1970c, 1980c, 1995c, 2000c, 2005c, 2010c, 2014e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
• 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."
 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
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