Selected indicators for Japan

Population

Population, Million persons, 1993-2013
Population, Annual growth rate (%), 2013

127.3 million

Growth rate: -0.2%

Income inequality

Income inequality, 0 = complete equality; 1 = complete inequality, latest available year

Education

Mathematics performance (PISA), Mean score, 2015
Reading performance (PISA), Mean score, 2015
Science performance (PISA), Mean score, 2015

CO2 emissions

Air and GHG emissions, Carbon dioxide (CO2), latest available year

9.0 tonnes per capita

GDP

Gross domestic product (GDP), US dollars/capita, 2017
Real GDP forecast, Annual growth rate (%), 2019

43 301 US$ per capita

Projected growth rate: 1.2%

Debt

Household debt, % of net disposable income, 2016
General government debt, % of GDP, 2016

Household debt:
108.8 % of disposable income

Government debt:
234.5 % of GDP

Tax

Tax on personal income, % of GDP, 2016

Tax on personal income:
5.7 % of GDP

Unemployment

Unemployment rate, % of labour force, 1997-2017

2.8 % of labour force

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Country profile of Japan

AgricultureLatestTrendRanking
Agricultural landIndicator 603 Permanent pasture
Hectares
2016
Japan
Hectares
Permanent pasture
Hectares
1997-2016
Japan (red)
Permanent pasture
Hectares
2016
Japan (red)
Agricultural supportIndicator 48.0 Producer support (PSE)
% of gross farm receipts
2016
Japan
% of gross farm receipts
Producer support (PSE)
% of gross farm receipts
1997-2016
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Crop productionIndicator 4.38 Wheat
Tonnes/hectare
2026
Japan
Tonnes/hectare
Wheat
Tonnes/hectare
2007-2026
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Fish landingsIndicator 3 296 400.0 National landings in domestic ports
Tonnes
2016
Japan
Tonnes
National landings in domestic ports
Tonnes
1997-2016
Japan (red)
National landings in domestic ports
Tonnes
2015
Japan (red)
Nutrient balanceIndicator 177.8 Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
2015
Japan
Kilograms/hectare
Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
1996-2015
Japan (red)
Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
2015
Japan (red)

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DevelopmentLatestTrendRanking
Distribution of net ODAIndicator 2 568.3 Least developed countries
Million US dollars
2016
Japan
Million US dollars
Least developed countries
Million US dollars
1997-2016
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Least developed countries
Million US dollars
2016
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Grants by private agencies and NGOsIndicator 682.6 Total
Million US dollars
2016
Japan
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1997-2016
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Net ODAIndicator 0.2 Total
% of gross national income
2017
Japan
% of gross national income
Total
% of gross national income
1998-2017
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
% of gross national income
2017
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Private flowsIndicator 29 456.8 Total
Million US dollars
2016
Japan
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1997-2016
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
Million US dollars
2015
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total official and private flowsIndicator 40 151.8 Total
Million US dollars
2016
Japan
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1997-2016
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
Million US dollars
2016
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)

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EconomyLatestTrendRanking
Composite leading indicator (CLI)Indicator 99.70 Amplitude adjusted
Long-term average = 100
Sep-2018
Japan
Long-term average = 100
Household disposable incomeIndicator 1.7 Net
Annual growth rate (%)
2016
Japan
Annual growth rate (%)
Net
Annual growth rate (%)
1997-2016
Japan (red)
Net
Annual growth rate (%)
2016
Japan (red)
Labour compensation per hour workedIndicator 1.7 Total
Annual growth rate (%)
2016
Japan
Annual growth rate (%)
Total
Annual growth rate (%)
1997-2016
Japan (red)
Total
Annual growth rate (%)
2017
Net national incomeIndicator 34 838 Total
US dollars/capita
2017
Japan
US dollars/capita
Total
US dollars/capita
1998-2017
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
US dollars/capita
2016
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Trade in goods and servicesIndicator 17.7 Exports
% of GDP
2017
Japan
% of GDP
Exports
% of GDP
1998-2017
Japan (red)
Exports
% of GDP
2017
Japan (red)

