Japan's Total population(Comparison Chart)

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What does "Total population" mean?Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.

Japan's Total population(2021)

Japan's latest "Total population" is 125,681,593.(2021's Research)

Japan's latest Total population(2021)
CountryTotal 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 Total population(1960 - current year)

So how has the current "125,681,593" Total population in Japan changed compared to the past?

The following transition graph(line chart) shows "Total 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 GDP.

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

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

The following Bar Chart Race shows the changes in the global ranking of Japan's "Total 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 "Total population" has been ranked in the world.


Overall view of the chart (still image)

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

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

※Source:worldbank.org Details

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Line 1:Years, Line 2:Total population

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

A list of data on Japan's Total population(1960 to 2021) 👆Scrollable horizontally
Total population92,500,572.0094,943,000.0095,832,000.0096,812,000.0097,826,000.0098,883,000.0099,790,000.00100,725,000.00101,061,000.00103,172,000.00104,345,000.00105,697,000.00107,188,000.00108,079,000.00110,162,000.00111,940,000.00112,771,000.00113,863,000.00114,898,000.00115,870,000.00116,782,000.00117,648,000.00118,449,000.00119,259,000.00120,018,000.00120,754,000.00121,492,000.00122,091,000.00122,613,000.00123,116,000.00123,537,000.00123,921,000.00124,229,000.00124,536,000.00124,961,000.00125,439,000.00125,757,000.00126,057,000.00126,400,000.00126,631,000.00126,843,000.00127,149,000.00127,445,000.00127,718,000.00127,761,000.00127,773,000.00127,854,000.00128,001,000.00128,063,000.00128,047,000.00128,070,000.00127,833,000.00127,629,000.00127,445,000.00127,276,000.00127,141,000.00126,994,511.00126,785,797.00126,529,100.00126,264,931.00126,261,000.00125,681,593.00

If you look at the graph above of "Japan's Total population", you will see that the data for 2010 is the highest, and the data for 2021, the latest year for which statistics are available, is lower than that.

Furthermore, "Japan's Total population" may be lower in the future as it is lower than the previous year's figure of 126261000 in 2020.

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

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

Comparing Total population in Japan, Mexico and Ethiopia

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

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

※Source:worldbank.org Details

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

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

Japan VS USA vs China

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

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

※Source:worldbank.org Details

A chart comparing "Total population" in USA and China and Japan.
CountryTotal population
United States of America331,893,745

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

In particular, when compared to China, China has 11.2 times more "Total population".

Compare Japan more with other countries

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

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

Japan ranks 11th in the world in "Total population"

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

The world Total population ranking chart:Japan ranks 11th
RankCountryTotal population
9Russian Federation143,446,060
15Viet Nam98,168,829
16Congo, the Democratic Republic of the92,377,986

※Source:worldbank.org Details

Ranking of the world's highest "Total population"

In this ranking table of the world's highest "Total population", Japan ranks 11th out of 214 countries for which statistics are available, indicating that Japan is one of the top twenty countries in the world with a high level of "Total population".

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

Top 10 Countries by "Total population"

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

World Average vs Japan vs Global Median

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

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

※Source:worldbank.org Details

Chart comparing Total population in Japan with the world median (6,735,765) and average (36,483,927)
CountryTotal population

※Source:worldbank.org Details

From the table here, we can see that "Japan's Total population" is 3.44 times higher than the average.

Moreover, when compared to the median of 6,735,765, we can see that Japan's Total population "125681593" is higher (18.66 times) than the median.

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Title"Japan's Total population"
Period1960 to 2021
LicenseCC BY 4.0
Sourceworldbank.org - ( 1 ) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision. ( 2 ) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, ( 3 ) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, ( 4 ) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot ( various years ), ( 5 ) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database, and ( 6 ) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme. - "Population, total". Published online at worldbank.org.

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Frequently Asked Questions about "Japan's Total population"

What is the latest data on "Total population" in Japan?The latest "Total population" in Japan that we can find in 2022 is 125,681,593. This data is from the 2021 worldbank.org survey and is in unit of People. More details.
By what percentage did "Total population" in Japan decrease from the previous year?It has decreased by 0.45999999999999% from the previous year (2020). And "Total population" in the previous year is 126,261,000.00 Show the trend graph from 1960 to 2021.
When was the last year that Japan's "Total population" was at its highest?The year 2010 was the highest year. (128,070,000.00)
When was the last year that Japan's "Total population" was at its lowest?The year 1960 was the lowest year. (92,500,572.00)
How many times higher is "Japan's Total population" than in the US?"Japan's Total population" is 0.38 times that of the United States.Show graph
What is Japan's ranking in the world for "Total population"?Japan is ranked 11th in the world.View the world ranking table of "Total population".
Which countries have a similar "Total population" to Japan?Mexico (130,262,220) and Ethiopia (117,876,226) have very similar data.
How many times is "Total population" in Japan compared to the world average?It is 3.44 times higher than the world average.Find out more.
Is Japan's Total population higher than the world median? It is 18.66 times higher than the world median.