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Japan

 

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 Japan
All information: Japan
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:377,962 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:126,995,000 323,128,000
Official language:Japanese English

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Politik

Government form:Parliamentary constitutional monarchy Federal presidential republic
Independent since:660 v.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Tokyo Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:336.0 32.9
Life expectancy males:81.0 years 76.3 years
Life expectancy females:87.1 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:7.80 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:10.50 ‰ 8.40 ‰
Migrationrate:0.00 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:90 74
Civil rights:98 99
Health:91 70
Security:98 67
Climate:53 65
Cost of Living:15 11
Popularity:68 92


Economy

Currency:Japanese Yen (1 JPY = 100 Sen) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:2.8 % 4.4 %
Inflation rate:-0.12 % 1.26 %
Cost of Living:107.50 % 110.80 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:47.40 % 43.80 %
Average income:33,637 € 50,323 €
corruption index:73 (good) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:4,381,051 Mio €34.50 M € 16,486,213 M €51.02 M €
Gross national product:4,271,557 Mio €33.64 M € 16,260,820 M €50.32 M €
Exported goods:715,773 M €5.64 M € 1,954,564 M €6.05 M €
Imported goods:680,074 M €5.36 M € 2,401,403 M €7.43 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:1,218,772 km9.60 km 6,586,610 km20.38 km
Railways:27,311 km0.22 km 293,564 km0.91 km
Waterways:1,770 km0.01 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:6840.005 3930.001
Airports:1750.001 13,5130.042


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:933.60 bn kWh7.35 m kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.10 m kWh
Energy production:976.30 bn kWh7.69 m kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.65 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh30,003.64 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 80.66 bn kWh249,622.82 kWh
CO2 emissions:1.21 bn t9,559.85 t 5.25 bn t16,260.70 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+81 +1
Internet domain:.jp .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:64,024,938504 121,530,000376
Mobile phones:164,265,1421,293 416,684,0001,290
Internet server:64,453,000508 505,000,0001,563
Internet users:116,834,950920 246,147,996762



Climate

Detailed info for: Japan and United States

Daytime temperatures:19.8 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:11.9 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:19.3 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:69 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:12 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:122.4 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.2 7.2


Native languages

Japanese:99.1 % 0.2 %
English:0.1 % 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Chinese:0.2 % 0.6 %
Korean:0.5 % 0.3 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Filipino:0.1 % n/a
other:0.0 % 3.0 %


Religions

Shinto:79.2 % n/a
Christianity:1.5 % 78.5 %
Buddhism:66.8 % 0.7 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Islam:n/a 0.6 %
other:-47.5 % 18.4 %