Japan Population 2022


Japan map
  • The current population of Japan is estimated at 125,548,322 people as of June, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Japan represent 1.59% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Japan is 332 inhabitants per km2.
  • Japan is located in Asia.
  • Japan ranks number 11 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Japan is 36.3028° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 138.3155° E.
  • The median age in Japan is 48.4 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Japan is 930.00 JPY per hour, around USD $6.80 per hour, in 2022.
  • The countries that Japan shares its land boundary with are not existent. (Japan shares maritime borders with PR China, North Korea, South Korea, the Philippines, Russia, Northern Mariana Islands (United States), and the Republic of China (Taiwan)).

Japan

Official name Japan
Location Asia
Capital Tokyo
Population 125,553,305 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 332/km2
Population growth rate -0.25% (in 2022)
Area 377,975 km2 (145,936.90 sq mi)
Official language Japanese
Currency Japanese yen (¥) (JPY)
Life expectancy 84.90 years
Internet TLD .jp
Call code +81

Cities in Japan ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Japan. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Japan

# City Population 2022
1 Tokyo 8,411,628
2 Yokohama 3,606,613
3 Osaka 2,799,025
4 Nagoya 2,213,192
5 Sapporo 1,909,389
6 Kobe 1,553,392
7 Kyoto 1,482,848
8 Fukuoka 1,407,465
9 Kawasaki 1,317,501
10 Saitama 1,213,518
11 Hiroshima 1,161,456
12 Sendai 1,072,458
13 Kitakyushu 1,012,100
14 Chiba 927,547
15 Niigata 808,279
16 Hamamatsu 800,732
17 Sakai 788,754
18 Shizuoka 713,347
19 Kumamoto 685,866
20 Okayama 645,665
21 Hachioji 569,540
22 Honcho 567,079
23 Kagoshima 564,460
24 Himeji 488,523
25 Matsudo 474,886
26 Nishinomiya-hama 473,520
27 Kawaguchi 472,314
28 Kanazawa 463,710
29 Utsunomiya 456,838
30 Oita 454,967
31 Matsuyama 449,174
32 Amagasaki 449,115
33 Kurashiki 443,007
34 Yokosuka 434,397
35 Nagasaki 414,470
36 Hirakata 411,044
37 Machida 405,369
38 Gifu-shi 404,157
39 Fujisawa 398,728
40 Toyonaka 388,342
41 Fukuyama 387,016
42 Minato 380,556
43 Toyohashi 380,473
44 Nara-shi 371,798
45 Toyota 368,507
46 Nagano 365,435
47 Iwaki 362,776
48 Asahikawa 361,177
49 Takatsuki 357,516
50 Okazaki 356,554
51 Wakayama 354,826
52 Suita 354,689
53 Kashiwa 345,596
54 Tokorozawa 344,357
55 Koriyama 343,863
56 Kawagoe 343,338
57 Takamatsu 338,869
58 Kochi 338,288
59 Toyama 328,201
60 Akita 325,126
61 Koshigaya 321,786
62 Miyazaki 315,031
63 Naha 304,224
64 Aomori 303,049
65 Otsu 302,338
66 Kasugai 302,082
67 Akashi 299,806
68 Morioka 299,659
69 Yokkaichi 299,421
70 Fukushima 297,238
71 Ichihara 287,245
72 Maebashi 285,001
73 Ichinomiya 284,984
74 Hakodate 278,239
75 Ibaraki 278,157
76 Yao 276,983
77 Kakogawacho-honmachi 276,007
78 Tokushima 269,617
79 Shimonoseki 267,995
80 Hiratsuka 261,254
81 Yamagata 256,854
82 Fukui-shi 252,686
83 Mito 249,891
84 Fuji 243,974
85 Takasaki 243,073
86 Hachinohe 242,823
87 Sasebo 241,386
88 Neyagawa 241,268
89 Kurume 240,460
90 Soka 234,477
91 Chigasaki 233,580
92 Atsugi 227,723
93 Minamirinkan 225,919
94 Ageoshimo 222,100
95 Takarazuka 222,053
96 Chofu 216,406
97 Matsumoto 213,406
98 Kasukabe 210,184
99 Kishiwada 207,884
100 Numazu 206,198

Other Countries from Asia Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
China 1,450,158,659 145/km2
India 1,383,820,649 417/km2
Indonesia 276,736,832 142/km2
Bangladesh 167,903,853 1,108/km2
Japan 125,553,305 332/km2
Iran 85,971,815 49/km2
South Korea 51,381,320 507/km2
Iraq 42,001,087 83/km2
Afghanistan 40,697,213 48.57/km2
Malaysia 33,170,971 98/km2
North Korea 25,807,433 213/km2
Kazakhstan 19,195,356 64/km2
Cambodia 17,379,688 87.3/km2
Jordan 10,911,635 114/km2
Israel 9,310,348 432/km2
Laos 7,409,511 27/km2
Lebanon 6,797,875 560/km2
Kyrgyzstan 6,730,103 27.5/km2
Kuwait 4,490,130 201/km2
Georgia 3,774,173 57.6/km2