April 18, 2011

Demographics set to change in Japan, total population estimated to shrink 30% by 2055 according to research


"Japan is facing a demographic time bomb. By 2055, the total population will shrink by around 30%. Due to the country’s harsh immigration policies, its percentage of foreign workers is the lowest of any OECD country, at less than 2%."


“Womenomics 3.0: The Time is Now.”

Source:Women: Japan’s Secret Economic Weapon
WSJ
Mariko Sanchanta
October 7, 2010
http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2010/10/07/women-japans-secret-economic-weapon/

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