Japan is a wealthy country with a large-sized economy, located in East Asia. Japan has the world’s 3rd largest economy by nominal GDP.
As of 2013 , Japan had a population of 127.34 million people, at a population density of 349.35 persons per square kilometer. Per the World Bank, 7.51% of Japan’s population is rural and 92.49% is urban. 13.05% of the population is under the age of fifteen, and 25.08% of the population is over the age of 65. Japan's population grew by -0.17% in 2007. Net immigration to Japan in 2012 was 350,000 people.
According to the IMF1, in 2013, Japan’s GDP was USD 4,901.53 billion. Japan's GDP grew at 1.54% in 2019. Current GDP per capita, in purchasing power-adjusted dollar terms, is USD 33,374.32.
The most recent figure for inflation in Japan, as measured by the change in consumer price index, was 0.36% in 2013, versus -0.03% in 2012. The unemployment rate in Japan in Mar-2014 was 3.80%, versus 3.60% in Feb-2014.
Japan's economy is predominantly services-based. Agriculture accounts for 1.22% of GDP and employs 3.70% of the population. Manufacturing and industry accounts for 25.60% of GDP and employs 25.30% of the population. The service sector accounts for 73.18% of the GDP and employs 69.70% of the population.
Japan's government revenue, in 2019, was 35.94% of GDP while its government spending was 41.31% of GDP. Japan's government debt, as of 2013, is 134.12% of GDP.
Japan's currency is the Japanese Yen (JPY). The latest exchange rate, as of 03-Mar-2015, is 119.78 JPY per 1 USD.
Japan is considered by the World Bank to be "politcally stable
" Life expectancy at birth is 83.10 years. 5.00% of Japan's population is under-nourished, while 29.77% of its male population and 16.23% of its female population is overweight. 23.80% of the population smokes. Japan spends $3,577.67per capita (USD PPP) on healthcare, and has 7.79 nurses per 1000 people, according to the WHO.
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Detailed collection: Japan Economy
Growth, employment, inflation, markets, trade, government finance and other economic data for Japan.
Detailed collection: Japan Unemployment and Labour
Japan unemployment data includes the unemployment rates, labour participation rates, youth unemployment rates and various other unemployment statistics.
Detailed collection: Japan GDP Growth
Japan economic growth data includes gross domestic product for Japan, real GDP, and various other indicators and breakdowns measuring change in market value of goods and services in Japan.
Detailed collection: Japan Economy Data
Japan asset markets data includes exchange rates, lending and stock market indexes.
Detailed collection: Japan Inflation
Japan inflation data includes the consumer price index for Japan, the GDP deflator, and various indexes measuring the cost of living.
Government finances data for Japan includes government spending, government revenue and government debt in Japan.
Detailed collection: Japan Demography Data
Population, births and deaths, health and disease, education and other demographic data for Japan
Population, births and deaths, health and disease, education and other demographic data for Japan.
Detailed collection: Japan Health Data
Disease and mortality statistics, healthcare systems, immunization rates and other health data for Japan.
Detailed collection: Japan Education Data
Enrolment levels, teacher ratios, school funding, graduation rates and other education data for Japan.
Detailed collection: Japan Society Data
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Detailed collection: Japan Energy Data
Production, consumption, imports and exports of coal, petroleum, natural gas and other fuels for Japan.
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