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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)
1995-10-01
Population
Census (Cf)
2000-10-01
Population
Census (Cf)
2005-10-01
Population
Census (Cf)
2010-10-01
Population
Census (Cf)
2015-10-01
Population
Estimate (Ep)
2018-10-01
 
JapanJPN 日本国Tōkyō377,971125,570,246126,925,843127,767,994128,057,352127,094,745126,440,000
Aichi23Pref愛知県Nagoya5,1726,868,3367,043,3007,254,7047,410,7197,483,1287,539,185517200
Akita05Pref秋田県Akita11,6381,213,6671,189,2791,145,5011,085,9971,023,119980,6841163800
Aomori02Pref青森県Aomori9,6461,481,6631,475,7281,436,6571,373,3391,308,2651,262,823964600
Chiba12Pref千葉県Chiba5,1585,797,7825,926,2856,056,4626,216,2896,222,6666,268,585515800
Ehime38Pref愛媛県Matsuyama5,6761,506,7001,493,0921,467,8151,431,4931,385,2621,351,510567600
Fukui18Pref福井県Fukui4,190826,996828,944821,592806,314786,740773,731419000
Fukuoka40Pref福岡県Fukuoka4,9864,933,3935,015,6995,049,9085,071,9685,101,5565,111,494498600
Fukushima07Pref福島県Fukushima13,7842,133,5922,126,9352,091,3192,029,0641,914,0391,862,7051378400
Gifu21Pref岐阜県Gifu10,6212,100,3152,107,7002,107,2262,080,7732,031,9031,999,4061062100
Gumma (Gunma)10Pref群馬県Maebashi6,3622,003,5402,024,8522,023,9962,008,0681,973,1151,949,440636200
Hiroshima34Pref広島県Hiroshima8,4792,881,7482,878,9152,876,6422,860,7502,843,9902,819,962847900
Hokkaidō01Pref北海道Sapporo83,4245,692,3215,683,0625,627,7375,506,4195,381,7335,285,4308342400
Hyōgo28Pref兵庫県Kōbe8,4015,401,8775,550,5745,590,6015,588,1335,534,8005,483,450840100
Ibaraki08Pref茨城県Mito6,0972,955,5302,985,6762,975,1672,969,7702,916,9762,882,943609700
Ishikawa17Pref石川県Kanazawa4,1861,180,0681,180,9771,174,0261,169,7881,154,0081,142,965418600
Iwate03Pref岩手県Morioka15,2751,419,5051,416,1801,385,0411,330,1471,279,5941,240,5221527500
Kagawa37Pref香川県Takamatsu1,8771,027,0061,022,8901,012,400995,842976,263961,900187700
Kagoshima46Pref鹿児島県Kagoshima9,1871,794,2241,786,1941,753,1791,706,2421,648,1771,613,969918700
Kanagawa14Pref神奈川県Yokohama2,4168,245,9038,489,9748,791,5879,048,3029,126,2149,179,835241600
Kōchi39Pref高知県Kōchi7,104816,704813,949796,292764,456728,276705,880710400
Kumamoto43Pref熊本県Kumamoto7,4091,859,7931,859,3441,842,2331,817,4261,786,1701,756,442740900
Kyōto26Pref京都府Kyōto4,6122,629,5922,644,3912,647,6602,636,0922,610,3532,591,779461200
Mie24Pref三重県Tsu5,7741,841,3581,857,3391,866,9631,854,7241,815,8651,790,376577400
Miyagi04Pref宮城県Sendai7,2822,328,7392,365,3202,360,2182,348,1652,333,8992,313,215728200
Miyazaki45Pref宮崎県Miyazaki7,7351,175,8191,170,0071,153,0421,135,2331,104,0691,079,727773500
Nagano20Pref長野県Nagano13,5622,193,9842,215,1682,196,1142,152,4492,098,8042,063,8651356200
Nagasaki42Pref長崎県Nagasaki4,1321,544,9341,516,5231,478,6321,426,7791,377,1871,339,438413200
Nara29Pref奈良県Nara3,6911,430,8621,442,7951,421,3101,400,7281,364,3161,340,070369100
Niigata15Pref新潟県Niigata12,5842,488,3642,475,7332,431,4592,374,4502,304,2642,245,0571258400
