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    Japan People - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/japan/japan_people.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 126,974,628 (July 2002 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 14.5% (male 9,465,282; female 8,999,888)
      15-64 years: 67.5% (male 43,027,320; female 42,586,112)
      65 years and over: 18% (male 9,664,112; female 13,231,914) (2002 est.)

      Population growth rate 0.15% (2002 est.)

      Birth rate 10.03 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Death rate 8.53 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Net migration rate 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.73 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2002 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 3.84 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 80.91 years
      female: 84.25 years (2002 est.)
      male: 77.73 years

      Total fertility rate 1.42 children born/woman (2002 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 0.02% (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 10,000 (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths 150 (1999 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Japanese (singular and plural)
      adjective: Japanese

      Ethnic groups Japanese 99%, others 1% (Korean 51,126, Chinese 24,424, Brazilian 18,223, Filipino 8,995, other 23,792) (2000)

      Religions observe both Shinto and Buddhist 84%, other 16% (including Christian 0.7%)

      Languages Japanese

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 99% (1970 est.)
      male: NA%
      female: NA%

      NOTE: The information regarding Japan on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Japan People 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Japan People 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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