Living in Ishikawa

Ishikawa Prefecture, located in the Chubu region of Japan, is a notably rainy area of Japan. Its capital, Kanazawa City, was spared during World War 2, leaving many well preserved architectural structures and helping to make Kanazawa City an official Important Cultural Landscape spot. The most famous places in Kanazawa City are the Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa Castle, and Ishikawa-mon. Kanazawa City has many Edo Period structures, including famous Geisha Houses, Oyama-jinja, and Myoryuji Temple. The area is renowned for its Kanazawa-Haku, or paper-thin sheets of gold. This gold leaf can be found all over Kanazawa City and Ishikawa Prefecture (even in some foods!). 99% of Japan's high-quality gold leaf comes from Ishikawa Prefecture.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

15 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,163,000

Foreign Residents

10,839

Foreigner Birth

105

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.47

Age of household heads (years old)

49

Income

474,819

Expenditure

413,396

Savings

13,382,000

Liabilities

5,886,000

annual crime

7,548

annual income

5,697,830

Expenditure Detail

Food

73,242

Rents for dwelling & land

54,612

Imputed rent for owned houses

71,726

Fuel, light & water charges

21,276

Electricity

9,588

Gas

3,755

Furniture & household utensils

8,960

Clothing & footwear

13,358

Medical care

12,741

Transportation & communication

46,550

Public transportation

3,668

Private transportation

27,122

Communication

15,759

Education

17,949

Culture & recreation

33,081

Foreign Nationalities

China

4906

Korea ( South and North )

1913

Brasil

1181

Philippines

637

Vietnam

509

Indonesia

292

United States

228

Thailand

158

Russia

70

United Kingdom

70

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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