Key Facts

  • ≈ 126 Million people live in Japan
  • The national language is Japanese
  • The capital is Tokyo
  • It is made up of about 6,853 islands
  • It has been a unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy science 1947
  • The Emperor of Japan is Naruhito
  • The Prime Minister of Japan is Shinzō Abe

 

Japan's Economy

 

Japan
(in billion US$)

2015

2016

2017

Export

671

689

695

Import

589

575

633

Balance 

82

114

62

 

 

  • Inflation rate 0,98%
  • Japan has a trade surplus
  • Japans three main economic sectors are agriculture with 1.2% of the GDP, manufacturing with 25.7% of the GDP and services with 73.1% of the GDP
  • The economic sector services includes finance, retail, tourism, and transportation
  • Every child is educated for at least 9 years, most continue throw a three-year senior high school
  • 16 Nobel Prize laureates come from the University of Tokyo and Kyoto University
  •  Japan’s economic freedom score is 72.1, making its economy the 30th freest in the 2019 Index
  • Japan has a healthcare system provided by national and local governments, since 1973 all elderly persons have been covered by government-sponsored insurance