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 Salt in Japan, 1970-2014

Japanese government monitors the price of salt every month.

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

Until 1997, salt was one of the product of the government monopoly.

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 1kg salt (yen)
1970 27.7 30
1971 27.7 30
1972 27.7 30
1973 27.7 30
1974 27.7 30
1975 27.7 30
1976 43.8 48
1977 54.9 60
1978 54.7 60
1979 54.6 60
1980 54.6 60
1981 63.7 70
1982 68.3 75
1983 68.3 75
1984 68.3 75
1985 68.3 75
1986 68.3 75
1987 68.3 75
1988 68.3 75
1989 69.6 77
1990 70.0 77
1991 70.0 77
1992 87.4 96
1993 99.9 110
1994 99.9 110
1995 99.9 110
1996 99.9 110
1997 101.3 111
1998 101.7 112
1999 101.7 112
2000 101.9 112
2001 101.9 112
2002 101.8 112
2003 101.7 112
2004 101.7 112
2005 101.5 112
2006 101.3 111
2007 101.2 111
2008 100.9 111
2009 100.3 110
2010 100.0 110
2011 99.6 110
2012 99.5 109
2013 99.1 109
2014 100.2 110
     

The next data show the changes in 1kg salt 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.