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Gunma Prefecture is a landlocked prefecture located in the Kanto region of Honshu. It's capital, Maebashi, has the second highest population in the prefecture, behind the city of Takasaki, with a population of just over 375,000. Proportionally, Gunma Prefecture has the highest percentage of automobiles in Japan, and is the preferred mode of transportation for it's citizens. Much of the land in Gunma Prefecture is mountainous, so many people live in the central and south-eastern regions. Due to it's mountains, some volcanic, there are several popular onsens located in Gunma Prefecture. When visiting Gunma, one can rent a bicycle at a low cost near Maebashi Station. Oizumi and Iseaki have a high Brazilian-Japanese population, and Brazilian supermarkets, clothing stores and restaurants are a common site.

population
1,992,000
foreign residents
41,181
foreigner birth
277
annual crime
20,330
annual income
5,661,940

Gunma Data Sources

Temperature

Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1Brasil12,909
2China7,350
3Philippines6,036
4Peru4,708
5Korea ( South and North )2,887
6Vietnam1,780
7Thailand886
8Pakistan638
9Indonesia610
10United States464

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.37
Age of household heads (years old)47.9
Income471,828
Expenditure395,887
Savings11,450,000
Liabilities6,543,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food66,445
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land49,535
Imputed rent for owned houses75,814
Fuel, light & water charges18,580
Electricity7,852
Gas4,419
Furniture & household utensils9,720
Clothing & footwear13,960
Medical care10,501
Transportation & communication51,735
Public transportation3,863
Private transportation31,968
Communication15,904
Education18,486
Culture & recreation29,928
Beef (100g)
619yen
Pork (100g)
196yen
Chicken (100g)
120yen
Tuna (100g)
336yen
Milk (1L)
167yen
Green tea (100g)
585yen
Taxi (base fare)
710yen
Parking (1 month)
5,944yen
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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