The total population in Japan was estimated at 126.3 million people in 2018, according to the latest census figures.

Looking back, in the year of 1950, Japan had a population of 83.2 million people. This page provides - Japan Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. source: Statistics Bureau of Japan

Population in Japan is expected to be 126.27 Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Japan Population is projected to trend around 124.41 Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Japan Population

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
126.25 126.71 128.06 83.20 1950 - 2018 Million Yearly

Japan Population
The population of Japan represents 1.85 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 55 people on the planet is a resident of Japan.

Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.20 2.40 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 67690.00 67580.00 67690.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1510.00 1660.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 22090.00 22226.00 22226.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7546.00 7383.00 7613.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.90 61.20 65.40 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.30 62.60 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 3.80 5.00 10.90 1.60 percent [+]
Productivity 99.50 104.50 117.70 66.80 points [+]
Job Vacancies 920.88 961.60 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 322356.00 307480.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 373009.00 338394.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth -0.20 0.00 35.02 -7.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 901.00 874.00 901.00 663.00 JPY/Hour [+]
Population 126.25 126.71 128.06 83.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.00 62.00 62.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 62.00 62.00 62.00 60.00 [+]
Jobs To Applications Ratio 1.57 1.57 1.93 0.42 [+]