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 Tea in Japan, 1970-2014

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of tea (tea bag) monthly.

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

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 10 tea bags (yen)
1970 67.1 70
1971 67.2 70
1972 66.5 69
1973 66.5 69
1974 81.3 85
1975 84.9 88
1976 84.2 88
1977 91.1 95
1978 113.1 118
1979 115.2 120
1980 117.7 122
1981 120.3 125
1982 121.5 126
1983 122.6 128
1984 131.4 137
1985 140.3 146
1986 129.9 135
1987 121.8 127
1988 115.9 121
1989 115.9 121
1990 116.8 121
1991 117.2 122
1992 116.9 122
1993 115.2 120
1994 114.3 119
1995 111.5 116
1996 99.6 104
1997 98.0 102
1998 98.3 102
1999 103.3 107
2000 102.8 107
2001 103.7 108
2002 104.3 108
2003 98.9 103
2004 98.3 102
2005 99.2 103
2006 98.0 102
2007 97.8 102
2008 97.4 101
2009 99.5 103
2010 100.0 104
2011 98.7 103
2012 95.5 99
2013 93.2 97
2014 97.4 101
     

The next graph shows the changes in 10 tea bags 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=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.