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

9.4 tonnes per capita

GDP

Gross domestic product (GDP), US dollars/capita, 2015
Real GDP forecast, Annual growth rate (%), 2018

38 401 US$ per capita

Projected growth rate: 0.8%

Debt

Household debt, % of net disposable income, 2014
General government debt, % of GDP, 2014

Household debt:
131.8 % of disposable income

Government debt:
246.6 % of GDP

Tax

Tax on personal income, % of GDP, 2015

Tax on personal income:
6.1 % of GDP

Unemployment

Unemployment rate, % of labour force, 1996-2016

3.1 % of labour force

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Country profile of Japan

AgricultureLatestTrendRanking
Agricultural landIndicator 86.60 Permanent pasture
% of agricultural land
2010
Japan
% of agricultural land
Permanent pasture
% of agricultural land
2004-2010
Japan (red)
Permanent pasture
% of agricultural land
2010
Japan (red)
Agricultural supportIndicator 43.1 Producer support (PSE)
% of gross farm receipts
2015
Japan
% of gross farm receipts
Producer support (PSE)
% of gross farm receipts
1996-2015
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Crop productionIndicator 2.80 Wheat
Tonnes/hectare
2025
Japan
Tonnes/hectare
Wheat
Tonnes/hectare
2021-2025
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Wheat
Tonnes/hectare
2025
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Fish landingsIndicator 3 768 691.0 National landings in domestic ports
Tonnes
2014
Japan
Tonnes
National landings in domestic ports
Tonnes
1995-2014
Japan (red)
National landings in domestic ports
Tonnes
2013
Japan (red)
Nutrient balanceIndicator 185.6 Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
2009
Japan
Kilograms/hectare
Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
2000-2009
Japan (red)
Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
2009
Japan (red)

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DevelopmentLatestTrendRanking
Distribution of net ODAIndicator 2 771.7 Least developed countries
Million US dollars
2015
Japan
Million US dollars
Least developed countries
Million US dollars
1996-2015
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Least developed countries
Million US dollars
2015
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Grants by private agencies and NGOsIndicator 557.2 Total
Million US dollars
2015
Japan
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1996-2015
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Net ODAIndicator 0.2 Total
% of gross national income
2015
Japan
% of gross national income
Total
% of gross national income
1996-2015
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
% of gross national income
2015
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Private flowsIndicator 32 279.0 Total
Million US dollars
2015
Japan
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1996-2015
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
Million US dollars
2015
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total official and private flowsIndicator 41 943.7 Total
Million US dollars
2015
Japan
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1996-2015
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
Million US dollars
2015
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)

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EconomyLatestTrendRanking
Composite leading indicator (CLI)Indicator 100.10 Amplitude adjusted
Long-term average = 100
Dec-2016
Japan
Long-term average = 100
Household disposable incomeIndicator -0.9 Net
Annual growth rate (%)
2014
Japan
Annual growth rate (%)
Net
Annual growth rate (%)
1995-2014
Japan (red)
Net
Annual growth rate (%)
2015
Labour compensation per hour workedIndicator 1.2 Total
Annual growth rate (%)
2014
Japan
Annual growth rate (%)
Total
Annual growth rate (%)
1996-2014
Japan (red)
Total
Annual growth rate (%)
2015
Net national incomeIndicator 31 607 Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Japan
US dollars/capita
Total
US dollars/capita
1996-2015
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Japan (red)
Trade in goods and servicesIndicator 17.9 Exports
% of GDP
2015
Japan
% of GDP
Exports
% of GDP
2006-2015
Japan (red)
Exports
% of GDP
2015
Japan (red)

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EducationLatestTrendRanking
Education spendingIndicator 8 748 Tertiary
US dollars/student
2013
Japan
US dollars/student
Tertiary
US dollars/student
2012-2013
Japan (red)
Tertiary
US dollars/student
2013
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
2010-2014
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
15-19 year-old men
% in same age group
2015
OECD - Average (black)

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EnergyLatestTrendRanking
Crude oil productionIndicator 209.9 Total
Thousand toe
2015
Japan
Thousand toe
Total
Thousand toe
1996-2015
Japan (red)
Total
Thousand toe
2015
Japan (red)
Infrastructure investmentIndicator 1 130 740 727.00 Road
Euro
2013
Japan
Euro
Road
Euro
2007-2013
Japan (red)
Road
Euro
2014
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
2014
Primary energy supplyIndicator 0.10 Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
2015
Japan
Toe/1 000 US dollars
Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
1996-2015
Japan (red)
Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
2015
Japan (red)
Road accidentsIndicator 38 Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
2015
Japan
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
1996-2015
Japan (red)
Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
2015
Japan (red)

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EnvironmentLatestTrendRanking
Air and GHG emissionsIndicator 9.4 Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
2014
Japan
Tonnes/capita
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
1995-2014
Japan (red)
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
2014
Japan (red)
Municipal wasteIndicator 352.5 Total
Kilograms/capita
2013
Japan
Kilograms/capita
Total
Kilograms/capita
1994-2013
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Kilograms/capita
2014
OECD - Total (black)
Water withdrawalsIndicator 80 897.0 Total
Million m3
2011
Japan
Million m3
Total
Million m3
1991-2011
Japan (red)
Total
Million m3
2010
Japan (red)

