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Prefectures

The population development of the Japanese prefectures according to census results and latest estimates.

NameAbbr.StatusNativeCapitalArea
A-L (km²)
Population
Census (Cf)
1985-10-01
Population
Census (Cf)
1990-10-01
Population
Census (Cf)
1995-10-01
Population
Census (Cf)
2000-10-01
Population
Census (Cf)
2005-10-01
Population
Census (Cf)
2010-10-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2014-10-01
JapanJPN 日本国Tōkyō372,910121,048,923123,611,167125,570,246126,925,843127,767,994128,057,352127,105,466
Aichi23Pref愛知県Nagoya5,1656,455,1726,690,6036,868,3367,043,3007,254,7047,410,7197,444,513516500
Akita05Pref秋田県Akita11,6361,254,0321,227,4781,213,6671,189,2791,145,5011,085,9971,037,0601163600
Aomori02Pref青森県Aomori9,6441,524,4481,482,8731,481,6631,475,7281,436,6571,373,3391,321,863964400
Chiba12Pref千葉県Chiba5,1575,148,1635,555,4295,797,7825,926,2856,056,4626,216,2896,197,784515700
Ehime38Pref愛媛県Matsuyama5,6781,529,9831,515,0251,506,7001,493,0921,467,8151,431,4931,395,609567800
Fukui18Pref福井県Fukui4,190817,633823,585826,996828,944821,592806,314789,633419000
Fukuoka40Pref福岡県Fukuoka4,9774,719,2594,811,0504,933,3935,015,6995,049,9085,071,9685,092,513497700
Fukushima07Pref福島県Fukushima13,7832,080,3042,104,0582,133,5922,126,9352,091,3192,029,0641,936,6301378300
Gifu21Pref岐阜県Gifu10,6212,028,5362,066,5692,100,3152,107,7002,107,2262,080,7732,041,6901062100
Gumma (Gunma)10Pref群馬県Maebashi6,3631,921,2591,966,2652,003,5402,024,8522,023,9962,008,0681,977,013636300
Hiroshima34Pref広島県Hiroshima8,4792,819,2002,849,8472,881,7482,878,9152,876,6422,860,7502,833,673847900
Hokkaidō {Hokkaido}01Pref北海道Sapporo78,4215,679,4395,643,6475,692,3215,683,0625,627,7375,506,4195,422,8737842100
Hyōgo {Hyogo}28Pref兵庫県Kōbe8,3965,278,0505,405,0405,401,8775,550,5745,590,6015,588,1335,541,205839600
Ibaraki08Pref茨城県Mito6,0962,725,0052,845,3822,955,5302,985,6762,975,1672,969,7702,921,184609600
Ishikawa17Pref石川県Kanazawa4,1861,152,3251,164,6281,180,0681,180,9771,174,0261,169,7881,155,450418600
Iwate03Pref岩手県Morioka15,2791,433,6111,416,9281,419,5051,416,1801,385,0411,330,1471,284,3841527900
Kagawa37Pref香川県Takamatsu1,8771,022,5691,023,4121,027,0061,022,8901,012,400995,842980,936187700
Kagoshima46Pref鹿児島県Kagoshima9,1891,819,2701,797,8241,794,2241,786,1941,753,1791,706,2421,668,273918900
Kanagawa14Pref神奈川県Yokohama2,4167,431,9747,980,3918,245,9038,489,9748,791,5879,048,3319,098,984241600
Kōchi {Kochi}39Pref高知県Kōchi7,105839,784825,034816,704813,949796,292764,456737,761710500
Kumamoto43Pref熊本県Kumamoto7,4061,837,7471,840,3261,859,7931,859,3441,842,2331,817,4261,794,623740600
Kyōto {Kyoto}26Pref京都府Kyōto4,6132,586,5742,602,4602,629,5922,644,3912,647,6602,636,0922,613,594461300
