Monday, April 20, 2009

Demographical comparison between the US and Japan

Night Street - Ginza
Originally uploaded by cocoip
The ethnic breakdown of the US in 2007, acc to Wikipedia:

White 80.0%
African American 12.8%
Asian 4.4%
Native American and Alaskan Native 1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander 0.2%
Multiracial 1.6%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1%

Ethnic figures on Japan:
98.5% Japanese, 0.5% Korean, 0.4% Chinese, 0.6% other[2]

Which nation is the "melting pot"?
Which nation's population could be termed heterogeneous?
Which nation's population can be called homogeneous?

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