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Japan suffers historic population decline

Japan suffered the largest natural population decline in its history in 2018, according to government statistics. With 921,000 births, Japan has posted the lowest birth rate since the country began keeping track in 1899 – coming in below 1 million for the third consecutive year. The number of deaths in 2018 also hit a postwar […]

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