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Average Age by Prefecture in Japan, 2013

Demographic & Population

National Institute of Population and Social Security Research reports the average age by prefecture every year. The following shows the latest 2013 data.

Okinawa has the youngest number, and Akita has the oldest.

Figure: Average Age by Prefecture in Japan, 2013

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Rank Prefecture Average
(-year-old)
Median
(-year-old)
Dependency ratio *1
Total 0-14 Over 65
1 Akita 50.0 53.3 73.8 11.0 54.8
2 Kochi 49.1 51.4 75.3 11.8 54.6
3 Shimane 48.8 51.6 77.3 12.7 54.8
4 Yamaguchi 48.3 50.5 74.4 12.5 52.7
5 Tokushima 48.3 50.3 70.0 12.1 49.4
6 Yamagata 48.2 50.6 71.0 12.4 49.7
7 Iwate 47.9 50.2 69.5 12.3 48.7
8 Wakayama 47.9 49.8 71.8 12.4 50.5
9 Aomori 47.8 50.0 66.2 11.9 46.4
10 Ehime 47.8 49.4 70.7 12.7 49.1
11 Niigata 47.6 49.2 67.9 12.3 47.2
12 Toyama 47.5 48.5 70.3 12.5 48.9
13 Oita 47.4 49.4 70.9 12.9 48.8
14 Tottori 47.3 49.4 70.5 13.1 48.1
15 Nagasaki 47.3 49.7 70.0 13.2 47.4
16 Kagoshima 47.3 49.5 70.7 13.6 47.5
17 Hokkaido 47.2 48.5 63.0 11.6 44.1
18 Nagano 47.2 48.2 71.3 13.3 48.4
19 Fukushima 47.1 49.1 65.5 12.6 44.6
20 Kagawa 47.1 48.4 70.1 13.1 47.8
21 Miyazaki 47.0 49.2 70.9 13.8 47.3
22 Kumamoto 46.7 48.3 69.2 13.7 46.1
23 Fukui 46.6 47.6 68.1 13.6 45.2
24 Yamanashi 46.5 47.5 64.7 12.8 43.7
25 Okayama 46.2 46.6 68.1 13.4 45.6
26 Nara 46.1 47.1 65.0 12.7 44.0
27 Saga 46.1 47.4 67.7 14.3 43.7
28 Gunma 46.0 46.6 64.0 13.2 42.3
29 Shizuoka 46.0 46.7 64.7 13.3 42.7
30 Mie 46.0 46.6 65.4 13.4 43.3
31 Ishikawa 45.9 46.2 64.9 13.3 43.0
32 Gifu 45.9 46.6 66.3 13.6 43.7
33 Hiroshima 45.9 46.1 65.4 13.4 43.3
34 Ibaraki 45.6 46.2 61.0 13.0 40.0
35 Tochigi 45.5 46.1 59.4 13.1 38.5
36 Kyoto 45.5 45.2 62.0 12.5 41.8
37 Hyogo 45.5 45.7 63.0 13.3 41.3
38 Miyagi 45.2 45.3 57.7 12.8 37.5
39 Chiba 45.1 45.0 58.7 12.7 38.6
40 Fukuoka 45.0 45.0 60.4 13.5 38.8
41 Osaka 44.9 44.6 60.1 12.9 39.5
42 Saitama 44.3 44.2 56.1 12.9 35.9
43 Tokyo 44.3 43.2 49.7 11.3 32.8
44 Kanagawa 44.1 43.6 54.5 12.9 34.6
45 Aichi 43.6 43.0 57.3 14.1 35.1
46 Shiga 43.6 43.3 59.5 14.8 35.9
47 Okinawa 41.3 40.8 56.2 17.6 28.7
  Total 45.8 46.0 61.1 20.7 40.4
             

*1 Dependency ratio means an age-population ratio of those typically not in the labor force (the dependent part) and those typically in the labor force (the productive part). High figure means that those prefectures have much elderly people.

 

Source is National Institute of Population and Social Security Research. 人口統計資料集 2015年版。

www.ipss.go.jp/syoushika/tohkei/Popular/P_Detail2015.asp?fname=T12-08.htm

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English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.