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Living in Iwate

Iwate Prefecture is the largest prefecture on Honshu, and the second largest in all of Japan, after Hokkaido. It also has the second lowest population density, again after Hokkaido. Iwate Prefecture's total population is just above 1,330,000, with 330,700 in the capital city of Morioka. The famous Buddhist temples in Hiraizumi, Chuson-ji and Motsu-ji, attract many tourists each year, as well as Morioka Castle, located in Morioka City. Unfortunately, Iwate Prefecture has been victim to many natural disasters over the years, including earthquakes, tsunamis, and floods.

Current Weather

6˚ Overcast

Feels Like: 4˚ Low: -2˚ High: 2˚

Mixed precipitation (1–4 cm. of snow) starting tomorrow morning, continuing until tomorrow night.

Last Updated: 2019/04/26 00:00

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Climate

Average Annual Temperature

10 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,268,000

Foreign Residents

6,275

Foreigner Births

71

Information

No. of persons per household

3.1

Age of household heads (years old)

57.2

Income

543,333

Expenditure

397,668

Savings

14,890,000

Liabilities

5,790,000

Total population

1,268,000

Foreign residents

6,275

Foreigner births

71

Annual crime

7,211

Annual income

6,520,000

Expenditure Detail (MONTHLY - JP YEN)

Food

68,473

Rents for dwelling & land

47,192

Imputed rent

64,159

Fuel, light & water charges

22,978

Electricity

7,707

Gas

4,936

Furniture & household utensils

10,606

Clothing & footwear

11,284

Medical care

11,502

Transportation & communication

67,059

Public transportation

4,529

Private transportation

30,605

Communication

15,232

Education

12,251

Culture & recreation

22,933

Foreign Nationalities

China

1,902

Vietnam

1,402

Philippines

1,261

Korea ( South and North )

860

Indonesia

216

United States

185

Myanmar

125

Taiwan

90

Thailand

87

Nepal

82

Mongolia

52

Pakistan

50

Foreigner Status

Permanent resident

1,866

Technical Intern Training No. 2 (supervisory)

1,475

Technical Intern Training No. 1 (supervisory)

1,068

Special permanent resident

571

Japanese spouse

387

Study abroad

338

Technology · Humanities · International work

218

Family stay

164

Long-term resident

131

Education

121

Specific activity

118

Technical skill

62

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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