Okayama, Japan Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Okayama, Japan metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Okayama in 2019 is 725,000, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Okayama in 2018 was 725,000, a 0.28% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Okayama in 2017 was 723,000, a 0.28% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Okayama in 2016 was 721,000, a 0.28% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Japan
City Name Population
Tokyo 37,435,000
Osaka 19,223,000
Nagoya 9,532,000
Kitakyushu-Fukuoka 5,540,000
Shizuoka-Hamamatsu 2,912,000
Sapporo 2,668,000
Sendai 2,318,000
Hiroshima 2,089,000
Niigata 807,000
Kumamoto 744,000
Okayama 725,000
Kagoshima 594,000
Utsunomiya 522,000
Matsuyama 512,000
Oita 480,000
Kurashiki 477,000
Kanazawa 467,000
Fukuyama 466,000
Takamatsu 421,000
Nagasaki 418,000
Toyama 415,000
Miyazaki 400,000
Nagano 374,000
Toyohashi 372,000
Takasaki 370,000
Iwaki 355,000
Asahikawa 333,000
Kochi 332,000
Koriyama 332,000
Maebashi 332,000
Naha 321,000
Akita 309,000
Kurume 305,000
Okayama - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 725,000 0.00%
2018 725,000 0.28%
2017 723,000 0.28%
2016 721,000 0.28%
2015 719,000 0.28%
2014 717,000 0.28%
2013 715,000 0.28%
2012 713,000 0.28%
2011 711,000 0.28%
2010 709,000 0.42%
2009 706,000 0.28%
2008 704,000 0.43%
2007 701,000 0.43%
2006 698,000 0.43%
2005 695,000 0.58%
2004 691,000 0.73%
2003 686,000 0.59%
2002 682,000 0.59%
2001 678,000 0.59%
2000 674,000 0.30%
1999 672,000 0.45%
1998 669,000 0.30%
1997 667,000 0.30%
1996 665,000 1.99%
1995 652,000 7.06%
1994 609,000 7.22%
1993 568,000 7.17%
1992 530,000 7.07%
1991 495,000 7.14%
1990 462,000 7.19%
1989 431,000 7.21%
1988 402,000 6.91%
1987 376,000 7.12%
1986 351,000 5.72%
1985 332,000 1.53%
1984 327,000 1.55%
1983 322,000 1.58%
1982 317,000 1.60%
1981 312,000 2.30%
1980 305,000 4.45%
1979 292,000 4.29%
1978 280,000 4.48%
1977 268,000 4.69%
1976 256,000 4.07%
1975 246,000 2.50%
1974 240,000 2.56%
1973 234,000 2.18%
1972 229,000 2.69%
1971 223,000 2.76%
1970 217,000 3.33%
1969 210,000 3.45%
1968 203,000 3.57%
1967 196,000 3.70%
1966 189,000 3.28%
1965 183,000 3.39%
1964 177,000 3.51%
1963 171,000 3.64%
1962 165,000 3.77%
1961 159,000 3.25%
1960 154,000 1.99%
1959 151,000 2.72%
1958 147,000 2.08%
1957 144,000 2.13%
1956 141,000 2.17%
1955 138,000 2.22%
1954 135,000 2.27%
1953 132,000 2.33%
1952 129,000 2.38%
1951 126,000 1.61%
1950 124,000 0.00%