• Japan in 2018 recorded its steepest population decline since 1968 with a record drop of 433,239, acc

    Japan's population drops by record number in 50 years

    World | July 11, 2019 13:24 IST

    With fewer than 1 million births in Japan for a third straight year in 2018, the population dropped a record 433,239 to 124,776,364 for the 10th straight year of decline, according to the data released by the Internal Affairs Ministry of Japan.

  • aging population hits record high in japan

    Aging population hits record high in Japan

    World | September 16, 2013 9:32 IST

    Tokyo: The Japanese government said Sunday that population of elders aged above 65 hit a record high at 31.86 million as of Sunday, an increase of 1.12 million from previous year, media reported.The figure was