Living in Tokushima

Located on Shikoku Island and with a population of 824,108, Tokushima Prefecture is heavily dependent on agriculture. Tokushima Prefecture produces a large share of the vegetables and fruit sold in western Japan, but they rarely seen in Tokyo and the surrounding areas. One of the largest suspension bridges in the world connects Naruto City in Tokushima Prefecture to Kobe, with the Onaruto whirlpools churning below. Kaifu Point, located on the southern coast of Tokushima is a popular surfing spot in the region. Kaizoku, seafood and shellfish grilled whole, is a favorite cuisine with the people of Tokushima, and there is an abundance of ramen shops in Tokushima City.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

16 ℃

Population

Total Population

776,000

Foreign Residents

4,981

Foreigner Birth

53

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.27

Age of household heads (years old)

48.5

Income

457,119

Expenditure

393,093

Savings

14,193,000

Liabilities

5,009,000

annual crime

6,046

annual income

5,485,430

Expenditure Detail

Food

63,820

Rents for dwelling & land

48,536

Imputed rent for owned houses

68,095

Fuel, light & water charges

19,329

Electricity

10,974

Gas

3,627

Furniture & household utensils

9,510

Clothing & footwear

11,771

Medical care

11,287

Transportation & communication

53,912

Public transportation

2,913

Private transportation

34,699

Communication

16,300

Education

15,220

Culture & recreation

29,043

Foreign Nationalities

China

2956

Philippines

632

Korea ( South and North )

379

United States

136

Indonesia

123

Vietnam

104

Thailand

65

Mongolia

60

Egypt

50

Canada

47

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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