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Regional Information Yamanashi

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Industrial Cluster Promotion DivisionExternal site: a new window will open.

1-6-1 Marunouchi,Kofu-city,Yamanashi Prefecture 400-8501
Tel: +81-55-223-1472 Fax: +81-55-223-1546


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The information below is as of November 2017. (Basic Information: August 2018)

Basic Information

Population *1 0.86 million
Labor force *1 0.44 million
Area (square kilometer)*2 4,465.27
GDP *3 3,251,083 million yen
Major industries Production machinery, electrical machinery, food products, information and communication machinery,electronic parts and devices
Wage *4
Initial wage for university graduates(Average)
Initial wage for upper secondery school graduates (Average)
Scheduled cash eanings (Average)
Land price(for 1square meter) *5
Land price for industrial use (Average)
Land Price for Commercial Use (Average)
Number of Establishments *6 46,293
Number of Employees *6 400,762
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Regional Profile

Strength of the region's industries and economy

In addition to a wealth of traditional technologies, represented best by Yamanashi jewelry crafting, the prefecture offers excellent access to the mechanical electronics industry concentration of the Tama region, Tokyo. For this reason, many companies, such as electronic component manufacturers, semiconductor device manufacturers, semiconductor manufacturing device manufacturers, robots and other mechatronics manufacturers and electronics manufacturers, have expanded into Yamanashi, making it one of the largest mechanical electronics industry concentrations in Japan.

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Industrial location guide: Yamanashi business siting commissionExternal site: a new window will open.