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 School Lunch in Japan, 1970-2014

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of school lunch monthly.

The data below show the changes in the price indexes of school lunch between 1975 and 2014, if the price in 2010 is taken as 100.

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of school lunch (yen/year)
1975 50.3 25312
1976 55.2 27778
1977 59.5 29942
1978 61.9 31150
1979 63.8 32106
1980 66.4 33414
1981 69.8 35125
1982 72.4 36434
1983 73.6 37038
1984 74.8 37642
1985 75.9 38195
1986 76.6 38547
1987 77.1 38799
1988 77.2 38849
1989 78.2 39353
1990 79.1 39805
1991 80.8 40661
1992 83.6 42070
1993 85.1 42825
1994 86.1 43328
1995 86.8 43680
1996 87.1 43831
1997 89.1 44838
1998 90.9 45744
1999 92.6 46599
2000 93.8 47203
2001 94.3 47455
2002 94.4 47505
2003 94.6 47606
2004 94.8 47706
2005 95.1 47857
2006 95.3 47958
2007 95.4 48008
2008 96.3 48461
2009 99.0 49820
2010 100.0 50323
2011 100.2 50424
2012 100.5 50575
2013 100.8 50726
2014 102.6 51631
     

The next graph shows the changes in the yearly charge of school lunch 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=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.