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Living in Toyama

Toyama Prefecture is located in the Hokuriku region of Japan, with a northern coast that fronts the Sea of Japan. The population of Toyama Prefecture is just above 1.1 million with the prefecture having the fewest municipalities in all of Japan. Toyama Prefecture manufactures a substantial portion of Japan's pharmaceuticals as well as many small mechanical parts. Toyama Prefecture also produces some of the highest quality rice in Japan. A group of well-preserved gassho-zukuri houses that date back more than 300 years are located in Gokayama, an area of Nanto City. One of the only glaciers in East Asia outside of Russia is located in Toyama Prefecture.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

14 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,082,000

Foreign Residents

13,646

Foreigner Birth

113

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.6

Age of household heads (years old)

48

Income

532,778

Expenditure

453,957

Savings

13,182,000

Liabilities

6,837,000

annual crime

6,678

annual income

6,393,340

Expenditure Detail

Food

75,136

Rents for dwelling & land

62,296

Imputed rent for owned houses

74,187

Fuel, light & water charges

22,418

Electricity

10,212

Gas

3,282

Furniture & household utensils

10,588

Clothing & footwear

13,456

Medical care

12,156

Transportation & communication

53,712

Public transportation

3,383

Private transportation

35,462

Communication

14,867

Education

15,805

Culture & recreation

30,863

Foreign Nationalities

China

5651

Brasil

2737

Philippines

1747

Korea ( South and North )

1291

Pakistan

442

Russia

377

Vietnam

236

United States

175

Paraguay

125

Indonesia

124

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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