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Japan

Japan Health Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Birth rate > Crude > Per 1,000 people 8.41 per 1,000 people 2005 178th out of 181
Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth 30.6 2010 13th out of 62
Births and maternity > Future births 752.78 2100 37th out of 196
Births and maternity > Total fertility rate 1.85% 2100 118th out of 196
Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 14.3 per 1,000 people 2003 1st out of 60
Human height > Average female height 1.580 m (5 ft 2 in) 2011
Human height > Average male height 1.707 m (5 ft 7 in) 2011
Life expectancy > Men 80 years 2013 4th out of 99
Life expectancy at birth, female > Years 85.9 2011 3rd out of 196
Life expectancy at birth, total > Years 82.59 2011 4th out of 196
Physicians > Per 1,000 people 2 per 1,000 people 2002 37th out of 56
Probability of not reaching 60 8.2% 2050 46th out of 48
Probability of reaching 65 > Male 84% 2050 5th out of 159
Quality of health care system > Cost 80.56 2013 1st out of 2
Quality of health care system > Health care system index 85.03 2013 1st out of 2

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; Wikipedia: Human height (Average height around the world); British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; (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.; Derived from male and female life expectancy at birth from sources such as: (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.; calculated on the basis of survival data from UN (United Nations). 2001. World Population Prospects 1950-2050: The 2000 Revision. Database. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York; UN (United Nations). 2001. World Population Prospects 1950-2050: The 2000 Revision. Database. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York; health care

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"Japan Health Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Japan/Health

Did you know

  • Japan has had the highest life expectancy > female since 1982.
  • Japan ranked first for life expectancy at birth, total > years amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2011.
  • Japan has had the highest life expectancy at birth > total > years since 1975.
  • Japan ranked first for life expectancy at birth > total population amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2011.
  • Japan has had the highest life expectancy at birth > female > years since 1982.
  • Japan ranked first for life expectancy at birth > years > total population globally in 2003.
  • Japan ranked first for life expectancy at birth > female amongst High income OECD countries in 2011.
  • Japan ranked last for obesity amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2003.

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