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EducationLatestTrendRanking
Education spendingIndicator 19 289 Tertiary
US dollars/student
2015
Japan
US dollars/student
Tertiary
US dollars/student
1995-2015
Japan (red)
Tertiary
US dollars/student
2016
Japan (red)
Mathematics performance (PISA)Indicator 539 Boys
Mean score
2015
Japan
Mean score
Boys
Mean score
2003-2015
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Boys
Mean score
2015
Japan (red)
Reading performance (PISA)Indicator 509 Boys
Mean score
2015
Japan
Mean score
Boys
Mean score
2000-2015
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Boys
Mean score
2015
Japan (red)
Science performance (PISA)Indicator 545 Boys
Mean score
2015
Japan
Mean score
Boys
Mean score
2006-2015
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Boys
Mean score
2015
Japan (red)
Youth not in employment, education or training (NEET)Indicator 3.9 15-19 year-old men
% in same age group
2014
Japan
% in same age group
15-19 year-old men
% in same age group
2005-2014
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
15-19 year-old men
% in same age group
2017
OECD - Average (black)

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EnergyLatestTrendRanking
Crude oil productionIndicator 188.7 Total
Thousand toe
2016
Japan
Thousand toe
Total
Thousand toe
1997-2016
Japan (red)
Total
Thousand toe
2016
Japan (red)
Infrastructure investmentIndicator 28 143 419 695.00 Road
Euro
2015
Japan
Euro
Road
Euro
1996-2015
Japan (red)
Road
Euro
2016
Passenger transportIndicator 898 720.0 Road
Million passenger-kilometres
2009
Japan
Million passenger-kilometres
Road
Million passenger-kilometres
1990-2009
Japan (red)
Road
Million passenger-kilometres
2016
Primary energy supplyIndicator 0.09 Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
2016
Japan
Toe/1 000 US dollars
Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
1997-2016
Japan (red)
Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
2016
Japan (red)
Road accidentsIndicator 37 Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
2016
Japan
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
1997-2016
Japan (red)
Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
2016
Japan (red)

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EnvironmentLatestTrendRanking
Air and GHG emissionsIndicator 9.0 Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
2016
Japan
Tonnes/capita
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
1997-2016
Japan (red)
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
2016
Japan (red)
Municipal wasteIndicator 343.7 Total
Kilograms/capita
2015
Japan
Kilograms/capita
Total
Kilograms/capita
1996-2015
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Kilograms/capita
2016
OECD - Total (black)
Water withdrawalsIndicator 80 067.0 Total
Million m3
2014
Japan
Million m3
Total
Million m3
1994-2014
Japan (red)
Total
Million m3
2012
Japan (red)

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FinanceLatestTrendRanking
Broad money (M3)Indicator 109.66 Total
2015=100
Sep-2018
Japan
2015=100
Total
2015=100
Feb-2017-Sep-2018
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
2015=100
Sep-2018
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Long-term interest ratesIndicator 0.1 Total
% per annum
Oct-2018
Japan
% per annum
Total
% per annum
Mar-2017-Oct-2018
Japan (red)
Total
% per annum
Sep-2018
Japan (red)
Net pension replacement ratesIndicator 40.0 Men
% of pre-retirement earnings
2016
Japan
% of pre-retirement earnings
Men
% of pre-retirement earnings
2014-2016
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Men
% of pre-retirement earnings
2016
Japan (red)
Net pension wealthIndicator 7.6 Men
Multiple of annual gross earnings
2016
Japan
Multiple of annual gross earnings
Men
Multiple of annual gross earnings
2014-2016
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Men
Multiple of annual gross earnings
2016
Japan (red)
Short-term interest ratesIndicator 0.0 Total
% per annum
Sep-2018
Japan
% per annum
Total
% per annum
Feb-2017-Sep-2018
Japan (red), Euro area (19 countries) (black)
Total
% per annum
Oct-2018
Euro area (19 countries) (black)

