ramen shop in Japan

Ramen shops in Japan 2018

Ramen restaurant in Japan

Source: NTT iTown page

Rank Prefecture No. of Ramen

Restaurant

No. of shops

per 10,000 people

population
(1,000 people)
1 Yamagata 751 6.6 1,130
2 Tochigi 955 4.8 1,999
3 Niigata 1,007 4.3 2,319
4 Saga 358 4.2 842
5 Akita 401 3.8 1,043
6 Kagoshima 634 3.8 1,680
7 Fukushima 737 3.8 1,954
8 Okinawa 547 3.7 1,461
9 Aomori 495 3.7 1,338
10 Hokkaido 1,972 3.7 5,401
11 Toyama 393 3.6 1,080
12 Miyazaki 405 3.6 1,128
13 Nagano 764 3.6 2,138
14 Kumamoto 645 3.6 1,810
15 Ishikawa 408 3.5 1,157
16 Gunma 690 3.4 2,005
17 Tokushima 263 3.4 770
18 Yamanashi 280 3.3 850
19 Miyagi 744 3.2 2,324
20 Fukuoka 1,632 3.2 5,122
21 Ibaraki 914 3.1 2,970
22 Hiroshima 871 3.0 2,863
23 Shimane 210 3.0 701
24 Iwate 377 2.9 1,289
25 Tottori 167 2.9 579
26 Ooita 335 2.8 1,184
27 Fukui 224 2.8 799
28 Nagasaki 389 2.8 1,404
29 Sjizuoka 981 2.6 3,771
30 Okayama 483 2.5 1,934
31 Tokyo 3,304 2.5 13,415
32 Kochi 176 2.4 740
33 Ehime 335 2.4 1,416
34 Gifu 474 2.3 2,076
35 Yamaguchi 322 2.3 1,420
36 Chiba 1,396 2.2 6,266
37 Aichi 1,489 2.0 7,510
38 Kyoto 505 2.0 2,575
39 Kagawa 189 1.9 1,002
40 Wakayama 176 1.8 994
41 Mie 326 1.8 1,850
42 Shiga 241 1.7 1,420
43 Kanagawa 1,517 1.7 9,136
44 Saitama 1,207 1.6 7,323
45 Osaka 1,239 1.4 8,866
46 Hyogo 742 1.3 5,621
47 Nara 176 1.3 1,388
Total 32,846 2.6 128,066