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Living in Gunma

Gunma Prefecture is a landlocked prefecture located in the Kanto region of Honshu. Its capital, Maebashi, has the second highest population in the prefecture, behind the city of Takasaki, with a population of just over 375,000. Proportionally, Gunma Prefecture has the highest percentage of automobiles in Japan, this being the preferred mode of transportation for its citizens. Much of the land in Gunma Prefecture is mountainous, so many people live in the central and south-eastern regions. Due to its mountains, some volcanic, there are several popular onsen located in Gunma Prefecture. When visiting Gunma, one can rent a bicycle at a low cost near Maebashi Station. Oizumi and Iseaki have a high Brazilian-Japanese population, and Brazilian supermarkets, clothing stores and restaurants are a common site.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

15 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,992,000

Foreign Residents

41,181

Foreigner Birth

277

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.37

Age of household heads (years old)

47.9

Income

471,828

Expenditure

395,887

Savings

11,450,000

Liabilities

6,543,000

Total Population

1,992,000

Foreign Residents

41,181

Foreigner Birth

277

annual crime

20,330

annual income

5,661,940

Expenditure Detail

Food

66,445

Rents for dwelling & land

49,535

Imputed rent for owned houses

75,814

Fuel, light & water charges

18,580

Electricity

7,852

Gas

4,419

Furniture & household utensils

9,720

Clothing & footwear

13,960

Medical care

10,501

Transportation & communication

51,735

Public transportation

3,863

Private transportation

31,968

Communication

15,904

Education

18,486

Culture & recreation

29,928

Foreign Nationalities

Brasil

12909

China

7350

Philippines

6036

Peru

4708

Korea ( South and North )

2887

Vietnam

1780

Thailand

886

Pakistan

638

Indonesia

610

United States

464

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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