Ōita44Pref大分県Ōita6,3411,231,3061,221,1401,209,5711,196,5291,166,3381,142,943634100
Okayama33Pref岡山県Okayama7,1141,950,7501,950,8281,957,2641,945,2761,921,5251,899,739711400
Okinawa47Pref沖縄県Okinawa2,2811,273,4401,318,2201,361,5941,392,8181,433,5661,448,101228100
Ōsaka27Pref大阪府Ōsaka1,9058,797,2688,805,0818,817,1668,865,2458,839,4698,824,566190500
Saga41Pref佐賀県Saga2,441884,316876,654866,369849,788832,832819,110244100
Saitama11Pref埼玉県Saitama3,7986,759,3116,938,0067,054,3827,194,5567,266,5347,322,645379800
Shiga25Pref滋賀県Ōtsu4,0171,287,0051,342,8321,380,3611,410,7771,412,9161,412,881401700
Shimane32Pref島根県Matsue6,708771,441761,503742,223717,397694,352679,626670800
Shizuoka22Pref静岡県Shizuoka7,7773,737,6893,767,3933,792,3773,765,0073,700,3053,656,487777700
Tochigi09Pref栃木県Utsunomiya6,4081,984,3902,004,8172,016,6312,007,6831,974,2551,952,926640800
Tokushima36Pref徳島県Tokushima4,147832,427824,108809,950785,491755,733736,475414700
Tōkyō13MPref東京都Tōkyō2,19111,773,60212,064,10112,576,61113,159,41713,515,27113,843,403219100
Tottori31Pref鳥取県Tottori3,507614,929613,289607,012588,667573,441560,517350700
Toyama16Pref富山県Toyama4,2481,123,1251,120,8511,111,7291,093,2471,066,3281,050,246424800
Wakayama30Pref和歌山県Wakayama4,7251,080,4351,069,9121,035,9691,002,198963,579934,051472500
Yamagata06Pref山形県Yamagata9,3231,256,9581,244,1471,216,1811,168,9241,123,8911,089,806932300
Yamaguchi35Pref山口県Yamaguchi6,1121,555,5431,527,9641,492,6061,451,3381,404,7291,368,495611200
Yamanashi19Pref山梨県Kōfu4,465881,996888,172884,515863,075834,930818,391446500

Major Cities

 NameAdm.Population
Estimate (E)
2018-10-01
1Tōkyō139,555,919
2Yokohama143,740,172
3Ōsaka272,725,006
4Nagoya232,320,361
5Sapporo011,966,416
6Fukuoka401,579,450
7Kōbe281,527,407
8Kawasaki141,516,483
9Kyōto261,468,980
10Saitama111,295,607
11Hiroshima341,199,252
12Sendai041,088,669

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
Census (Cf)
2015-10-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2018-10-01
Area 
AgeoCity上尾市11206,090212,947220,232223,926225,196225,6354551
AkashiCity明石市28287,606293,117291,027290,959293,409297,9204942
AkitaCity秋田市05331,597336,646333,109323,600315,814308,48290609
AmagasakiCity尼崎市28488,586466,187462,647453,748452,563451,0725072
AnjōCity安城市23149,464158,824170,250178,691184,140187,6688605
AomoriCity青森市02314,917318,732311,386299,520287,648279,13382461
AsahikawaCity旭川市01360,568359,536355,004347,095339,605332,13174766
AtsugiCity厚木市14208,627217,369222,403224,420225,714225,2049384
ChibaCity千葉市12856,878887,164924,319961,749971,882977,24727176
ChigasakiCity茅ヶ崎市14212,874220,809228,420235,081239,348242,0033570
ChōfuCity調布市13198,574204,759216,119223,593229,061237,6372158
FuchūCity府中市13216,211226,769245,623255,506260,274263,8352943
FujiCity富士市22246,985251,559253,297254,027248,399245,83724495
FujisawaCity藤沢市14368,651379,185396,014409,657423,894431,2866957
FukuiCity福井市18272,970269,557269,144266,796265,904263,52953641
