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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: People > Gender stats

Definitions

  • Female population: Total female population.
  • Female population per thousand people: Total female population. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Gender inequality index: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Gender ratio aged over 60: Amount of women per every 100 males that are over the age of 60 in each country. For instance, in Russia, for every 100 males over 60, there are 196 females who are over 60.
  • Gender ratio aged over 65: Amount of women per every 100 males that are over the age of 65 in each country. For instance, in Russia, for every 100 males over 65, there are 210.6 females who are over 65.
  • Gender ratio aged over 80: Amount of women per every 100 males that are over the age of 80 in each country. For instance, in North Korea, for every 100 males over 80, there are 411.8 females who are over 80.
  • Global Gender Gap Index: The Gender Gap Index considers gender inequality in the dimensions of economic participation (equality of salaries, labor market participation and access to high-skilled employment); access to education; political participation; and health (life expectancy and sex ratio). The highest score of 1 means total equality, 0 means complete inequality. The Index is calculated by the World Economic Forum.
  • Male population: Total male population.
  • Male population per thousand people: Total male population. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Sex ratio at birth: Number of males born for every female born. Countries with a number less than one have more females born than males.
  • Women aged 15-49: Country's total population of women aged 15-49. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Women aged 15-49 per thousand people: Country's total population of women aged 15-49. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
STAT Japan United States HISTORY
Female population 43.1 million
Ranked 28th.
231.19 million
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Japan

Female population per thousand people 512.5
Ranked 36th.
513.11
Ranked 32nd. About the same as Japan

Gender inequality index 0.131
Ranked 125th.
0.256
Ranked 103th. 95% more than Japan
Gender ratio aged over 60 128.5
Ranked 72nd.
129.9
Ranked 64th. 1% more than Japan

Gender ratio aged over 65 137.2
Ranked 61st.
138
Ranked 60th. 1% more than Japan

Gender ratio aged over 80 216.1
Ranked 32nd. 16% more than United States
186.6
Ranked 57th.

Global Gender Gap Index 0.65
Ranked 105th.
0.739
Ranked 23th. 14% more than Japan

Male population 41.38 million
Ranked 29th.
230.88 million
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Japan

Male population per thousand people 486.74
Ranked 155th.
496.34
Ranked 103th. 2% more than Japan

Sex ratio at birth 1.06
Ranked 49th. 1% more than United States
1.05
Ranked 132nd.

Women aged 15-49 14.21 million
Ranked 36th.
89.8 million
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Japan

Women aged 15-49 per thousand people 212.3
Ranked 188th.
241.41
Ranked 133th. 14% more than Japan

SOURCES: United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Development Programme. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_GenderGap_Report_2012.pdf. World Economic Forum, 2012. Table 3a, p. 8 ff.; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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