Tokyo, Japan Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Tokyo, Japan metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Tokyo in 2019 is 37,435,000, a 0.09% decline from 2018.
  • The population of Tokyo in 2018 was 37,468,000, a 0.19% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Tokyo in 2017 was 37,397,000, a 0.19% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Tokyo in 2016 was 37,327,000, a 0.19% 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
Tokyo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 37,435,000 -0.09%
2018 37,468,000 0.19%
2017 37,397,000 0.19%
2016 37,327,000 0.19%
2015 37,256,000 0.19%
2014 37,186,000 0.19%
2013 37,116,000 0.19%
2012 37,046,000 0.19%
2011 36,975,000 0.31%
2010 36,860,000 0.69%
2009 36,609,000 0.69%
2008 36,359,000 0.69%
2007 36,111,000 0.69%
2006 35,865,000 0.68%
2005 35,622,000 0.68%
2004 35,381,000 0.68%
2003 35,142,000 0.68%
2002 34,904,000 0.68%
2001 34,669,000 0.64%
2000 34,450,000 0.50%
1999 34,277,000 0.50%
1998 34,105,000 0.50%
1997 33,934,000 0.50%
1996 33,764,000 0.53%
1995 33,587,000 0.60%
1994 33,387,000 0.60%
1993 33,188,000 0.60%
1992 32,990,000 0.60%
1991 32,794,000 0.81%
1990 32,530,000 1.44%
1989 32,068,000 1.44%
1988 31,613,000 1.44%
1987 31,164,000 1.44%
1986 30,721,000 1.38%
1985 30,304,000 1.19%
1984 29,947,000 1.20%
1983 29,593,000 1.19%
1982 29,244,000 1.19%
1981 28,900,000 1.23%
1980 28,549,000 1.35%
1979 28,169,000 1.35%
1978 27,795,000 1.34%
1977 27,427,000 1.35%
1976 27,063,000 1.68%
1975 26,615,000 2.70%
1974 25,916,000 2.69%
1973 25,236,000 2.69%
1972 24,574,000 2.70%
1971 23,928,000 2.70%
1970 23,298,000 2.75%
1969 22,675,000 2.74%
1968 22,070,000 2.75%
1967 21,479,000 2.75%
1966 20,905,000 3.06%
1965 20,284,000 3.98%
1964 19,507,000 4.00%
1963 18,757,000 4.00%
1962 18,036,000 3.99%
1961 17,344,000 3.99%
1960 16,679,000 4.00%
1959 16,038,000 3.99%
1958 15,422,000 3.99%
1957 14,830,000 3.99%
1956 14,261,000 4.00%
1955 13,713,000 4.00%
1954 13,186,000 3.99%
1953 12,680,000 3.99%
1952 12,194,000 4.00%
1951 11,725,000 3.99%
1950 11,275,000 0.00%