Living in Tokyo

At the center of the Greater Tokyo Metropolitan Area, the largest of its kind in the world, lies Tokyo Metropolis, containing 23 special wards and 39 municipalities. Tokyo's entire prefectural population stands at 13 million people. Tokyo is considered one of the top cities in the world, with an extremely high standard of living and high GDP. Many non-Japanese people live in and visit Tokyo each year, with a foreign population at around 364,600 registered residents. Tokyo's residents primarily use public transportation, and city's train and subway system is one of the most efficient in the world. There are many cultural and modern attractions in Tokyo. Some of the most famous are Tokyo Tower, Tokyo Skytree, Rainbow Bridge, and Tokyo's many popular districts such as Shinjuku, Shibuya, Harajuku, Asakusa, and Akihabara.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

17 ℃

Population

Total Population

13,230,000

Foreign Residents

393,585

Foreigner Birth

3,703

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.19

Age of household heads (years old)

47.7

Income

516,794

Expenditure

420,304

Savings

13,832,000

Liabilities

8,415,000

annual crime

172,385

annual income

6,201,530

Expenditure Detail

Food

77,015

Rents for dwelling & land

90,634

Imputed rent for owned houses

132,910

Fuel, light & water charges

17,229

Electricity

7,479

Gas

4,341

Furniture & household utensils

8,923

Clothing & footwear

16,096

Medical care

12,242

Transportation & communication

44,733

Public transportation

11,672

Private transportation

18,766

Communication

14,295

Education

24,586

Culture & recreation

37,226

Foreign Nationalities

China

164424

Korea ( South and North )

104915

Philippines

29878

United States

17178

India

8521

Nepal

7752

Thailand

7192

United Kingdom

6146

Myanmar

5360

France

4737

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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