Population in Tokyo area increases further

Jan 30, 2016

Population in Tokyo area increases further

The population in Tokyo and surrounding areas increased further in 2015, government data show. The number of people who moved into the capital and three neighboring prefectures — Saitama, Chiba and Kanagawa — last year exceeded that of people who left by 119,357, according ...

Dec 28, 2015

2015 census finds record population drop in tsunami-hit area

Twelve coastal municipalities in Iwate Prefecture hit by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami saw a record aggregate five-year drop in population, according to preliminary results of the 2015 national census. The population of the 12 cities totaled 251,325 as of Oct. 1, down ...