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Hyogo Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of Japan. Kobe, its capital, is a part of the Osaka-Kyoto-Kobe metropolitan area, the second largest metropolitan area after Tokyo. Kobe has a unique atmosphere compared with other cities in Japan, with many Western-style structures and a strong international influence. Himeji Castle, located in Himeji City, is one of Japan's most famous castles, and has survived for over 400 years. Many non-Japanese reside in Hyogo Prefecture, the highest numbers of which being Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and American. Hyogo Prefecture is well known for its beautiful scenery, beaches, mountains, onsen, and of course, the world-famous Kobe Beef.

population
5,571,000
foreign residents
97,164
foreigner birth
995
annual crime
75,642
annual income
5,711,100

Hyogo Data Sources

Temperature

Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1Korea ( South and North )50,438
2China25,253
3Vietnam4,484
4Philippines3,477
5Brasil2,872
6United States2,265
7India1,463
8Peru906
9Indonesia761
10Thailand699

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.43
Age of household heads (years old)47.2
Income475,925
Expenditure407,939
Savings12,780,000
Liabilities7,813,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food72,429
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land63,930
Imputed rent for owned houses83,894
Fuel, light & water charges18,394
Electricity8,417
Gas4,078
Furniture & household utensils9,048
Clothing & footwear13,475
Medical care11,729
Transportation & communication54,634
Public transportation10,300
Private transportation29,637
Communication14,697
Education26,299
Culture & recreation34,735
Beef (100g)
629yen
Pork (100g)
259yen
Chicken (100g)
146yen
Tuna (100g)
325yen
Milk (1L)
205yen
Green tea (100g)
511yen
Taxi (base fare)
660yen
Parking (1 month)
15,367yen
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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