Data presented here were used in the preparation of the 2019 human development report beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today. The results of this project were published in the bestselling book the culture map. Total population by country 2020 not surprisingly, the largest countries in the world in terms of population are china and india, with both countries now having populations of well over a billion. Previous research into overall internet use leads us to expect introverted, intuitive, feeling, and turbulent personality types to be slightly overrepresented among our respondents. Find your country on the map below and click on the red pin, and youll find some or all of the following resources for your country. The united states comes in third with just under 325 million residents. Data and research on dispute resolution including double taxation, tax treaty disputes, mutual agreement procedure statistics, oecd model tax convention, memap. The island nation stretches from the sea of okhotsk in the north to the east china sea in the south. The map shows japan and neighboring countries with international borders, the national capital tokyo. Provides an overview of japan, including key events and facts about this. Japan yellow sea china sea pacific ocean barents sea laptev sea k a r a g s e a w h i te s e a b alt i c s e a.
A fastgrowing, aging population and increasing cases of chronic diseases make japan a longterm growth market for pharmaceutical companies. Map of the division of jurisdiction between the 11 coast guard regions. Nov 26, 2014 despite the country s financial challenges, compounded by an ageing population, japan has some of the worlds most valuable companies and remains a source of global innovation and cultural trends. This policy profile on education in japan is part of the education policy outlook series, which presents comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across oecd countries. Look no further weve gathered some of the best country research resources on the web for you right here. The map shows japan and neighboring countries with international borders, the national capital tokyo, major cities, main roads, and major airports. Japan attacked us forces in 1941 triggering americas entry into world war ii and soon occupied much of east and southeast asia. Each country profile is based on information updated from that. Geography maps flag history current ruler area population capital largest cities languages ethnicityrace religion literacy rate economy government. Japan has been, and remains, one of the most orderly and admirable societies in the world. Japan overview customs and culture diet and recipes language religion students life interesting facts people government politics geography economy news weather history photos video travel sources home activities united states edition spanish edition french edition german edition sample country glossary.
The index measures the amount of human capital that a child born today can expect to attain by age 18, given the risks of poor health and poor education. They are an excellent resource for corporate, government, and individuals who want a quick orientation on a specific country or who have a general interest in a geographic region. As always, asian sky quarterly aims to offer a better understanding of the. The map shows a representation of japan, a country in eastern asia that occupies a chain of islands between the sea of japan east sea and the north pacific ocean east of the korean peninsula. Japan country profile, key facts and original articles. Asg spoke to a number of industry leaders in japan, who provided us with an inside look at the industry and challenges it faces. The national biodiversity strategy of japan 20122020 was adopted by cabinet in september 2012, following two major events. Inequalities in human development in the 21st century, released on 9 december 2019. When disasters strike, hfh japan also appeals for funds to support rebuilding efforts in the asiapacific region and elsewhere. Click on the symbol in the top left hand corner of the map next to country profile world map opening up a sidebar. References guide to country profiles the world factbook. The housing need in japan in japan, government aid has helped reduce the number of homeless people from 16,018 in 2008 to 6,541 in 2015. However, this has no impact on our ability to compare state, national, and regional personality profiles due to our extremely large sample size over 40 million respondents in total, any overrepresentation. Breaking through the invisible boundaries of global business.
The book is a partner to this tool and provides detailed. It borders the sea of japan to the west, the pacific. Countries with less than respondents are excluded. In 1932 japan occupied manchuria, and in 1937 it launched a fullscale invasion of china. Library of congress federal research division country profile. Following three decades of unprecedented growth, japan s economy experienced a major slowdown starting in the 1990s, but the country remains an economic power. Capital city is ottawa, largest city is toronto, spoken languages are english and french. Select a country, territory or international organisation from the menus below.
