A Comfortable Place to Live
The richness of Fukushima Prefecture is not limited to its industrial infrastructure to support corporate activity. The people of Fukushima also endeavor to both maintain a hospitable environment so those who are transferred to the prefecture can enjoy a comfortable lifestyle, and to create an environment where parents can feel secure raising their children.
Spacious homes and short commutes make for an ideal lifestyle
Housing lots in Fukushima Prefecture are low in price, making it possible to own a spacious single-family residence. Many housing developments are maintained in the vicinity of industrial complexes, enabling workers to live nearby work for a shot commute.
Fukushima Prefecture is also making efforts to enhance regional medical care by attracting doctors to our prefectural hospitals, and working to create an environment where all people can live in safety and security.
An optimal environment for raising the children who will support future generations
Fukushima has the eighth-highest birthrate in Japan. While striving to lighten the economic burdens on families with children, the government, business, and communities work together to create an environment where parents can been secure about raising their children.
In schools, the prefecture is talking steps to foster well socialized individuals who will support future generations by promoting a balance of knowledge, morality, and physical health. Initiatives include the introduction of small grades and classes at elementary and junior high schools in order to provide personalized instruction for every student.
Comfortable living surrounded by gifts of the natural environment
Fukushima Prefecture boasts a wealth of natural charms that can be enjoyed throughout the four seasons; for example, at Oze, which was designated a national park in August 2007. Throughout the year, people can commune with nature and partake of golf, skiing, sea bathing, and hot spring resorts at the many tourist attractions in the prefecture. There are also ample cultural facilities such as museums that contribute to the comfort of life.