Japan ended 2016 with a population of 126,901,000 people, which represents a decrease of 77,000 people compared to 2015.
Japan ranks No. 10 among196 countries which published this information in countryeconomy.com.
The female population is greater, with 65,212,655 women, representing 51.37% of the total, compared to 61,745,817 or 48.63% men.
Japan has a high population density, with 336 people per square km and it was in position 172th in our ranking of density population in 2016 .