Japan the human capital index hci database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the human capital index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender. As japan goes through some trying economic times, we found it important to take a closer look at this market for this editions country profile. Agricultural sector the economic importance of agriculture in japan has rapidly declined since 1950, with the sector constituting 1. Japan is located at the northeastern edge of the asian monsoon climate belt, which brings much rain to the country. The positions of the countries on this scale come from thousands of interviews conducted with managers and executives from around the world. Explore human development data from around the world using the interactive tools below. Japan country profile, facts, news and original articles japan is a fascinating country of economic and business prowess, rich culture, technical wizardry, spatial conundrums and contradictions. Provides an overview of japan, including key events and facts about this earthquakeprone country on the western rim of the pacific.
Japan shares maritime borders with pr china, north korea, south korea, the philippines, russia, northern. Please get in touch with us if you are interested in using our data for research purposes, or if you have any comments or suggestions. Countries of the world each country profile provides information on. Our regional and country personality profiles are based on aggregated and anonymized neris type explorer results. Japan summary figures for 2017 the following information is from the nea publication nuclear energy data, the annual compilation of official statistics and country reports on nuclear energy in oecd member countries. Japan held onto the title of the worlds second largest economy for more than 40 years from 1968 to 2010. Mount fuji from its northern side, yamanashi prefecture, eastcentral honshu, japan. May 01, 2019 provides an overview of japan, including key events and facts about this earthquakeprone country on the western rim of the pacific. Japans country assistance programmes for respective countries. The vast land in northern north america is rich of natural resources, home to 41 national parks and. Click on the image below to view the fullsize map in a separate browser tab or window. In march 2011, japan s strongestever earthquake, and an accompanying tsunami, devastated the northeast part of honshu island, killed thousands, and damaged several nuclear power plants. Apart from a fiveyear occupation by mussolinis italy, it has never been colonised.
Workstyle reform and human resources development for raising. Ethiopia is africas oldest independent country and its second largest in terms of population. Complexity and contrast are the keynotes of life in japana country possessing an intricate and ancient cultural tradition yet one that, since 1950, has emerged as one of the worlds most economically and technologically advanced societies. Map of japan shows area, cities, terrain, area, outline maps and map activities for japan. The actual dimensions of the japan map are 1934 x 2182 pixels, file size in bytes 323086. They also include audio and video clips from bbc archives. World personality map country personality profiles. These are the categories, fields, and subfields of information generally recorded for each country. After its defeat in world war ii, japan recovered to become an economic power and an ally of the us. Read more country profiles profiles by bbc monitoring. Population figures from the united nation population division grain production, imports, exports metric tons, and availability gramscapitaday. Under the han, a combination of the stricter legalism and the more benevolent, humancentered confucianismknown as han confucianism or state.
Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. Links are to the definitions and notes about each entry. Print out a population pyramid of your 1 mdc country and 1 ldc country and1 physical map mountains, lowlands, etc. Japan over the last twenty years, japans healthcare spending has been on the rise and this trend is expected to continue. Sep, 2015 a minidocumentary about the country of japan, with an overview of the physical geography and human geography of japan, and more.
The who country health profile of japan provides key statistics and links to health topical databases, plus news, features and bulletin journal articles on the health issues of the country. East asiasoutheast asia japan the world factbook central. Includes country demographics, geography, government, economy, telecommunications, transportation, military. As japan is a country with limited agronomic and livestockraising potential, marine products are an indispensable source of food for the large population, and in 2005 provided about 61. Country within radius, km types of touristic objects. It is ranked sixth in the global competitiveness report for 20152016. The selden map and the making of a global city, 15491689. Japan, island country lying off the east coast of asia that has tokyo as its national capital. Japans population is estimated at around 127 million, with 80% of the population living. It also includes a direct link to the country website for indepth information. The country has the worlds thirdlargest economy by nominal gdp and the. However, japan is also at a point in its history where it is experiencing unprecedented social upheaval, which creates anxiety and uncertainty throughout the culture.1603 655 1111 1445 1006 657 688 213 1353 323 314 112 730 696 1144 1648 80 32 1625 229 388 518 22 111 535 484 631 757 1467 990 336 1477 1098 1431 195 1220 1318 310 594 1297 877