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Kagoshima Prefecture is located on the southern tip Kyushu Island, in western Japan. The prefecture is currently well known for it's active volcano, Sakurajima. Sakurajima overlooks the city of Kagoshima, the prefectural capital. Sakurajima has been consistently active since the 1950s, and in 2013, the volcano erupted over 500 times. Kagoshima is home to many Japanese mythical creature folklore, including the Kappa, a small, child-sized reptile-like creature said to inhabit rivers, the Issie, a lake monster resembling the Loch Ness Monster, and a small phantom made of rolled cotton called Ittan-Momen.

population
1,690,000
foreign residents
6,317
foreigner birth
104
annual crime
10,503
annual income
4,889,900

Kagoshima Data Sources

Temperature

Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1China3,068
2Philippines1,401
3Korea ( South and North )555
4United States262
5Indonesia124
6Vietnam111
7United Kingdom83
8Thailand72
9Canada58
10Australia40

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.25
Age of household heads (years old)47
Income407,492
Expenditure349,403
Savings7,874,000
Liabilities4,152,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food60,719
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land50,599
Imputed rent for owned houses68,400
Fuel, light & water charges17,273
Electricity8,219
Gas4,400
Furniture & household utensils8,951
Clothing & footwear9,708
Medical care11,301
Transportation & communication46,526
Public transportation4,959
Private transportation24,753
Communication16,814
Education15,223
Culture & recreation23,937
Beef (100g)
643yen
Pork (100g)
224yen
Chicken (100g)
105yen
Tuna (100g)
549yen
Milk (1L)
211yen
Green tea (100g)
544yen
Taxi (base fare)
600yen
Parking (1 month)
8,000yen
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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