January 2, 2010

THERE'S NOTHING FOR A BASE IN OKINAWA TO PROTECT:

Japan sees steepest fall in population since WWII (Times of India, 2 January 2010)

The welfare ministry estimated 1,069,000 Japanese citizens were born in 2009 on Japanese soil, while 1,144,000 died.

It marked the third straight year of population decline for Japan, where many young people continue to defer starting a family.

Posted by Orrin Judd at January 2, 2010 6:12 AM
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