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Living in Chiba

Chiba Prefecture borders the east side of Tokyo and is considered a part of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area. Many large cities can be found in Chiba, including Chiba City, the capital, and Funabashi. Despite a high population density and bedroom communities connected with Tokyo, Chiba Prefecture boasts the second highest agricultural industry output in Japan. The most famous produce of which is peanuts. There are also a large number of manufacturing centers and shipping ports. Financially, Chiba Prefecture is one of the richest prefectures in Japan. Tokyo Disney Resort can be found in Urayasu, Chiba, as well as Narita International Airport in Narita.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

16 ℃

Population

Total Population

6,195,000

Foreign Residents

105,523

Foreigner Birth

1,145

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.33

Age of household heads (years old)

48.5

Income

488,998

Expenditure

421,385

Savings

12,700,000

Liabilities

6,751,000

annual crime

80,802

annual income

5,867,980

Expenditure Detail

Food

73,630

Rents for dwelling & land

66,529

Imputed rent for owned houses

91,245

Fuel, light & water charges

18,365

Electricity

7,990

Gas

4,465

Furniture & household utensils

10,187

Clothing & footwear

14,025

Medical care

14,462

Transportation & communication

53,226

Public transportation

11,018

Private transportation

27,054

Communication

15,155

Education

25,392

Culture & recreation

37,825

Foreign Nationalities

China

43581

Korea ( South and North )

17630

Philippines

16433

Thailand

5467

Brasil

4289

Peru

3258

United States

2043

Vietnam

1856

Sri Lanka

1492

India

1327

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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