Japan

  • Country Basics
  • CO₂Emissions
  • Energy
  • Air Pollution
  • Biodiversity and Water
  • Global Environmental Rankings of NEA Countries

Total Land Area (1000 ha, 2011):  36,450
Population (million, 2010):  127
Population Density (people/㎢, 2010):  337
CO₂ Total Emissions (in thousands of tonnes, 2012):  1,320,000
CO₂ Emission per Capita (in thousands of tonnes per capita, 2012):  10.4
CO₂/GDP (kg CO₂/$1 GDP (PPP), 2010):  0.2966
Electricity Consumption (kWh per capita, 2011):  7,848
Total Primary Energy Production (Quadrillion Btu, 2012):  1.412
SO₂ (1,000 metric tons/squ, 2008):  970
NOx (1,000 metric tons/squ, 2000):  1.5
Forest Areas (%, 2011):  68.6
Protected Areas (㎢, 2012):  83,582.58
Arable & Permanent Crop Areas in total land areas (%, 2011):  93.27
Annual Water Availability (km3/yr, 2005):  430
Annual Water Withdrawals (km3/yr, 2001):  90.04
Human Development Index (2012):  10
Ecological Footprint (2007):  36
Environmental Performance Index (2012):  23
Resource and Environmental Performance Index (2003):  19

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