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Japan Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 128.55 126.495 121.58
Global Rank 10th 11th 13th
Global Population Share 1.847% 1.622% 1.421%
Global Population Density 301.42 293.52 278.7
Global Population Density Rank 4th 6th 8th
Average Life Expectancy 82.97 84.33 85.66
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 1st 3rd 3rd
Fertility Rate 1.37 1.5 1.6
Fertility Rate Global Rank 189th 179th 174th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Japan Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 44 2.01%
Neonatal disorders 3 0.14%
Lower respiratory infections 8 0.36%
Cancers 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 5 0.23%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 47 2.14%
Road accidents 0 0%
Drowning 547 24.93%
Neonatal infections 53 2.42%
Diarrheal diseases 1 0.05%
Homicide 5 0.23%
Digestive diseases 49 2.23%
Fire 0 0%
Kidney disease 20 0.91%

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Highlights of Japan BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Japan gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 63.20%63.20%
    • Fat : 30.87%30.87%
    • Animal protein : 7.68%7.68%
    • Plant protein : 6.22%6.22%
  • 7.96% increase in caloric supply : Currently Japan gets 2726/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2525/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Meat are three major diet compositions in Japan
  • Rice, Wheat and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Japan
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Japan average intake is 280.25 grams
  • Apples, Oranges & Mandarines and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in Japan
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Japan average Fruit intake is 144.79grams
  • In Japan, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 29.40% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Japan is in the range of normal and Average Female BMI is in range of normal (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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