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 125,584,838, a 0.37% decline from 2021.
  • The population of Japan in 2021 was 126,050,804, a 0.34% decline from 2020.
  • The population of Japan in 2020 was 126,476,461, a 0.3% decline from 2019.
  • The population of Japan in 2019 was 126,860,301, a 0.27% 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 334,805,269
Japan 125,584,838
Germany 83,883,596
United Kingdom 68,497,907
France 65,584,518
Italy 60,262,770
South Korea 51,329,899
Spain 46,719,142
Argentina 46,010,234
Canada 38,388,419
Poland 37,739,785
Saudi Arabia 35,844,909
Australia 26,068,792
Taiwan 23,888,595
Chile 19,250,195
Netherlands 17,211,447
Belgium 11,668,278
Greece 10,316,637
Sweden 10,218,971
Portugal 10,140,570
UAE 10,081,785
Hungary 9,606,259
Austria 9,066,710
Israel 8,922,892
Switzerland 8,773,637
Hong Kong 7,604,299
Singapore 5,943,546
Denmark 5,834,950
Finland 5,554,960
Norway 5,511,370
Oman 5,323,993
Ireland 5,020,199
New Zealand 4,898,203
Panama 4,446,964
Kuwait 4,380,326
Croatia 4,059,286
Uruguay 3,496,016
Qatar 2,979,915
Puerto Rico 2,829,812
Lithuania 2,661,708
Slovenia 2,078,034
Latvia 1,848,837
Bahrain 1,783,983
Trinidad and Tobago 1,406,585
Estonia 1,321,910
Cyprus 1,223,387
Macao 667,490
Luxembourg 642,371
Malta 444,033
Bahamas 400,516
Iceland 345,393
New Caledonia 290,915
Barbados 288,023
French Polynesia 284,164
Channel Islands 176,463
Guam 171,519
Curacao 165,529
Aruba 107,609
Antigua and Barbuda 99,509
Seychelles 99,426
Isle of Man 85,732
Andorra 77,463
Cayman Islands 67,277
Bermuda 61,939
Northern Mariana Islands 58,269
Greenland 56,973
Faroe Islands 49,233
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 43,966
Monaco 39,783
Turks and Caicos Islands 39,741
Liechtenstein 38,387
San Marino 34,085
Gibraltar 33,704
British Virgin Islands 30,596
Palau 18,233
Japan - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2022 125,584,838 -0.37%
2021 126,050,804 -0.34%
2020 126,476,461 -0.30%
2019 126,860,301 -0.27%
2018 127,202,192 -0.24%
2017 127,502,725 -0.20%
2016 127,763,265 -0.17%
2015 127,985,133 -0.14%
2014 128,168,639 -0.11%
2013 128,314,195 -0.09%
2012 128,423,571 -0.06%
2011 128,498,965 -0.03%
2010 128,542,353 -0.01%
2009 128,555,189 0.01%
2008 128,538,646 0.03%
2007 128,494,057 0.06%
2006 128,422,734 0.08%
2005 128,326,116 0.10%
2004 128,204,195 0.11%
2003 128,058,372 0.13%
2002 127,893,078 0.14%
2001 127,713,828 0.15%
2000 127,524,174 0.16%
1999 127,326,070 0.16%
1998 127,117,434 0.18%
1997 126,892,738 0.20%
1996 126,644,094 0.22%
1995 126,365,484 0.25%
1994 126,053,129 0.28%
1993 125,707,411 0.30%
1992 125,331,297 0.32%
1991 124,929,772 0.34%
1990 124,505,240 0.36%
1989 124,058,520 0.38%
1988 123,584,527 0.42%
1987 123,072,710 0.46%
1986 122,509,117 0.51%
1985 121,883,482 0.57%
1984 121,189,266 0.63%
1983 120,427,636 0.69%
1982 119,605,250 0.73%
1981 118,732,841 0.78%
1980 117,816,940 0.81%
1979 116,867,356 0.85%
1978 115,879,211 0.92%
1977 114,827,832 1.01%
1976 113,679,191 1.13%
1975 112,413,359 1.25%
1974 111,022,689 1.36%
1973 109,528,512 1.44%
1972 107,976,027 1.46%
1971 106,427,103 1.43%
1970 104,929,251 1.38%
1969 103,496,035 1.34%
1968 102,124,005 1.29%
1967 100,822,291 1.23%
1966 99,596,069 1.17%
1965 98,447,002 1.10%
1964 97,379,402 1.03%
1963 96,389,424 0.98%
1962 95,458,524 0.95%
1961 94,560,709 0.95%
1960 93,673,615 0.96%
1959 92,782,231 0.98%
1958 91,877,638 1.02%
1957 90,953,809 1.06%
1956 90,004,181 1.11%
1955 89,018,257 1.18%
1954 87,980,575 1.28%
1953 86,869,975 1.41%
1952 85,659,443 1.59%
1951 84,316,264 1.83%
1950 82,802,084 0.00%