Living in Fukui

Fukui Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of Japan, on the coast of the Sea of Japan. It's total population is just below 800,000 and it's landmass is quite small. There are several important cultural spots in Fukui Prefecture, including the 500 year old Ichijoudani Asakura Family Historic Ruins, where at one time at least 10,000 people lived, Eheiji Temple, a large Buddhist training complex founded in 1244 and Maruoka Castle, in Maruoka City, the oldest standing castle in Japan. Many prehistoric fossils have been excavated in Fukui Prefecture and thus, the only dedicated dinosaur fossil museum in Japan, the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, is also located in Fukui Prefecture.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

14 ℃

Population

Total Population

799,000

Foreign Residents

12,202

Foreigner Birth

106

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.64

Age of household heads (years old)

48.7

Income

525,269

Expenditure

423,336

Savings

14,831,000

Liabilities

5,666,000

annual crime

5,432

annual income

6,303,230

Expenditure Detail

Food

75,835

Rents for dwelling & land

57,344

Imputed rent for owned houses

71,618

Fuel, light & water charges

21,460

Electricity

10,807

Gas

3,716

Furniture & household utensils

10,832

Clothing & footwear

13,868

Medical care

13,149

Transportation & communication

52,927

Public transportation

3,675

Private transportation

32,506

Communication

16,746

Education

16,503

Culture & recreation

29,923

Foreign Nationalities

China

4251

Korea ( South and North )

3116

Brasil

2510

Philippines

1233

Thailand

188

Vietnam

157

United States

132

Indonesia

110

Peru

83

Russia

78

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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