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Scarecrows Outnumber People In This Dying Japanese Town

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 02.07.2015 | World

NAGORO, Japan (AP) — This village deep in the rugged mountains of southern Japan once was home to hundreds of families. Now, only 35 people remain, ...

Japan Saw Record Population Drop In 2013

Agence France Presse | | Posted 03.03.2014 | World

Japan's population fell by a record 244,000 in 2013, according to health ministry estimates released on Wednesday, highlighting concerns over an ever-...

Population Dips In Country Where Youth Have 'No Interest' In Sex

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 01.31.2012 | World

A startling number of Japanese youths have turned their backs on sex and relationships, a new survey has found. The survey, conducted by the Japan...

Population Set To Shrink By One-Third

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 03.31.2012 | World

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's population of 128 million will shrink by one-third and seniors will account for 40 percent of people by 2060, placing a greater...

Japan Sees Slowest Population Growth Since 1920

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO — Japan's population has grown at the slowest pace since 1920 as the rapidly aging country grapples with extremely low birthrates, a censu...