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Kumamoto Prefecture is located on the western island of Kyushu. It's population is around 1.8 million, and a majority, 1.4 million, of those people live in the prefecture's capital, Kumamoto City. Kumamoto Prefecture is home to an active volcano, Mt. Aso. Mt. Aso is the largest volcano in Japan, and one of the largest in the world. The delicacy of basashi, raw horse meat, can be eaten in Kumamoto Prefecture. Kumamoto Castle, dating back to 1467, is one of three premier castles in Japan. Tourists can visit the castle in Kumamoto City's chuo-ward.

population
1,807,000
foreign residents
9,110
foreigner birth
145
annual crime
13,104
annual income
4,846,860

Kumamoto Data Sources

Temperature

Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1China4,602
2Philippines1,368
3Korea ( South and North )1,122
4United States346
5Vietnam243
6Indonesia207
7Thailand129
8United Kingdom100
9Nepal70
10Canada56

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.43
Age of household heads (years old)46.6
Income403,905
Expenditure353,321
Savings8,388,000
Liabilities4,997,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food62,012
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land45,523
Imputed rent for owned houses67,419
Fuel, light & water charges18,491
Electricity8,696
Gas4,187
Furniture & household utensils9,045
Clothing & footwear12,229
Medical care11,164
Transportation & communication43,093
Public transportation2,975
Private transportation23,659
Communication16,460
Education15,899
Culture & recreation25,667
Beef (100g)
502yen
Pork (100g)
218yen
Chicken (100g)
100yen
Tuna (100g)
526yen
Milk (1L)
208yen
Green tea (100g)
511yen
Taxi (base fare)
640yen
Parking (1 month)
12,533yen
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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