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Japan - Urban population as a share of total population

91.5 (%) in 2017

In 2017, urban population for Japan was 91.5 %. Urban population of Japan increased from 70.3 % in 1968 to 91.5 % in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 0.54 %.

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What is urban population?

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.

What is Japan urban population?

Date Value Change, %
2017 91.5 0.09 %
2016 91.5 0.08 %
2015 91.4 0.08 %
2014 91.3 0.09 %
2013 91.2 0.09 %
2012 91.1 0.09 %
2011 91.1 0.28 %
2010 90.8 0.91 %
2009 90.0 0.99 %
2008 89.1 1.09 %
2007 88.1 1.18 %
2006 87.1