List of cities in Japan by Population

Source UN (World Urbanization Prospects 2018)
Date29 Dec 2023

Japan cities population

Code City Population Share (%) Rank Change
20222023JapanWorldPopulation(%)
TokyTokyo37,274,00237,194,10530.211-79,897-0.21
KinkKinki M.M.A. (Osaka)19,059,85719,013,43415.4210-46,423-0.24
ChukChukyo M.M.A. (Nagoya)9,571,5969,569,3287.76339-2,268-0.02
KitaKitakyushu-Fukuoka M.M.A.5,502,5915,490,2714.45481-12,320-0.22
ShizShizuoka-Hamamatsu M.M.A.2,935,4362,937,3592.3851851,9230.07
SappSapporo2,668,9822,666,1122.166205-2,870-0.11
SendSendai2,339,9912,342,3021.9072392,3110.10
HiroHiroshima2,072,3452,067,5911.688275-4,754-0.23
NiigNiigata799,832797,8650.6479777-1,967-0.25
KumaKumamoto740,067738,4150.59910850-1,652-0.22
OkayOkayama723,296722,0770.58611873-1,219-0.17
KagoKagoshima585,913583,5520.473121086-2,361-0.40
UtsuUtsunomiya521,012520,1050.422131222-907-0.17
MatsMatsuyama506,632505,1390.410141259-1,493-0.29
OitaOita477,603476,5320.386151321-1,071-0.22
KuraKurashiki473,632472,5260.383161335-1,106-0.23
KanaKanazawa464,432463,3270.376171361-1,105-0.24
FukuFukuyama463,699462,6080.375181363-1,091-0.24
TakaTakamatsu417,560416,5730.338191510-987-0.24
ToyaToyama410,225408,7560.332201529-1,469-0.36
NagaNagasaki406,905403,4310.327211549-3,474-0.85
MiyaMiyazaki397,387396,4890.322221567-898-0.23
ToyoToyohashi368,535367,4140.298231672-1,121-0.30
NagaNagano368,699367,1920.298241673-1,507-0.41
TakaTakasaki366,662365,8350.297251682-827-0.23
IwakIwaki356,037355,7800.289261721-257-0.07
KoriKoriyama327,810326,5100.265271827-1,300-0.40
MaebMaebashi327,379325,9150.264281828-1,464-0.45
AsahAsahikawa326,485324,4020.263291832-2,083-0.64
KochKochi325,736323,8910.263301833-1,845-0.57
NahaNaha320,014319,3790.259311841-635-0.20
KuruKurume303,689302,9630.246321856-726-0.24
AkitAkita302,569300,4850.244331858-2,084-0.69