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Summary - population, characteristic ... of Nishi Ward

Last update date December 19, 2018

Symbol of ward

Logo mark of ward

Image of logo mark of Nishi Ward


 We memorialized the constituency system enforcement 30th anniversary in 1974, and was chosen by open call for participants.
 We designed character of "the west" with thought that braided cord was linked to motif in bond having one citizen of Nishi Ward firmly.

We do not guess flower of ward

Nishi Ward image which we do not guess


 We memorialized the constituency system enforcement 40th anniversary in 1984, and was chosen by open call for participants.

Tree mokusei of ward

Tree of Nishi Ward mokuseino image


 We memorialized the constituency system enforcement 40th anniversary in 1984, and was chosen by open call for participants.

The present situation of Nishi Ward

Area

 6.98㎢ (the 18th place in 18 wards) (as of February 1, 2018)
 It is about half the size in comparison with Minami Ward (12.63km2) which is the second approximately smallest in the city located at the center of Yokohama-shi.

Population

(1) Population (we estimate as of February 1, 2018)
  Population: The number of 100,209 (the 18th place in 18 wards) households: 53,147 households (the 16th place in 18 wards)

(2) The future population prediction
  It is estimated that population of the whole Yokohama-shi peaks in 2019, but it is expected that population of Nishi Ward continues still increasing.

The future population prediction (unit: person)
 2020202520302035
Yokohama-shi3,735,0213,717,1803,681,0203,628,953
Nishi Ward104,329108,176112,451117,091

Industry

(1) Office (as of June 1, 2016)

  The number of the offices is 8,498 ※It is (the fifth place in 18 wards).
  The number of the employees is 184,410 (the first place in 18 wards).
  ※ Business outline except government affairs does not include unknown ha

(2) Commerce (as of July 1, 2014)

  The number of the stores
  As for the wholesale trade, retail business is 1,289 (the second place in 18 wards) in 364 places (the fifth place in 18 wards).

  The number of the employees
  As for the wholesale trade, retail business is 14,922 (the first place in 18 wards) in 4,971 people (the fifth place in 18 wards).

  The amount of annual product sale
  Wholesale trade accounts for approximately 15.0% of whole Yokohama-shi for about 765.4 billion yen (the third place in 18 wards).
  Retail business accounts for approximately 18.3% of whole Yokohama-shi for about 634.3 billion yen (the first place in 18 wards).

(3) Industry (as of December 31, 2014)

  The number of the offices (office where is older than four employees) is 41 (the 17th place in 18 wards).
  The number of the employees is 1,040 (the 17th place in 18 wards).
  The amount of manufacture shipment is about 17.5 billion yen (the 17th place in 18 wards).

Characteristic, sales point of Nishi Ward

  It is the smallest in 18 wards with area, population, but "built-up area area" that left history and the old downtown atmosphere since the opening of a port and "the downtown area" of around Yokohama Station district or Minato Mirai 21 district are wards that coexisted.

(1) Center of commerce, duties of Yokohama

  One of the best commerce, duties areas in metropolitan area accumulate in around Yokohama Station district and Minato Mirai 21 district.

(2) Improvement of culture art facility

  Including Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall, a lot of art facilities are maintained culture such as various halls of Chuo-toshokan, Yokohama Noh-theater, Pref.Library, Kanagawa Pref. Concert Hall, Minato Mirai 21 district and around Yokohama Station district.

(3) International conference or event

  In around Yokohama Station district and Minato Mirai 21 district, international conference or megathon are held much.

→We introduce data population, area, statistics of Yokohama, basic data of Yokohama-shi including budget.

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Nishi Ward General Affairs Department General Affairs Division

Telephone: 045-320-8308

Telephone: 045-320-8308

Fax: 045-322-9847

E-Mail address [email protected]

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