外文标题：Japanese population falls to 15-year low
Marking another chapter in the curious case of Japan’s population, newly released government figures have revealed the country’s numbers fell for the fourth straight year.
The decline of 215,000 people between October 2013 and 2014 — which is 0.17% — has brought the population down to 127.083 million, its lowest point in 15 years.
This means there were more than a million fewer Japanese residents in 2014 than there were at the country’s population peak in 2008, according to statistics from the internal affairs and communication ministry.
With a consistently low birth-rate, Japan is witnessing an unprecedented aging of its population, and official projections foresee a further fall of 40 million by 2060.
Braincusp cscornerplace (India)
Teach us how you made it possible. Plz !
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I think Japanese desperately needs Sadhvi and BJP ministers there to preach about producing more kids per family!
Kallol Dasgupta (Kolkata)
This is due to highly mechanical lifestyle of the Japanese. They are disciplined workaholic and the modern day work pressure is depriving them of quality family time
N SATHASIVAN (chennai)
Our nation should learn lesson from Japan.
Jeeva Nathan (Unknown)
Jaapan must take appropriate steps
rakeshbhai popli (Surat)
There was a report some time ago that in 2050, India will have the largest muslim population of the world.
Pankaj Kumar (Pune)
Good. India should learn lessons.
SN Kannan (Unknown)
At this rate, with more and more country’s showing reduction in their population, looks like ultimately the world will be filled with only Indians….or more probably Muslims….Allah o Akbar….
Khandaker Islam (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Let them live on their way. Increasing or decreasing-they would think on it.
At this moment Modiji should talk to his friend Japan PM to accept as much Indians as he wishes to raise Japan’s declining population. It will certainly help the Indian economy.
leatherface (Texas) replies to bitterhoney6
Japan is not immigrant friendly. Its not so easy for a foreigner to become a Japanese citizen, though if schools in India start teaching Japanese instead of English what you suggest might become possible.