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Japan People
Population:
127,333,002 (July 2004 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 14.3% (male 9,337,867; female 8,876,996)
15-64 years: 66.7% (male 42,697,264; female 42,196,835)
65 years and over: 19% (male 10,169,190; female 14,054,850) (2004 est.)
Median age:
total: 42.3 years
male: 40.5 years
female: 44.1 years (2004 est.)
Population growth rate:
0.08% (2004 est.)
Birth rate:
9.56 births/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Death rate:
8.75 deaths/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.72 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2004 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
total: 3.28 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3 deaths/1,000 live births (2004 est.)
male: 3.54 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 81.04 years
male: 77.74 years
female: 84.51 years (2004 est.)
Total fertility rate:
1.38 children born/woman (2004 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
less than 0.1% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
12,000 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
500 (2003 est.)
Nationality:
noun: Japanese (singular and plural)
adjective: Japanese
Religions:
observe both Shinto and Buddhist 84%, other 16% (including Christian 0.7%)
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99%
male: 99%
female: 99% (2002)
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