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GovernmentLatestTrendRanking
General government spendingIndicator 39.0 Total
% of GDP
2016
Japan
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
2005-2016
Japan (red)
Total
% of GDP
2016
Japan (red)
Government reservesIndicator 850 531.0 Total
SDR millions
Q4-2014
Japan
SDR millions
Total
SDR millions
Q1-2010-Q4-2014
Japan (red)
Total
SDR millions
Q4-2014
Japan (red)
Tax on corporate profitsIndicator 3.8 Total
% of GDP
2016
Japan
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1997-2016
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
% of GDP
2016
Japan (red)
Tax revenueIndicator 30.7 Total
% of GDP
2015
Japan
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1996-2015
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
% of GDP
2016
OECD - Average (black)
Tax wedgeIndicator 32.6 Total
% of labour cost
2017
Japan
% of labour cost
Total
% of labour cost
2000-2017
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
% of labour cost
2017
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)

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HealthLatestTrendRanking
Health spendingIndicator 4 717 Total
US dollars/capita
2017
Japan
US dollars/capita
Total
US dollars/capita
1998-2017
Japan (red)
Total
US dollars/capita
2017
Japan (red)
Hospital bedsIndicator 13.1 Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
2016
Japan
Per 1 000 inhabitants
Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
1997-2016
Japan (red)
Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
2016
Japan (red)
Length of hospital stayIndicator 16.30 Acute care
Days
2016
Japan
Days
Acute care
Days
1997-2016
Japan (red)
Acute care
Days
2016
Japan (red)
Life expectancy at birthIndicator 81.0 Men
Years
2016
Japan
Years
Men
Years
1997-2016
Japan (red)
Men
Years
2016
Japan (red)
Overweight or obese populationIndicator 25.4 Measured
% of population aged 15+
2016
Japan
% of population aged 15+
Measured
% of population aged 15+
1997-2016
Japan (red)

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Innovation and TechnologyLatestTrendRanking
Gross domestic spending on R&DIndicator 3.1 Total
% of GDP
2016
Japan
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1997-2016
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of GDP
2016
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
ICT value addedIndicator 8.1 Total
% of value added
2011
Japan
% of value added
Total
% of value added
2011
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Internet accessIndicator 67.1 Total
% of all households
2009
Japan
% of all households
Total
% of all households
2005-2009
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of all households
2017
Mobile broadband subscriptionsIndicator 163.1 Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q4-2017
Japan
Per 100 inhabitants
Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q4-2009-Q4-2017
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q4-2017
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Triadic patent familiesIndicator 17 360.9 Total
Number
2015
Japan
Number
Total
Number
1996-2015
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Number
2015
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)

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JobsLatestTrendRanking
Average wagesIndicator 40 862.6 Total
US dollars
2017
Japan
US dollars
Total
US dollars
1998-2017
Japan (red)
Total
US dollars
2017
Japan (red)
Employment rateIndicator 76.9 Total
% of working age population
Q3-2018
Japan
% of working age population
Total
% of working age population
Q4-2013-Q3-2018
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of working age population
Q2-2018
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Hours workedIndicator 1 710 Total
Hours/worker
2017
Japan
Hours/worker
Total
Hours/worker
1998-2017
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Hours/worker
2017
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Long-term unemployment rateIndicator 36.7 Total
% of unemployed
2017
Japan
% of unemployed
Total
% of unemployed
1998-2017
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of unemployed
2017
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Self-employment rateIndicator 10.4 Total
% of employment
2017
Japan
% of employment
Total
% of employment
1998-2017
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of employment
2017
Japan (red)

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SocietyLatestTrendRanking
Fertility ratesIndicator 1.40 Total
Children/woman
2016
Japan
Children/woman
Total
Children/woman
1997-2016
Japan (red)
Total
Children/woman
2016
Japan (red)
National population distributionIndicator 56.5 Urban regions
Percentage
2014
Japan
Percentage
Urban regions
Percentage
2014
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Permanent immigrant inflowsIndicator 95 196.0 Total
Number
2016
Japan
Number
Total
Number
1997-2016
Japan (red)
Total
Number
2016
Japan (red)
Poverty rateIndicator 0.16 Total
Ratio
2012
Japan
Ratio
Total
Ratio
2009-2012
Japan (red)
Total
Ratio
2015
Social spendingIndicator 23.1 Public
% of GDP
2013
Japan
% of GDP
Public
% of GDP
1994-2013
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Public
% of GDP
2016
OECD - Total (black)

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