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Living in Oita

Oita Prefecture is located on the island of Kyushu in western Japan. It has a population of 1.2 million. Seventy percent of Oita Prefecture's land area is covered with mountains, forests, and rivers. With such landscapes come onsen. In fact, Oita Prefecture has the highest number of onsen in all of Japan. The Beppu is the prefecture's most well known city, and within Beppu lies a very interesting onsen known as the “Hell Hot Spring”, a popular tourist attraction for onsen lovers.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

16 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,185,000

Foreign Residents

9,908

Foreigner Birth

102

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.33

Age of household heads (years old)

47.1

Income

444,961

Expenditure

387,727

Savings

9,150,000

Liabilities

5,719,000

Total Population

1,185,000

Foreign Residents

9,908

Foreigner Birth

102

annual crime

6,999

annual income

5,339,530

Expenditure Detail

Food

63,969

Rents for dwelling & land

48,207

Imputed rent for owned houses

68,714

Fuel, light & water charges

17,268

Electricity

8,243

Gas

3,689

Furniture & household utensils

9,511

Clothing & footwear

11,591

Medical care

12,167

Transportation & communication

53,551

Public transportation

3,608

Private transportation

32,749

Communication

17,194

Education

13,103

Culture & recreation

30,319

Foreign Nationalities

China

4118

Korea ( South and North )

2565

Philippines

1088

Vietnam

334

United States

263

Indonesia

253

Thailand

238

Nepal

134

Malaysia

69

Sri Lanka

67

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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