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Japan - Total population, both sexes

126,958,472
(Persons)
in 2015

Population of Japan decreased by 0.14 % from 127,131,800 persons in 2014 to 126,958,472 persons in 2015. Since the 0.02 % rise in 2010, population fell by 0.87 % in 2015.

Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates.

Date Value Change, %
2015 126,958,472 -0.14 %
2014 127,131,800 -0.16 %
2013 127,338,621 -0.17 %
2012 127,561,489 -0.20 %
2011 127,817,277 -0.20 %
2010 128,070,000 0.02 %
2009 128,047,000 -0.01 %
2008 128,063,000 0.05 %
2007 128,001,000 0.11 %
2006 127,854,000 0.06 %
2005 127,773,000 0.01 %
2004 127,761,000