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FinanceLatestTrendRanking
Broad money (M3)Indicator 118.94 Total
2010=100
Dec-2016
Japan
2010=100
Total
2010=100
May-2015-Dec-2016
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
2010=100
Dec-2016
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Long-term interest ratesIndicator 0.1 Total
% per annum
Jan-2017
Japan
% per annum
Total
% per annum
Jun-2015-Jan-2017
Japan (red)
Total
% per annum
Jan-2017
Japan (red)
Net pension replacement ratesIndicator 40.4 Men
% of pre-retirement earnings
2014
Japan
% of pre-retirement earnings
Men
% of pre-retirement earnings
2014
Japan (red)
Net pension wealthIndicator 5.9 Men
Multiple of annual gross earnings
2014
Japan
Multiple of annual gross earnings
Men
Multiple of annual gross earnings
2014
Japan (red)
Short-term interest ratesIndicator 0.1 Total
% per annum
Jan-2017
Japan
% per annum
Total
% per annum
Jun-2015-Jan-2017
Japan (red), Euro area (19 countries) (black)
Total
% per annum
Jan-2017
Japan (red), Euro area (19 countries) (black)

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GovernmentLatestTrendRanking
General government spendingIndicator 42.1 Total
% of GDP
2014
Japan
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
2005-2014
Japan (red)
Total
% of GDP
2014
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 4.3 Total
% of GDP
2015
Japan
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1996-2015
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
% of GDP
2015
Japan (red)
Tax revenueIndicator 11 674 Total
US dollars/capita
2014
Japan
US dollars/capita
Total
US dollars/capita
1995-2014
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Tax wedgeIndicator 32.2 Total
% of labour cost
2015
Japan
% of labour cost
Total
% of labour cost
2000-2015
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
% of labour cost
2015
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)

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HealthLatestTrendRanking
Health spendingIndicator 3 523 Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Japan
US dollars/capita
Total
US dollars/capita
2008-2015
Japan (red)
Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Japan (red)
Hospital bedsIndicator 13.2 Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
2014
Japan
Per 1 000 inhabitants
Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
1995-2014
Japan (red)
Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
2014
Japan (red)
Length of hospital stayIndicator 16.90 Acute care
Days
2014
Japan
Days
Acute care
Days
1995-2014
Japan (red)
Acute care
Days
2014
Japan (red)
Life expectancy at birthIndicator 80.5 Men
Years
2014
Japan
Years
Men
Years
2008-2014
Japan (red)
Men
Years
2014
Japan (red)
Overweight or obese populationIndicator 24.7 Measured
% of population aged 15+
2014
Japan
% of population aged 15+
Measured
% of population aged 15+
1995-2014
Japan (red)
Measured
% of population aged 15+
2014
Japan (red)

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Innovation and TechnologyLatestTrendRanking
Gross domestic spending on R&DIndicator 3.5 Total
% of GDP
2015
Japan
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1996-2015
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of GDP
2015
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
2015
Triadic patent familiesIndicator 16 196.6 Total
Number
2013
Japan
Number
Total
Number
1994-2013
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Number
2013
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Wireless mobile broadband subscriptionsIndicator 146.4 Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q2-2016
Japan
Per 100 inhabitants
Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q2-2010-Q2-2016
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q2-2016
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)

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JobsLatestTrendRanking
Average wagesIndicator 35 780.0 Total
US dollars
2015
Japan
US dollars
Total
US dollars
1996-2015
Japan (red)
Total
US dollars
2015
Japan (red)
Employment rateIndicator 74.7 Total
% of working age population
Q4-2016
Japan
% of working age population
Total
% of working age population
Q1-2012-Q4-2016
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of working age population
Q3-2016
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Hours workedIndicator 1 719 Total
Hours/worker
2015
Japan
Hours/worker
Total
Hours/worker
1996-2015
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Hours/worker
2015
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Long-term unemployment rateIndicator 35.5 Total
% of unemployed
2015
Japan
% of unemployed
Total
% of unemployed
1996-2015
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of unemployed
2015
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Self-employment rateIndicator 11.1 Total
% of employment
2015
Japan
% of employment
Total
% of employment
1996-2015
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of employment
2015
Japan (red)

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SocietyLatestTrendRanking
Fertility ratesIndicator 1.42 Total
Children/woman
2014
Japan
Children/woman
Total
Children/woman
1995-2014
Japan (red)
Total
Children/woman
2014
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 57 316.7 Total
Number
2013
Japan
Number
Total
Number
1995-2013
Japan (red)
Total
Number
2011
Japan (red)
Poverty rateIndicator 0.16 Total
Ratio
2012
Japan
Ratio
Total
Ratio
2009-2012
Japan (red)
Total
Ratio
2014
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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