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A La Carte of Osaka

Statistical data

Area ca. 1,894.31 km²
(as of October 1, 2005)
Population 8,822,241
(as of October 1, 2006)
Number of households 3,701,077
(as of October 1, 2006)
Per capita income ¥ 3.039 million
(FY 2004)
Gross prefectural product
(nominal)
¥ 38,679.7 billion
(FY 2004)
Record highest temperature 39.1 °C
(August 8, 1994)
Record lowest temperature -7.5 °C
(January 28, 1945)
Record maximum daily rainfall 250.7 mm
(June 26, 1957)
Record maximum daily snowfall 18 cm
(February 11, 1907)
Average temperature 17.0 °C
(2006)
Annual precipitation 1,399.5 mm
(2006)
Total amount of exports ¥ 6,860.7 billion
(2005)
(Based on Customs figures)
Total amount of imports ¥ 7,178.1 billion
(2005)
(Based on Customs figures)
Commerce Number of stores 120,342
(as of June 1, 2004)
Number of employees 976,734
(as of June 1, 2004)
Annual sales ¥ 60,096.9 billion
(2003)
Industry Number of business establishments
(with at least 4 employees)
24,822
(as of December 31, 2004)
Number of employees 530,407
(as of December 31, 2004)
Total product shipment ¥ 15,961.1 billion
(2004)
Forestry Number of forestry households 10,540
(as of February 1, 2000)
(World Forestry Census)
Forested area 56,483 ha
(as of March 31, 2006,)
(Osaka Prefectural Dept. of Agriculture,
Forestry and Fisheries)
Forestry output ¥ 580 million
(2004)
(Forestry production income statistics)
Agriculture Number of farming households 27,932
(as of February 1, 2005)
(Osaka Statistics Office of
the Kinki Agricultural Agency)
Cultivated area 14,400 ha
(as of July 15, 2006)
(Osaka Statistics Office of
the Kinki Agricultural Agency)
Annual agricultural output ¥ 33.3 billion
(2005)
(Ministry of Agriculture,
Forestry and Fisheries statistics)
Fisheries Fishing amount
(Exclusing freshwater)
22,702 tons
(2004, excluding freshwater)
(2004 Osaka Agriculture,
Forestry and Fisheries Statistical Almanac)
Fishery products
(Exclusing freshwater)
¥ 5.3 billion
(2004, excluding freshwater)
(2004 Osaka Agriculture,
Forestry and Fisheries Statistical Almanac)
Number of registered fishing vessels 1,522
(as of December 31, 2006)
(2006 Fisheries Agency
Fishing Vessel Statistical Almanac)