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Shimane and the World
The Four Seasons
Location, Climate, Population
Transport
History
Sightseeing
Events
Industry
Regional Specialties
Government
Shimane in Figures
Municipalities
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Area
6,707.56km2
National 377,914.78km2
Population
742,135
National 127,756,815
Number of Households
260,791
National 49,529,232
Population Density
110.6people/km2
National 338.1people/km2
Aged population (over 65) as a percentage of total population
26.8%
National 19.5%
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Birth Rate
8.2births/thousand of population
National 8.8births/thousand of population
Mortality Rate
11.0births/thousand of population
National 8.2births/thousand of population
Marriage Rate
4.6marriages/thousandof population
National 5.7marriages/thousandof population
Divorce Rate
1.66divorces/thousand of population
National 2.15divorces/thousand of population
Water service diffusion rate
95.8%
National 97.1%
Rate of facilities to maintain sewage disposal
58.8%
National 79.4%
Percentage of owner-occupied households
72.4%
National 61.1%
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Number of Passenger Vehicles
133.7vehicles/hundred households
National 111.7vehicles/hundred households
Traffic Accident Rate
406.5per hundred thousand people
National 730.9per hundred thousand people
Senior High School Entrance Rate
98.0%
National 97.6%
University Entrance Rate
43.2%
National 47.3%
Number of Doctors at Medical Facilities
238.1per hundred thousand people
National 201.0per hundred thousand people
Prefectural per capita Income
2,387,000yen
National 2,958,000yen
Latest data collected in 2006
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