Japan ended 2016 with a population of 126,960,000 people, which represents a decrease of 18,000 people compared to 2015.
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 336 people per square km and it was in position 171th in our ranking of density population in 2016 .