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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.

Current Weather

27˚ Mostly Cloudy

Feels Like: 30˚ Low: 23˚ High: 28˚

Possible light rain tomorrow morning.

Last Updated: 2019/07/22 20:00

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Climate

Average Annual Temperature

13 ℃

Population

Total Population

2,286,000

Foreign Residents

14,731

Foreigner Births

187

Information

No. of persons per household

3.19

Age of household heads (years old)

60.3

Income

487,500

Expenditure

381,010

Savings

14,500,000

Liabilities

4,040,000

Total population

2,286,000

Foreign residents

14,731

Foreigner births

187

Annual crime

24,175

Annual income

5,850,000

Expenditure Detail (MONTHLY - JP YEN)

Food

74,726

Rents for dwelling & land

44,408

Imputed rent

73,814

Fuel, light & water charges

24,336

Electricity

9,551

Gas

4,442

Furniture & household utensils

10,398

Clothing & footwear

11,142

Medical care

10,143

Transportation & communication

50,660

Public transportation

4,128

Private transportation

34,161

Communication

16,609

Education

14,296

Culture & recreation

28,086

Foreign Nationalities

China

4,913

Philippines

2,455

Vietnam

2,031

Korea ( South and North )

1,914

Indonesia

460

Thailand

448

United States

339

Brazil

324

Nepal

298

Pakistan

276

Sri Lanka

257

Mongolia

219

Foreigner Status

Permanent resident

5,045

Study abroad

2,383

Technical Intern Training No. 2 (supervisory)

1,458

Technical Intern Training No. 1 (supervisory)

1,268

Japanese spouse

1,193

Special permanent resident

1,048

Technology · Humanities · International work

819

Family stay

804

Long-term resident

654

Specific activity

236

Technical skill

193

Education

135

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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