Japan's Rural population(Comparison Chart)

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Japan's Rural population (Transition,Comparison)

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What does "Rural population" mean?Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.

Japan's Rural population(2021)

Japan's latest "Rural population" is 10,221,684.(2021's Research)

Japan's latest Rural population(2021)
CountryRural population

※Source:worldbank.org Details
The newest updated about survey by worldbank.org for 2021.
(Confirmed on July 22, 2022, 12:00 am.)
Statistical data for 2021 will be reflected immediately upon release.

Transition Chart Of Japan's Rural population(1960 - current year)

So how has the current "10,221,684" Rural population in Japan changed compared to the past?

The following transition graph(line chart) shows "Rural population" in Japan from 1960 to 2021.

Animation Chart showing the yearly change

*Here is a chart that shows the transition from 1960 to 2021 as a moving year-by-year graph. It is also comparable to the total population.

*If you choose to view Other Statistics, you will be able to compare "Rural population" with over 270 statistics for Japan.

Changes in the global ranking of Japan's "Rural population" (full history)

The following Bar Chart Race shows the changes in the global ranking of Japan's "Rural population".

The entire history of Japan's world ranking from 1960 to 2021 is visualized in Bar Chart Race.

*How to see the graph
Japan is marked with a red frame, and an UP arrow is displayed on the right side when the ranking goes up, and a DOWN arrow is displayed when it goes down.

You can see where Japan's "Rural population" has been ranked in the world.


Overall view of the chart (still image)

This is the overall chart of the Japan' Rural population graph above.

Transition Chart Of Japan's Rural population(1960 - 2021)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

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※【data detail】
Line 1:Years, Line 2:Rural population

Also below is a list of "Japan's Rural population" from 1960 to 2021. 👆Scrollable horizontally.

A list of data on Japan's Rural population(1960 to 2021) 👆Scrollable horizontally
Rural population33,973,610.0033,977,251.0033,403,202.0032,854,120.0032,309,971.0031,775,063.0031,230,278.0030,705,009.0029,998,947.0029,814,645.0029,344,944.0028,891,218.0028,456,270.0027,862,766.0027,568,041.0027,183,510.0027,128,192.0027,324,843.0027,506,581.0027,672,073.0027,823,311.0027,914,341.0027,974,100.0028,034,213.0028,080,611.0028,121,192.0028,143,622.0028,127,325.0028,093,091.0028,054,443.0027,994,720.0027,915,684.0027,814,873.0027,714,241.0027,640,124.0027,576,510.0027,484,192.0027,389,665.0027,304,928.0027,196,540.0027,082,249.0025,442,515.0023,389,981.0021,461,733.0019,624,090.0017,916,330.0016,470,152.0015,173,239.0013,955,025.0012,818,785.0011,767,072.0011,416,765.0011,297,719.0011,182,024.0011,067,921.0010,958,283.0010,849,141.0010,732,418.0010,608,200.0010,482,515.0010,376,129.0010,221,684.00

Looking at the above graph of "Japan's Rural population", we can see that the data for 2021, the latest year available, is the lowest.

In addition,it is 154445 less than the previous year, 2020, which means "Rural population" is going down.

In particular, when comparing the latest data with 1961, the year with the highest data "Rural population", there is a 3.32-fold difference, showing how "Rural population" has decreased.

Also, if you are looking for population growth trends rather than Rural population, please refer to this page for a special feature for your consideration.
➡ Population Trends in Japan (Past to Future Projections)

Comparison Bar Graph(Hight or Low? Japan vs USA )

How high or low is "Japan's Rural population"?

Comparing Rural population in Japan, Mexico and Ethiopia

First, let's compare "Rural population" in Mexico and Ethiopia, which have the world's closest populations to Japan.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Rural population(Japan vs Mexico vs Ethiopia )

※Source:worldbank.org Details

A chart comparing Rural population in Mexico and Ethiopia, which have similar populations to Japan.
CountryPopulationRural population

Looking at the table above comparing Rural population, we see that

In particular, the comparison reveals that although Ethiopiaand Japan are close to the first and second in population numbers in the world, there is an overwhelming difference in "Rural population".

Japan VS USA vs China

Next, we will compare "Rural population" in Japan with that in USA and China.

Bar graph showing "Rural population" in Japan compared to USA and China

※Source:worldbank.org Details

A chart comparing "Rural population" in USA and China and Japan.
CountryPopulationRural population
United States of America331,893,74556,843,442

From the above graph, we can see that among the United States, China, and Japan, Japan has the third highest number of "Rural population".

In particular, when compared to China, China has 51.8 times more "Rural population".

Compare Japan more with other countries

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Where does Japan rank in the world in terms of the "Rural population"?

Here is an easy-to-understand explanation, using tables and graphs, of where Japan ranks in the world's "Rural population".

Japan ranks 54th in the world in "Rural population"

First, let's take a look at "Japan's Rural population" and see how high it is in the world, using the world "Rural population" ranking chart.

The world Rural population ranking chart:Japan ranks 54th
RankCountryRural population
51United Kingdom10,669,915
56Korea, Democratic People's Republic of9,670,882
57Korea, Republic of9,617,303
59South Sudan9,046,601

※Source:worldbank.org Details

Ranking of the world's highest "Rural population"

In this ranking table of the world's highest "Rural population", Japan ranks 54th out of 203 countries for which statistics are available, indicating that Japan is one of the countries in the world with a relatively high level of "Rural population".

Below is a graph that shows the yearly changes in the World ranking of "Rural population" and which cities or prefectures are in the top 10.

Top 10 Countries by "Rural population"

For more detailed ranking of the world's highest "Rural population", please refer to the entire list here.
➡ Ranking of the world's highest "Rural population"

World Average vs Japan vs Global Median

The following bar chart compares the average and median of the global ranking of "Rural population" with Japan.

Comparison Bar Chart Of Rural population(World Average vs Japan vs Global Median)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

Chart comparing Rural population in Japan with the world median (2,094,698) and average (16,721,263)
CountryRural population

※Source:worldbank.org Details

From the table here, we can see that "Japan's Rural population" is 6,499,579 lower than the average.

Moreover, when compared to the median of 2,094,698, we can see that Japan's Rural population "10221684" is higher (4.88 times) than the median.

License and DataSet
Title"Japan's Rural population"
Period1960 to 2021
LicenseCC BY 4.0
Sourceworldbank.org - World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects: 2018 Revision.

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Frequently Asked Questions about "Japan's Rural population"

What is the latest data on "Rural population" in Japan?The latest "Rural population" in Japan that we can find in 2022 is 10,221,684. This data is from the 2021 worldbank.org survey and is in unit of People. More details.
By what percentage did "Rural population" in Japan decrease from the previous year?It has decreased by 1.49% from the previous year (2020). And "Rural population" in the previous year is 10,376,129.00 Show the trend graph from 1960 to 2021.
When was the last year that Japan's "Rural population" was at its highest?The year 1961 was the highest year. (33,977,251.00)
When was the last year that Japan's "Rural population" was at its lowest?The year 2021 was the lowest year. (10,221,684.00)
How many times higher is "Japan's Rural population" than in the US?"Japan's Rural population" is 0.18 times that of the United States.Show graph
What is Japan's ranking in the world for "Rural population"?Japan is ranked 54th in the world.View the world ranking table of "Rural population".
Which countries have a similar "Rural population" to Japan?Zambia (10,370,034) and Zimbabwe (10,216,947) have very similar data.
How many times is "Rural population" in Japan compared to the world average?It is 0.61 times lower than the world average.Find out more.
Is Japan's Rural population higher than the world median? It is 4.88 times higher than the world median.