Japan population 125,898,882 (live)

The population of Japan is expected to decrease by 369,000 in 2018 and reach 125,884,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 50,000 people yearly. On average there are 1,000,352 births and 1,363,384 deaths in Japan per year. The population density of Japan has changed from 318.8 in 1980 to 348.4 in 2016.

Current population 125,898,882 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 46.6 years
Life expectancy 84.1 years
Population density 348.9 per km2
Population of Japan from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 126,272,000 -369,000 (-0.3%) 50,000 46.6 1.49 349 119,536,000 (94.7%)
2017 126,641,000 -353,511 (-0.3%) 50,000 46.3 1.48 350 119,442,000 (94.3%)
2016 126,994,511 -146,489 (-0.1%) 50,000 46.1 1.47 348 119,283,404 (93.9%)
2015 127,141,000 -135,000 (-0.1%) 50,000 45.9 1.46 349 118,874,292 (93.5%)
2010 128,070,000 23,000 (0.0%) 71,627 44.5 1.39 351 115,931,525 (90.5%)
2005 127,773,000 12,000 (0.0%) 55,516 42.9 1.26 351 109,856,670 (86.0%)
2000 126,843,000 212,000 (0.2%) 32,840 41.1 1.36 348 99,760,751 (78.6%)
1995 125,439,000 478,000 (0.4%) -20,067 39.3 1.42 344 97,862,490 (78.0%)
1990 123,537,000 421,000 (0.3%) 9,257 37.4 1.54 339 95,542,280 (77.3%)
1985 120,754,000 736,000 (0.6%) -59,668 35.5 1.76 331 92,632,808 (76.7%)
1980 116,782,000 912,000 (0.8%) 10,000 33.8 1.75 319 88,958,689 (76.2%)
1975 111,940,000 1,778,000 (1.6%) 41,001 32.3 1.91 305 84,756,490 (75.7%)
1970 104,345,000 1,173,000 (1.1%) 145,519 31.3 2.14 285 75,000,056 (71.9%)
1965 98,883,000 1,057,000 (1.1%) 163,844 30.1 2.14 270 67,107,937 (67.9%)
1960 92,500,572 2,442,428 (2.6%) -30,270 28.8 2.00 257 58,526,962 (63.3%)

In 2017 the population of Japan was 126,641,000 and the average age increased from 28.8 in 1960 to 46.3. Urban population has increased from 99,760,751 (78.6%) in 2000 to 119,536,000 (94.7%) in the current year. The population density of Japan has changed from 318.8 in 1980 to 348.4 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 125,473,000 -411,000 (-0.3%) 50,000 47.0 1.51 347 119,532,000 (95.3%)
2025 123,089,000 -520,000 (-0.4%) 50,000 48.0 1.56 341 118,554,000 (96.3%)
2030 120,144,000 -631,000 (-0.5%) 50,000 48.9 1.60 334 116,452,000 (96.9%)
2035 116,895,000 -646,000 (-0.6%) 50,000 49.4 1.64 325 113,677,000 (97.2%)
2040 113,815,000 -595,000 (-0.5%) 50,000 49.8 1.66 316 110,848,000 (97.4%)
2045 110,926,000 -576,000 (-0.5%) 50,000 50.0 1.69 307 108,181,000 (97.5%)
2050 107,957,000 -621,000 (-0.6%) 50,000 50.3 1.71 298 105,420,000 (97.7%)

Total Japan population should reach 125,473,000 by 2020 and should decrease to 107,957,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 88.2 (85.0 years for male and 91.5 years for females). Population density will go up to 298.4 people per square kilometer.

Japan demographics 2017

The population growth rate is minus 0.29% (353,511 residents, including 1,312,158 deaths). The demographics of Japan constitutes of 64,624,000 women and 61,649,000 men, which means there are 954 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 17.4% of population (21,983,955) is 19 or younger, 55.1% of population (69,588,499) is between age 20 and 64 and 27.5% of population (34,674,291) is over 65.

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