Japan’s populace totaled 125,502,000 as of Oct. 1, down 644,000 from a yr before, marking the biggest decline on document as stricter border controls above the coronavirus pandemic decrease the entry of overseas citizens, govt info confirmed Friday.
The tally, which also contains overseas citizens, dipped for the 11th consecutive calendar year, the Ministry of Interior Affairs and Communications mentioned.
Tokyo’s inhabitants shrank for the to start with time in 26 years. All of Japan’s 47 prefectures apart from Okinawa posted a drop in the range of residents in the calendar year to October very last calendar year.
The variety of foreigners in Japan fell 25,000 to 2,722,000 because of to the tighter border restriction.
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