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Living in Saga

Saga Prefecture is located on the island of Kyushu in western Japan. With a population of 839,458, it is one of the least populated prefectures in Japan. Every year, Saga City holds the “Saga International Balloon Festival”. Many people who live in Saga Prefecture attend the event, along with visitors from all over Japan and the world, with attendance typically in the millions. Saga City is considered to be a part of the Fukuoka-Kitakyushu metropolitan area. Agriculture and forestry dominate the economy of Saga Prefecture; it is the largest producer of mandarin oranges and mochigome in Japan. Saga Prefecture is also famous for its porcelain production.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

17 ℃

Population

Total Population

843,000

Foreign Residents

4,360

Foreigner Birth

63

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.73

Age of household heads (years old)

48.4

Income

427,721

Expenditure

364,882

Savings

9,239,000

Liabilities

5,045,000

annual crime

7,551

annual income

5,132,650

Expenditure Detail

Food

64,499

Rents for dwelling & land

52,561

Imputed rent for owned houses

69,082

Fuel, light & water charges

19,023

Electricity

8,821

Gas

3,855

Furniture & household utensils

9,510

Clothing & footwear

11,560

Medical care

13,608

Transportation & communication

48,565

Public transportation

3,540

Private transportation

29,114

Communication

15,911

Education

13,770

Culture & recreation

26,474

Foreign Nationalities

China

1865

Korea ( South and North )

848

Philippines

534

Indonesia

245

Vietnam

150

Nepal

136

United States

112

Thailand

59

Bangladesh

49

Sri Lanka

34

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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