Japan - Population growth rate

-0.2 (%) in 2018

In 2018, population growth rate for Japan was -0.2 %. Population growth rate of Japan fell gradually from 2.1 % in 1969 to -0.2 % in 2018.

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Annual population growth rate for year t is the exponential rate of growth of midyear population from year t-1 to t, expressed as a percentage . Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of the country of origin.