Living in Nagasaki

Nagasaki Prefecture is located in western Japan on the island of Kyushu, and has a population of 1.4 million people. Nagasaki Prefecture has one of the strongest presences of Christianity in any region of Japan. The prefecture has a large European, most notably Portuguese, influence on its modern architecture. The Shimabara Castle is a popular tourist destination for visitors to Nagasaki Prefecture, and is listed as one of the top 100 castles in Japan. Every Chinese New Year, a famous lantern festival is held in Nagasaki Prefecture. The region is also famous for champon, a noodle dish favored by many residents. Nagasaki City was victim to the second of the world's two nuclear attacks, in 1945. Museums and monuments such as the Nagasaki Peace Park provide education on the event.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

17 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,408,000

Foreign Residents

7,289

Foreigner Birth

130

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.4

Age of household heads (years old)

46.9

Income

416,783

Expenditure

351,647

Savings

8,354,000

Liabilities

4,495,000

annual crime

8,460

annual income

5,001,400

Expenditure Detail

Food

61,630

Rents for dwelling & land

50,730

Imputed rent for owned houses

62,775

Fuel, light & water charges

17,931

Electricity

8,002

Gas

4,112

Furniture & household utensils

8,657

Clothing & footwear

10,684

Medical care

11,110

Transportation & communication

41,896

Public transportation

4,799

Private transportation

20,941

Communication

16,156

Education

16,487

Culture & recreation

25,441

Foreign Nationalities

China

3598

Korea ( South and North )

1276

Philippines

718

United States

439

Vietnam

297

Nepal

126

Indonesia

111

Thailand

84

United Kingdom

68

India

55

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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