Living in Fukuoka

Fukuoka Prefecture is located on the island of Kyushu in western Japan. Its capital, Fukuoka City, is the largest city on the island of Kyushu and the 6th largest city in Japan, with a population of 1.4 million people. Fukuoka City is considered to be one of the best cities in the world to live. It's home to many popular festivals, but the biggest and oldest is the Hakata Dontaku, dating back 800 years, with an attendance of over 2 million people each year, the highest in Japan. Kokura Castle, located in Kitakyushu City, is a popular destination for tourists. Fukuoka Prefecture also has the highest population of Yakuza members, the highest number of gun-related crimes, and the highest number of youth crimes in all of Japan.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

17 ℃

Population

Total Population

5,085,000

Foreign Residents

53,356

Foreigner Birth

595

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.38

Age of household heads (years old)

48

Income

444,778

Expenditure

379,231

Savings

10,328,000

Liabilities

5,655,000

annual crime

72,240

annual income

5,337,340

Expenditure Detail

Food

65,389

Rents for dwelling & land

54,764

Imputed rent for owned houses

73,548

Fuel, light & water charges

18,370

Electricity

8,302

Gas

4,419

Furniture & household utensils

9,162

Clothing & footwear

12,926

Medical care

11,830

Transportation & communication

51,126

Public transportation

6,645

Private transportation

29,237

Communication

15,244

Education

20,322

Culture & recreation

28,125

Foreign Nationalities

China

21551

Korea ( South and North )

18390

Philippines

3707

United States

1167

Nepal

1052

Vietnam

1004

Indonesia

662

Thailand

426

United Kingdom

409

Brasil

302

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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