Selected indicators for Japan

Population

Population, Million persons, 1998-2018
Population, Annual growth rate (%), 2018

126.4 million

Growth rate: -0.2%

Income inequality

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

Education

Mathematics performance (PISA), Mean score, 2018
Reading performance (PISA), Mean score, 2018
Science performance (PISA), Mean score, 2018

CO2 emissions

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

8.7 tonnes per capita

GDP

Gross domestic product (GDP), US dollars/capita, 2019

43 284 US$ per capita

Debt

Household debt, % of net disposable income, 2018
General government debt, % of GDP, 2018

Household debt:
107.0 % of disposable income

Government debt:
238.7 % of GDP

Tax

Tax on personal income, % of GDP, 2018

Tax on personal income:
6.0 % of GDP

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Country profile of Japan

AgricultureLatestTrendRanking
Agricultural landIndicator 598.60 Permanent pasture
Thousand hectares
2018
Japan
Thousand hectares
Permanent pasture
Thousand hectares
1999-2018
Japan (red)
Permanent pasture
Thousand hectares
2018
Japan (red)
Agricultural supportIndicator 41.3 Producer support (PSE)
% of gross farm receipts
2019
Japan
% of gross farm receipts
Producer support (PSE)
% of gross farm receipts
2000-2019
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Crop productionIndicator 4.24 Wheat
Tonnes/hectare
2029
Japan
Tonnes/hectare
Wheat
Tonnes/hectare
2010-2029
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Fish landingsIndicator 3 415 334.0 National landings in domestic ports
Tonnes
2018
Japan
Tonnes
National landings in domestic ports
Tonnes
1999-2018
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
National landings in domestic ports
Tonnes
2018
Japan (red)
Nutrient balanceIndicator 179.3 Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
2017
Japan
Kilograms/hectare
Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
1998-2017
Japan (red)
Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
2017
Japan (red)

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DevelopmentLatestTrendRanking
Distribution of net ODAIndicator 3 278.7 Least developed countries
Million US dollars
2018
Japan
Million US dollars
Least developed countries
Million US dollars
1999-2018
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Least developed countries
Million US dollars
2018
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Grants by private agencies and NGOsIndicator 521.7 Total
Million US dollars
2018
Japan
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1999-2018
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Net ODAIndicator 0.3 ODA grant equivalent
% of gross national income
2019
Japan
% of gross national income
ODA grant equivalent
% of gross national income
2018-2019
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
ODA grant equivalent
% of gross national income
2019
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Private flowsIndicator 42 703.3 Total
Million US dollars
2018
Japan
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1999-2018
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
Million US dollars
2017
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total official and private flowsIndicator 53 667.3 Total
Million US dollars
2018
Japan
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1999-2018
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
Million US dollars
2018
Japan (red), DAC Countries (black)

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EconomyLatestTrendRanking
Composite leading indicator (CLI)Indicator 99.21 Amplitude adjusted
Long-term average = 100
Oct-2020
Japan
Long-term average = 100
Household disposable incomeIndicator 0.8 Net
Annual growth rate (%)
2017
Japan
Annual growth rate (%)
Net
Annual growth rate (%)
1998-2017
Japan (red)
Net
Annual growth rate (%)
2018
Labour compensation per hour workedIndicator 2.3 Total
Annual growth rate (%)
2018
Japan
Annual growth rate (%)
Total
Annual growth rate (%)
1999-2018
Japan (red)
Total
Annual growth rate (%)
2019
Net national incomeIndicator 34 909 Total
US dollars/capita
2019
Japan
US dollars/capita
Total
US dollars/capita
2000-2019
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
US dollars/capita
2019
Japan (red)
Trade in goods and servicesIndicator 17.5 Exports
% of GDP
2019
Japan
% of GDP
Exports
% of GDP
2000-2019
Japan (red)
Exports
% of GDP
2019
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 532 Boys
Mean score
2018
Japan
Mean score
Boys
Mean score
2003-2018
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
Boys
Mean score
2018
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
Reading performance (PISA)Indicator 493 Boys
Mean score
2018
Japan
Mean score
Boys
Mean score
2000-2018
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
Boys
Mean score
2018
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
Science performance (PISA)Indicator 531 Boys
Mean score
2018
Japan
Mean score
Boys
Mean score
2006-2018
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
Boys
Mean score
2018
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
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
2019
OECD - Average (black)

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EnergyLatestTrendRanking
Crude oil productionIndicator 182.0 Total
Thousand toe
2017
Japan
Thousand toe
Total
Thousand toe
1998-2017
Japan (red)
Total
Thousand toe
2017
Japan (red)
Infrastructure investmentIndicator 31 577 903 148.10 Road
Euro
2017
Japan
Euro
Road
Euro
1998-2017
Japan (red)
Road
Euro
2018
Passenger transportIndicator 909 598.0 Road
Million passenger-kilometres
2019
Japan
Million passenger-kilometres
Road
Million passenger-kilometres
2000-2019
Japan (red)
Road
Million passenger-kilometres
2018
Japan (red)
Primary energy supplyIndicator 0.09 Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
2018
Japan
Toe/1 000 US dollars
Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
1999-2018
Japan (red)
Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
2018
Japan (red)
Road accidentsIndicator 31 Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
2019
Japan
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
2000-2019
Japan (red)
Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
2019
Japan (red)

