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Hiroshima Prefecture is located in the Chugoku region of Honshu island. Its population is 2.9 million, and its capital is Hiroshima City. Hiroshima is known world-wide as the first ever target of a nuclear attack. The Atomic Dome in Hiroshima City, a World Heritage Site, is one of the only structures that was left standing after the strike. It stands as a symbol of peace today. Another important structure in Hiroshima Prefecture is Itsukushima Shrine. It is one of the most popular and famous sites in Japan and sees many visitors each year. The shrine and its gate appear to be floating in water at high tide. Hiroshima Prefecture also has many unique takes on popular Japanese cuisine, such as layered okonomiyaki.

population
2,848,000
foreign residents
38,545
foreigner birth
414
annual crime
23,902
annual income
5,944,880

Hiroshima Data Sources

Temperature

Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1China14,559
2Korea ( South and North )10,334
3Philippines5,145
4Brasil3,043
5Vietnam1,336
6Indonesia801
7United States672
8Peru670
9Thailand661
10United Kingdom197

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.32
Age of household heads (years old)46.7
Income495,407
Expenditure421,324
Savings13,359,000
Liabilities5,722,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food68,881
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land54,976
Imputed rent for owned houses74,477
Fuel, light & water charges19,287
Electricity9,084
Gas4,164
Furniture & household utensils9,384
Clothing & footwear14,108
Medical care13,416
Transportation & communication54,111
Public transportation8,159
Private transportation30,262
Communication15,690
Education20,290
Culture & recreation32,042
Beef (100g)
632yen
Pork (100g)
254yen
Chicken (100g)
121yen
Tuna (100g)
299yen
Milk (1L)
178yen
Green tea (100g)
494yen
Taxi (base fare)
610yen
Parking (1 month)
15,667yen
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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