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Living in Wakayama

Wakayama Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of Japan. It has a population of 989,983 people, 40% of which living in Wakayama City, the capital. Famous foods from Wakayama Prefecture are mikan and umeboshi. With a capacity of 1,000, one of the largest rotemburo, or open-air hot spring baths, called Kawayu opens every year between December and February. It is one of many onsen in Wakayama Prefecture. The tallest waterfall in Japan is also located in Wakayama, as well as Koyasan, a secret Buddhist training site, and spectacular spot for viewing autumn foliage.

Climate

Average Annual Temperature

16 ℃

Population

Total Population

954,000

Foreign Residents

6,233

Foreigner Births

99

Information

No. of persons per household

2.86

Age of household heads (years old)

61.3

Income

400,000

Expenditure

345,914

Savings

18,940,000

Liabilities

3,750,000

Total population

954,000

Foreign residents

6,233

Foreigner births

99

Annual crime

10,750

Annual income

4,800,000

Expenditure Detail (MONTHLY - JP YEN)

Food

64,925

Rents for dwelling & land

55,684

Imputed rent

74,273

Fuel, light & water charges

18,059

Electricity

9,204

Gas

3,337

Furniture & household utensils

9,567

Clothing & footwear

12,631

Medical care

8,237

Transportation & communication

51,460

Public transportation

4,066

Private transportation

23,726

Communication

15,604

Education

12,467

Culture & recreation

23,852

Foreign Nationalities

Korea ( South and North )

2,215

China

1,303

Philippines

754

Vietnam

575

Thailand

442

Indonesia

210

United States

178

Taiwan

138

Brazil

135

Nepal

53

India

50

United Kingdom

42

Foreigner Status

Special permanent resident

1,788

Permanent resident

1,682

Japanese spouse

533

Technical Intern Training No. 2 (supervisory)

489

Study abroad

431

Long-term resident

372

Technical Intern Training No. 1 (supervisory)

352

Technology · Humanities · International work

235

Family stay

148

Specific activity

121

Technical skill

72

Education

71

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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