Australia and Japan
Japan's declining population
In recent years, Japan has experienced population loss due to falling birth rates and almost no immigration due to strict immigration laws.
despite having one of the highest life expectancy in the world at 81.25 years of age as of 2006.Using the annual estimate for October of each year, the population peaked in 2008 at 128,083,960 and had fallen 285,256 by October 2011.
Japan's population will keep declining by about one million people every year in the coming decades.
Australia vs Japan's demography
- In Australia the biggest fraction of the population is 20-40 year olds while Japan's biggest fraction of population is 40 and 60-65 year olds
- Japan's population is decreasing rapidly due to lack immigration while Australia is increasing rapidly due to more immigration.
1. What are some leading factors as to why there are less immigrants coming into Japan?
2.How would the an increase in young adults in Australia contribute to the birth rates going up?
3. What could be the leading cause on why Japan has one of the highest life expectancy?