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Living in Fukushima

Fukushima Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of Japan on the island of Honshu. Its capital, Fukushima City, has a population of 290,000. The most populous city in Fukushima, Iwaki (population around 337,000), has the most to offer in terms of tourism. Each year, over 7 million people from all over Japan travel to Iwaki to visit its many attractions, including Iwaki Onahama Minato Oasis and Spa Resort Hawaiians, one of the most popular theme parks and resorts in Japan, seeing over 1.5 million visitors per year. Fukushima Prefecture's main agricultural products are peaches and cucumbers.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

13 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,962,000

Foreign Residents

9,259

Foreigner Birth

126

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.6

Age of household heads (years old)

47.7

Income

481,886

Expenditure

405,772

Savings

10,948,000

Liabilities

5,239,000

annual crime

14,616

annual income

5,782,630

Expenditure Detail

Food

68,826

Rents for dwelling & land

47,307

Imputed rent for owned houses

69,401

Fuel, light & water charges

21,069

Electricity

8,490

Gas

4,942

Furniture & household utensils

9,443

Clothing & footwear

11,250

Medical care

10,347

Transportation & communication

55,197

Public transportation

4,476

Private transportation

34,287

Communication

16,435

Education

16,762

Culture & recreation

26,486

Foreign Nationalities

China

3686

Philippines

2160

Korea ( South and North )

1844

Thailand

274

United States

267

Brasil

215

Vietnam

173

Canada

93

United Kingdom

83

Australia

76

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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