Regional, rural and urban development

Statistics

OECD Metro eXplorer: Interactive maps for statistics on metropolitan areas

Compare the performance of 275 metropolitan areas in OECD countries on a number of key indicators, including population, economic performance, and the environment.

Books

OECD Territorial Reviews: Japan 2016

Japan's population is both declining and ageing rapidly. Demographic change will have particularly important implications for the settlement pattern of the country, and this, in turn, will affect Japan's ability to sustain economic growth and the well-being of its citizens.