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Living in Hyogo

Hyogo Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of Japan. Kobe, its capital, is a part of the Osaka-Kyoto-Kobe metropolitan area, the second largest metropolitan area after Tokyo. Kobe has a unique atmosphere compared with other cities in Japan, with many Western-style structures and a strong international influence. Himeji Castle, located in Himeji City, is one of Japan's most famous castles, and has survived for over 400 years. Many non-Japanese reside in Hyogo Prefecture, the highest numbers of which being Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and American. Hyogo Prefecture is well known for its beautiful scenery, beaches, mountains, onsen, and of course, the world-famous Kobe Beef.

Current Weather

20˚ Clear

Feels Like: 20˚ Low: 20˚ High: 30˚

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

Last Updated: 2019/08/26 06:01

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Climate

Average Annual Temperature

16 ℃

Population

Total Population

5,520,000

Foreign Residents

101,562

Foreigner Births

995

Information

No. of persons per household

2.78

Age of household heads (years old)

60.9

Income

451,667

Expenditure

397,189

Savings

22,610,000

Liabilities

4,290,000

Total population

5,520,000

Foreign residents

101,562

Foreigner births

995

Annual crime

90,903

Annual income

5,420,000

Expenditure Detail (MONTHLY - JP YEN)

Food

74,836

Rents for dwelling & land

63,930

Imputed rent

83,894

Fuel, light & water charges

19,112

Electricity

8,417

Gas

4,078

Furniture & household utensils

9,793

Clothing & footwear

13,898

Medical care

11,425

Transportation & communication

53,073

Public transportation

10,300

Private transportation

29,637

Communication

14,697

Education

19,678

Culture & recreation

29,526

Foreign Nationalities

Korea ( South and North )

42,866

China

23,344

Vietnam

16,531

Philippines

4,598

Brazil

2,435

United States

2,324

Taiwan

2,102

Nepal

1,536

India

1,526

Indonesia

1,233

Thailand

961

Peru

796

Foreigner Status

Technology · Humanities · International work

5,058

Technical Intern Training No. 2 (supervisory)

5,026

Family stay

4,832

Long-term resident

4,368

Japanese spouse

4,116

Technical Intern Training No. 1 (supervisory)

3,862

Spouse of permanent resident

1,086

Specific activity

915

Technical skill

840

Education

596

Management

589

Corporate transfers

352

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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