People [1]

People

Population 126,785,797 (2017)
Population Growth Rate -0.164 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 66.487 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 91.535 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 1.9 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 83.985 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 976 billion kWh (2015) #5
Consumption 934 billion kWh (2015) #4
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #98
Renewable Electricity Generation 170 billion kWh (2015) #7

Oil

Ranking
Production 137 thousand bbl/day (2017) #43
Consumption 4,026 thousand bbl/day (2016) #4
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 3,433 thousand bbl/day (2013) #4

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 157 billion cu ft (2015) #43
Consumption (Dry) 4,364 billion cu ft (2015) #5
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 4,049 billion cu ft (2015) #1
Proved Reserves 0.7 trillion cu ft (2018) #71

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 175 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 164,265,142 (2016 est.)
Highways 1,218,772 km (2015)
Internet Users 116,565,962 (2016 est.)
Railways 27,311 km (2015)
Telephones 64,024,938 (2016 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: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017