Japan's Urban population(Comparison Chart)

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Japan's Urban population(2021)

Japan's latest "Urban population" is 115,109,000.(2021's Research)

Japan's latest Urban population(2021)
CountryUrban population

※Source:worldbank.org Details
The newest updated about survey by worldbank.org for 2021.
(Confirmed on April 28, 2022, 12:00 am.)
Statistical data for 2021 will be reflected immediately upon release.

Transition Chart Of Japan's Urban population(1960 - current year)

So how has the current "115,109,000" Urban population in Japan changed compared to the past?

The following transition graph(line chart) shows "Urban population" in Japan from 1960 to 2021.

Animation Chart showing the yearly change

*Here is a chart that shows the transition from 1960 to 2021 as a moving year-by-year graph. It is also comparable to the total population.

*If you choose to view Other Statistics, you will be able to compare "Urban population" with over 270 statistics for Japan.

Changes in the global ranking of Japan's "Urban population" (full history)

The following Bar Chart Race shows the changes in the global ranking of Japan's "Urban population".

The entire history of Japan's world ranking from 1960 to 2021 is visualized in Bar Chart Race.

*How to see the graph
Japan is marked with a red frame, and an UP arrow is displayed on the right side when the ranking goes up, and a DOWN arrow is displayed when it goes down.

You can see where Japan's "Urban population" has been ranked in the world.


Overall view of the chart (still image)

This is the overall chart of the Japan' Urban population graph above.

Transition Chart Of Japan's Urban population(1960 - 2021)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

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※【data detail】
Line 1:Years, Line 2:Urban population

Also below is a list of "Japan's Urban population" from 1960 to 2021. 👆Scrollable horizontally.

A list of data on Japan's Urban population(1960 to 2021) 👆Scrollable horizontally
Urban population58,526,962.0060,965,749.0062,428,798.0063,957,880.0065,516,029.0067,107,937.0068,559,722.0070,019,991.0071,062,053.0073,357,355.0075,000,056.0076,805,782.0078,731,730.0080,216,234.0082,593,959.0084,756,490.0085,642,808.0086,538,157.0087,391,419.0088,197,927.0088,958,689.0089,733,659.0090,474,900.0091,224,787.0091,937,389.0092,632,808.0093,348,378.0093,963,675.0094,519,909.0095,061,557.0095,542,280.0096,005,316.0096,414,127.0096,821,759.0097,320,876.0097,862,490.0098,272,808.0098,667,335.0099,095,072.0099,434,460.0099,760,751.00101,706,485.00104,055,019.00106,256,267.00108,136,910.00109,856,670.00111,383,848.00112,827,761.00114,107,975.00115,228,215.00116,302,928.00116,416,235.00116,331,281.00116,262,976.00116,208,079.00116,182,717.00116,145,370.00116,053,379.00115,920,900.00115,782,416.00115,494,817.00115,109,000.00

If you look at the graph above of "Japan's Urban population", you will see that the data for 2011 is the highest, and the data for 2021, the latest year for which statistics are available, is lower than that.

Furthermore, "Japan's Urban population" may be lower in the future as it is lower than the previous year's figure of 115494817 in 2020.

Also, if you are looking for population growth trends rather than Urban population, please refer to this page for a special feature for your consideration.
➡ Population Trends in Japan (Past to Future Projections)

Comparison Bar Graph(Hight or Low? Japan vs USA )

How high or low is "Japan's Urban population"?

Comparing Urban population in Japan, Mexico and Ethiopia

First, let's compare "Urban population" in Mexico and Ethiopia, which have the world's closest populations to Japan.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Urban population(Japan vs Mexico vs Ethiopia )

※Source:worldbank.org Details

A chart comparing Urban population in Mexico and Ethiopia, which have similar populations to Japan.
CountryPopulationUrban population

Looking at the table above comparing Urban population, we see that

In particular, the comparison reveals that although Japanand Ethiopia are close to the first and second in population numbers in the world, there is an overwhelming difference in "Urban population".

Japan VS USA vs China

Next, we will compare "Urban population" in Japan with that in USA and China.

Bar graph showing "Urban population" in Japan compared to USA and China

※Source:worldbank.org Details

A chart comparing "Urban population" in USA and China and Japan.
CountryPopulationUrban population
United States of America331,353,000274,602,000

From the above graph, we can see that among the United States, China, and Japan, Japan has the third highest number of "Urban population".

In particular, when compared to China, China has 7.6 times more "Urban population".

Compare Japan more with other countries

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Where does Japan rank in the world in terms of the "Urban population"?

Here is an easy-to-understand explanation, using tables and graphs, of where Japan ranks in the world's "Urban population".

Japan ranks 6th in the world in "Urban population"

First, let's take a look at "Japan's Urban population" and see how high it is in the world, using the world "Urban population" ranking chart.

The world Urban population ranking chart:Japan ranks 6th
RankCountryUrban population
3United States of America274,602,000
8Russian Federation107,921,000

※Source:worldbank.org Details

Ranking of the world's highest "Urban population"

In this ranking table of the world's highest "Urban population", Japan ranks 6th out of 210 countries for which statistics are available, indicating that Japan is one of the top ten countries in the world with a very high level of "Urban population".

Below is a graph that shows the yearly changes in the World ranking of "Urban population" and which cities or prefectures are in the top 10.

Top 10 Countries by "Urban population"

For more detailed ranking of the world's highest "Urban population", please refer to the entire list here.
➡ Ranking of the world's highest "Urban population"

World Average vs Japan vs Global Median

The following bar chart compares the average and median of the global ranking of "Urban population" with Japan.

Comparison Bar Chart Of Urban population(World Average vs Japan vs Global Median)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

Chart comparing Urban population in Japan with the world median (4,087,000) and average (21,000,663)
CountryUrban population

※Source:worldbank.org Details

From the table here, we can see that "Japan's Urban population" is 5.48 times higher than the average.

Moreover, when compared to the median of 4,087,000, we can see that Japan's Urban population "115109000" is higher (28.16 times) than the median.

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Title"Japan's Urban population"
Period1960 to 2021
LicenseCC BY 4.0
Sourceworldbank.org - World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects: 2018 Revision.

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Frequently Asked Questions about "Japan's Urban population"

What is the latest data on "Urban population" in Japan?The latest "Urban population" in Japan that we can find in 2022 is 115,109,000. This data is from the 2021 worldbank.org survey and is in unit of People. More details.
By what percentage did "Urban population" in Japan decrease from the previous year?It has decreased by 0.33% from the previous year (2020). And "Urban population" in the previous year is 115,494,817.00 Show the trend graph from 1960 to 2021.
When was the last year that Japan's "Urban population" was at its highest?The year 2011 was the highest year. (116,416,235.00)
When was the last year that Japan's "Urban population" was at its lowest?The year 1960 was the lowest year. (58,526,962.00)
How many times higher is "Japan's Urban population" than in the US?"Japan's Urban population" is 0.42 times that of the United States.Show graph
What is Japan's ranking in the world for "Urban population"?Japan is ranked 6th in the world.View the world ranking table of "Urban population".
Which countries have a similar "Urban population" to Japan?Indonesia (158,328,000) and Nigeria (111,505,000) have very similar data.
How many times is "Urban population" in Japan compared to the world average?It is 5.48 times higher than the world average.Find out more.
Is Japan's Urban population higher than the world median? It is 28.16 times higher than the world median.