Regional development and population in Japan

trends and prospects in the 1990s.
  • 123 Pages
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  • English

Asian Population and Development Association , Tokyo
Regional planning -- Japan., Japan -- Economic conditions -- Regional disparities., Japan -- Popula


Japan, J

Series"Population and development" series ;, no. 15, "Population and development" series (Tokyo, Japan) ;, no. 15.
ContributionsAjia Jinkō Kaihatsu Kyōkai (Japan)
LC ClassificationsHC462 .R35 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination123 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1347918M
LC Control Number92236177

It provides statistical tables, figures, maps and photographs to portray conditions in modernday Japan from a variety of - perspectives, including demographics, economic and social trends,File Size: 1MB. The changing pattern of population distribution in Japan and its implications for developing countries.

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Koichi Mera knowledge we obtained earlier remains valid and Cited by: The Abe government is moving aggressively, however, to prevent that decline and to ensure that Japan retains a population of at least million in Highlighting the government’s demographic campaign are bold measures for raising Japan’s total fertility rate.

That rate was inwell below the population-maintenance level of   According to the latest estimates, Japan’s overall population should fall short of million in with a fertility rate of Japan will see its total population breaking the million mark in (with a fertility rate of ), in (with ), and in (with ).

Japan’s population has been getting older over the past years, but this process accelerated at the turn of the century when the large cohort of post-war baby boomers, born in. 22 Jan - 23 JanKitakyushu, Japan EST Side Event at COP25, Madrid, Spain ( Dec ) 9 Dec - 9 DecTwelfth Intergovernmental Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia 28 Oct - 31 OctHanoi, Viet Nam.

Regional Development Planning; Issues and Realities 41st ISoCaRP Congress 1 REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING - ISSUES AND REALITIES Introduction “The urban population in the Asian and Pacific region between and is expected to rise from million to billion. This means an additional billion people will be living in.

1. Population issues in the 21st century are different from those in the last century. With the development world midway through an uncertain effort to reach the Millennium Development Goals bypopulation issues will be central to the success or failure of six of the eight goals.

Population Census.

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Japan collects census information every five years, with censuses conducted by the Statistics Bureau of the Ministry of Internal latest population census reflects the situation as of 1 October Population density.

Japan's population density was people per square kilometer as of ( people per square mile) according to World Development Indicators. Japan’s rural population is expected to plunge another 17% in just 12 years, from throughaccording to United Nations data.

Further out, the decline will steepen, with the population. Last year Japan’s population declined by, to million, and and its population is predicted to decline to 87 million by Japan also has an ‘ageing population’ – it is already one of the world’s oldest nations, which a median age of 46, and its predicted that by there will be three senior citizens for every child un the opposite of the situation in Chapter 2 Population (PDF:5,KB) Contents.

Total Population. Japan's total population in was million. This ranked 11th in the world and made up percent of the world's total. Japan's population density measured persons per square kilometer inranking 11th among countries or areas with a population of 10 million.

Japan's Population Is In Rapid Decline New figures from the government show that the estimated count of babies born in has dropped to a historic low.

United Nations Population Division, Replacement Migration 53 4. Japan (a) Past trends The total fertility rate in Japan fell from births per woman in to births in Areas of particular concern include inner city development, the urban periphery, the institutional and regulatory context of planning, and planning for urban and regional economic and technological change.

In many instances, the book draws parallels between Japan's urban experience and planning approach with those of Europe and North America. Taiwan Statistical Data Book; Urban and Regional Development Statistics; Population Projections for the R.O.C. (Taiwan): ~; Publications.

Series; Monograph; Main Operations. National Development Planning; Economic Development Planning; Social development; Promoting the Development of Industry; Human Resources Development; National. This is the population pyramid for Japan. A population pyramid illustrates the age and sex structure of a country's population and may provide insights about political and social stability, as well as economic development.

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The population is distributed along the horizontal axis, with males shown on the left and females on the right. The population density in Japan is people per Km 2 ( people per mi 2), calculated on a total land area ofKm2 (, sq.

miles). Largest Cities in Japan CITY NAME.

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Karel van Wolferen, The Enigma of Japanese Power (New York: Knopf, ), pp. 2. Primary source documents “The Economic Planning Agency’s White Paper on the People’s Livelihood” () and “The Income Doubling Plan” () in Wm. Theodore deBary, Carol Gluck, and Arthur E.

Tiedemann, eds., Sources of Japanese Tradition, Volume II2nd ed. Japanese planning systems is a complex set of ingredients covering legal and legislative controls, plan-making, land use planning, zoning, control over population density etc.

Planning in Japan is carried out at three levels - national, regional and local. National Development Plans. The Comprehensive National Development Plan is based on the Comprehensive National Land Development Act of.

The City Planning Act/Law was promulgated insuperseding the earlier law. Rapid economic development, population concentration in urban areas, coupled with related problems of poor infrastructure, environmental degradation and decreased efficiency of urban functions led to the repeal and revision of the City Planning Act in There is no problem of surplus population here, though, for the movement off the land is so massive that in 26 of Japan's 46 prefectures the population declined between and The Tokyo-Yokohama metropolitan area contains million people, that of Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe million.

Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs says that now, aro of Japan’s 65, or so communities have more than half of their population over the age of In some rural regions, nature. ,[2] Japan's population rose for a second year in a row in ,[3] mainly because more Japanese returned to Japan than left.

The population of Japan inat New Year, was million. Its population density was people per square kilometer. and I made a presentation on Japanese regional development policy and introduced several development cases in Hokkaido.

Background Hokkaido is located in the northern part of Japan and its territory covers 22% of total Japan. Its size is almost the same of Austria. It is my very reluctant assessment that the squandering of Japan's wealth, domestic political capital, and world role in the last ten years of economic mismanagement may not be recoverable in the near-term, and this renders Japan's interest in regional economic integration an unfortunate distraction.

Notes. Japan’s National Development Plan, a fundamental document for the use, development and conservation of the land of Japan, was formulated under the Comprehensive National Land Development Act enacted in 1 and executed in Sincefive National Development Plans have been formulated at approximately year intervals.

Japan’s shrinking population will have an adverse affect on the country’s economic outlook. Japan already has the second-slowest per capita growth among G-7 countries sincewith an annual growth rate of only %. For comparison, the United States had a growth rate of % over the same period.

Each region groups several of the country's 47 prefectures, except for the region of Hokkaidō, which is the same as Hokkaidō the other three main islands of Japan, Shikoku make up one region, Kyūshū is generally combined with Okinawa Prefecture as Kyūshū Region, and the largest island, Honshū is divided into five regions.

Japan has eight High Courts, but their. Japan - Japan - Economic transformation: The Korean War marked the turn from economic depression to recovery for Japan. As the staging area for the United Nations forces on the Korean peninsula, Japan profited indirectly from the war, as valuable procurement orders for goods and services were assigned to Japanese suppliers.

The Japanese economy at the return of independence in was in the.“agricultural development” or “regional development”, however these concepts differ as described in Box 1. 4 According to the World Bank (), rural development is defined as “a strategy aiming at the improvement of economic and social living conditions, focusing on .In Japan, the ratio of the population older than 64 to the population between 15 and 64 has increased since at a steady pace, while inflation and output have fallen over the same time.4 Because of these demographics, a new wave of research papers has emerged .