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Japan Japan: 26,195 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Japan is an island country in Eastern Asia.
With 126,82 million people Japan is the tenth most populous country in the world. With 1,41 births per women Japan has a low fertility rate in the international comparison. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Japan in the year 2050 will fall to 108,33 million and in the year 2100 to 84,47 million. The life expectency in Japan is 83,5 years.

Japan has an area of 377.962 sq. km and ranks 63th among all countries in the world. With a population density of 335,7 people per sq. km Japan ranks number 33 among all countries in the world. Japan has a coastline (length between land and sea including islands) of 29.751 km.

The gross domestic product in the year 2016 was 4.939,38 billion US $ and, therefore, is the third biggest economy in the world. The gross domestic product per capita totals 38.894 US $ and is therefore in the upper ranks in the international comparison. With a debt level of 198,0 % of the GDP Japan ranks among the countries with the highest debt level. Die unemployment rate in the year 2016 amounts to 3,1 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1956
ISO country code JP
Internet Domain .jp
License plate J
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Japan

All datasets for Japan by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (141)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (414)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
Economy (23,821)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (1,102)
Education expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)
Patent applications, residents
High-tech exports (% of manufactured exports)
Geography and Agriculture (681)
Area (sq. km)
Coastline (km)
Water resources (cu. kilometers)
Transport and Communication (36)
Internet users
Mobile phones