Japan Population Growth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of Japan population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Japan in 2022 is 123,951,692, a 0.53% decline from 2021.
  • The population of Japan in 2021 was 124,612,530, a 0.5% decline from 2020.
  • The population of Japan in 2020 was 125,244,761, a 0.43% decline from 2019.
  • The population of Japan in 2019 was 125,791,677, a 0.37% decline from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2022 Population Growth Rate
United States 338,289,857
Japan 123,951,692
Germany 83,369,843
United Kingdom 67,508,936
France 64,626,628
Italy 59,037,474
South Korea 51,815,810
Spain 47,558,630
Argentina 45,510,318
Poland 39,857,145
Canada 38,454,327
Saudi Arabia 36,408,820
Australia 26,177,413
Taiwan 23,893,394
Chile 19,603,733
Netherlands 17,564,014
Belgium 11,655,930
Sweden 10,549,347
Greece 10,384,971
Portugal 10,270,865
Hungary 9,967,308
UAE 9,441,129
Israel 9,038,309
Austria 8,939,617
Switzerland 8,740,472
Hong Kong 7,488,865
Singapore 5,975,689
Denmark 5,882,261
Finland 5,540,745
Norway 5,434,319
New Zealand 5,185,288
Ireland 5,023,109
Oman 4,576,298
Panama 4,408,581
Kuwait 4,268,873
Croatia 4,030,358
Uruguay 3,422,794
Puerto Rico 3,252,407
Lithuania 2,750,055
Qatar 2,695,122
Slovenia 2,119,844
Latvia 1,850,651
Trinidad and Tobago 1,531,044
Bahrain 1,472,233
Estonia 1,326,062
Cyprus 1,251,488
Macao 695,168
Luxembourg 647,599
Malta 533,286
Bahamas 409,984
Iceland 372,899
French Polynesia 306,279
New Caledonia 289,950
Barbados 281,635
Curacao 191,163
Guam 171,774
Seychelles 107,118
Aruba 106,445
Antigua and Barbuda 93,763
Isle of Man 84,519
Andorra 79,824
Cayman Islands 68,706
Bermuda 64,184
Greenland 56,466
Faroe Islands 53,090
Northern Mariana Islands 49,551
Turks and Caicos Islands 45,703
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 44,175
Liechtenstein 39,327
Monaco 36,469
San Marino 33,660
Gibraltar 32,649
British Virgin Islands 31,305
Palau 18,055
Japan - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2022 123,951,692 -0.53%
2021 124,612,530 -0.50%
2020 125,244,761 -0.43%
2019 125,791,677 -0.37%
2018 126,255,866 -0.32%
2017 126,662,472 -0.26%
2016 126,993,857 -0.20%
2015 127,250,933 -0.18%
2014 127,476,735 -0.16%
2013 127,678,924 -0.14%
2012 127,853,688 -0.12%
2011 128,007,257 -0.08%
2010 128,105,431 -0.01%
2009 128,117,042 0.03%
2008 128,077,633 0.06%
2007 128,006,426 0.08%
2006 127,902,167 0.08%
2005 127,798,373 0.10%
2004 127,671,288 0.13%
2003 127,502,352 0.16%
2002 127,301,750 0.19%
2001 127,065,731 0.21%
2000 126,803,861 0.20%
1999 126,555,063 0.20%
1998 126,308,390 0.22%
1997 126,027,985 0.24%
1996 125,726,223 0.23%
1995 125,433,969 0.25%
1994 125,119,269 0.27%
1993 124,779,576 0.27%
1992 124,444,693 0.30%
1991 124,073,993 0.31%
1990 123,686,321 0.34%
1989 123,270,648 0.38%
1988 122,798,302 0.43%
1987 122,268,885 0.46%
1986 121,710,305 0.49%
1985 121,119,031 0.54%
1984 120,470,727 0.57%
1983 119,793,752 0.58%
1982 119,098,142 0.60%
1981 118,385,723 0.65%
1980 117,624,196 0.74%
1979 116,765,509 0.83%
1978 115,809,525 0.91%
1977 114,761,516 1.00%
1976 113,624,865 1.08%
1975 112,411,640 1.18%
1974 111,100,023 1.30%
1973 109,679,470 1.35%
1972 108,220,404 1.34%
1971 106,789,355 1.30%
1970 105,416,839 1.26%
1969 104,102,077 1.25%
1968 102,819,279 1.27%
1967 101,527,852 1.06%
1966 100,466,907 1.00%
1965 99,468,746 1.17%
1964 98,319,344 1.10%
1963 97,246,712 1.02%
1962 96,267,883 0.96%
1961 95,355,458 0.94%
1960 94,464,839 0.95%
1959 93,575,985 0.98%
1958 92,671,295 0.91%
1957 91,837,665 0.90%
1956 91,021,560 1.03%
1955 90,090,281 1.12%
1954 89,093,019 1.18%
1953 88,057,140 1.31%
1952 86,921,764 1.45%
1951 85,683,474 1.58%
1950 84,353,049 0.00%