Japan’s youngster inhabitants hits report low after 40 years of decline

Japan’s estimated youngster inhabitants hit a report low after falling for 40 straight years, authorities knowledge confirmed Tuesday, including to the proof of the nation’s getting old inhabitants.

The variety of youngsters aged 14 or youthful stood at 14.93 million as of April 1, some 190,000 fewer than a yr earlier than and the bottom determine amongst comparable knowledge obtainable since 1950, based on the Ministry of Inside Affairs and Communications.

The ratio of youngsters to the general inhabitants additionally fell to its nadir at 11.9 % after 47 straight years of decline.

Japan has the bottom such ratio among the many 33 international locations with a inhabitants of over 40 million, beneath South Korea’s 12.2 % and Italy’s 13.3 %, based on the U.N. Demographic Yearbook.


あす(5月5日)は「こどもの日」です。子どもの数は40年連続で減少していて、過去最少となっています。 – ANNnewsCH

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