Mie24Pref三重県Tsu5,7771,747,3111,792,5141,841,3581,857,3391,866,9631,854,7241,820,491577700
Miyagi04Pref宮城県Sendai7,2862,176,2952,248,5582,328,7392,365,3202,360,2182,348,1652,327,993728600
Miyazaki45Pref宮崎県Miyazaki7,7351,175,5431,168,9071,175,8191,170,0071,153,0421,135,2331,113,974773500
Nagano20Pref長野県Nagano13,5622,136,9272,156,6272,193,9842,215,1682,196,1142,152,4492,108,4411356200
Nagasaki42Pref長崎県Nagasaki4,1051,593,9681,562,9591,544,9341,516,5231,478,6321,426,7791,385,570410500
Nara29Pref奈良県Nara3,6911,304,8661,375,4811,430,8621,442,7951,421,3101,400,7281,376,466369100
Niigata15Pref新潟県Niigata12,5842,478,4702,474,5832,488,3642,475,7332,431,4592,374,4502,313,8201258400
Ōita {Oita}44Pref大分県Ōita6,3401,250,2141,236,9421,231,3061,221,1401,209,5711,196,5291,171,702634000
Okayama33Pref岡山県Okayama7,1131,916,9061,925,8771,950,7501,950,8281,957,2641,945,2761,924,556711300
Okinawa47Pref沖縄県Okinawa2,2761,179,0971,222,3981,273,4401,318,2201,361,5941,392,8181,422,534227600
Ōsaka {Osaka}27Pref大阪府Ōsaka1,8988,668,0958,734,5168,797,2688,805,0818,817,1668,865,2458,850,607189800
Saga41Pref佐賀県Saga2,440880,013877,851884,316876,654866,369849,788835,016244000
Saitama11Pref埼玉県Saitama3,7975,863,6786,405,3196,759,3116,938,0067,054,3827,194,5567,237,734379700
Shiga25Pref滋賀県Ōtsu4,0171,155,8441,222,4111,287,0051,342,8321,380,3611,410,7771,416,500401700
Shimane32Pref島根県Matsue6,708794,629781,021771,441761,503742,223717,397697,015670800
Shizuoka22Pref静岡県Shizuoka7,7803,574,6923,670,8403,737,6893,767,3933,792,3773,765,0073,697,651778000
Tochigi09Pref栃木県Utsunomiya6,4081,866,0661,935,1681,984,3902,004,8172,016,6312,007,6831,980,960640800
Tokushima36Pref徳島県Tokushima4,147834,889831,598832,427824,108809,950785,491763,873414700
Tōkyō {Tokyo}13MPref東京都Tōkyō2,18811,829,36311,855,56311,773,60212,064,10112,576,61113,159,38813,378,584218800
Tottori31Pref鳥取県Tottori3,507616,024615,722614,929613,289607,012588,667574,022350700
Toyama16Pref富山県Toyama4,2481,118,3691,120,1611,123,1251,120,8511,111,7291,093,2471,070,070424800
Wakayama30Pref和歌山県Wakayama4,7261,087,2061,074,3251,080,4351,069,9121,035,9691,002,198970,903472600
Yamagata06Pref山形県Yamagata9,3231,261,6621,258,3901,256,9581,244,1471,216,1811,168,9241,130,659932300
Yamaguchi35Pref山口県Yamaguchi6,1141,601,6271,572,6161,555,5431,527,9641,492,6061,451,3381,408,938611400
Yamanashi19Pref山梨県Kōfu4,465832,832852,966881,996888,172884,515863,075840,139446500

Major Cities

 NameAdm.Population
Estimate (E)
2014-10-01
1Tōkyō139,143,041
2Yokohama143,710,008
3Ōsaka272,686,246
4Nagoya232,276,590
5Sapporo011,952,255
6Kōbe281,537,864
7Fukuoka401,519,349
8Kyōto261,469,253
9Kawasaki141,461,043
10Saitama111,251,549
11Hiroshima341,185,656
12Sendai041,073,242

Contents: Cities

The population of all cities in Japan with more than 150,000 inhabitants according to census results and latest estimates.

