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Yamagata Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of Japan and has a population of 1.16 million people. In recent years, Yamagata Prefecture has seen a substantial decrease in population. Yamagata Prefecture also has one of the highest populations of elderly people, nearly 25% of the population is over the age of 65. Yamagata Prefecture is one of the largest producers of fruit in Japan, and is especially famous for pears and cherries. Mount Haguro's Gojuto Pagoda is strikingly beautiful and a trip to the Ginzan Onsen might feel like taking a trip back in time. Located to the south east of Yamagata City is the Mount Zao Ski Resort and Onsen, a popular spot for ski enthusiasts all over Japan.

population
1,152,000
foreign residents
6,214
foreigner birth
63
annual crime
5,992
annual income
5,726,350

Yamagata Data Sources

Temperature

Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1China2,652
2Korea ( South and North )1,965
3Philippines668
4Vietnam179
5United States135
6Brasil111
7Thailand75
8Malaysia62
9Indonesia51
10United Kingdom42

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.85
Age of household heads (years old)48.5
Income477,196
Expenditure397,519
Savings9,532,000
Liabilities6,043,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food70,465
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land47,147
Imputed rent for owned houses70,517
Fuel, light & water charges25,427
Electricity9,396
Gas4,612
Furniture & household utensils9,083
Clothing & footwear10,401
Medical care12,827
Transportation & communication50,804
Public transportation2,727
Private transportation31,556
Communication16,521
Education12,659
Culture & recreation27,452
Beef (100g)
494yen
Pork (100g)
253yen
Chicken (100g)
147yen
Tuna (100g)
520yen
Milk (1L)
178yen
Green tea (100g)
511yen
Taxi (base fare)
670yen
Parking (1 month)
6,250yen
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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