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Population (Total) fell 2.74% to 122 mil in Japan in 2021

Population (Total) (mil), 2021
Society | Japan | January 1, 2022
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Total population fell 2.74% to 122 mil in Japan in 2021, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, total population in Japan reached an all time high of 128 mil in 2010 and an all time low of 43.8 mil in 1900. When compared to Japan's main peers, total population in China amounted to 1,399 mil, 136 mil in Russia, 49.7 mil in South Korea and 332 mil in USA in 2021.

Japan has been ranked 11th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of total population, 1 place below the position seen 10 years ago.

Population (Total) Unit 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 2040 2041 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Canada mil 40.0 40.1 40.1 40.2 40.2
China mil 1,277 1,266 1,255 1,244 1,233
Dem. People's Republic of Korea mil 24.2 24.1 24.0 23.9 23.7
Germany mil 68.2 67.5 66.9 66.2 65.6
India mil 1,416 1,414 1,412 1,409 1,406
Japan mil 102 101 100 99.4 98.4
Mexico mil 136 136 136 135 135
Russia mil 110 109 108 107 106
South Korea mil 47.2 46.9 46.6 46.3 46.0
USA mil 354 355 355 355 355
Vietnam mil 93.0 92.6 92.1 91.6 91.0