Internet usage rate in Japan 2017, by region

The statistic depicts the internet penetration rate in Japan in 2017, broken down by region. In the period examined, the Minami-Kanto region had the highest internet penetration rate at about 86 percent. The region consists of the Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo Metropolis and Kanagawa prefectures.

Internet penetration rate in Japan in 2017, by region

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Release date

June 2018



Survey time period


Number of respondents

38,630 respondents

Supplementary notes

Sample rates:
Hokkaido n=799
Tohoku n=5,263
Kita-Kanto n=2,421
Minami-Kanto n=3,215
Hokuriku n=3,135
Koshinetsu n=2,980
Tokai n=3,528
Kinki n=4,828
Chugoku n=4,003
Shikoku n=2,917
Kyushu and Okinawa n=5,541

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