Living in Kochi

Kochi Prefecture is located on Shikoku Island in the western part of Japan. A great portion of the prefecture's land is made up of mountains, and because of this, almost half of the population resides in Kochi City, the prefecture's capital. This prefecture has a population of just 757,914, one of the lowest in all of Japan. Kochi City, together with Kochi Prefecture, is the most typhoon prone area of Japan. Kochi City has one of the highest yearly precipitation averages, 2547.5mm per year. Every year in Kochi Prefecture the Yosakoi Festival takes place during which thousands of dancers can be seen throughout the city.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

17 ℃

Population

Total Population

752,000

Foreign Residents

3,380

Foreigner Birth

48

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.24

Age of household heads (years old)

46

Income

435,232

Expenditure

369,304

Savings

8,905,000

Liabilities

4,662,000

annual crime

7,082

annual income

5,222,780

Expenditure Detail

Food

65,764

Rents for dwelling & land

44,913

Imputed rent for owned houses

65,012

Fuel, light & water charges

17,225

Electricity

9,011

Gas

4,026

Furniture & household utensils

8,927

Clothing & footwear

10,853

Medical care

9,437

Transportation & communication

46,411

Public transportation

3,393

Private transportation

27,287

Communication

15,731

Education

16,848

Culture & recreation

24,554

Foreign Nationalities

China

1356

Korea ( South and North )

648

Philippines

534

Indonesia

210

Vietnam

131

United States

119

Thailand

62

United Kingdom

47

Australia

40

India

27

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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