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Kochi Prefecture is located on Shikoku Island in the western part of Japan. A great portion of the prefecture's land is made up of mountains, and because of this, almost half of the population resides in Kochi City, the prefecture's capital. This prefecture has a population of just 757,914, one of the lowest in all of Japan. Kochi City, together with Kochi Prefecture, is the most typhoon prone area of Japan. Kochi City has one of the highest yearly precipitation averages, 2547.5mm per year. Every year in Kochi Prefecture the Yosakoi Festival takes place during which thousands of dancers can be seen throughout the city.

population
752,000
foreign residents
3,380
foreigner birth
48
annual crime
7,082
annual income
5,222,780

Kochi Data Sources

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Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1China1,356
2Korea ( South and North )648
3Philippines534
4Indonesia210
5Vietnam131
6United States119
7Thailand62
8United Kingdom47
9Australia40
10India27

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.24
Age of household heads (years old)46
Income435,232
Expenditure369,304
Savings8,905,000
Liabilities4,662,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food65,764
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land44,913
Imputed rent for owned houses65,012
Fuel, light & water charges17,225
Electricity9,011
Gas4,026
Furniture & household utensils8,927
Clothing & footwear10,853
Medical care9,437
Transportation & communication46,411
Public transportation3,393
Private transportation27,287
Communication15,731
Education16,848
Culture & recreation24,554
Beef (100g)
823yen
Pork (100g)
250yen
Chicken (100g)
134yen
Tuna (100g)
306yen
Milk (1L)
215yen
Green tea (100g)
490yen
Taxi (base fare)
540yen
Parking (1 month)
6,694yen
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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