The United States And Japan

902 WordsApr 29, 20164 Pages
In today world, the United States and Japan have a strong political, economic and military relationship. The United States considers Japan to be one of its closest allies and partners. Both countries are strong economic and political superpowers that help run the world. Both countries also support the preservation of political and economic freedoms as well as the support of human rights. However, despite modernization and American influence, the Japanese way of life is still vastly different than that of America. Although both countries operate and function in similar ways the overall foundation of both countries is different. The U.S and Japan are both huge and powerful modern industrialized countries. However, both have similarities and differences in the way they function. First some general information about both countries. In Japan, you would make roughly around 29.7 percent less money every year compared to if you lived in the U.S. Also, if you lived in Japan you would have a longer lifespan of about 5 years and consume 44 percent less electricity. If you lived in Japan, you would be less likely to be unemployed by about 43 percent with American unemployment rate being about 7.1 percent compared to Japans 4.3. However, overall if you lived in japan you are still 6 percent more likely to live below the poverty line with 16 percent of the Japanese population living below the poverty line compared to the U.S 15.1 percent. Japan and the United States are two major economic
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