NameStatusNativeAdm.Population
Census (Cf)
1995-10-01
Population
Census (Cf)
2000-10-01
Population
Census (Cf)
2005-10-01
Population
Census (Cf)
2010-10-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2014-10-01
Area
AgeoCity上尾市11206,090212,947220,232223,926224,9464555
AkashiCity明石市28287,606293,117291,027290,959291,3574925
AkitaCity秋田市05331,597336,646333,109323,600318,70090567
AmagasakiCity尼崎市28488,586466,187462,647453,748447,4665026
Anjō {Anjo}City安城市23149,464158,824170,250178,691182,7328601
AomoriCity青森市02314,917318,732311,386299,520290,64682462
AsahikawaCity旭川市01360,568359,536355,004347,095341,41074760
AshikagaCity足利市09165,828163,140159,756154,530150,38717782
AtsugiCity厚木市14208,627217,369222,403224,420225,1669383
ChibaCity千葉市12856,878887,164924,319961,749965,67927208
ChigasakiCity茅ヶ崎市14212,874220,809228,420235,081237,8263571
Chōfu {Chofu}City調布市13198,574204,759216,119223,593226,4352153
Fuchū {Fuchu}City府中市13216,211226,769245,623255,506259,0822934
FujiCity富士市22246,985251,559253,297254,027250,41024502
FujisawaCity藤沢市14368,651379,185396,014409,657419,9166951
FukuiCity福井市18272,970269,557269,144266,796264,90253619
FukuokaCity福岡市401,284,8361,341,4701,401,2791,463,7431,519,34934170
FukushimaCity福島市07292,696297,894297,357292,590283,14576774
FukuyamaCity福山市34453,791456,908459,087461,357461,52951815
FunabashiCity船橋市12540,817550,074569,835609,040619,2148564
GifuCity岐阜市21418,574415,085413,367413,136409,31420289
HachinoheCity八戸市02249,358248,608244,700237,615232,86030540
Hachiōji {Hachioji}City八王子市13503,363536,046560,012580,053579,74018631
HadanoCity秦野市14164,722168,142168,317170,145168,84210361
HakodateCity函館市01318,308305,311294,264279,127269,23967795
HamamatsuCity浜松市22766,832786,306804,032800,866791,191155804
HigashihiroshimaCity東広島市34165,153175,346184,430190,135190,94663532
HigashimurayamaCity東村山市13135,112142,290144,929153,557151,8721717
Higashiōsaka {Higashiosaka}City東大阪市27517,232515,094513,821509,533504,0296181
HimejiCity姫路市28527,854534,969536,232536,270534,79453444
HinoCity日野市13166,537167,942176,538180,052182,9982753
HirakataCity枚方市27400,144402,563404,044407,978404,7946508
HiratsukaCity平塚市14253,822254,633258,958260,780257,2006783
HirosakiCity弘前市02194,197193,217189,043183,473178,27952412
HiroshimaCity広島市341,117,1171,134,1341,154,3911,173,8431,185,65690541
HitachiCity日立市08212,304206,589199,218193,129185,20622555
Hitachinaka (Katsuta)Cityひたちなか市08146,750151,673153,639157,060156,7049907
IbarakiCity茨木市27258,233260,648267,961274,822279,2167652
IchiharaCity市原市12277,061278,218280,255280,416276,46236820
IchikawaCity市川市12440,555448,642466,608473,919472,3385740
IchinomiyaCity一宮市23353,999362,726371,687378,566378,92811391
ImabariCity今治市38185,435180,627173,983166,532159,91742002
IsesakiCity伊勢崎市10184,420194,393202,447207,221208,48713933
ItamiCity伊丹市28188,431192,159192,250196,127197,5802497
IwakiCityいわき市07360,598360,138354,492342,249326,169123135
IwataCity磐田市22162,667166,002170,899168,625164,75516408
IzumiCity和泉市27157,300172,974177,856184,988185,6508498
IzumoCity出雲市32172,001173,776173,751171,485170,42862413
Jōetsu {Joetsu}City上越市15212,060211,870208,082203,899197,70897361
