Kumamoto, 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 Kumamoto, Japan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Kumamoto in 2020 is 743,000, a 0.13% decline from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Kumamoto in 2019 was 744,000, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Kumamoto in 2018 was 744,000, a 0.13% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Kumamoto in 2017 was 743,000, a 0.13% 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
Kumamoto - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%