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Demographics of Japan



Demography in Japan shows the country to be a country of high population and regarding the density of population Japan stands to be 30th country in the world.
In Japan, according to the demographical study , there is now low birth rate and very high life expectancy. The demography of Japan shows that during 19 th and 20 th centuries there was high growth in population which has been lowered now due to very low birth rate and almost no immigration.

Japan , as the demography shows, has a very high density in its population. Demographically the most crowded cities and regions in Japan are, Honshu, Kyushu, Yokohama, Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Kawasaki and many more. Tokyo, the capital of Japan is the largest metropolitan city in Japan with highest concentration of population. Japan has a high rate of urban population.Japan also has the highest number of elderly citizens in the whole world.

Japan is ahead of India regarding density of population. Population is very dense mostly in the leading cities and metropolitans. In cities like Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto, Osaka and many others, there are the most dense population. Recently cost of real estate property in these cities have come down a bit. Otherwise there was a high price of the real estate properties in Japan for the past some decades making it unreachable for most of the people. Many efforts from the government however, has been taken to give proper facilities in the cities that are located far from the central city areas of the country.

Migration in Japan can be seen from one administrative district to another or even within it. A large number of people in Japan migrated from the villages to the cities during the urbanization of the country. Many Japanese have also migrated outside Japan for various purposes. However, Japan is stricter than some other countries regarding migration laws.

Last Updated Date: October 03, 2016


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