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The Scale of Kyushu's Economy

 The region of Kyushu has an area of 42,180 km2, accounting for 1.2% of Japan's total area, and a population of 13.01 million people, 10.2% of Japan's total population.

 The gross regional product of the Kyushu region in FY 2017 was 419 billion U.S. dollars, which accounted for 8.6% of Japan's gross domestic product (GDP). Comparing the gross regional product of the Kyushu region with the GDP of countries throughout the world, Kyushu's was similar to that of Austria and Thailand.

The bustle of the Tenjin underground arcade
(Fukuoka City)

International comparison of the population, GDP, and land area of Kyushu

【Source】
Cabinet Office: ‘Annual Report on Prefectural Accounts (2005)’ Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications ‘World Data (2008)’, ‘Basic Resident Register (2006)’ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport: ‘Survey of Area of Japanese Prefectures, Cities, Wards, Town and Villages (2006)'
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