People [1]

People

Population 126,529,100 (2018)
Population Growth Rate -0.203 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 67.429 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 91.616 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 1.8 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 84.211 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 986.807 billion kWh (2017) #5
Consumption 946.165 billion kWh (2017) #4
Exports 0 billion kWh (2017) #98
Imports 0 billion kWh (2017) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 207.624 billion kWh (2017) #7

Oil

Ranking
Production 127.303 thousand bbl/day (2018) #42
Consumption 3,812.458 thousand bbl/day (2018) #4
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 3,433 thousand bbl/day (2013) #4
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.044 billion bbl (2019) #76

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 99.836 billion cu ft (2015) #58
Consumption (Dry) 4,492.985 billion cu ft (2017) #5
Exports (Dry) 6 billion cu ft (2017) #47
Imports (Dry) 4,119.091 billion cu ft (2017) #2
Proved Reserves 0.738 trillion cu ft (2019) #72

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 175 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 179,872,794 (2018 est.)
Highways 1,218,772 km (2015)
Internet Users 116,565,962 (2016 est.)
Railways 27,311 km (2015)
Telephones 63,525,713 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationEastern Asia, island chain between the North Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan, east of the Korean Peninsula
Total Area377,915 sq. km
Land Area364,485 sq. km
Water Area13,430 sq. km
Coastline29,751 km
Climatevaries from tropical in south to cool temperate in north
Terrainmostly rugged and mountainous
Lowest PointHachiro-gata -4 m
Highest Point Mount Fuji 3,776 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020