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Living in Gifu

Gifu Prefecture is a landlocked prefecture located in the Chubu Region of Japan. Its population is around 2,047,000 and the capital is Gifu City. Due to its location, Gifu is particularly hot and humid in the summer, with Tajimi City in considered the hottest city on Honshu. The manufacturing industry is the main source of Gifu Prefecture's economy; some factory complexes extend into the Nagoya area. Gifu Prefecture has much to offer both residents and tourists in terms of entertainment with its many onsen, a historical village in Shiwakawa, and Gifu Castle in Gifu City, originally built in 1201. Gifu Prefecture is also famous for its high quality Hida Beef.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

16 ℃

Population

Total Population

2,061,000

Foreign Residents

45,878

Foreigner Birth

314

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.5

Age of household heads (years old)

48.8

Income

502,273

Expenditure

440,459

Savings

16,029,000

Liabilities

5,660,000

Total Population

2,061,000

Foreign Residents

45,878

Foreigner Birth

314

annual crime

24,561

annual income

6,027,280

Expenditure Detail

Food

69,770

Rents for dwelling & land

54,297

Imputed rent for owned houses

79,727

Fuel, light & water charges

20,849

Electricity

9,306

Gas

5,055

Furniture & household utensils

10,102

Clothing & footwear

12,950

Medical care

13,357

Transportation & communication

71,528

Public transportation

5,373

Private transportation

50,006

Communication

16,149

Education

22,433

Culture & recreation

35,468

Foreign Nationalities

China

14884

Brasil

13327

Philippines

8971

Korea ( South and North )

5275

Vietnam

980

Peru

945

United States

369

Thailand

336

Indonesia

285

Nepal

284

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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