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Japan|People

Population: 126,549,976 (July 2000 est.) 

Age structure: 
0-14 years: 15% (male 9,575,637; female 9,105,713) 
15-64 years: 68% (male 43,363,054; female 42,980,253) 
65 years and over: 17% (male 9,024,015; female 12,501,304) (2000 est.) 

Population growth rate: 0.18% (2000 est.) 

Birth rate: 9.96 births/1,000 population (2000 est.) 

Death rate: 8.15 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.) 

Net migration rate: 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 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: 0.72 male(s)/female 
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2000 est.) 

Infant mortality rate: 3.91 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.) 

Life expectancy at birth: 
total population: 80.7 years 
male: 77.51 years 
female: 84.05 years (2000 est.) 

Total fertility rate: 1.41 children born/woman (2000 est.) 

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

Ethnic groups: Japanese 99.4%, other 0.6% (mostly Korean) 

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

Languages: [[JapaneseLanguage]]

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