KagoshimaCity鹿児島市46594,430601,693604,367605,846606,75054721
KakogawaCity加古川市28260,567266,170267,100266,937267,04313851
KamakuraCity鎌倉市14170,329167,583171,158174,314173,5303960
KanazawaCity金沢市17453,975456,438454,607462,361464,55046822
KashiwaCity柏市12362,880373,778380,963404,012408,19811490
KasugaiCity春日井市23277,589287,623295,802305,569308,1849271
KasukabeCity春日部市11238,598240,924238,506237,171234,3176598
KawagoeCity川越市11323,353330,766333,795342,670349,73510916
KawaguchiCity川口市11504,618514,545538,434561,506571,0916197
KawanishiCity川西市28144,539153,762157,668156,423155,8815344
KawasakiCity川崎市141,202,8201,249,9051,327,0111,425,5121,461,04314270
KishiwadaCity岸和田市27194,818200,104201,047199,234196,5867232
Kitakyūshū [Kitakyushu] {Kitakyushu}City北九州市401,019,5981,011,471993,525976,846963,25948960
Kōbe {Kobe}City神戸市281,423,7921,493,3981,525,3931,544,2001,537,86455226
Kōchi {Kochi}City高知市39339,864348,979348,990343,393339,03430922
KodairaCity小平市13172,946178,623183,796187,035189,6922046
Kōfu {Kofu}City甲府市19206,840202,120200,096198,992194,06321241
Kōriyama {Koriyama}City郡山市07326,833334,824338,834338,712328,81675706
KoshigayaCity越谷市11298,253308,307315,792326,313332,4056031
KukiCity久喜市11151,756154,292154,684154,310152,3338240
KumagayaCity熊谷市11205,605206,446204,675203,180199,55915988
KumamotoCity熊本市43708,097720,816727,978734,474740,20438954
KurashikiCity倉敷市33453,618460,869469,377475,513478,71435473
KureCity呉市34270,179259,224251,003239,973229,52535386
KurumeCity久留米市40302,741304,884306,434302,402302,76822984
KushiroCity釧路市01209,680201,566190,478181,169174,676136275
Kyōto {Kyoto}City京都市261,470,9021,474,4711,474,8111,474,0151,469,25382790
MachidaCity町田市13360,522377,494405,544426,987428,7667164
MaebashiCity前橋市10338,845341,738340,904340,291335,32731164
MatsudoCity松戸市12461,503464,841472,579484,457481,3466133
MatsueCity松江市32206,718211,564210,796208,613206,39357301
MatsumotoCity松本市20239,539243,465242,541243,037242,08697877
MatsusakaCity松阪市24163,131164,504168,973168,017166,09962377
MatsuyamaCity松山市38497,203508,266514,937517,231516,45942906
MitakaCity三鷹市13165,721171,612177,016186,083188,0231650
MitoCity水戸市08261,275261,562262,603268,750270,87621743
Miyakonojō {Miyakonojo}City都城市45174,054171,812170,955169,602166,42465331
MiyazakiCity宮崎市45384,391392,178395,593400,583402,43364461
MoriokaCity盛岡市03300,723302,857300,746298,348300,11688647
NaganoCity長野市20387,359387,911386,572381,511377,62683485
NagaokaCity長岡市15293,250292,887288,457282,674276,24389091
NagareyamaCity流山市12146,245150,527152,641163,984171,7013528
NagasakiCity長崎市42487,063470,135455,206443,766433,51440647
NagoyaCity名古屋市232,152,1842,171,5572,215,0622,263,8942,276,59032643
NahaCity那覇市47301,890301,032312,393315,954320,7193927
NaraCity奈良市29368,039374,944370,102366,591362,22627684
NarashinoCity習志野市12152,887154,036158,785164,530167,7962099
NeyagawaCity寝屋川市27258,443250,806241,816238,204236,6912473
NiigataCity新潟市15796,456808,969813,847811,901808,14372610
NiizaCity新座市11144,726149,511153,305158,777162,1212280
NishinomiyaCity西宮市28390,389438,105465,337482,640487,4099996
