Jan - Sept 2022 Lowest Birth rate ever recorded in Japan
just around 600k babies born
Japanese government announced 599,836 babies born between January and September, 2022. It was 4.9% lower than 2021.
Since the mid 1970, Japanese stopped having many babies.
At this pace, the population in Japan decreases while the elderly population therein increases.
Some study says Japanese will go extinct in some near future.