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Key facts

  • Currency: Japanese yen
  • Capital city: Tokyo
  • Region: Eastern Asia
  • Continent: Asia
  • Land area: 364,500 km²
  • Population: 125,124,989
  • Political Leader: Yoshihide Suga (Prime Minister)

Latest news (see all)

Five Japanese targeted in Pakistan suicide blast

Read: Nikkei

2024-04-20

Was the US-South Korea-Japan drill just about North Korea? China might beg to differ

Read: SCMP

2024-04-20

Philippines wants US, Japan to build rail network after dropping Beijing as ties sour over South China Sea frictions

Read: SCMP

2024-04-20

Japan's big cities become magnets for inherited rural savings

Read: Nikkei

2024-04-20

Karachi Police foil suicide attack on Japanese van

Read: Nation PK

2024-04-20

All Black Jordie Barrett's unique sabbatical choice: Leinster over Japan

Read: NZ Herald

2024-04-20

Japan and India to be next AI hotspots: Vinod Khosla

Read: Nikkei

2024-04-19

Metrics

Business

Central government debt 216.36 % of GDP
Expense 21.62 % of GDP
GDP 4,256,410,000,000.00 current US$
Inflation 2.50 annual %
Self-employed 9.69 % of total employment
Tax revenue 11.38 % of GDP
Unemployment 2.65 % of total labor force
Vulnerable employment 8.03 % of total employment


Environment

Agricultural land 46,590.00 km²
Alternative and nuclear energy 3.09 % of total energy use
Carbon Dioxide Emissions (CO2) 1,014,060.00 kt
Electricity production from coal sources 33.15 % of total
Electricity production from natural gas sources 39.59 % of total
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources 8.23 % of total
Electricity production from nuclear sources 0.91 % of total
Electricity production from oil sources 7.52 % of total
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric 7.76 % of total
Net energy imports 93.02 % of energy use
Fertility rate 1.30 births per woman
Forest area 249,350 km²
Fossil fuel energy consumption 93.03 % of total
Other greenhouse gas emissions, HFC, PFC and SF6 -21,412.00 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Median age 44.70 years
Methane emissions 25,783.30 kt of CO2 equivalent
Nitrous oxide emissions 18,498.40 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Female Population 64,314,912
Male Population 60,810,077
Renewable energy consumption 8.45 % of total final energy consumption
Rural land area 316,736.00 km²
Rural population 10,066,305
Urban land area 53,452.10 km²
Urban population 115,058,684
Urban population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters 11.57 % of total population


Health

Birth rate 6.60 per 1,000 people
Death rate 11.70 per 1,000 people
Health expenditure per capita 4,388.10 current US$
Health expenditure 10.90 % of GDP
Hospital beds 12.98 per 1,000 people
Life expectancy at birth 84 years
Suicide mortality rate 15.30 per 100,000 population


Other

Access to electricity 100.00 % of population
Individuals using the Internet 82.91 % of population
Net migration 99,994
Press freedom 2.66


Politics

Armed forces personnel 261,000
Democracy score 7.99
Democracy type Flawed democracy
Military expenditure 1.08 % of GDP
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments 9.91 %


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Source

SIPRI, World Bank, Reporters Without Borders

Updated: 1 day ago

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