Yuki Nitta

  • Full name: Yuki Nitta [Japanese: 新田ユキ]
  • Lifespan: 10.08.1911
  • Age: 112 years
  • Birthplace: JAPAN
  • Last residence: Buzen, Fukuoka Prefecture, JAPAN
  • Application date: 09.10.2021
  • Validation date: 25.05.2023
  • Validation source: MHLW, Japan/Ryohei Asano/et al.


Yuki Nitta born in Japan on 10 August 1911. Yuki Nitta has woven a tapestry of resilience and longevity that continues to inspire. In September 2016, at the vibrant age of 105, she had the honor of hosting the mayor of Buzen, Motohide Goto, a testament to her esteemed presence in the community of Buzen City. At that time, she resided in Unoshima, Buzen, and was the second-oldest living person in Buzen.

Fast forward to August 2021, and the air was filled with celebration as Yuki Nitta marked her 110th birthday, officially entering the exclusive league of supercentenarians. Her life’s journey took another remarkable turn in September 2023 when she was recognized as the oldest living person in the whole of Fukuoka Prefecture. Her predecessor was an anonymous 111-year-old woman from Kitakyushu.

As of her 112th birthday, Yuki Nitta continued to live in Buzen City. Her life story serves as a living testament to the richness that comes with each passing year, and her resilience echoes through the ages.


  • Oldest living person in Fukuoka Prefecture (2023 – present)


Yuki Nitta was verified by MHLW, Japan, and Ryohei Asano, et al, and validated by the GRG as of May 25, 2023.

Yuki Nitta in September 2015.

Yuki Nitta in September 2016.

Photo courtesy of https://www.city.buzen.lg.jp