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Japan population declines at fastest pace yet, with only Tokyo seeing significant growth www.japantimes.co.jp

posted by  banzaitokyo | 4 months, 1 week ago

While the country’s rapidly graying demographics again headlined the internal affairs ministry’s latest census, the annual report also highlighted the fact that only the Tokyo area is seeing significant population growth, due primarily to an influx of younger people.

At the same time, a larger presence of foreign residents was observed in all but one prefecture.