Living in Ehime

Located on Shikoku island in western Japan lies Ehime Prefecture. Matsuyama, the capital of the prefecture, is home to many famous tourist attractions and onsen, including Dogo Onsen, Japan's oldest bath house, which has been open for over 1,000 years. Another popular destination for tourists is Matsuyama Castle, which can be seen from all parts of Matsuyama City. The prefecture produces a large percentage of Japan's mikan, and the economy is supported by industrial production of chemicals and textiles. Due to its location, Osaka and Hiroshima can be easily accessed by ferry from the region.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

16 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,415,000

Foreign Residents

8,905

Foreigner Birth

90

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.3

Age of household heads (years old)

46.3

Income

412,523

Expenditure

346,459

Savings

10,359,000

Liabilities

5,091,000

annual crime

13,999

annual income

4,950,280

Expenditure Detail

Food

61,779

Rents for dwelling & land

48,082

Imputed rent for owned houses

69,555

Fuel, light & water charges

17,580

Electricity

9,114

Gas

3,763

Furniture & household utensils

9,453

Clothing & footwear

11,094

Medical care

11,813

Transportation & communication

36,555

Public transportation

4,048

Private transportation

17,413

Communication

15,094

Education

13,352

Culture & recreation

27,328

Foreign Nationalities

China

4860

Korea ( South and North )

1467

Philippines

954

Vietnam

222

Indonesia

203

United States

184

Brasil

183

Thailand

139

Nepal

63

India

55

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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