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Living in Kumamoto

Kumamoto Prefecture is located on the western island of Kyushu. Its population is around 1.8 million. The majority, 1.4 million, of these people live in the prefecture's capital, Kumamoto City. Kumamoto Prefecture is home to an active volcano, Mt. Aso. Mt. Aso is the largest volcano in Japan, and one of the largest in the world. The delicacy of basashi, raw horse meat, can be eaten in Kumamoto Prefecture. Kumamoto Castle, dating back to 1467, is one of three premier castles in Japan. Tourists can visit the castle in Kumamoto City's chuo-ward.

Current Weather

22˚ Mostly Cloudy

Feels Like: 23˚ Low: 22˚ High: 27˚

Possible light rain starting later this morning.

Last Updated: 2019/08/25 08:01

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Climate

Average Annual Temperature

16 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,774,000

Foreign Residents

11,662

Foreigner Births

145

Information

No. of persons per household

3.07

Age of household heads (years old)

58.2

Income

447,500

Expenditure

350,927

Savings

12,640,000

Liabilities

3,620,000

Total population

1,774,000

Foreign residents

11,662

Foreigner births

145

Annual crime

15,425

Annual income

5,370,000

Expenditure Detail (MONTHLY - JP YEN)

Food

64,563

Rents for dwelling & land

45,523

Imputed rent

67,419

Fuel, light & water charges

18,657

Electricity

8,696

Gas

4,187

Furniture & household utensils

8,814

Clothing & footwear

10,420

Medical care

11,182

Transportation & communication

47,355

Public transportation

2,975

Private transportation

23,659

Communication

16,460

Education

16,090

Culture & recreation

24,186

Foreign Nationalities

Vietnam

4,032

China

3,817

Philippines

2,133

Korea ( South and North )

1,082

Indonesia

382

United States

339

Nepal

314

Cambodia

279

Thailand

264

Taiwan

251

Myanmar

172

United Kingdom

100

Foreigner Status

Technical Intern Training No. 2 (supervisory)

3,250

Permanent resident

3,042

Technical Intern Training No. 1 (supervisory)

2,687

Study abroad

1,258

Technology · Humanities · International work

778

Japanese spouse

734

Family stay

555

Special permanent resident

513

Long-term resident

307

Specific activity

231

Technical skill

181

Education

136

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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