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Living in Saga

Saga Prefecture is located on the island of Kyushu in western Japan. With a population of 839,458, it is one of the least populated prefectures in Japan. Every year, Saga City holds the “Saga International Balloon Festival”. Many people who live in Saga Prefecture attend the event, along with visitors from all over Japan and the world, with attendance typically in the millions. Saga City is considered to be a part of the Fukuoka-Kitakyushu metropolitan area. Agriculture and forestry dominate the economy of Saga Prefecture; it is the largest producer of mandarin oranges and mochigome in Japan. Saga Prefecture is also famous for its porcelain production.

Current Weather

29˚ Humid and Partly Cloudy

Feels Like: 36˚ Low: 25˚ High: 29˚

Heavy rain tonight and tomorrow morning.

Last Updated: 2019/08/22 16:01

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Climate

Average Annual Temperature

16 ℃

Population

Total Population

828,000

Foreign Residents

5,203

Foreigner Births

63

Information

No. of persons per household

2.96

Age of household heads (years old)

56.8

Income

503,333

Expenditure

360,298

Savings

14,330,000

Liabilities

5,470,000

Total population

828,000

Foreign residents

5,203

Foreigner births

63

Annual crime

8,887

Annual income

6,040,000

Expenditure Detail (MONTHLY - JP YEN)

Food

64,703

Rents for dwelling & land

52,561

Imputed rent

69,082

Fuel, light & water charges

19,548

Electricity

8,821

Gas

3,855

Furniture & household utensils

9,336

Clothing & footwear

11,108

Medical care

11,459

Transportation & communication

51,514

Public transportation

3,540

Private transportation

29,114

Communication

15,911

Education

14,729

Culture & recreation

24,472

Foreign Nationalities

Vietnam

1,475

China

1,206

Korea ( South and North )

754

Philippines

661

Indonesia

546

Nepal

324

Sri Lanka

139

United States

121

Myanmar

90

Bangladesh

74

Thailand

65

Taiwan

59

Foreigner Status

Technical Intern Training No. 2 (supervisory)

1,244

Permanent resident

1,024

Technical Intern Training No. 1 (supervisory)

962

Study abroad

850

Special permanent resident

485

Technology · Humanities · International work

291

Japanese spouse

261

Family stay

248

Long-term resident

106

Specific activity

81

Technical skill

74

Education

65

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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