The total population in Japan was estimated at 126.0 million people in 2019, according to the latest census figures and projections from Trading Economics.

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. Japan Population - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on May of 2020. source: Statistics Bureau of Japan

Population in Japan is expected to reach 125.33 Million by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Japan Population is projected to trend around 124.87 Million in 2021 and 124.41 Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Population

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
126.01 126.25 128.06 83.20 1950 - 2019 Million Yearly

Japan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.60 2.50 5.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 66250.00 67320.00 67820.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1780.00 1720.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7386.00 7501.00 7613.00 1988.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 21938.00 22080.00 22226.00 19397.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 59.80 60.40 65.40 55.90 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.50 62.00 74.00 58.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 3.80 4.20 10.90 1.60 percent [+]
Productivity 105.60 94.00 117.70 66.80 points [+]
Job Vacancies 641.52 831.73 1026.96 266.29 Thousand [+]
Wages 317637.00 299523.00 883791.00 52914.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 339003.00 330882.00 868487.00 9785.00 JPY/Month [+]
Wage Growth 0.10 0.70 35.02 -7.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 901.00 874.00 901.00 663.00 JPY/Hour [+]
Population 126.01 126.25 128.06 83.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 63.00 62.00 63.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 63.00 62.00 63.00 60.00 [+]
Jobs To Applications Ratio 1.32 1.39 1.93 0.42 [+]


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.