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Fukuoka City’s Population Exceeds 1.6 Million

According to the city’s calculation based on the national census results, Fukuoka’s population grew to 1,601,755 as of May 1, 2020. The population of the city, which was initially 50,847 in 1889, has grown steadily in recent years of the nationwide population decrease. The city expects the increasing trend will last for the next fifteen years. Source: NHK

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Published: May 21, 2020 / Last Updated: May 21, 2020