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Japan Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Japan Population is decreasing
  • Japan Population Density is decreasing
  • Japan Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Japan Fertility Rate is increasing
Every year Japan population is expected to reduce by 489105 people. Japan contributes 1.28% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Japan is 84.332 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Japan owns 0.00245% of land i.e. 364555 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 63 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Japan Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Japan Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Japan Population (in million) 128.55 126.49 121.58
Japan Global Rank 10th 11th 13th
Japan Global Population Share 1.84% 1.62% 1.42%
Japan Global Population Density 301.42 293.52 278.7
Japan Global Population Density Rank 4th 6th 8th
Japan Average Life Expectancy 82.97 84.33 85.66
Japan Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 1st 3rd 3rd
Japan Fertility Rate 1.37 1.5 1.6
Japan Fertility Rate Global Rank 189th 179th 174th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Japan population is expected to reduce by 489105 people. 
  • Japan population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • As per trend analysis Japan will have more death than births from 2008 and this will impact population growth. 
  • Japan Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 11th-17th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Japan population average growth rate for next 50 years is decreasing at rate of 0.5%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Japan is expected to be decreasing starting Year : 2009. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Japan contributes 1.28% of world's total population. 

Japan
 Population Fact

Japan
 Total Population Trend

Japan
 Population Growth Rate

Japan
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 128.55 Million 10th
2020 126.49 Million 11th
2030 121.58 Million 13th
2040 115.21 Million 15th
2050 108.79 Million 17th
2060 102.74 Million 19th
2070 96.36 Million 24th
2080 91.1 Million 25th
2090 87.44 Million 27th
2100 84.53 Million 29th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 128.55 Million -0.01%
2020 126.49 Million -0.29%
2030 121.58 Million -0.47%
2040 115.21 Million -0.57%
2050 108.79 Million -0.56%
2060 102.74 Million -0.6%
2070 96.36 Million -0.64%
2080 91.1 Million -0.49%
2090 87.44 Million -0.38%
2100 84.53 Million -0.32%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 128.55 Million 1.84%
2020 126.49 Million 1.62%
2030 121.58 Million 1.42%
2040 115.21 Million 1.25%
2050 108.79 Million 1.11%
2060 102.74 Million 1%
2070 96.36 Million 0.91%
2080 91.1 Million 0.83%
2090 87.44 Million 0.79%
2100 84.53 Million 0.75%

Japan Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Japan population density is 259.23 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Japan Ranks in range of 6th-14th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Japan. 

Japan
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 301.42 4th
2020 293.52 6th
2030 278.7 8th
2040 260.62 10th
2050 241.28 12th
2060 222.01 14th
2070 202.93 16th
2080 184.27 18th
2090 166.23 20th
2100 148.98 22nd

Japan Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Japan is 84.332 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Japan ranks 3rd in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Japan
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 82.97 1st
2020 84.33 3rd
2030 85.66 3rd
2040 86.95 3rd
2050 88.23 3rd
2060 89.45 3rd
2070 90.64 3rd
2080 91.83 3rd
2090 92.99 3rd
2100 0

Japan Average Fertility Rate

  • In Japan, Women gives birth to 1.508 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in increasing trend. 
  • Japan rank is in range of 179th-152nd in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Japan
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 1.37 189th
2020 1.5 179th
2030 1.6 174th
2040 1.66 170th
2050 1.7 161st
2060 1.73 152nd
2070 1.75 146th
2080 1.77 138th
2090 1.78 128th
2100 1.79 127th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Japan population was 82802084 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0%.Currently Japan population is around 128551873 and by year 2030 its expected to be 121580505 .Japan ranks 10th when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Japan in 2010 was 82.974, in 2020 its 84.332 and by 2050 it will be 88.232.As mentioned in Highlight's Japan population is decreasing, population density is decreasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is increasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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