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 Yellowtail in Japan, 1970-2014

Yellowtail are a kind of fish commonly eaten in Japan. We call them "buri".

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Japanese government checks the price of yellowtail in the market every month. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of yellowtail between 1970 and 2014, if the price in 2010 is taken as 100. The yellowtail prices are relatively stable.

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 100g yellowtail (yen)
1970 43.5 107
1971 47.2 116
1972 50.7 124
1973 52.8 129
1974 64.4 158
1975 79.7 195
1976 83.5 205
1977 90.9 223
1978 93.1 228
1979 86.9 213
1980 92.2 226
1981 96.7 237
1982 101.5 249
1983 96 235
1984 98.9 242
1985 99.2 243
1986 101.9 250
1987 91.4 224
1988 92.3 226
1989 97.9 240
1990 96.4 236
1991 99.6 244
1992 104 255
1993 107 262
1994 106.9 262
1995 94.3 231
1996 102 250
1997 113.4 278
1998 109.9 269
1999 109.2 268
2000 109.7 269
2001 102.9 252
2002 98.1 240
2003 97.1 238
2004 93.9 230
2005 92.9 228
2006 95.2 233
2007 96.9 237
2008 98.9 242
2009 100.2 245
2010 100 245
2011 97.7 239
2012 93.8 230
2013 92.8 227
2014 107.5 263

 

The next graph shows the changes in 100g yellowtail 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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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.