Living in Wakayama

Wakayama Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of Japan. It has a population of 989,983 people, 40% of which living in Wakayama City, the capital. Famous foods from Wakayama Prefecture are mikan and umeboshi. With a capacity of 1,000, one of the largest rotemburo, or open-air hot spring baths, called Kawayu opens every year between December and February. It is one of many onsen in Wakayama Prefecture. The tallest waterfall in Japan is also located in Wakayama, as well as Koyasan, a secret Buddhist training site, and spectacular spot for viewing autumn foliage.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

16 ℃

Population

Total Population

988,000

Foreign Residents

5,791

Foreigner Birth

99

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.28

Age of household heads (years old)

47.1

Income

417,781

Expenditure

348,719

Savings

10,486,000

Liabilities

4,689,000

annual crime

10,301

annual income

5,013,370

Expenditure Detail

Food

62,591

Rents for dwelling & land

55,684

Imputed rent for owned houses

74,273

Fuel, light & water charges

17,401

Electricity

9,204

Gas

3,337

Furniture & household utensils

9,521

Clothing & footwear

11,187

Medical care

9,875

Transportation & communication

43,397

Public transportation

4,066

Private transportation

23,726

Communication

15,604

Education

15,697

Culture & recreation

26,072

Foreign Nationalities

Korea ( South and North )

2672

China

1485

Philippines

597

Thailand

397

United States

165

Indonesia

97

Brasil

88

Vietnam

74

United Kingdom

37

Malaysia

33

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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