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Country fact sheet: Japan

Population

- Total population: 125 769 000
- Female population: 64 361 000
- Male population: 61 408 000
The World Bank (2020)

Health Expenditure

- Total per capita (US$): 4 266.6
- Out-of-pocket (% of total expenditure on health): 12.7
World Health Organization (2018)

Human Development Index

- HDI: 0.919
- Category: Very high
UNDP Human Development Report (2020)

Geography

Life Expectancy at Birth

- Total population (years): 84.3
- Female population (years): 86.9
- Male population (years): 81.5
World Health Organization (2019)

Cancer Burden

- Overall cancer incidence (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 285.1
- Overall cancer mortality (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 81.5
- Most common cancer site by incidence for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (76.3)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (9.9)
- Most common cancer site by incidence for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Colorectum (51.8)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Lung (24.2)
- GLOBOCAN 2020 population fact sheet
GLOBOCAN (2020)

Check also the following factsheets: Breast, Cervical, Colorectal