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Northern Tama area

Area Features

Tama Monorail in Tachikawa City

This is the gateway to the Tama Area. The eastern section is developing as a commuter town.

Through a well-developed JR and private railway network, this area also has good access to the city center and sub-center area. The Tama Monorail is also used for commuting to work and school within the area.

Access to the Kanto region is also convenient using the Chuo Expressway.

Manufacturing Industry Features

Information Technology Image

The Northern Tama area has the second largest number of manufacturing industry employees in the Tokyo metropolis, with over 51,000, and the shipment value of manufactured goods is No.1 in Tokyo, accounting for about 27.9% of the total shipment value in Tokyo.

Among these products, information and communication devices produced in Fuchu City and Akishima City make up about 70 percent of all such production in Tokyo.

Akishima City have industrial parks.

Support Facilities and Property Situation

Tama Techo Plaza

The Tama Techno Plaza is a support base for many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) centering on those in the Tama Area. It provides support from various angles in response to the needs of companies such as implementing entrusted tests, use of equipment, joint research, various consultations, coordination of industry-academia-government collaboration, and group activities for exchange between different industries.

Basic Data

Municipalities
Mitaka, Chofu, Koganei, Fuchu, Musashino, Komae, Higashimurayama, Kodaira, Kokubunji, Kunitachi, Higashiyamato, Kiyose, Higashikurume, Musashimurayama, Nishitokyo, Tachikawa, Akishima

Population Number of establishments
in manufacturing business
Number of employees in
manufacturing business
Shipment value
(unit: ten million yen)
Added value
(unit: ten million yen)
Mitaka 182,897 85 2,967 9,467 43
Chofu 226,413 103 2,378 5,006 2,397
Koganei 117,978 17 366 470 101
Fuchu 256,748 123 13,197 89,166 20,746
Musashino 143,262 28 376 611 330
Komae 80,008 27 417 2,199 341
Higashimurayama 150,858 85 2,507 5,760 2,410
Kodaira 188,609 87 4,481 11,676 3,361
Kokubunji 119,940 28 993 2,227 1,320
Kunitachi 74,971 22 350 390 188
Higashiyamato 86,101 48 1,118 7,971 2,635
Kiyose 74,403 21 863 1,554 543
Higashikurume 117,128 51 3,293 14,997 5,864
Musashimurayama 72,243 128 4,017 8,559 3,196
Nishitokyo 198,974 46 1,156 8,087 496
Tachikawa 179,796 90 3,753 8,193 3,214
Akishima 112,897 127 9,210 51,228 8,953
total
of this area
2,383,226 1,116 51,442 227,560 56,137
total
of Toyko
13,415,349 12,156 269,815 815,935 319,317

Source:
・Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, "Basic resident register", 2016/1/1
・Tokyo Metropolitan Government Statistics Division, "Bureau of General Affairs, Industries in Tokyo", 2014/12/31