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 38894, the country is classified as a high income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 1%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 4939.3 billion.
Japan is ranked at place 34 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Japan is ranked at place 18, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Japan in 2016 were NOK 10.251 billion. The same year, Norway imported goods from Japan at a value of 14.269 billion.