Urban population reached 116 mil in 2017 in Japan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.079 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Japan reached an all time high of 116 mil in 2011 and an all time low of 58.5 mil in 1960. When compared to Japan's main peers, urban population in China amounted to 804 mil, 107 mil in Russia, 41.9 mil in South Korea and 267 mil in USA in 2017.
Japan has been ranked 8th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.