Japan ended 2017 with a population of 126,748,000 people, which represents a decrease of 212,000 people compared to 2016.
Japan ranks No. 11 among196 countries which published this information in countryeconomy.com.
The female population is greater, with 64,962,126 women, representing 51.15% of the total, compared to 62,032,385 or 48.85% men.
Japan has a high population density, with 335 people per square km and it was in position 171th in our ranking of density population in 2017.