Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in numbers

Students from Hoyonomori Gakuen primary school hold up images of the Tokyo 2020 mascots.
Students from Hoyonomori Gakuen primary school hold up images of the Tokyo 2020 mascots.

With less than five months until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony and just a month to the Olympic Games Torch Relay begins, it’s time to take a look at the numbers.

4.48 million tickets
The number of tickets that had been purchased by the general public in Japan at the close of the second sales phase.

56
The number of test events (both domestic and international) scheduled to have taken place in Japan by May 2020.

72
The number of official Tokyo 2020 shops across Japan serving residents and overseas visitors. They include outlets in popular tourist destinations such as Kyoto, Hiroshima and Tokyo’s landmark SKYTREE, as well as both Narita and Haneda Airports.

100 per cent
The percentage of electricity derived from renewable energy that will be used at all Olympic and Paralympic venues. The Athletes' Village, International Broadcasting Centre and Main Press Centre will also use power from a renewable electric grid.

30 per cent
The percentage of the Olympic torch made from recycled aluminium. Originally the aluminium was utilised in the construction of prefabricated housing units in the aftermath of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.

43
The number of venues to be used for Tokyo 2020.

8
The number of new and/or permanent venues.

10
The number of temporary venues.

6.21m
The number of mobile phones donated to create the gold, silver and bronze medals for Tokyo 2020 — that's 78,985 tonnes of small electronic devices!

The new design symbolises diversity and embodies the energy and commitment of athletes
The new design symbolises diversity and embodies the energy and commitment of athletes

2017
The year the first Tokyo 2020 venue was completed. Musashino Forest Sport Plaza will host Olympic badminton and modern pentathlon (fencing) as well as Paralympic wheelchair basketball.

96 per cent
The number of venues that have been finished, with the Tokyo Aquatics Centre due to be completed in March 2020.

63
The number of local municipalities that have donated timber to construct the Athletes' Village. These municipalities are located across all 47 prefectures in Japan.

65 per cent
The amount of waste Tokyo 2020 plan to re-use or recycle, generated by the tens of thousands of visitors expected for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

26,000
The number of beds to be used in the Athletes' Village. For the first time in Olympic and Paralympic history, the beds will be made almost entirely of renewable materials.