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Living in Yamagata

Yamagata Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of Japan and has a population of 1.16 million people. In recent years, Yamagata Prefecture has seen a substantial decrease in population. The prefecture also has one of the highest populations of elderly people; nearly 25% of the population is over the age of 65. Yamagata Prefecture is one of the largest producers of fruit in Japan, and is especially famous for pears and cherries. Mount Haguro's Gojuto Pagoda is strikingly beautiful and a trip to the Ginzan Onsen might feel like taking a trip back in time. Located to the south east of Yamagata City is the Mount Zao Ski Resort and Onsen, a popular spot for ski enthusiasts from all over Japan.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

11 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,152,000

Foreign Residents

6,214

Foreigner Birth

63

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.85

Age of household heads (years old)

48.5

Income

477,196

Expenditure

397,519

Savings

9,532,000

Liabilities

6,043,000

annual crime

5,992

annual income

5,726,350

Expenditure Detail

Food

70,465

Rents for dwelling & land

47,147

Imputed rent for owned houses

70,517

Fuel, light & water charges

25,427

Electricity

9,396

Gas

4,612

Furniture & household utensils

9,083

Clothing & footwear

10,401

Medical care

12,827

Transportation & communication

50,804

Public transportation

2,727

Private transportation

31,556

Communication

16,521

Education

12,659

Culture & recreation

27,452

Foreign Nationalities

China

2652

Korea ( South and North )

1965

Philippines

668

Vietnam

179

United States

135

Brasil

111

Thailand

75

Malaysia

62

Indonesia

51

United Kingdom

42

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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