Living in Tottori

Tottori Prefecture, located in the Chugoku region of Japan, has a population of 584,892, making it the least populous prefecture in all of Japan. The prefecture grows many produce which are shipped to all major cities in Japan and its economy is heavily dominated by such agriculture. Tottori City, the capital of Tottori Prefecture, with a population of 200,000, has a large number of Meiji-era Western-style structures, giving the city a European feel. The largest sand dunes in Japan, the Tottori-sakyu Sand Dunes are located near Tottori City. Sakaiminato City, a fishing port in Tottori Prefecture, is known for large catches of maguro and crab, yokai phantom statues, and a beautiful walking path along its beach.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

15 ℃

Population

Total Population

582,000

Foreign Residents

3,947

Foreigner Birth

61

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.66

Age of household heads (years old)

48

Income

425,672

Expenditure

356,595

Savings

13,106,000

Liabilities

4,809,000

annual crime

4,313

annual income

5,108,060

Expenditure Detail

Food

66,898

Rents for dwelling & land

50,522

Imputed rent for owned houses

72,125

Fuel, light & water charges

19,517

Electricity

9,288

Gas

4,097

Furniture & household utensils

9,147

Clothing & footwear

10,279

Medical care

11,094

Transportation & communication

46,847

Public transportation

3,364

Private transportation

28,172

Communication

15,311

Education

11,220

Culture & recreation

24,695

Foreign Nationalities

China

1655

Korea ( South and North )

1242

Philippines

475

Thailand

103

United States

82

Vietnam

52

Indonesia

46

United Kingdom

32

Russia

28

Pakistan

27

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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