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EnvironmentLatestTrendRanking
Air and GHG emissionsIndicator 8.7 Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
2018
Japan
Tonnes/capita
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
1999-2018
Japan (red)
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
2018
Japan (red)
Municipal wasteIndicator 336.4 Total
Kilograms/capita
2017
Japan
Kilograms/capita
Total
Kilograms/capita
1998-2017
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Kilograms/capita
2018
OECD - Total (black)
Water withdrawalsIndicator 79 628.0 Total
Million m3
2016
Japan
Million m3
Total
Million m3
1996-2016
Japan (red)
Total
Million m3
2016
Japan (red)

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FinanceLatestTrendRanking
Broad money (M3)Indicator 120.09 Total
2015=100
Sep-2020
Japan
2015=100
Total
2015=100
Feb-2019-Sep-2020
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
2015=100
Dec-2018
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Long-term interest ratesIndicator 0.0 Total
% per annum
Oct-2020
Japan
% per annum
Total
% per annum
Mar-2019-Oct-2020
Japan (red)
Total
% per annum
Oct-2020
Japan (red)
Net pension replacement ratesIndicator 36.8 Men
% of pre-retirement earnings
2018
Japan
% of pre-retirement earnings
Men
% of pre-retirement earnings
2014-2018
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Men
% of pre-retirement earnings
2018
Japan (red)
Net pension wealthIndicator 7.0 Men
Multiple of annual gross earnings
2018
Japan
Multiple of annual gross earnings
Men
Multiple of annual gross earnings
2014-2018
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Men
Multiple of annual gross earnings
2018
Japan (red)
Short-term interest ratesIndicator -0.1 Total
% per annum
Sep-2020
Japan
% per annum
Total
% per annum
Feb-2019-Sep-2020
Japan (red), Euro area (19 countries) (black)
Total
% per annum
Oct-2020
Euro area (19 countries) (black)

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GovernmentLatestTrendRanking
General government spendingIndicator 38.9 Total
% of GDP
2018
Japan
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
2005-2018
Japan (red)
Total
% of GDP
2018
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 4.1 Total
% of GDP
2018
Japan
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1999-2018
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
% of GDP
2018
Japan (red)
Tax revenueIndicator 31.4 Total
% of GDP
2017
Japan
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1998-2017
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
% of GDP
2018
OECD - Average (black)
Tax wedgeIndicator 32.7 Total
% of labour cost
2019
Japan
% of labour cost
Total
% of labour cost
2000-2019
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
% of labour cost
2019
Japan (red), OECD - Average (black)

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HealthLatestTrendRanking
Health spendingIndicator 4 823 Total
US dollars/capita
2019
Japan
US dollars/capita
Total
US dollars/capita
2000-2019
Japan (red)
Total
US dollars/capita
2019
Japan (red)
Hospital bedsIndicator 13.0 Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
2018
Japan
Per 1 000 inhabitants
Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
1999-2018
Japan (red)
Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
2018
Japan (red)
Length of hospital stayIndicator 16.10 Acute care
Days
2018
Japan
Days
Acute care
Days
1999-2018
Japan (red)
Acute care
Days
2018
Japan (red)
Life expectancy at birthIndicator 81.1 Men
Years
2017
Japan
Years
Men
Years
1998-2017
Japan (red)
Men
Years
2018
Overweight or obese populationIndicator 26.7 Measured
% of population aged 15+
2018
Japan
% of population aged 15+
Measured
% of population aged 15+
1999-2018
Japan (red)

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Innovation and TechnologyLatestTrendRanking
Gross domestic spending on R&DIndicator 3.3 Total
% of GDP
2018
Japan
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1999-2018
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of GDP
2018
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
2019
Mobile broadband subscriptionsIndicator 178.9 Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q4-2019
Japan
Per 100 inhabitants
Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q2-2010-Q4-2019
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q4-2019
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Triadic patent familiesIndicator 18 644.8 Total
Number
2018
Japan
Number
Total
Number
1999-2018
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Number
2018
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)

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JobsLatestTrendRanking
Average wagesIndicator 38 617.5 Total
US dollars
2019
Japan
US dollars
Total
US dollars
2000-2019
Japan (red)
Total
US dollars
2019
Japan (red)
Employment rateIndicator 77.0 Total
% of working age population
Q3-2020
Japan
% of working age population
Total
% of working age population
Q4-2015-Q3-2020
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of working age population
Q2-2020
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Hours workedIndicator 1 644 Total
Hours/worker
2019
Japan
Hours/worker
Total
Hours/worker
2000-2019
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Hours/worker
2019
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Long-term unemployment rateIndicator 32.3 Total
% of unemployed
2019
Japan
% of unemployed
Total
% of unemployed
2000-2019
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of unemployed
2019
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Self-employment rateIndicator 10.0 Total
% of employment
2019
Japan
% of employment
Total
% of employment
2000-2019
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of employment
2019
Japan (red)

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SocietyLatestTrendRanking
Fertility ratesIndicator 1.40 Total
Children/woman
2018
Japan
Children/woman
Total
Children/woman
1999-2018
Japan (red)
Total
Children/woman
2018
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
2015
Japan
Ratio
Total
Ratio
2009-2015
Japan (red)
Total
Ratio
2017
Social spendingIndicator 22.3 Public
% of GDP
2017
Japan
% of GDP
Public
% of GDP
1998-2017
Japan (red), OECD - Total (black)
Public
% of GDP
2019
OECD - Total (black)

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