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Japan’s population shrinks

Japan’s population has fallen by nearly one million. Between 2010 and 2015, Japan lost 947,345 people (more than the population of San Francisco).

By 2060, Japan’s population is expected to drop from 127m to 87m.

Nations with the Highest percentage of people aged +60

  1. Japan
  2. Italy
  3. Germany
  4. Finland
  5. Sweden
  6. Bulgaria
  7. Greece
  8. Portugal
  9. Croatia
  10. Channel Islands UK

Populations are getting Older

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By 2050, the proportion of people +65 is expected to jump to 22%.

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Editor in Chief Mehdi Chourou