Living in Niigata

Niigata Prefecture lies on the coast of the Sea of Japan, and has a population of 2,371,674. Niigata's economy centers on agriculture, the most predominant produce of which is rice, as well as rice related products such as sake and mochi. Every year, many music fans travel to Niigata to attend the Fuji Rock Festival, one of the largest music festivals in Japan, which hosts world famous musicians and audiences numbering in the thousands. Niigata also has many popular ski resorts and onsen, such as the Akakura Kanko Resort and Myoko Onsen, both located in the Joetsu region, just to name just a few.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

13 ℃

Population

Total Population

2,347,000

Foreign Residents

13,134

Foreigner Birth

187

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.75

Age of household heads (years old)

48.7

Income

498,741

Expenditure

420,166

Savings

12,978,000

Liabilities

5,650,000

annual crime

18,503

annual income

5,984,890

Expenditure Detail

Food

74,954

Rents for dwelling & land

44,408

Imputed rent for owned houses

73,814

Fuel, light & water charges

22,554

Electricity

9,551

Gas

4,442

Furniture & household utensils

10,693

Clothing & footwear

11,699

Medical care

11,847

Transportation & communication

54,897

Public transportation

4,128

Private transportation

34,161

Communication

16,609

Education

20,619

Culture & recreation

29,299

Foreign Nationalities

China

5342

Philippines

2169

Korea ( South and North )

2150

Thailand

393

Brasil

373

United States

341

Indonesia

322

Vietnam

264

Russia

254

Pakistan

241

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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