The 100 Best places to live in Japan

Japan is the 32nd most expensive and the 8th most liveable country.

Discover cost of living in Japan.

JapanLivabilityRank
Human freedom index
8.31
22
Gross Domestic Product per capita
$39290
28
GDPPC based on purchasing power
$44227
32
Life expectancy
84.1
3
Homicide rate
0.2
7
Road traffic mortality
4.1
19
Corruption perceptions index
73
22

We also take into account weighted mean city-specific parameters: air quality, airport proximity index, cost of living, after-tax salary, salary to expenses ratio, universities score.

Below is the list of 907 best cities to live and work in Japan for singles and families ranked by quality & cost of living.

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Best cities to live in Japan