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Fukuoka Prefecture is located on the island of Kyushu in western Japan. It's capital, Fukuoka City, is the largest city on the island of Kyushu and the 6th largest city in Japan, with a population of 1.4 million people. Fukuoka City is considered to be one of the best cities in the world to live. Fukuoka is home to many popular festivals, but it's biggest and oldest is the Hakata Dontaku, dating back 800 years, with an attendance of over 2 million people each year, the highest in Japan. Kokura Castle is located in Kitakyushu City, and is a popular destination for tourists. Fukuoka Prefecture also has the highest population of Yakuza members, the highest number of gun-related crimes, and the highest number of youth crimes in all of Japan.

population
5,085,000
foreign residents
53,356
foreigner birth
595
annual crime
72,240
annual income
5,337,340

Fukuoka Data Sources

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Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1China21,551
2Korea ( South and North )18,390
3Philippines3,707
4United States1,167
5Nepal1,052
6Vietnam1,004
7Indonesia662
8Thailand426
9United Kingdom409
10Brasil302

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.38
Age of household heads (years old)48
Income444,778
Expenditure379,231
Savings10,328,000
Liabilities5,655,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food65,389
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land54,764
Imputed rent for owned houses73,548
Fuel, light & water charges18,370
Electricity8,302
Gas4,419
Furniture & household utensils9,162
Clothing & footwear12,926
Medical care11,830
Transportation & communication51,126
Public transportation6,645
Private transportation29,237
Communication15,244
Education20,322
Culture & recreation28,125
Beef (100g)
583yen
Pork (100g)
236yen
Chicken (100g)
117yen
Tuna (100g)
265yen
Milk (1L)
185yen
Green tea (100g)
401yen
Taxi (base fare)
550yen
Parking (1 month)
10,167yen
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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