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Okinawa is Japan's southernmost prefecture, covering two-thirds of the Ryukyu Islands. Almost all of Okinawa's population resides on one of the main eight islands, Okinawa island being the largest. The capital, Naha, has a population of 321,467 and is the largest city by population in Okinawa. Okinawa is an extremely popular holiday destination for tourists, due to its tropical climate, exquisite beaches and resorts to accommodate all budgets. Okinawan culture is unique and traditionally differs greatly from Japanese culture and has many Chinese influences. There is a strong US military presence in Okinawa, with bases encompassing nearly 20% of the land on Okinawa Island.

population
1,409,000
foreign residents
9,404
foreigner birth
423
annual crime
11,066
annual income
3,898,690

Okinawa Data Sources

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Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1United States2,205
2China1,982
3Philippines1,640
4Korea ( South and North )772
5India275
6Peru273
7Brasil267
8Indonesia202
9Vietnam188
10Nepal175

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.53
Age of household heads (years old)44.6
Income324,891
Expenditure279,661
Savings4,645,000
Liabilities3,978,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food53,073
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land45,649
Imputed rent for owned houses62,882
Fuel, light & water charges19,769
Electricity10,441
Gas3,925
Furniture & household utensils5,834
Clothing & footwear6,848
Medical care7,740
Transportation & communication34,949
Public transportation3,649
Private transportation16,808
Communication14,491
Education15,789
Culture & recreation17,496
Beef (100g)
1,097yen
Pork (100g)
261yen
Chicken (100g)
124yen
Tuna (100g)
345yen
Milk (1L)
247yen
Green tea (100g)
475yen
Taxi (base fare)
500yen
Parking (1 month)
10,503yen
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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