NishioCity西尾市23158,693159,788163,232165,298166,19916034
Nishitōkyō (Hoya - Tanashi) {Nishitokyo}City西東京市13175,073180,885189,735196,511199,2321585
NodaCity野田市12152,245151,197151,240155,491154,44510354
NumazuCity沼津市22216,470211,559208,005202,304193,97818713
ObihiroCity帯広市01171,715173,030170,580168,057168,17061894
OdawaraCity小田原市14200,103200,173198,741198,327195,12511409
Ōgaki {Ogaki}City大垣市21161,679161,827162,070161,160159,91820652
Ōita {Oita}City大分市44446,581454,424462,317474,094477,78850128
OkayamaCity岡山市33663,346674,375696,172709,584714,58378992
OkazakiCity岡崎市23332,136345,997363,807372,357375,88938724
Ōsaka [Osaka] {Osaka}City大阪市272,602,4212,598,7742,628,8112,665,3142,686,24622300
Ōta {Ota}City太田市10203,599210,022213,160216,465219,32717566
Ōtsu {Otsu}City大津市25295,574309,793323,719337,634341,90246410
OyamaCity小山市09150,115155,198160,150164,454165,48417161
SagaCity佐賀市41246,674243,076241,361237,506235,35843142
SagamiharaCity相模原市14646,516681,150701,620717,544722,93132883
Saitama (Urawa, Ōmiya, Yono, Iwatsuki)Cityさいたま市111,078,5451,133,3001,176,3141,222,4341,251,54921749
SakaiCity堺市27840,384829,636830,966841,966840,01614999
SakuraCity佐倉市12162,624170,934171,246172,183171,81610359
SapporoCity札幌市011,757,0251,822,3681,880,8631,913,5451,952,255112112
SaseboCity佐世保市42279,551274,399269,574261,101254,90142659
SayamaCity狭山市11162,240161,460158,074155,727152,8064904
SendaiCity仙台市04971,2971,008,1301,025,1261,045,9861,073,24278585
ShimonosekiCity下関市35310,717301,097290,693280,947270,94371617
ShizuokaCity静岡市22738,674729,980723,323716,197706,553141193
Sōka {Soka}City草加市11217,930225,018236,316243,855246,0112742
SuitaCity吹田市27342,760347,929353,885355,798365,9043611
SuzukaCity鈴鹿市24179,800186,151193,114199,293197,18519467
TachikawaCity立川市13157,884164,709172,566179,668180,2472438
TakamatsuCity高松市37412,626416,680418,125419,429420,75837517
TakaokaCity高岡市16186,827185,682181,229176,061171,62920942
TakarazukaCity宝塚市28202,544213,037219,862225,700227,91510180
TakasakiCity高崎市10353,879358,465364,919371,302371,41345941
TakatsukiCity高槻市27362,270357,438351,826357,359353,95010531
TochigiCity栃木市09174,305171,755168,763164,024160,42633157
TokorozawaCity所沢市11320,406330,100336,100341,924342,1177199
TokushimaCity徳島市36268,706268,218267,833264,548261,84719169
Tōkyō [Tokyo] {Tokyo} 東京都区部137,967,6148,134,6888,489,6538,945,6959,143,04161819
TomakomaiCity苫小牧市01169,328172,086172,758173,320173,37756150
TottoriCity鳥取市31197,959200,744201,740197,449193,39576566
ToyamaCity富山市16417,595420,804421,239421,953418,863124185
ToyohashiCity豊橋市23352,982364,856372,479376,665373,08626135
ToyokawaCity豊川市23172,509176,698181,444181,928181,15816079
ToyonakaCity豊中市27398,908391,726386,623389,341394,9833638
ToyotaCity豊田市23383,800395,224412,141421,487419,84491847
TsuCity津市24286,519286,521288,538285,746280,64771081
TsukubaCityつくば市08182,327191,814200,528214,590221,11928407
UbeCity宇部市35182,771182,031178,955173,772170,04528771
UedaCity上田市20164,207166,568163,651159,597156,85255200
UjiCity宇治市26184,830189,112189,591189,609187,5776755
UrayasuCity浦安市12123,654132,984155,290164,877163,1671729
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