Japan registers biggest population drop

Japan Population Drops By Record 800,000 in 2022

Japan’s population has decreased by shocking 800,000 in 2022, according to data from the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry. The population crisis that the country has been facing for decades is expected to leave a consequential mark with more people dying than being born. For the first time, Japan recorded more births than the number of people dying, since the government started recording the data.