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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.

Current Weather

26˚ Humid and Overcast

Feels Like: 28˚ Low: 22˚ High: 27˚

Light rain starting this evening.

Last Updated: 2019/08/22 16:00

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Climate

Average Annual Temperature

14 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,967,000

Foreign Residents

50,220

Foreigner Births

277

Information

No. of persons per household

2.91

Age of household heads (years old)

58.3

Income

482,500

Expenditure

382,964

Savings

16,970,000

Liabilities

5,210,000

Total population

1,967,000

Foreign residents

50,220

Foreigner births

277

Annual crime

23,503

Annual income

5,790,000

Expenditure Detail (MONTHLY - JP YEN)

Food

71,572

Rents for dwelling & land

49,535

Imputed rent

75,814

Fuel, light & water charges

19,658

Electricity

7,852

Gas

4,419

Furniture & household utensils

10,765

Clothing & footwear

12,586

Medical care

11,695

Transportation & communication

56,287

Public transportation

3,863

Private transportation

31,968

Communication

15,904

Education

14,319

Culture & recreation

28,389

Foreign Nationalities

Brazil

12,628

Philippines

8,036

Vietnam

7,627

China

7,264

Peru

4,767

Nepal

3,051

Korea ( South and North )

2,550

Indonesia

1,757

Thailand

1,021

Pakistan

975

Bangladesh

920

Myanmar

738

Foreigner Status

Long-term resident

8,773

Technical Intern Training No. 2 (supervisory)

4,017

Technical Intern Training No. 1 (supervisory)

3,945

Japanese spouse

3,440

Technology · Humanities · International work

3,323

Specific activity

3,195

Study abroad

2,984

Family stay

2,725

Special permanent resident

1,531

Spouse of permanent resident

1,142

Technical skill

581

Management

318

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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