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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

Average Annual Temperature

14 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,151,000

Foreign Residents

12,537

Foreigner Births

105

Information

No. of persons per household

3.23

Age of household heads (years old)

56.2

Income

593,333

Expenditure

405,642

Savings

18,010,000

Liabilities

6,730,000

Total population

1,151,000

Foreign residents

12,537

Foreigner births

105

Annual crime

10,931

Annual income

7,120,000

Expenditure Detail (MONTHLY - JP YEN)

Food

78,794

Rents for dwelling & land

54,612

Imputed rent

71,726

Fuel, light & water charges

21,028

Electricity

9,588

Gas

3,755

Furniture & household utensils

10,260

Clothing & footwear

12,424

Medical care

11,659

Transportation & communication

54,362

Public transportation

3,668

Private transportation

27,122

Communication

15,759

Education

15,825

Culture & recreation

28,064

Foreign Nationalities

China

4,324

Vietnam

2,586

Korea ( South and North )

1,584

Brazil

1,500

Philippines

1,018

Indonesia

717

Thailand

305

United States

287

Myanmar

240

Taiwan

179

Nepal

168

Peru

106

Foreigner Status

Permanent resident

2,880

Technical Intern Training No. 2 (supervisory)

2,435

Study abroad

2,062

Technical Intern Training No. 1 (supervisory)

1,630

Special permanent resident

1,250

Long-term resident

1,001

Family stay

756

Japanese spouse

710

Technology · Humanities · International work

486

Technical skill

155

Professor

134

Specific activity

133

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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