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Business Distribution by Industry
 Hotels & Travel: 43.8%
 Restaurants: 21.9%
 Sports & Activities: 9.6%
 Industry: 8.2%
 Automotive: 5.5%
 Shopping: 4.1%
 Other: 6.8%
Area of Taketomi Island5.4 km²
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +114.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +66.7%
NeighborhoodsHaemi, Haeminaka, Hateruma, Iriomote, Kohama, Komi, Kuroshima, Taketomi, Uehara
Local TimeThursday 10:08 PM
TimezoneJapan Standard Time
Lat & Lng24.33067° / 124.08506°

Taketomi Island - Map

Taketomi Island Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density1.29 / km²1.48 / km²1.66 / km²2.77 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Taketomi Island Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 66.7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Taketomi Island+114.3%+87.5%+66.7%
Okinawa Prefecture+33.2%+14.4%+6.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Taketomi Island Population Density

Population Density: 2.77 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Taketomi Island155.4 km²2.77 / km²
Okinawa Prefecture1.3 million2,262.4 km²592.4 / km²
Japan122.9 million373,410.9 km²329.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Taketomi Island Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1975 to 2015
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Taketomi Island
 Uehara: 18.7%
 Haemi: 16.7%
 Taketomi: 12.7%
 Kohama: 11.6%
 Hateruma: 8.8%
 Iriomote: 8.8%
 Kuroshima: 8.4%
 Haeminaka: 5.6%
 Other: 8.8%

Business distribution by price for Taketomi Island

 Moderate: 64%
 Inexpensive: 32%
 Expensive: 4%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Taketomi Island CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Taketomi Island1.22 t0.08 t0.22 t/km²
Okinawa Prefecture927,666 t0.69 t410 t/km²
Japan541,995,101 t4.41 t1,451 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Taketomi Island CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)1.22 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.08 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)0.22 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
CycloneHigh (10)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
4/27/188:59 AM4.235.2 km34,890 m42km W of Ishigaki,
3/12/1811:10 PM4.537.4 km10,000 m44km W of Ishigaki,
3/1/185:42 AM5.233.1 km10,250 m40km WSW of Ishigaki,
4/29/173:41 PM4.23.8 km36,070 m11km W of Ishigaki,
4/29/173:41 PM419.8 km49,400 m26km WNW of Ishigaki,
7/18/168:29 PM4.634.1 km19,730 m36km SSW of Ishigaki,
9/6/158:23 AM4.56.6 km50,540 m13km W of Ishigaki,
7/13/1510:57 AM4.836.3 km67,610 m36km NNW of Ishigaki,
3/12/152:03 PM4.632.8 km19,360 m40km W of Ishigaki,
10/17/1411:40 PM4.47.1 km62,780 m14km WSW of Ishigaki,

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Taketomi Island

Taketomi Island (竹富島, Taketomi-jima, Yaeyama: Teedun Okinawan: Dakidun) is an island in the Yaeyama District of Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. Taketomi is one of the Yaeyama Islands. The population of Taketomi Island was 323 as of January 2012.   ︎  Taketomi Island Wikipedia Page

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