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.

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Changes in the Prices of Tarako (Salted Cod Roe) in Japan, 1970-2014

Tarako (Salted Cod Roe) is a salted roe food made from Alaska pollock.

北海道噴火湾産の無着色たらこ

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications checks the prices of tarako monthly. The following figure shows the changes in the price indexes of tarako from 1970 to 2014, if the price in 2010 is taken as 100.

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 100g tarako (salted cod roe) (yen)
1970 20.3 88
1971 22.4 97
1972 23.6 102
1973 28.5 123
1974 31.4 136
1975 31.7 137
1976 33.7 146
1977 49.7 215
1978 75.3 326
1979 84.6 366
1980 78.1 338
1981 79.2 343
1982 82.2 356
1983 81.2 352
1984 78.2 339
1985 77.6 336
1986 79.7 345
1987 76.9 333
1988 77.3 335
1989 85.3 369
1990 87.2 378
1991 91.5 396
1992 99.3 430
1993 103.2 447
1994 100.1 433
1995 97 420
1996 94.3 408
1997 94.4 409
1998 93.3 404
1999 94.2 408
2000 102.2 443
2001 111 481
2002 113.7 492
2003 113.2 490
2004 112.3 486
2005 112.6 488
2006 112.3 486
2007 111.1 481
2008 110.9 480
2009 108.4 469
2010 100 433
2011 96.3 417
2012 95 411
2013 97.4 422
2014 100.5 435

The next data show the changes in 100g tarako 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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English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.