FukuokaCity福岡市401,284,8361,341,4701,401,2791,463,7431,538,6811,579,45034339
FukushimaCity福島市07292,696297,894297,357292,590294,247289,00776772
FukuyamaCity福山市34453,791456,908459,087461,357464,811463,02051814
FunabashiCity船橋市12540,817550,074569,835609,040622,890635,9478562
GifuCity岐阜市21418,574415,085413,367413,136406,735402,53720360
HachinoheCity八戸市02249,358248,608244,700237,615231,257225,46330554
HachiōjiCity八王子市13503,363536,046560,012580,053577,513577,25418638
HadanoCity秦野市14164,722168,142168,317170,145167,378165,39310376
HakodateCity函館市01318,308305,311294,264279,127265,979256,47667786
HamamatsuCity浜松市22766,832786,306804,032800,866797,980794,025155806
HigashihiroshimaCity東広島市34165,153175,346184,430190,135192,907195,19463516
HigashimurayamaCity東村山市13135,112142,290144,929153,557149,956150,1011714
HigashiōsakaCity東大阪市27517,232515,094513,821509,533502,784496,0826178
HimejiCity姫路市28527,854534,969536,232536,270535,664531,29853447
HinoCity日野市13166,537167,942176,538180,052186,283188,9902755
HirakataCity枚方市27400,144402,563404,044407,978404,152400,6906512
HiratsukaCity平塚市14253,822254,633258,958260,780258,227258,0046782
HirosakiCity弘前市02194,197193,217189,043183,473177,411172,44752420
HiroshimaCity広島市341,117,1171,134,1341,154,3911,173,8431,194,0341,199,25290653
HitachiCity日立市08212,304206,589199,218193,129185,054178,65822574
Hitachinaka (Katsuta)Cityひたちなか市08146,750151,673153,639157,060155,689155,6819993
IbarakiCity茨木市27258,233260,648267,961274,822280,033282,8867649
IchiharaCity市原市12277,061278,218280,255280,416274,656271,45336817
IchikawaCity市川市12440,555448,642466,608473,919481,732492,7525745
IchinomiyaCity一宮市23353,999362,726371,687378,566380,868380,23511382
ImabariCity今治市38185,435180,627173,983166,532158,114153,88641913
IsesakiCity伊勢崎市10184,420194,393202,447207,221208,814210,61413944
ItamiCity伊丹市28188,431192,159192,250196,127196,883197,8512500
IwakiCityいわき市07360,598360,138354,492342,249350,237342,897123202
IwataCity磐田市22162,667166,002170,899168,625167,210166,50416345
IzumiCity和泉市27157,300172,974177,856184,988186,109185,2528498
IzumoCity出雲市32172,001173,776173,751171,485171,938172,94762436
JōetsuCity上越市15212,060211,870208,082203,899196,987191,83597381
KagoshimaCity鹿児島市46594,430601,693604,367605,846599,814597,19354755
KakogawaCity加古川市28260,567266,170267,100266,937267,435263,69713848
KamakuraCity鎌倉市14170,329167,583171,158174,314173,019172,3063967
KanazawaCity金沢市17453,975456,438454,607462,361465,699465,32546864
KariyaCity刈谷市23125,305132,054142,134145,781149,765152,2085039
KashiwaCity柏市12362,880373,778380,963404,012413,954424,32211474
KasugaiCity春日井市23277,589287,623295,802305,569306,508307,1809278
KasukabeCity春日部市11238,598240,924238,506237,171232,709230,4956600
KawagoeCity川越市11323,353330,766333,795342,670350,745353,81410913
KawaguchiCity川口市11504,618514,545538,434561,506578,112589,0496195
KawanishiCity川西市28144,539153,762157,668156,423156,375154,3155344
