
1984 88.4 4598
1985 88.5 4603
1986 84.6 4400
1987 78.7 4093
1988 76.9 4000
1989 77.3 4020
1990 79.2 4119
1991 82.4 4286
1992 82.7 4301
1993 82.8 4306
1994 82.1 4270
1995 82.4 4286
1996 83.0 4317
1997 87.7 4561
1998 88.0 4577
1999 86.5 4499
2000 87.8 4566
2001 89.5 4655
2002 88.8 4618
2003 88.8 4618
2004 88.7 4613
2005 89.4 4650
2006 93.7 4873
2007 95.2 4951
2008 101.4 5274
2009 100.8 5243
2010 100.0 5201
2011 102.9 5352
2012 107.1 5570
2013 109.9 5716
2014 116.4 6054
     

The next graph shows the changes in the gas charge for a month (1465.12MJ) 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=000011288564

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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.