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.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

16 ℃

Population

Total Population

989,000

Foreign Residents

8,277

Foreigner Birth

88

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.31

Age of household heads (years old)

48.2

Income

478,264

Expenditure

411,217

Savings

16,242,000

Liabilities

4,043,000

annual crime

8,849

annual income

5,739,170

Expenditure Detail

Food

65,641

Rents for dwelling & land

50,347

Imputed rent for owned houses

68,305

Fuel, light & water charges

19,676

Electricity

10,269

Gas

3,538

Furniture & household utensils

9,251

Clothing & footwear

13,813

Medical care

10,899

Transportation & communication

51,480

Public transportation

4,566

Private transportation

29,968

Communication

16,946

Education

17,399

Culture & recreation

31,790

Foreign Nationalities

China

3935

Philippines

1241

Korea ( South and North )

1016

Peru

437

Indonesia

324

Brasil

252

United States

168

Vietnam

154

Thailand

128

Cambodia

86

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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