KawasakiCity川崎市141,202,8201,249,9051,327,0111,425,5121,475,2131,516,48314300
KishiwadaCity岸和田市27194,818200,104201,047199,234194,911191,1347268
Kitakyūshū [Kitakyushu]City北九州市401,019,5981,011,471993,525976,846961,286945,59549195
KōbeCity神戸市281,423,7921,493,3981,525,3931,544,2001,537,2721,527,40755702
KōchiCity高知市39339,864348,979348,990343,393337,190331,41430899
KodairaCity小平市13172,946178,623183,796187,035190,005194,7572051
KōfuCity甲府市19206,840202,120200,096198,992193,125189,58921247
KōriyamaCity郡山市07326,833334,824338,834338,712335,444332,86375720
KoshigayaCity越谷市11298,253308,307315,792326,313337,498343,7706024
KukiCity久喜市11151,756154,292154,684154,310152,311151,6288241
KumagayaCity熊谷市11205,605206,446204,675203,180198,742195,83515982
KumamotoCity熊本市43708,097720,816727,978734,474740,822739,55639032
KurashikiCity倉敷市33453,618460,869469,377475,513477,118476,07335563
KureCity呉市34270,179259,224251,003239,973228,552220,55435280
KurumeCity久留米市40302,741304,884306,434302,402304,552304,12522996
KushiroCity釧路市01209,680201,566190,478181,169174,742168,698136292
KyōtoCity京都市261,470,9021,474,4711,474,8111,474,0151,475,1831,468,98082783
MachidaCity町田市13360,522377,494405,544427,016432,348433,9387180
MaebashiCity前橋市10338,845341,738340,904340,291336,154334,26131159
MatsudoCity松戸市12461,503464,841472,579484,457483,480490,6326138
MatsueCity松江市32206,718211,564210,796208,613206,230204,42857299
MatsumotoCity松本市20239,539243,465242,541243,037243,293241,13297847
MatsusakaCity松阪市24163,131164,504168,973168,017163,863160,90762366
MatsuyamaCity松山市38497,203508,266514,937517,231514,865510,96342937
MitakaCity三鷹市13165,721171,612177,016186,083186,936191,4081642
MitoCity水戸市08261,275261,562262,603268,750270,783270,28921732
MiyakonojōCity都城市45174,054171,812170,955169,602165,029161,96865336
MiyazakiCity宮崎市45384,391392,178395,593400,583401,138398,84164367
MoriokaCity盛岡市03300,723302,857300,746298,348297,631294,04788647
NaganoCity長野市20387,359387,911386,572381,511377,598372,30483481
NagaokaCity長岡市15293,250292,887288,457282,674275,133269,50889106
NagareyamaCity流山市12146,245150,527152,641163,984174,373189,3733532
NagasakiCity長崎市42487,063470,135455,206443,766429,508416,41940586
NagoyaCity名古屋市232,152,1842,171,5572,215,0622,263,8942,295,6382,320,36132645
NahaCity那覇市47301,890301,032312,393315,954319,435318,2703957
NaraCity奈良市29368,039374,944370,102366,591360,310355,35027694
NarashinoCity習志野市12152,887154,036158,785164,530167,909172,9982097
NeyagawaCity寝屋川市27258,443250,806241,816238,204237,518231,8212470
NiigataCity新潟市15796,456808,969813,847811,901810,157800,58272645
NiizaCity新座市11144,726149,511153,305158,777162,122163,8852278
NishinomiyaCity西宮市28390,389438,105465,337482,640487,850488,1269996
NishioCity西尾市23158,693159,788163,232165,298167,990169,59216122
Nishitōkyō (Hoya - Tanashi)City西東京市13175,073180,885189,735196,511200,012203,2581575
NodaCity野田市12152,245151,197151,240155,491153,583152,79210355
