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Okayama Prefecture, with a population of 1.9 million, is located in the Chugoku region of Honshu. A majority of the population lives in and around the capital, Okayama City, with many rural towns and villages seeing a steady and gradual decline in population as residents age. Okayama City's famous castle, Okayama Castle, was originally built in 1597, but mostly destroyed during WW2 bombings. Okayama City is also home to one of the three “Great Gardens of Japan,” Koraku-en, spanning 133,000 square meters. Okayama Prefecture's most famous traditional dish is bara-zushi, sushi rice spread over a dish with various sushi toppings and vegetables placed on top. The Legend of Momotaro originated in and takes place in Okayama Prefecture as well.

population
1,936,000
foreign residents
20,968
foreigner birth
213
annual crime
22,005
annual income
5,755,550

Okayama Data Sources

Temperature

Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1China9,554
2Korea ( South and North )6,268
3Philippines1,503
4Brasil1,183
5Vietnam693
6Indonesia423
7United States312
8Thailand161
9Peru143
10Malaysia118

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.42
Age of household heads (years old)47.1
Income479,629
Expenditure405,423
Savings13,362,000
Liabilities5,454,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food66,791
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land57,068
Imputed rent for owned houses76,921
Fuel, light & water charges19,385
Electricity9,609
Gas3,469
Furniture & household utensils10,384
Clothing & footwear13,232
Medical care11,994
Transportation & communication47,853
Public transportation4,579
Private transportation26,791
Communication16,483
Education20,874
Culture & recreation33,719
Beef (100g)
888yen
Pork (100g)
258yen
Chicken (100g)
140yen
Tuna (100g)
376yen
Milk (1L)
187yen
Green tea (100g)
571yen
Taxi (base fare)
450yen
Parking (1 month)
5,667yen
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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