Living in Miyagi

Miyagi Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of Japan. Its capital city is Sendai. Miyagi Prefecture has a population of just over 2.3 million people, with nearly half living in the capital. A large percentage of Sendai's population are in their 20s and 30s, making Sendai one of the youngest cities in Japan. Some favorite Japanese delicacies originated in Miyagi Prefecture, most notably hiyashi chuka and gyutan. Excavators in Miyagi Prefecture have uncovered many stone-age artifacts and a fossilized forest; Miyagi Prefecture has been inhabited by humans for at least 20,000 years.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

12 ℃

Population

Total Population

2,325,000

Foreign Residents

14,214

Foreigner Birth

161

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.65

Age of household heads (years old)

47.6

Income

447,753

Expenditure

411,221

Savings

10,348,000

Liabilities

5,212,000

annual crime

19,561

annual income

5,373,040

Expenditure Detail

Food

70,409

Rents for dwelling & land

55,066

Imputed rent for owned houses

75,165

Fuel, light & water charges

21,728

Electricity

8,689

Gas

4,749

Furniture & household utensils

9,020

Clothing & footwear

12,263

Medical care

12,561

Transportation & communication

63,270

Public transportation

6,275

Private transportation

41,114

Communication

15,880

Education

20,615

Culture & recreation

29,713

Foreign Nationalities

China

5679

Korea ( South and North )

4109

Philippines

974

United States

528

Indonesia

222

Thailand

206

Vietnam

181

Canada

144

Brasil

138

Pakistan

125

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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