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Japan - Urban population as a share of total population

93.9
(%)
in 2016

Urban population of Japan increased from 69.5 % in 1967 to 93.9 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.62 %.

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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.

Date Value Change, %
2016 93.9 0.46 %
2015 93.5 0.51 %
2014 93.0 0.57 %
2013 92.5 0.64 %
2012 91.9 0.72 %
2011 91.2 0.80 %
2010 90.5 0.87 %
2009 89.7 0.94 %
2008 88.9 1.02 %
2007 88.0 1.10 %
2006 87.1 1.25 %
2005 86.0