Japan has a population of 127.5 million people, and a land mass of 364 000 km2. Life expectancy is 83 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 38428, the country is classified as a high income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 1.7%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 4872.1 billion.
Japan is ranked at place 39 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Japan is ranked at place 20, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Japan in 2017 were NOK 10.058 billion. The same year, Norway imported goods from Japan at a value of 14.105 billion.