Population of Japan 2021
Japan is an island country that has nearly 7000 islands, It located in East Asia in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Japan is the eleventh most populous country in the world. It’s one of the most densely populated and urbanized representing 1.62% percent of the world’s population. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Japan in 2020 is 126,476,458 (126 million)
Source: World Population Prospects 2019
Japan Population 2021
Japan has a negative population growth rate during 2020-2021 of -0.30%. Its estimated population in 2021 is 126,050,796 (126 million)* equivalent to 1.62% of the total world population. The total Land Area of Japan is 364,546 sq.km (140,752 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Japan is 347 per Km2 (898 per mi2).
Population of Japan in 2021 – 126 million (Approx)
|Total Population||126,476,458 (126.5 million)|
|Population Density||347 per Km2|
|Area||364,546 sq.km (140,752 sq. mi)|
|Fertility Rate* in Japan||1.37|
|Infant mortality rate ** in Japan||1.8|
|Median Age in Japan||48.4 years|
|Life Expectancy in Japan||85 years|
|Urban Population of Japan||91.8%|
Source: United Nation World Populations Prospects
*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.
**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.
Religion in Japan
- Buddhism and Shinto – 92.3%
- Christianity – 1.5%
- other and irreligion – 6.2%
Top Cities in Japan by Population
Source: Japan 2015 Census estimates