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 Green Tea in Japan, 1970-2014

Japanese government monitors the price of green tea (leaves) every month.

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

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 100g green tea (yen)
1970 28.5 163
1971 30.9 176
1972 32.8 187
1973 36.3 207
1974 42.4 242
1975 47.9 274
1976 52.4 299
1977 56.7 324
1978 61.7 352
1979 65.2 372
1980 68.2 389
1981 71.3 407
1982 74.3 424
1983 76.3 436
1984 77.2 441
1985 79.3 453
1986 80.1 457
1987 80.7 461
1988 81.3 464
1989 83.9 479
1990 85.5 488
1991 87.3 498
1992 89.6 512
1993 91.2 521
1994 92.6 529
1995 94.2 538
1996 97.1 554
1997 100.3 573
1998 101.9 582
1999 102.3 584
2000 102.5 585
2001 103.0 588
2002 102.0 582
2003 101.7 581
2004 101.6 580
2005 101.4 579
2006 101.9 582
2007 101.9 582
2008 101.9 582
2009 101.5 580
2010 100.0 571
2011 99.7 569
2012 99.3 567
2013 98.7 564
2014 101.0 577

The next data show the changes in 100g green tea leaves 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=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.