SMM News: the population dynamics survey report released by Japan's Ministry of General Affairs on the 10th shows that as of January 1, 2019, the total population of Japan was 100 6364, a decrease of 430000 3239 compared with the same period last year, a decrease of 10 years in a row.
According to the report, 918000 babies were born in Japan in 2018, down from 1 million for the third year in a row.
With the exception of the Tokyo Circle (including Tokyo and surrounding Saitama Prefecture, Chiba Prefecture, Kanagawa Prefecture) and Okinawa, the population is declining across Japan. Among them, Nagoya circle (Aichi prefecture, Sanzhong county, Gifu county) and Kansai circle (Jingdu prefecture, Osaka prefecture, Nara prefecture, Hyogo prefecture) have the largest population reduction.
In addition, the report shows that the number of foreigners registered with residents in Japan increased by 160000 9543 over the previous year, to a total of 2.66 million 7199.