Population of Japan

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2022)
Date22 Feb 2024

The current population of Japan is 122,596,718 as of July 20, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Japan is projected at 122,631,432 or 122.63 million as of July 1, 2024. The total population in Japan is projected at 123,294,513 or 123.29 million people for the year 2023.

Japan is the sixth-most populous country in Asia and is in the 12th position in the world on the list of 237 countries and territories.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Japan population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
2022124,278,310123,951,692-653,236-0.5271.55
2023123,625,074123,294,513-661,122-0.5361.53
2024122,963,952122,631,432-665,040-0.5421.51
2025122,298,912121,960,408-677,009-0.5551.49
2026121,621,903121,282,488-678,830-0.5601.47
2027120,943,073120,600,599-684,948-0.5681.45
2028120,258,125119,912,238-691,775-0.5771.43
2029119,566,350119,217,097-698,506-0.5861.41
2030118,867,844118,514,802-706,085-0.5961.39
2031118,161,759117,805,680-712,158-0.6051.37
2032117,449,601117,090,083-719,037-0.6141.35
2033116,730,564116,368,193-724,742-0.6231.33
2034116,005,822115,641,077-729,489-0.6311.31
2035115,276,333114,907,058-738,549-0.6431.29
2036114,537,784114,164,955-745,657-0.6531.28
2037113,792,127113,416,742-750,770-0.6621.26
2038113,041,357112,664,566-753,582-0.6691.24
2039112,287,775111,910,716-754,117-0.6741.23
2040111,533,658111,157,201-752,913-0.6771.21
2041110,780,745110,405,207-751,076-0.6801.19
2042110,029,669109,654,640-750,058-0.6841.18
2043109,279,611108,903,960-751,302-0.6901.16
2044108,528,309108,155,545-745,528-0.6891.15
2045107,782,781107,412,293-740,976-0.6901.13
2046107,041,805106,674,353-734,904-0.6891.12
2047106,306,901105,942,538-728,726-0.6881.11
2048105,578,175105,216,618-723,113-0.6871.09
2049104,855,062104,497,283-715,559-0.6851.08
2050104,139,503103,784,357-710,292-0.6841.07
2051103,429,211103,076,686-705,050-0.6841.06
2052102,724,161102,373,741-700,840-0.6851.05
2053102,023,321101,672,959-700,723-0.6891.03
2054101,322,598100,969,712-705,772-0.6991.02
2055100,616,826100,261,155-711,342-0.7091.01
205699,905,48499,547,977-715,013-0.7181.00
205799,190,47198,829,212-722,517-0.7310.99
205898,467,95498,103,898-728,113-0.7420.98
205997,739,84197,371,456-736,770-0.7570.97
206097,003,07196,631,457-743,228-0.7690.96
206196,259,84395,885,918-747,849-0.7800.95
206295,511,99495,135,942-752,104-0.7910.94
206394,759,89094,381,509-756,762-0.8020.93
206494,003,12893,622,768-760,721-0.8130.92
206593,242,40792,862,515-759,785-0.8180.91
206692,482,62292,104,053-757,139-0.8220.90
206791,725,48391,348,808-753,350-0.8250.89
206890,972,13390,601,494-741,278-0.8180.88
206990,230,85589,863,719-734,272-0.8170.87
207089,496,58389,136,819-719,528-0.8070.87
207188,777,05588,424,325-705,460-0.7980.86
207288,071,59587,727,655-687,879-0.7840.85
207387,383,71687,048,361-670,710-0.7710.84
207486,713,00686,388,769-648,475-0.7510.83
207586,064,53185,749,785-629,491-0.7340.83
207685,435,04085,129,656-610,768-0.7170.82
207784,824,27284,529,212-590,120-0.6980.81
207884,234,15283,948,386-571,531-0.6810.81
207983,662,62183,384,467-556,308-0.6670.80
208083,106,31382,836,599-539,428-0.6510.80
208182,566,88582,305,350-523,070-0.6360.79
208282,043,81581,787,526-512,578-0.6270.78
208381,531,23781,280,426-501,622-0.6170.78
208481,029,61580,784,469-490,293-0.6070.77
208580,539,32280,297,790-483,064-0.6020.77
208680,056,25879,817,820-476,876-0.5970.77
208779,579,38279,344,369-470,026-0.5920.76
208879,109,35678,877,798-463,117-0.5870.76
208978,646,23978,416,133-460,212-0.5870.75
209078,186,02777,959,318-453,418-0.5820.75
209177,732,60977,507,344-450,531-0.5810.74
209277,282,07877,059,254-445,648-0.5780.74
209376,836,43076,615,267-442,326-0.5770.74
209476,394,10476,175,514-437,181-0.5740.73
209575,956,92375,741,100-431,646-0.5700.73
209675,525,27775,310,678-429,198-0.5700.72
209775,096,07974,884,753-422,652-0.5640.72
209874,673,42774,465,689-415,475-0.5580.72
209974,257,95274,051,908-412,088-0.5560.71
210073,845,86473,644,064-403,599-0.5480.71

