Japanese Culture

References

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Author: Nina Evason, 2016


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Japan
  • Population
    126,702,133
    [July 2016 est.]
  • Languages
    Japanese (official)
  • Religions
    Shintoism (79.2%)
    Buddhism (66.8%)
    Christianity (1.5%)
    Other (7.1%)
    [2012 est.]
    Note: Total adherents exceeds 100% because many people practice both Shintoism and Buddhism.
  • Ethnicities
    Japanese (98.5%)
    Chinese (0.5%)
    Korean (0.42%)
    Filipino (0.16%)
    Brazilian (0.15%)
    [2012 est.]
    Note: The Ministry of Justice in Japan correlates nationality with ethnicity; they have no official data on the actual ethnic breakdown of people in Japan.
  • Cultural Dimensions
    Power Distance 54
    Individualism 46
    Masculinity 95
    Uncertainty Avoidance 92
    Long Term Orientation 88
    Indugence 42
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  • Australians with Japanese Ancestry
    65,708 [2016 census]
Japanese in Australia
  • Population
    42,421
    [2016 census]
    This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in Japan.
  • Average Age
    36
  • Gender
    Males (68.3%)
    Females (31.7%)
  • Religion
    No Religion (52.6%)
    Buddhism (26.3%)
    Catholic Christianity (4.1%)
    Other (12.4%)
  • Ancestry
    Japanese (82.7%)
    Australian (5.1%)
    English (3%)
    Chinese (1.2%)
    Other (7.9%)
  • Languages
    Japanese (79.1%)
    English (17.4%)
    Mandarin (0.6%)
    Other (2.3%)
  • English Proficiency
    Well (79.5%)
  • Diaspora
    New South Wales (34.2%)
    Queensland (29.2%)
    Victoria (19.3%)
    Western Australia (10.1%)
  • Arrival
    Prior to 2001 (42.1%)
    2001-2006 (25.1%)
    2007-2011 (26.3%)
Where do we get our statistics?
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