Population of Tokyo to drop to half by 2100
News On Japan via Japan Times -- Sep 04
2100 will see Tokyo's population standing at around 7.13 million - about half of what it is today - with 45.9 percent of those in the metropolis aged 65 or over, a group of academics and bureaucrats has concluded.
Tokyo's population, which stood at 13.16 million in 2010, will peak at 13.35 million in 2020 before dropping by 45.8 percent from the 2010 census figure 88 years from now, the group, including seven academics and 10 metro government and municipal bureaucrats, said Sunday.
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