Sendai Population 2021

2,334,959
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Sendai's 2021 population is now estimated at 2,334,959. In 1950, the population of Sendai was 537,571. Sendai has grown by 7,542 since 2015, which represents a 0.32% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Sendai, which typically includes Sendai's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Sendai Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20352,258,937-0.39%-8,842
20342,267,779-0.38%-8,656
20332,276,435-0.37%-8,461
20322,284,896-0.36%-8,263
20312,293,159-0.35%-8,054
20302,301,213-0.34%-7,829
20292,309,042-0.33%-7,578
20282,316,620-0.31%-7,302
20272,323,922-0.30%-6,995
20262,330,917-0.29%-6,669
20252,337,586-0.16%-3,847
20242,341,433-0.04%-869
20232,342,3020.10%2,311
20222,339,9910.22%5,032
20212,334,9590.32%7,542
20202,327,4170.42%9,695
20192,317,7220.49%11,271
20182,306,4510.79%18,131
20172,288,3200.79%17,988
20162,270,3320.79%17,847
20152,252,4850.79%17,682
20142,234,8030.79%17,544
20132,217,2590.79%17,381
20122,199,8780.79%17,293
20112,182,5850.32%6,937
20102,175,648-1.07%-23,531
20092,199,179-1.07%-23,751
20082,222,930-1.07%-24,076
20072,247,006-1.07%-24,302
20062,271,308-0.57%-13,027
20052,284,3350.93%20,960
20042,263,3750.93%20,825
20032,242,5500.93%20,604
20022,221,9460.93%20,416
20012,201,5300.80%17,470
20002,184,0600.43%9,284
19992,174,7760.43%9,232
19982,165,5440.43%9,192
19972,156,3520.43%9,141
19962,147,2110.59%12,536
19952,134,6751.06%22,474
19942,112,2011.06%22,237
19932,089,9641.06%21,973
19922,067,9911.07%21,802
19912,046,1891.24%25,011
19902,021,1781.75%34,839
19891,986,3391.75%34,192
19881,952,1471.76%33,695
19871,918,4521.75%33,068
19861,885,3841.65%30,673
19851,854,7111.36%24,801
19841,829,9101.36%24,537
19831,805,3731.36%24,175
19821,781,1981.36%23,851
19811,757,3471.49%25,859
19801,731,4881.91%32,462
19791,699,0261.91%31,809
19781,667,2171.91%31,214
19771,636,0031.91%30,588
19761,605,4152.53%39,545
19751,565,8704.37%65,554
19741,500,3164.37%62,809
19731,437,5074.36%60,098
19721,377,4094.38%57,742
19711,319,6674.37%55,246
19701,264,4214.37%52,934
19691,211,4874.36%50,649
19681,160,8384.38%48,663
19671,112,1754.37%46,560
19661,065,6154.37%44,611
19651,021,0044.36%42,685
1964978,3194.38%41,012
1963937,3074.37%39,239
1962898,0684.37%37,597
1961860,4714.36%35,974
1960824,4974.38%34,563
1959789,9344.37%33,070
1958756,8644.37%31,685
1957725,1794.36%30,318
1956694,8614.38%29,129
1955665,7324.37%27,870
1954637,8624.37%26,703
1953611,1594.36%25,551
1952585,6084.38%24,549
1951561,0594.37%23,488
1950537,5710.00%

Sendai Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Tokyo37,339,804-0.14%
Osaka19,110,616-0.29%
Nagoya9,565,6420.14%
Fukuoka5,516,158-0.23%
Shizuoka2,930,3410.27%
Sapporo2,670,1210.02%
Sendai2,334,9590.32%
Hiroshima2,077,569-0.27%
Niigata801,982-0.29%
Kumamoto741,455-0.16%
Okayama724,157-0.07%
Kagoshima588,413-0.44%
Utsunomiya521,669-0.08%
Matsuyama508,241-0.34%
Oita478,505-0.16%
Kurashiki474,846-0.24%
Kanazawa465,390-0.18%
Fukuyama464,638-0.17%
Takamatsu418,643-0.24%
Toyama411,790-0.40%

Other Cities in Japan

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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