Japan Population

Japan Population

126,974,628 (July 2002 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years: 14.5% (male 9,465,282; female 8,999,888)
15-64 years: 67.5% (male 43,027,320; female 42,586,112)
65 years and over: 18% (male 9,664,112; female 13,231,914) (2002 est.)

Japan Population growth rate

0.15% (2002 est.)
Birth rate
10.03 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)
Death rate
8.53 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)
Sex ratio
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.73 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2002 est.)
Infant mortality rate
3.84 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
total population: 80.91 years
female: 84.25 years (2002 est.)
male: 77.73 years
Total fertility rate
1.42 children born/woman (2002 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
0.02% (1999 est.)
Nationality
noun: Japanese (singular and plural)
adjective: Japanese
Ethnic groups
Japanese 99%, others 1% (Korean 511,262, Chinese 244,241, Brazilian 182,232, Filipino 89,851, other 237,914) (2000)
Religions
observe both Shinto and Buddhist 84%, other 16% (including Christian 0.7%)
Languages
Japanese
Literacy
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99% (1970 est.)
male: NA%
female: NA%

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Japan

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JAPAN DESTINATIONS


Beppu
Fukuoka
Hakodate
Hakone
Himeji
Hiroshima
Kagoshima
Kamakura
Kanazawa
Kansai Airport
Kobe
Kyoto
Matsumoto
Matsuyama
Mt Fuji
Nagano
Nagasaki
Nagoya
Nara
Narita Airport
Nikko
Niseko
Okinawa
Osaka
Sapporo
Shirakawa-go
Takayama
Tokushima
Tokyo
Yamagata
Yokohama

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