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Living in Shiga

Shiga Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of Japan. The prefecture circles the largest lake in Japan, Lake Biwa, which provides residents of Shiga Prefecture with unique regional cuisine exclusive to the area, and a source of income. Shiga Prefecture has 708 National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties in Japan, one of the highest in the country, but the area's beauty is often overshadowed by Kyoto and other locations in Kansai. The population of Shiga Prefecture is around 1.4 million.

Climate

Average Annual Temperature

14 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,413,000

Foreign Residents

25,838

Foreigner Births

213

Information

No. of persons per household

2.97

Age of household heads (years old)

60.1

Income

525,000

Expenditure

398,027

Savings

20,590,000

Liabilities

4,980,000

Total population

1,413,000

Foreign residents

25,838

Foreigner births

213

Annual crime

16,368

Annual income

6,300,000

Expenditure Detail (MONTHLY - JP YEN)

Food

73,675

Rents for dwelling & land

56,849

Imputed rent

77,357

Fuel, light & water charges

21,563

Electricity

8,942

Gas

3,730

Furniture & household utensils

11,603

Clothing & footwear

12,934

Medical care

12,242

Transportation & communication

53,203

Public transportation

9,328

Private transportation

25,040

Communication

16,188

Education

22,335

Culture & recreation

30,539

Foreign Nationalities

Brazil

8,724

China

4,949

Korea ( South and North )

4,628

Vietnam

2,513

Philippines

2,418

Peru

1,586

Indonesia

897

United States

353

Bolivia

327

Thailand

287

Taiwan

225

Nepal

205

Foreigner Status

Permanent resident

9,467

Long-term resident

4,518

Special permanent resident

3,947

Technical Intern Training No. 2 (supervisory)

2,335

Japanese spouse

1,899

Technical Intern Training No. 1 (supervisory)

1,722

Technology · Humanities · International work

1,393

Study abroad

1,231

Family stay

650

Spouse of permanent resident

413

Technical skill

194

Specific activity

158

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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