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Wakayama Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of Japan. It has a population of 989,983 people, 40% of which living in Wakayama City, the capital. Famous foods from Wakayama Prefecture are mikan and umeboshi. With a capacity of 1,000, one of the largest rotemburo, or open-air hot spring baths, called Kawayu opens every year between December and February. It is one of many onsen in Wakayama Prefecture. The tallest waterfall in Japan is also located in Wakayama, as well as Koyasan, a secret Buddhist training site, and spectacular spot for viewing autumn foliage.

population
988,000
foreign residents
5,791
foreigner birth
99
annual crime
10,301
annual income
5,013,370

Wakayama Data Sources

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Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1Korea ( South and North )2,672
2China1,485
3Philippines597
4Thailand397
5United States165
6Indonesia97
7Brasil88
8Vietnam74
9United Kingdom37
10Malaysia33

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.28
Age of household heads (years old)47.1
Income417,781
Expenditure348,719
Savings10,486,000
Liabilities4,689,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food62,591
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land55,684
Imputed rent for owned houses74,273
Fuel, light & water charges17,401
Electricity9,204
Gas3,337
Furniture & household utensils9,521
Clothing & footwear11,187
Medical care9,875
Transportation & communication43,397
Public transportation4,066
Private transportation23,726
Communication15,604
Education15,697
Culture & recreation26,072
Beef (100g)
1,010yen
Pork (100g)
284yen
Chicken (100g)
127yen
Tuna (100g)
573yen
Milk (1L)
200yen
Green tea (100g)
269yen
Taxi (base fare)
600yen
Parking (1 month)
6,000yen
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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