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Niigata Prefecture lies on the coast of the Sea of Japan, and has a population of 2,371,674. Niigata's economy centers on agriculture, the most predominant produce of which is rice, as well as rice related products such as sake and mochi. Every year, many music fans travel to Niigata to attend the Fuji Rock Festival, one of the largest music festivals in Japan, which hosts world famous musicians and audiences numbering in the thousands. Niigata also has many popular ski resorts and onsen, such as the Akakura Kanko Resort and Myoko Onsen, both located in the Joetsu region, just to name just a few.

population
2,347,000
foreign residents
13,134
foreigner birth
187
annual crime
18,503
annual income
5,984,890

Niigata Data Sources

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Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1China5,342
2Philippines2,169
3Korea ( South and North )2,150
4Thailand393
5Brasil373
6United States341
7Indonesia322
8Vietnam264
9Russia254
10Pakistan241

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.75
Age of household heads (years old)48.7
Income498,741
Expenditure420,166
Savings12,978,000
Liabilities5,650,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food74,954
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land44,408
Imputed rent for owned houses73,814
Fuel, light & water charges22,554
Electricity9,551
Gas4,442
Furniture & household utensils10,693
Clothing11,699
Medical care11,847
Transportation & communication54,897
Public transportation4,128
Private transportation34,161
Communication16,609
Education20,619
Culture & recreation29,299
Beef (100g)
698yen
Pork (100g)
235yen
Chicken (100g)
127yen
Tuna (100g)
277yen
Milk (1L)
235yen
Green tea (100g)
483yen
Taxi (base fare)
570yen
Parking (1 month)
9,775yen
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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