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Table 1 Data on population and number of pharmacists in each medical area in Hokkaido [8, 22, 23]

From: Projecting supply and demand for pharmacists in pharmacies based on the number of prescriptions and system dynamics modeling

Medical area Population in 2015 [8] Aging rate in 2015 (%) [8] # of pharmacists in 2014 [22] Estimated population in 2025 (change from 2015) [8] Estimated population in 2040 (change from 2015) [8] Land area (km2) [23]
Total 5,371,742 29.0 6234 5,016,554 (− 6.6%) 4,280,427 (− 20.3%) 78,454
Sapporo 2,375,449 25.2% 3039 2,377,341 (+ 0.1%) 2,218,734 (− 6.6%) 3540
Kamikawachubu 394,270 32.1 501 365,532 (− 7.3%) 306,101 (− 22.4%) 4238
Minamioshima 381,629 32.3 526 331,212 (− 13.2%) 252,822 (− 33.8%) 2671
Tokachi 343,436 28.8 343 325,611 (− 5.2%) 288,298 (− 16.1%) 10,828
Kushiro 236,516 30.4 258 208,707 (− 11.8%) 162,733 (− 31.2%) 5998
Hokumo 222,696 30.8 196 198,393 (− 10.9%) 157,087 (− 29.5%) 5542
Shiribeshi 215,522 35.6 255 178,117 (− 17.4%) 126,583 (− 41.3%) 4306
Higashiiburi 212,059 28.1 209 198,637 (− 6.3%) 169,906 (− 19.9%) 2340
Nishiiburi 189,696 29.4 204 164,447 (− 13.3%) 125,020 (− 34.1%) 1357
Minamisorachi 166,691 35.5 164 137,171 (− 17.7%) 96,651 (− 42.0%) 2562
Nakasorachi 108,970 37.9 114 89,175 (− 18.2%) 62,271 (− 42.9%) 2162
Nemutro 76,621 26.8 45 67,104 (− 12.4%) 52,154 (− 31.9%) 3533
Emmon 70,846 34.7 33 59,055 (− 16.6%) 42,381 (− 40.2%) 5148
Hidaka 69,015 31.5 73 56,314 (− 18.4%) 39,100 (− 43.3%) 4811
Soya 67,503 30.3 61 54,985 (− 18.5%) 38,020 (− 43.7%) 4626
Kamikawahokubu 66,591 34.4 57 55,731 (− 16.3%) 40,414 (− 39.3%) 4197
Rumoi 47,912 36.3 50 37,857 (− 21.0%) 24,856 (− 48.1%) 3446
Kitaoshimahiyama 37,279 35.6 30 29,650 (− 20.5%) 20,065 (− 46.2%) 2474
Kitasorachi 32,675 40.3 20 26,651 (− 18.4%) 18,318 (− 43.9%) 1067
Furano 36,550 40.4 42 32,597 (− 10.8%) 27,436 (− 15.8%) 2183
Minamihiyama 23,769 37.5 14 18,314 (− 23.0%) 11,477 (− 51.7%) 1423
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