Japan ended 2012 with a population of 127,552,000 people, which represents a decrease of 279,000 people compared to 2011.
Japan ranks No. 10 among196 countries which published this information in countryeconomy.com.
The female population is greater, with 65,232,461 women, representing 51.11% of the total, compared to 62,396,539 or 48.89% men.
Japan has a high population density, with 337 people per square km and it was in position 173th in our ranking of density population in 2012.