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Source Information


Last updated on IDB: June 2011
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1990 census 1990 Census population moved to midyear. 1

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 2005 census 2005 Census population data by sex and 5-year age groups used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2009 official estimate 2009 Direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates. 3
Mortality 2009 official estimate 2009 Official life tables by sex and single year of age to 100+. 4
Migration 2008-09 administrative data 2008-09 Registered migrants. 5

Ref. No. Citations
1 Statistics Bureau, Management and Coordination Agency. 1991. 1990 Population Census of Japan, Volume 2, Results of the First Basic Complete Tabulation, Part 1. Tokyo.
2 Statistics Bureau. 2010. POPULATION OF JAPAN (Final Report of the 2005 Population Census), Table 16. Population by Age (Single Years) and Sex, and Sex Ratio - Japan: 1920, 1960, 1970, 1980, 1990 to 2005. <http://www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/ListE.do?bid=000001025191&cycode=0>.
3 Statistics Bureau. 2010. Statistical Handbook of Japan 2010. Tokyo.
4 University of California, Berkeley and The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. 2011. Online Human Mortality DataBase. <http://www.mortality.org/>.
5 National Institute of Population and Social Security Research. 2011. Latest Demographic Statistics. Tokyo.

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