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 Welsh Onion (Leek) in Japan, 1970-2014

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of Welsh onion (leek) monthly.

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

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 1kg welsh onions (yen)
1970 15 107
1971 14.2 101
1972 12.9 92
1973 18 128
1974 27.1 193
1975 28.5 203
1976 31.1 222
1977 36.8 262
1978 32 228
1979 30.9 220
1980 48.2 344
1981 53 378
1982 44.8 319
1983 62.1 443
1984 59.9 427
1985 53.2 379
1986 57.9 413
1987 50.2 358
1988 64.6 461
1989 74.2 529
1990 74.6 532
1991 84 599
1992 79.8 569
1993 82.7 590
1994 116.3 829
1995 73.1 521
1996 73.5 524
1997 79.8 569
1998 101.6 724
1999 91.8 655
2000 72.1 514
2001 77.8 555
2002 76.5 545
2003 78.9 563
2004 86.5 617
2005 77.9 555
2006 82.9 591
2007 80.5 574
2008 84.1 600
2009 80.5 574
2010 100 713
2011 88.9 634
2012 86 613
2013 79.8 569
2014 79.5 567

The next graph shows the changes in 1 kg Welsh onion 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.