NumazuCity沼津市22216,470211,559208,005202,304195,633190,84218696
ObihiroCity帯広市01171,715173,030170,580168,057169,327167,89761934
OdawaraCity小田原市14200,103200,173198,741198,327194,086191,18111381
ŌgakiCity大垣市21161,679161,827162,070161,160159,879159,09020657
ŌitaCity大分市44446,581454,424462,317474,094478,146478,11350239
OkayamaCity岡山市33663,346674,375696,172709,584719,474721,32978996
OkazakiCity岡崎市23332,136345,997363,807372,357381,051386,63938720
Ōsaka [Osaka]City大阪市272,602,4212,598,7742,628,8112,665,3142,691,1852,725,00622521
ŌtaCity太田市10203,599210,022213,160216,465219,807221,51417554
ŌtsuCity大津市25295,574309,793323,719337,634340,973341,48846451
OyamaCity小山市09150,115155,198160,150164,454166,760167,82017176
SagaCity佐賀市41246,674243,076241,361237,506236,372234,34243184
SagamiharaCity相模原市14646,516681,150701,620717,515720,780723,01232866
Saitama (Urawa, Ōmiya, Yono, Iwatsuki)Cityさいたま市111,078,5451,133,3001,176,3141,222,4341,263,9791,295,60721743
SakaiCity堺市27840,384829,636830,966841,966839,310831,01714982
SakuraCity佐倉市12162,624170,934171,246172,183172,739171,53110369
SapporoCity札幌市011,757,0251,822,3681,880,8631,913,5451,952,3561,966,416112126
SaseboCity佐世保市42279,551274,399269,574261,101255,439249,62842606
SayamaCity狭山市11162,240161,460158,074155,727152,405150,3554899
SendaiCity仙台市04971,2971,008,1301,025,1261,045,9861,082,1591,088,66978630
ShimonosekiCity下関市35310,717301,097290,693280,947268,517259,85571589
ShizuokaCity静岡市22738,674729,980723,323716,197704,989695,416141190
SōkaCity草加市11217,930225,018236,316243,855247,034249,7062746
SuitaCity吹田市27342,760347,929353,885355,798374,468380,6343609
SuzukaCity鈴鹿市24179,800186,151193,114199,293196,403196,25719446
TachikawaCity立川市13157,884164,709172,566179,668176,295180,2142436
TakamatsuCity高松市37412,626416,680418,125419,429420,748419,69637541
TakaokaCity高岡市16186,827185,682181,229176,061172,125169,27720957
TakarazukaCity宝塚市28202,544213,037219,862225,700224,903225,12910180
TakasakiCity高崎市10353,879358,465364,919371,302370,884369,73345916
TakatsukiCity高槻市27362,270357,438351,826357,359351,829349,45410529
TochigiCity栃木市09174,305171,755168,763164,024159,211156,99633150
TokorozawaCity所沢市11320,406330,100336,100341,924340,386341,4697211
TokushimaCity徳島市36268,706268,218267,833264,548258,554256,69819125
Tōkyō [Tokyo] 東京都区部137,967,6148,134,6888,489,6538,945,6959,272,7409,555,91962670
TomakomaiCity苫小牧市01169,328172,086172,758173,320172,737170,66956157
TottoriCity鳥取市31197,959200,744201,740197,449193,717190,09076531
ToyamaCity富山市16417,595420,804421,239421,953418,686417,332124177
ToyohashiCity豊橋市23352,982364,856372,479376,665374,765373,59226186
ToyokawaCity豊川市23172,509176,698181,444181,928182,436183,55916114
ToyonakaCity豊中市27398,908391,726386,623389,341395,479398,2953639
ToyotaCity豊田市23383,800395,224412,141421,487422,542425,84891832
TsuCity津市24286,519286,521288,538285,746279,886276,66071111
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