Japan’s Shrinking Population Leaves a Record 8.46 Million Homes Vacant

 

A record 8.46 million Japanese homes are sitting vacant as builders keep adding stock in a country where the population is shrinking.

The number jumped by 260,000 in a twice-a-decade survey released by the government on Friday, reaching 13.6 percent of housing, the Nikkei Asian Review reported.

www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-29/japan-s-shrinking-population-leaves-record-8-million-homes-empty

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