Kanazawa, Japan Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Kanazawa, Japan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Kanazawa in 2020 is 466,000, a 0.21% decline from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Kanazawa in 2019 was 467,000, a 0.21% decline from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Kanazawa in 2018 was 468,000, a 0.21% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Kanazawa in 2017 was 467,000, a 0.21% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Japan
City Name Population
Tokyo 37,393,000
Osaka 19,165,000
Nagoya 9,552,000
Kitakyushu-Fukuoka 5,529,000
Shizuoka-Hamamatsu 2,922,000
Sapporo 2,670,000
Sendai 2,327,000
Hiroshima 2,083,000
Niigata 804,000
Kumamoto 743,000
Okayama 725,000
Kagoshima 591,000
Utsunomiya 522,000
Matsuyama 510,000
Oita 479,000
Kurashiki 476,000
Kanazawa 466,000
Fukuyama 465,000
Takamatsu 420,000
Nagasaki 414,000
Toyama 413,000
Miyazaki 399,000
Nagano 372,000
Toyohashi 371,000
Takasaki 369,000
Iwaki 356,000
Asahikawa 331,000
Koriyama 331,000
Maebashi 331,000
Kochi 330,000
Naha 321,000
Akita 307,000
Kurume 305,000
Kanazawa - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 466,000 -0.21%
2019 467,000 -0.21%
2018 468,000 0.21%
2017 467,000 0.21%
2016 466,000 0.00%
2015 466,000 0.22%
2014 465,000 0.22%
2013 464,000 0.00%
2012 464,000 0.22%
2011 463,000 0.22%
2010 462,000 0.43%
2009 460,000 0.22%
2008 459,000 0.44%
2007 457,000 0.22%
2006 456,000 0.22%
2005 455,000 0.00%
2004 455,000 0.00%
2003 455,000 -0.22%
2002 456,000 0.00%
2001 456,000 0.00%
2000 456,000 0.00%
1999 456,000 0.22%
1998 455,000 0.00%
1997 455,000 0.22%
1996 454,000 0.89%
1995 450,000 2.97%
1994 437,000 3.07%
1993 424,000 3.16%
1992 411,000 3.01%
1991 399,000 3.10%
1990 387,000 3.20%
1989 375,000 3.02%
1988 364,000 3.12%
1987 353,000 3.22%
1986 342,000 2.40%
1985 334,000 1.21%
1984 330,000 0.92%
1983 327,000 0.93%
1982 324,000 1.25%
1981 320,000 1.27%
1980 316,000 3.27%
1979 306,000 3.03%
1978 297,000 3.13%
1977 288,000 3.23%
1976 279,000 2.57%
1975 272,000 1.87%
1974 267,000 1.52%
1973 263,000 1.54%
1972 259,000 1.97%
1971 254,000 1.60%
1970 250,000 0.81%
1969 248,000 1.22%
1968 245,000 1.24%
1967 242,000 0.83%
1966 240,000 1.27%
1965 237,000 1.28%
1964 234,000 0.86%
1963 232,000 1.31%
1962 229,000 0.88%
1961 227,000 1.34%
1960 224,000 2.28%
1959 219,000 2.34%
1958 214,000 2.39%
1957 209,000 2.45%
1956 204,000 2.51%
1955 199,000 2.05%
1954 195,000 2.09%
1953 191,000 2.14%
1952 187,000 1.63%
1951 184,000 2.22%
1950 180,000 0.00%