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 Tomato in Japan, 1970-2014

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of tomato monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of tomato between 1970 and 2014, if the price in 2010 is taken as 100.

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 1kg tomatoes (yen)
1970 27.5 185
1971 27.2 183
1972 28.9 195
1973 31.3 211
1974 41.1 277
1975 46.3 312
1976 48.4 326
1977 48.2 325
1978 52.8 356
1979 56.4 380
1980 56.4 380
1981 61.6 415
1982 57.1 385
1983 63.3 427
1984 61.3 413
1985 70.4 474
1986 67.4 454
1987 69 465
1988 73.5 495
1989 78.7 530
1990 86.8 585
1991 96 647
1992 89.7 605
1993 92.7 625
1994 91.2 615
1995 91 613
1996 84.8 572
1997 92.9 626
1998 97.4 656
1999 93.4 630
2000 81.2 547
2001 84 566
2002 84.3 568
2003 83.3 561
2004 88.3 595
2005 85.2 574
2006 88.7 598
2007 90.1 607
2008 86.9 586
2009 90 607
2010 100 674
2011 95.6 644
2012 104.3 703
2013 99.4 670
2014 96.5 650

The next graph shows the changes in 1 kg tomatoes 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

Related Topics

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.