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Kagawa Prefecture, located on Shikoku Island in western Japan, is the smallest prefecture in Japan. Despite its small size, Kagawa Prefecture boasts 700 udon restaurants, which it is most famous for. Less than 1,000,000 people live in Kagawa Prefecture. The capital, Takamatsu, and its surrounding metropolitan area, has a population of 838,788, over 80% of the total prefectural population. One of the most beautiful gardens in Japan, Ritsurin Garden, is located in Kagawa Prefecture, dating back to the 16th century. By way of the Great Seto Bridge, one can travel from Kagawa Prefecture to Okayama Prefecture on Honshu, in about 20 minutes. The Great Seto Bridge is the longest double-tier bridge of its kind in the world.

population
989,000
foreign residents
8,277
foreigner birth
88
annual crime
8,849
annual income
5,739,170

Kagawa Data Sources

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Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1China3,935
2Philippines1,241
3Korea ( South and North )1,016
4Peru437
5Indonesia324
6Brasil252
7United States168
8Vietnam154
9Thailand128
10Cambodia86

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.31
Age of household heads (years old)48.2
Income478,264
Expenditure411,217
Savings16,242,000
Liabilities4,043,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food65,641
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land50,347
Imputed rent for owned houses68,305
Fuel, light & water charges19,676
Electricity10,269
Gas3,538
Furniture & household utensils9,251
Clothing & footwear13,813
Medical care10,899
Transportation & communication51,480
Public transportation4,566
Private transportation29,968
Communication16,946
Education17,399
Culture & recreation31,790
Beef (100g)
634yen
Pork (100g)
230yen
Chicken (100g)
122yen
Tuna (100g)
369yen
Milk (1L)
189yen
Green tea (100g)
474yen
Taxi (base fare)
620yen
Parking (1 month)
16,000yen
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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