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Statistical Handbook of Japan (To Japanese Site)

Cover photo: Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites (Gunma Prefecture)
The Statistical Handbook of Japan 2014 is designed to provide a clear and coherent overview of present-day Japan through statistics. It provides statistical tables, figures, maps, and photographs to portray conditions in modern-day Japan from a variety of perspectives, including demographics, economic and social trends, and culture. Most of the comments and statistical data for this purpose have been drawn from principal statistical publications available from government and other leading sources. The handbook is published annually in August or September.


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