2004 in Japan

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2004
in
Japan
Decades:
See also: Other events of 2004
List of years in Japan

Events in the year 2004 in Japan.

2004 was the population "peak" of Japan—the last year in which the national population increased.[citation needed]

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

Kyushu Shinkansen opened in March.
The Chūetsu earthquake struck Niigata in October.

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Statistics[edit]

  • GDP: ¥504 trillion (+1.4%)
  • Nikkei 225: High 12,163.89; low 10,365.40
  • Wealthiest person in Japan: Nobutada Saji (net worth 6.9 billion USD)
  • Yen: High ¥101.83/USD; low ¥114.80/USD

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The case of the killer nurse". Japan Today. 2004-04-06. Retrieved 2008-03-22. 
  2. ^ ja:平成16年7月新潟・福島豪雨
  3. ^ ja:平成16年7月福井豪雨
  4. ^ ja:平成16年台風第18号