Japan Facts, Population Count and Statistics (2021)



Here are a few of the most interesting Japan facts and statistics I was able to dig up including population counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Japan Facts

  • Geographical Location: Google Maps
  • Size: 146,000 square miles (378,000 square kilometers)
  • Continent: Asia
  • National Language: Japanese
  • Capital City: Tokyo
  • Largest City: Tokyo
  • Population Count: 127.1 million (2018)

Japan Time Zone(s):

Time zone Offset
Japan Standard Time UTC +9

Japan Major Cities:

Largest Public Companies in Japan:

  1. Mitsubishi Financial
  2. Toyota
  3. Nippon Telegraph
  4. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial
  5. Mizuho Financial
  6. Nissan
  7. Honda
  8. Mitsubishi Corp
  9. Hitachi
  10. Mitsu & Co
  11. Softbank
  12. Itochu
  13. Canon
  14. Japan Tobacco
  15. KDDI

(source)

Largest Private Companies in Japan:

  1. Preferred Networks

(source)

Top Websites in Japan:

  1. google.co.jp
  2. yahoo.co.jp
  3. google.com
  4. youtube.com
  5. twitter.com
  6. amazon.co.jp
  7. docomo.ne.jp
  8. rakuten.co.jp
  9. fc2.com
  10. dmm.co.jp

(according to SimilarWeb on 10/8/18)

Top Social Networks in Japan:

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Japan stats come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official government tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.