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Living in Shiga

Shiga Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of Japan. The prefecture circles the largest lake in Japan, Lake Biwa, which provides residents of Shiga Prefecture with unique regional cuisine exclusive to the area, and a source of income. Shiga Prefecture has 708 National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties in Japan, one of the highest in the country, but the area's beauty is often overshadowed by Kyoto and other locations in Kansai. The population of Shiga Prefecture is around 1.4 million.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

15 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,415,000

Foreign Residents

24,809

Foreigner Birth

213

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.57

Age of household heads (years old)

48.5

Income

486,427

Expenditure

419,945

Savings

14,976,000

Liabilities

6,323,000

Total Population

1,415,000

Foreign Residents

24,809

Foreigner Birth

213

annual crime

15,139

annual income

5,837,120

Expenditure Detail

Food

74,061

Rents for dwelling & land

56,849

Imputed rent for owned houses

77,357

Fuel, light & water charges

19,671

Electricity

8,942

Gas

3,730

Furniture & household utensils

9,585

Clothing & footwear

13,091

Medical care

11,467

Transportation & communication

50,556

Public transportation

9,328

Private transportation

25,040

Communication

16,188

Education

28,310

Culture & recreation

33,701

Foreign Nationalities

Brasil

8710

Korea ( South and North )

5669

China

4898

Philippines

1830

Peru

1692

Vietnam

466

United States

354

Indonesia

319

Bolivia

267

Thailand

201

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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