Note: Asterisk indicates provisional figures References: 1. US Department of Health and Human Services, National Vital Statistics Reports 3. Data from South Korea’s National Bureau of Statistics Source: Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare demographic statistics Figures given are the most recent available, dating from 2011 to 2016.
A century ago, Japan’s population stood at around 55 million, but by the late 1960s it topped the 100-million mark, eventually peaking in 2008 at 128.1 million (according to statistics from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications).
This is the lowest number of marriages since the end of World War II, with just 10 married individuals (5 marriages) per 1,000 people.
The table below compares the demographic data compiled by the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare to data from eight countries in Asia, Europe, and North America.
Read more Issued 07 September 2017 President of the International Salvage Union (ISU), John Witte, said today that ISU members represent the best way for ship owners and insurers to limit their losses from marine casualties.The International Salvage Union (ISU) is the global trade association representing marine salvors.Its members provide essential services to the world’s maritime and insurance communities.Mr Witte was speaking at the ISU’s 63rd Annual General Meeting in Singapore on 07 September 2017.Mr Witte said: “It is no secret that the salvage industry is experiencing …