Tokyo Statistics


To give you an overall view of Tokyo at a glance, has compiled a list of statistics for you. Following are the Tokyo statistics:

Location:  Kanto region, eastern Japan


Total land area:  6,993 square kilometers


Ratio of natural park area:  36.29%


Population (2005):  8,457,000 (city)

                                    12,544,000 (metropolitan area)


Ethnic mix:  97.5% Japanese, 2.5% other


Religion:  99% Shinto/Buddhist, 1% Christian


Elementary schools (per 100,000 population 6-11 years):  242 (as of 2007)


Junior high schools (per 100,000 population 12-14 years):  301 (as of 2007)


Senior high schools (per 100,00 population 15-17 years):  155 (as of 2007)


Colleges and universities (per 100,000 persons):  104 (as of 2007)


Libraries (per 1,000,000 persons):  100 (as of 2005)


Movie theaters (per 1,000,000 persons):  113 (as of 2005)


Public halls (per 1,000,000 persons):  99 (as of 2005)


Average January temperature:  6°C (42°F)


Average July temperature:  26°C (78°F)


Average rainfall:  1,519mm (60 inches)


Electricity:  100 volts AC, 50/60Hz; flat two-pin American-style plugs are standard


Time zone GMT + 9

Dialing Code 81


Currency:  Yen. 100 Japanese Yen (¥100) = £0.43; US$0.85; C$0.98; A$1.04; €0.64
Currency conversion rates as of April 2007


Symbol:  Ginkgo leaf


Official flower:  Somei-Yoshino cherry blossom


Official bird:  Black-headed gull (Yurikamome)



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