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 Water Charge in Japan, 1970-2014

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the water charge monthly.

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

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 20 m3 water (yen)
1970 20.8 493
1971 21.2 503
1972 22.0 522
1973 22.5 533
1974 23.5 557
1975 27.7 657
1976 37.6 891
1977 40.2 953
1978 42.9 1017
1979 46.4 1100
1980 48.5 1150
1981 53.4 1266
1982 61.1 1449
1983 62.7 1487
1984 66.5 1577
1985 69.0 1636
1986 70.3 1667
1987 71.0 1683
1988 72.2 1712
1989 74.1 1757
1990 75.0 1778
1991 75.6 1792
1992 76.8 1821
1993 79.3 1880
1994 82.5 1956
1995 84.6 2006
1996 87.0 2063
1997 91.2 2162
1998 93.7 2222
1999 94.6 2243
2000 95.5 2264
2001 96.8 2295
2002 98.0 2324
2003 98.2 2328
2004 98.6 2338
2005 98.7 2340
2006 99.5 2359
2007 99.4 2357
2008 99.4 2357
2009 99.8 2366
2010 100.0 2371
2011 99.9 2369
2012 100.0 2371
2013 100.3 2378
2014 102.5 2430
     

The next graph shows the changes in one month water charge (20m3) 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.