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A large portion of rice distributed in Japan is grown in Akita Prefecture, and due to it's large rice output, sake and other rice related products are also produced in Akita prefecture. A great number of famous onsens are found in Akita Prefecture, and many Japanese people travel there every year to visit them. Unfortunately, the population of Akita Prefecture is in decline. This prefecture has the lowest population of children in Japan, at only 11.2%. The population of the entire prefecture is barely at 1 million, with 323,000 of those people living in Akita Prefecture's capital, Akita City.

population
1,063,000
foreign residents
3,702
foreigner birth
37
annual crime
4,211
annual income
5,414,810

Akita Data Sources

Temperature

Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1China1,700
2Korea ( South and North )711
3Philippines631
4United States187
5Thailand51
6Malaysia48
7Vietnam46
8United Kingdom41
9Nepal41
10Indonesia41

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.43
Age of household heads (years old)49.6
Income451,234
Expenditure386,327
Savings8,881,000
Liabilities5,922,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food70,247
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land44,814
Imputed rent for owned houses71,737
Fuel, light & water charges21,593
Electricity8,912
Gas3,636
Furniture & household utensils9,947
Clothing & footwear11,352
Medical care11,115
Transportation & communication56,102
Public transportation2,949
Private transportation37,448
Communication15,704
Education9,506
Culture & recreation25,753
Beef (100g)
685yen
Pork (100g)
199yen
Chicken (100g)
101yen
Tuna (100g)
385yen
Milk (1L)
173yen
Green tea (100g)
655yen
Taxi (base fare)
690yen
Parking (1 month)
6,292yen
All data shown has been published by The Japanese Meteorological Agency and The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. Information provided by City-Cost is for educational purposes and we hope the data posted here helps you.

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