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 Milk in Japan, 1975-2014

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has recorded the prices of a pack of milk sold in stores since 1975. The following data show the changes in the price indexes of milk from 1975 to 2014, if the price in 2010 is taken as 100. The price is raletively stable for 40 years.

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 100ml milk (yen)
1975 99 210
1976 108.2 229
1977 108.8 231
1978 110.8 235
1979 113.2 240
1980 112.5 239
1981 111.9 237
1982 110.6 234
1983 110 233
1984 109.5 232
1985 108.3 230
1986 107.6 228
1987 105.9 225
1988 105 223
1989 106.3 225
1990 106.5 226
1991 108.2 229
1992 108.8 231
1993 108.5 230
1994 107.5 228
1995 106.4 226
1996 105.4 223
1997 106.4 226
1998 106.2 225
1999 105.8 224
2000 104.4 221
2001 102.9 218
2002 102 216
2003 101.7 216
2004 100.8 214
2005 100.2 212
2006 99.2 210
2007 98.6 209
2008 101 214
2009 101.8 216
2010 100 212
2011 99.3 211
2012 98.5 209
2013 98.4 209
2014 103 218

The next graph shows the changes in 1000ml milk price from 1975 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.