Japan population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
195083,656,26384,353,0491,393,5711.6523.38
195185,049,83485,683,4741,267,2801.4793.37
195286,317,11486,921,7641,209,2991.3913.36
195387,526,41388,057,1401,061,4541.2053.34
195488,587,86789,093,0191,010,3031.1343.31
195589,598,17090,090,281984,2221.0923.28
195690,582,39291,021,560878,3360.9653.25
195791,460,72891,837,665753,8740.8213.21
195892,214,60292,671,295913,3870.9863.18
195993,127,98993,575,985895,9920.9583.15
196094,023,98194,464,839881,7160.9333.13
196194,905,69795,355,458899,5210.9433.11
196295,805,21896,267,883925,3300.9613.08
196396,730,54897,246,7121,032,3271.0623.04
196497,762,87598,319,3441,112,9371.1323.01
196598,875,81299,468,7461,185,8691.1922.98
1966100,061,681100,466,907810,4520.8072.95
1967100,872,133101,527,8521,311,4371.2922.92
1968102,183,570102,819,2791,271,4181.2372.90
1969103,454,988104,102,0771,294,1791.2432.88
1970104,749,167105,416,8391,335,3441.2672.85
1971106,084,511106,789,3551,409,6881.3202.83
1972107,494,199108,220,4041,452,4091.3422.81
1973108,946,608109,679,4701,465,7231.3362.80
1974110,412,331111,100,0231,375,3831.2382.78
1975111,787,714112,411,6401,247,8531.1102.76
1976113,035,567113,624,8651,178,5961.0372.74
1977114,214,163114,761,5161,094,7070.9542.72
1978115,308,870115,809,5251,001,3100.8652.70
1979116,310,180116,765,509910,6580.7802.67
1980117,220,838117,624,196806,7160.6862.65
1981118,027,554118,385,723716,3370.6052.62
1982118,743,891119,098,142708,5020.5952.58
1983119,452,393119,793,752682,7180.5702.55
1984120,135,111120,470,727671,2310.5572.52
1985120,806,342121,119,031625,3780.5162.49
1986121,431,720121,710,305557,1700.4582.46
1987121,988,890122,268,885559,9900.4582.43
1988122,548,880122,798,302498,8430.4062.39
1989123,047,723123,270,648445,8490.3622.36
1990123,493,572123,686,321385,4980.3122.33
1991123,879,070124,073,993389,8460.3142.30
1992124,268,916124,444,693351,5540.2822.27
1993124,620,470124,779,576318,2130.2552.24
1994124,938,683125,119,269361,1710.2892.21
1995125,299,854125,433,969268,2290.2142.18
1996125,568,083125,726,223316,2800.2522.16
1997125,884,363126,027,985287,2430.2282.13
1998126,171,606126,308,390273,5680.2172.11
1999126,445,174126,555,063219,7780.1742.09
2000126,664,952126,803,861277,8180.2192.06
2001126,942,770127,065,731245,9210.1942.04
2002127,188,691127,301,750226,1190.1782.02
2003127,414,810127,502,352175,0850.1371.99
2004127,589,895127,671,288162,7870.1281.97
2005127,752,682127,798,37391,3820.0721.95
2006127,844,064127,902,167116,2060.0911.93
2007127,960,270128,006,42692,3120.0721.90
2008128,052,582128,077,63350,1020.0391.88
2009128,102,684128,117,04228,7160.0221.86
2010128,131,400128,105,431-51,938-0.0411.83
2011128,079,462128,007,257-144,411-0.1131.81
2012127,935,051127,853,688-162,727-0.1271.79
2013127,772,324127,678,924-186,800-0.1461.76
2014127,585,524127,476,735-217,578-0.1711.74
2015127,367,946127,250,933-234,026-0.1841.71
2016127,133,920126,993,857-280,125-0.2211.69
2017126,853,795126,662,472-382,646-0.3021.67
2018126,471,149126,255,866-430,566-0.3411.64
2019126,040,583125,791,677-497,813-0.3961.62
2020125,542,770125,244,761-596,019-0.4761.60
2021124,946,751124,612,530-668,441-0.5361.58