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Living in Kagawa

Kagawa Prefecture, located on Shikoku Island in western Japan, is the smallest prefecture in Japan. Despite its small size, Kagawa Prefecture boasts 700 udon restaurants, which it is most famous for. Less than 1,000,000 people live in Kagawa Prefecture. The capital, Takamatsu, and its surrounding metropolitan area, has a population of 838,788, over 80% of the total prefectural population. One of the most beautiful gardens in Japan, Ritsurin Garden, is located in Kagawa Prefecture, dating back to the 16th century. By way of the Great Seto Bridge, one can travel from Kagawa Prefecture to Okayama Prefecture on Honshu, in about 20 minutes. The Great Seto Bridge is the longest double-tier bridge of its kind in the world.

Current Weather

22˚ Clear

Feels Like: 22˚ Low: 23˚ High: 29˚

Clear throughout the day.

Last Updated: 2019/08/26 06:01

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Climate

Average Annual Temperature

16 ℃

Population

Total Population

972,000

Foreign Residents

10,723

Foreigner Births

88

Information

No. of persons per household

2.73

Age of household heads (years old)

58.9

Income

463,333

Expenditure

416,699

Savings

20,670,000

Liabilities

2,730,000

Total population

972,000

Foreign residents

10,723

Foreigner births

88

Annual crime

10,403

Annual income

5,560,000

Expenditure Detail (MONTHLY - JP YEN)

Food

70,830

Rents for dwelling & land

50,347

Imputed rent

68,305

Fuel, light & water charges

20,339

Electricity

10,269

Gas

3,538

Furniture & household utensils

8,983

Clothing & footwear

11,639

Medical care

11,452

Transportation & communication

58,976

Public transportation

4,566

Private transportation

29,968

Communication

16,946

Education

14,469

Culture & recreation

28,962

Foreign Nationalities

China

3,870

Vietnam

2,340

Philippines

1,772

Korea ( South and North )

894

Indonesia

683

Peru

383

Cambodia

252

Myanmar

203

Brazil

182

United States

167

Nepal

153

Laos

142

Foreigner Status

Permanent resident

2,613

Technical Intern Training No. 2 (supervisory)

2,596

Technical Intern Training No. 1 (supervisory)

1,813

Specific activity

738

Long-term resident

667

Special permanent resident

649

Study abroad

600

Japanese spouse

551

Technology · Humanities · International work

397

Family stay

285

Technical Intern training No. 2 (individual ent.)

224

Technical Intern Training No. 1 (individual ent.)

209

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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