Hiroshima · Population

Question: What is the population of Hiroshima? Answer: Hiroshima (広島県), Japan (capital: Hiroshima) - last known population is ≈ 2 833 700 (year 2014). This was 2.235% of total Japan population. In this year, Hiroshima population density was 334.2 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (-0.24%/year), Hiroshima population in 2023 would be: 2 773 683*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1985-1990] +0.22 %/year
[1990-1995] +0.22 %/year
[1995-2000] -0.02 %/year
[2000-2005] -0.02 %/year
[2005-2010] -0.11 %/year
[2010-2014] -0.24 %/year


GPS coordinates: 34.3965603, 132.4596225

Hiroshima on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1985c, 1990c, 1995c, 2000c, 2005c, 2010c, 2014e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Statistics Bureau Japan
Final Report of The 2000 Population Census Statistical tables presented in the report - historical
Largest Cities in Japan: Population from 1889
Government Statistics Portal - statistics list For all Census data, 1920-2010. Japanese language.
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).