Kumamoto, Japan Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Kumamoto, Japan metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Kumamoto in 2022 is 740,000, a 0.13% decline from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Kumamoto in 2021 was 741,000, a 0.27% decline from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Kumamoto in 2020 was 743,000, a 0.13% decline from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Kumamoto in 2019 was 744,000, a 0% increase 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
Kumamoto - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 740,000 -0.13%
2021 741,000 -0.27%
2020 743,000 -0.13%
2019 744,000 0.00%
2018 744,000 0.13%
2017 743,000 0.13%
2016 742,000 0.13%
2015 741,000 0.27%
2014 739,000 0.14%
2013 738,000 0.14%
2012 737,000 0.27%
2011 735,000 0.14%
2010 734,000 0.14%
2009 733,000 0.14%
2008 732,000 0.27%
2007 730,000 0.14%
2006 729,000 0.14%
2005 728,000 0.28%
2004 726,000 0.14%
2003 725,000 0.28%
2002 723,000 0.14%
2001 722,000 0.28%
2000 720,000 0.28%
1999 718,000 0.42%
1998 715,000 0.28%
1997 713,000 0.42%
1996 710,000 1.28%
1995 701,000 4.16%
1994 673,000 4.18%
1993 646,000 4.03%
1992 621,000 4.19%
1991 596,000 4.20%
1990 572,000 4.19%
1989 549,000 4.17%
1988 527,000 4.15%
1987 506,000 4.12%
1986 486,000 3.62%
1985 469,000 1.96%
1984 460,000 2.22%
1983 450,000 2.04%
1982 441,000 2.08%
1981 432,000 2.13%
1980 423,000 2.17%
1979 414,000 2.48%
1978 404,000 2.28%
1977 395,000 2.33%
1976 386,000 2.12%
1975 378,000 1.89%
1974 371,000 1.92%
1973 364,000 1.68%
1972 358,000 1.70%
1971 352,000 2.03%
1970 345,000 2.37%
1969 337,000 2.43%
1968 329,000 2.17%
1967 322,000 2.22%
1966 315,000 2.61%
1965 307,000 2.33%
1964 300,000 2.04%
1963 294,000 2.44%
1962 287,000 2.50%
1961 280,000 2.19%
1960 274,000 2.62%
1959 267,000 2.30%
1958 261,000 2.76%
1957 254,000 2.42%
1956 248,000 2.48%
1955 242,000 4.31%
1954 232,000 4.50%
1953 222,000 4.23%
1952 213,000 4.41%
1951 204,000 4.62%
1950 195,000 0.00%