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Shizuoka Prefecture is located in the Chubu area of Honshu, with a population of 3,774,000. The capital, Shizuoka City, is surrounded with lush scenery and historical culture. Japan's largest tea growing area is located near Shizuoka City. To the east lies the highest mountain in Japan: Mt. Fuji,a beautifully intact active volcano and one of Japan's most famous icons and an inspiration for the Japanese spirit since medieval times. Shizuoka Prefecture has many amazing hot springs and ryokans for visitors and residents alike. Shizuoka Prefecture holds the largest percentage of “secondary homes,” or “vacation homes” in Japan, at 18%, due to it's scenic beauty and convenience to the Greater Tokyo Metropolitan Area.

population
3,735,000
foreign residents
77,353
foreigner birth
612
annual crime
32,396
annual income
5,965,820

Shizuoka Data Sources

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Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1Brasil33,547
2China13,116
3Philippines12,517
4Korea ( South and North )6,216
5Peru5,445
6Vietnam2,111
7Indonesia1,743
8Thailand1,143
9United States855
10India575

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.43
Age of household heads (years old)48.1
Income497,152
Expenditure419,887
Savings13,701,000
Liabilities5,835,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food69,377
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land61,879
Imputed rent for owned houses80,075
Fuel, light & water charges18,921
Electricity8,552
Gas5,346
Furniture & household utensils8,933
Clothing & footwear12,668
Medical care12,539
Transportation & communication52,447
Public transportation5,332
Private transportation31,636
Communication15,479
Education19,756
Culture & recreation28,620
Beef (100g)
885yen
Pork (100g)
242yen
Chicken (100g)
131yen
Tuna (100g)
369yen
Milk (1L)
171yen
Green tea (100g)
414yen
Taxi (base fare)
670yen
Parking (1 month)
11,444yen
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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