Hiroshima, Japan Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Hiroshima, Japan metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Hiroshima in 2022 is 2,072,000, a 0.29% decline from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Hiroshima in 2021 was 2,078,000, a 0.24% decline from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Hiroshima in 2020 was 2,083,000, a 0.29% decline from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Hiroshima in 2019 was 2,089,000, a 0.29% decline from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Japan
City Name Population
Tokyo 37,274,000
Osaka 19,060,000
Nagoya 9,572,000
Kitakyushu-Fukuoka 5,503,000
Shizuoka-Hamamatsu 2,935,000
Sapporo 2,669,000
Sendai 2,340,000
Hiroshima 2,072,000
Niigata 800,000
Kumamoto 740,000
Okayama 723,000
Kagoshima 586,000
Utsunomiya 521,000
Matsuyama 507,000
Oita 478,000
Kurashiki 474,000
Fukuyama 464,000
Kanazawa 464,000
Takamatsu 418,000
Toyama 410,000
Nagasaki 407,000
Miyazaki 397,000
Nagano 369,000
Toyohashi 369,000
Takasaki 367,000
Iwaki 356,000
Koriyama 328,000
Maebashi 327,000
Asahikawa 326,000
Kochi 326,000
Naha 320,000
Kurume 304,000
Akita 303,000
Hiroshima - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 2,072,000 -0.29%
2021 2,078,000 -0.24%
2020 2,083,000 -0.29%
2019 2,089,000 -0.29%
2018 2,095,000 -0.05%
2017 2,096,000 0.00%
2016 2,096,000 -0.05%
2015 2,097,000 0.00%
2014 2,097,000 -0.05%
2013 2,098,000 -0.05%
2012 2,099,000 0.00%
2011 2,099,000 0.05%
2010 2,098,000 0.33%
2009 2,091,000 0.34%
2008 2,084,000 0.34%
2007 2,077,000 0.34%
2006 2,070,000 0.34%
2005 2,063,000 0.19%
2004 2,059,000 0.19%
2003 2,055,000 0.20%
2002 2,051,000 0.20%
2001 2,047,000 0.15%
2000 2,044,000 0.00%
1999 2,044,000 0.05%
1998 2,043,000 0.00%
1997 2,043,000 0.00%
1996 2,043,000 0.15%
1995 2,040,000 0.54%
1994 2,029,000 0.55%
1993 2,018,000 0.50%
1992 2,008,000 0.55%
1991 1,997,000 0.55%
1990 1,986,000 0.71%
1989 1,972,000 0.66%
1988 1,959,000 0.72%
1987 1,945,000 0.67%
1986 1,932,000 0.78%
1985 1,917,000 1.00%
1984 1,898,000 1.06%
1983 1,878,000 1.02%
1982 1,859,000 0.98%
1981 1,841,000 0.88%
1980 1,825,000 0.33%
1979 1,819,000 0.33%
1978 1,813,000 0.33%
1977 1,807,000 0.33%
1976 1,801,000 1.52%
1975 1,774,000 5.16%
1974 1,687,000 5.17%
1973 1,604,000 5.18%
1972 1,525,000 5.17%
1971 1,450,000 5.15%
1970 1,379,000 5.19%
1969 1,311,000 5.13%
1968 1,247,000 5.23%
1967 1,185,000 5.15%
1966 1,127,000 5.13%
1965 1,072,000 5.20%
1964 1,019,000 5.16%
1963 969,000 5.21%
1962 921,000 5.14%
1961 876,000 5.16%
1960 833,000 5.18%
1959 792,000 5.18%
1958 753,000 5.17%
1957 716,000 5.14%
1956 681,000 5.26%
1955 647,000 5.20%
1954 615,000 5.13%
1953 585,000 5.22%
1952 556,000 5.10%
1951 529,000 5.17%
1950 503,000 0.00%