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Living in Osaka

Osaka Prefecture differs from other prefectures due to its “-fu” status; the entire prefecture of Osaka is urbanized. With a population of 8.86 million people, Osaka is the third most populous prefecture in Japan, and it lies in the center of the Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto metropolitan area, with the capital city of Osaka having 2.2 million residents. Osaka is said to have a much more relaxed atmosphere when compared with Tokyo. Osaka has one of the largest non-Japanese populations in Japan, just under 100,000 registered residents, a large percentage of which being of Korean and Chinese descent. Osaka is famous for its specialty cuisine, notably takoyaki and okonomiyaki.

Current Weather

25˚ Mostly Cloudy

Feels Like: 26˚ Low: 22˚ High: 31˚

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Last Updated: 2019/08/25 08:01

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Climate

Average Annual Temperature

16 ℃

Population

Total Population

8,833,000

Foreign Residents

217,656

Foreigner Births

1,895

Information

No. of persons per household

2.99

Age of household heads (years old)

59.5

Income

475,000

Expenditure

367,781

Savings

16,150,000

Liabilities

4,540,000

Total population

8,833,000

Foreign residents

217,656

Foreigner births

1,895

Annual crime

219,722

Annual income

5,700,000

Expenditure Detail (MONTHLY - JP YEN)

Food

73,285

Rents for dwelling & land

66,805

Imputed rent

82,544

Fuel, light & water charges

19,619

Electricity

8,305

Gas

4,237

Furniture & household utensils

8,852

Clothing & footwear

12,489

Medical care

11,209

Transportation & communication

44,151

Public transportation

8,741

Private transportation

21,587

Communication

14,342

Education

24,306

Culture & recreation

29,211

Foreign Nationalities

Korea ( South and North )

106,392

China

61,459

Vietnam

22,647

Philippines

8,185

Taiwan

6,888

United States

3,003

Indonesia

2,892

Nepal

2,874

Brazil

2,657

Thailand

2,405

Peru

1,243

India

1,211

Foreigner Status

Long-term resident

9,378

Japanese spouse

9,165

Technical Intern Training No. 2 (supervisory)

5,911

Technical Intern Training No. 1 (supervisory)

4,831

Specific activity

3,810

Spouse of permanent resident

2,661

Management

2,129

Technical skill

1,903

Corporate transfers

856

Education

593

Professor

556

Medical

337

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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