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Japan

 

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 Japan
All information: Japan
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:377,970 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:126,265,000 328,240,000
Official language:Japanese English

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Government

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


Population

Inhabitants per km²:334.1 33.4
Life expectancy males:81.3 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:87.3 years 81.1 years
Average age:45.9 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:7.40 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:11.00 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:0.00 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:87 74
Civil rights:86 83
Health:92 74
Climate:54 64
Cost of Living:25 38
Popularity:45 85


Economy

Currency:Japanese Yen (1 JPY = 100 Sen) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:2.3 % 3.9 %
Inflation rate:0.48 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:117.70 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:46.70 % 36.60 %
Average income:37,258 € 58,821 €
Corruption index:73 (good) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:4,539,321 Mio €35.95 M € 19,145,356 M €58.33 M €
Gross national product:4,704,713 Mio €37.26 M € 19,308,457 M €58.82 M €
Exported goods:808,292 M €6.40 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:804,203 M €6.37 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:1,218,772 km9.65 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:27,311 km0.22 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:1,770 km0.01 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:5,0170.040 3,6730.011
Airports:1750.001 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:943.70 bn kWh7.47 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:989.30 bn kWh7.84 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:1.14 bn t8,996.05 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+81 +1
Internet domain:.jp .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:63,525,713503 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:179,872,7941,425 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:64,453,000510 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:115,256,660913 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:13.40 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:2.41 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:5.6 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.02 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.1 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:66.0 % 79.0 %
Smokers:21.9 % 25.1 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Japan and United States

Daytime temperatures:19.8 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:11.9 °C 7.3 °C
Water temperature:19.2 °C 17.7 °C
Relative humidity:69 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:12 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:120 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.3 7.2


Native languages

Japanese:99.1 % 0.2 %
English:0.1 % 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Chinese:0.2 % 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Korean:0.5 % 0.3 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
Filipino:0.1 % n/a
other:0.0 % 2.6 %


Religions

Shinto:79.2 % n/a
Christianity:1.5 % 78.5 %
Buddhism:66.8 % 0.7 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Islam:n/a 1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
other:-47.5 % 15.3 %