Shimane · Population

Question: What is the population of Shimane? Answer: Shimane (島根県), Japan (capital: Matsue) - last known population is ≈ 697 000 (year 2014). This was 0.55% of total Japan population. In this year, Shimane population density was 103.9 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (-0.72%/year), Shimane population in 2023 would be: 653 248*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1985-1990] -0.34 %/year
[1990-1995] -0.25 %/year
[1995-2000] -0.26 %/year
[2000-2005] -0.51 %/year
[2005-2010] -0.68 %/year
[2010-2014] -0.72 %/year


GPS coordinates: 35.4722952, 133.0504997

Shimane 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 using data provided to us by 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 Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).