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Living in Nara

Nara Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of Japan. It has a population of 1.4 million people. Its capital, Nara City, (population 368,636) borders Kyoto and was the capital of Japan during the Nara period. Nara has many famous structures, known as the Historical Monuments of Ancient Nara including five Buddhist temples, one palace and one Shinto shrine, all of which are well-known for their exquisite architecture and historical significance. Within the city of Nara, deer can be seen roaming the streets at all times. These deer are known as the Deer of Nara. Nara has a high population of non-Japanese residents, predominantly of Chinese and Korean descent. The prefecture and its capital attract many tourists each year.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

15 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,390,000

Foreign Residents

11,137

Foreigner Birth

179

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.5

Age of household heads (years old)

48.6

Income

462,816

Expenditure

431,906

Savings

15,043,000

Liabilities

6,428,000

Total Population

1,390,000

Foreign Residents

11,137

Foreigner Birth

179

annual crime

12,170

annual income

5,553,790

Expenditure Detail

Food

72,928

Rents for dwelling & land

52,069

Imputed rent for owned houses

70,120

Fuel, light & water charges

19,913

Electricity

9,504

Gas

4,015

Furniture & household utensils

12,061

Clothing & footwear

15,257

Medical care

12,656

Transportation & communication

56,318

Public transportation

10,514

Private transportation

30,145

Communication

15,660

Education

28,057

Culture & recreation

33,189

Foreign Nationalities

Korea ( South and North )

4405

China

3523

Philippines

557

Brasil

515

United States

305

Peru

211

Vietnam

206

Thailand

198

Indonesia

183

Nepal

95

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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