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 Napa Cabbage in Japan, 1970-2014

Napa Cabbages are common vegetables in Eastern Asia. We eat boiled napa cabbages or pickled napa cabbages.

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Japanese government monitors the price of napa cabbage every month. The following data show the changes in the price indexes of napa cabbage between 1970 and 2014, if the price in 2010 is taken as 100.

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 1kg napa cabbage (yen)
1970 25.6 50
1971 26 51
1972 19.5 38
1973 27.2 53
1974 37.8 74
1975 36.8 72
1976 42.8 83
1977 37.1 72
1978 37.2 73
1979 51.4 100
1980 83.4 163
1981 53 103
1982 52.6 103
1983 61.8 121
1984 60.4 118
1985 56.3 110
1986 62 121
1987 58.1 113
1988 86 168
1989 72.9 142
1990 90.6 177
1991 122.3 238
1992 76.6 149
1993 92 179
1994 104.8 204
1995 100.7 196
1996 80.9 158
1997 86 168
1998 131.1 256
1999 99 193
2000 75 146
2001 89.6 175
2002 80.2 156
2003 82.8 161
2004 108.4 211
2005 83.8 163
2006 86.4 168
2007 80.2 156
2008 88.4 172
2009 84.5 165
2010 100 195
2011 99.2 193
2012 90.5 176
2013 102.3 199
2014 97.9 191

The next data show the changes in 1 kg napa cabbage 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.