Japan Birth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the Japan birth rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Japan in 2022 is 7.109 births per 1000 people, a 1.33% decline from 2021.
  • The birth rate for Japan in 2021 was 7.205 births per 1000 people, a 1.31% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for Japan in 2020 was 7.301 births per 1000 people, a 1.3% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Japan in 2019 was 7.397 births per 1000 people, a 1.28% decline from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2022 Birth Rate
Israel 19.248
Panama 18.124
Oman 16.574
Argentina 16.360
Guam 16.192
Saudi Arabia 16.166
Seychelles 15.382
Antigua and Barbuda 14.502
French Polynesia 13.831
New Caledonia 13.686
Bahamas 13.639
Uruguay 13.404
Bahrain 12.820
New Zealand 12.291
Australia 12.244
United States 12.012
Kuwait 11.949
Aruba 11.910
Chile 11.815
Trinidad and Tobago 11.802
Sweden 11.764
Ireland 11.675
Iceland 11.646
United Kingdom 11.322
Norway 11.134
Denmark 11.054
France 10.978
Hong Kong 10.854
Curacao 10.668
Belgium 10.647
Barbados 10.585
Macao 10.339
Luxembourg 10.320
Netherlands 10.162
Canada 10.148
Switzerland 10.130
UAE 10.019
Estonia 9.989
Latvia 9.983
Austria 9.942
Lithuania 9.936
Channel Islands 9.811
Malta 9.730
Cyprus 9.657
Germany 9.381
Hungary 9.321
Poland 9.298
Slovenia 9.091
Qatar 8.997
Finland 8.736
Croatia 8.440
Singapore 8.419
Taiwan 8.394
Spain 8.014
Portugal 7.699
Italy 7.154
Greece 7.112
Japan 7.109
South Korea 6.902
Puerto Rico 6.719
Japan - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2022 7.109 -1.330%
2021 7.205 -1.310%
2020 7.301 -1.300%
2019 7.397 -1.280%
2018 7.493 -2.370%
2017 7.675 -2.300%
2016 7.856 -2.260%
2015 8.038 -2.200%
2014 8.219 -2.170%
2013 8.401 -0.650%
2012 8.456 -0.650%
2011 8.511 -0.630%
2010 8.565 -0.640%
2009 8.620 -0.630%
2008 8.675 -0.500%
2007 8.719 -0.500%
2006 8.763 -0.500%
2005 8.807 -0.500%
2004 8.851 -0.490%
2003 8.895 -1.180%
2002 9.001 -1.150%
2001 9.106 -1.150%
2000 9.212 -1.130%
1999 9.317 -1.120%
1998 9.423 -0.870%
1997 9.506 -0.870%
1996 9.589 -0.860%
1995 9.672 -0.850%
1994 9.755 -0.840%
1993 9.838 -2.450%
1992 10.085 -2.380%
1991 10.331 -2.340%
1990 10.578 -2.270%
1989 10.824 -2.230%
1988 11.071 -3.090%
1987 11.424 -3.000%
1986 11.777 -2.910%
1985 12.130 -2.830%
1984 12.483 -2.750%
1983 12.836 -3.440%
1982 13.293 -3.320%
1981 13.749 -3.220%
1980 14.206 -3.110%
1979 14.662 -3.020%
1978 15.119 -4.780%
1977 15.878 -4.560%
1976 16.637 -4.360%
1975 17.396 -4.180%
1974 18.155 -4.010%
1973 18.914 1.060%
1972 18.715 1.070%
1971 18.516 1.090%
1970 18.316 1.100%
1969 18.117 1.110%
1968 17.918 0.470%
1967 17.834 0.470%
1966 17.750 0.480%
1965 17.666 0.480%
1964 17.582 0.480%
1963 17.498 -0.840%
1962 17.646 -0.840%
1961 17.795 -0.820%
1960 17.943 -0.820%
1959 18.092 -0.810%
1958 18.240 -5.530%
1957 19.307 -5.240%
1956 20.374 -4.970%
1955 21.440 -4.740%
1954 22.507 -4.530%
1953 23.574 -4.330%
1952 24.641 -4.150%
1951 25.708 -3.980%
1950 26.774 0.000%