How Do Japan and Kenya Compare?

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The island country of Japan can be found in the Pacific Ocean. It is considered to be part of the continent of Asia but also is a close neighbor to Russia. Japan is an archipelago of 6,852 islands. The four largest islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku, which together comprise about ninety-seven percent of Japan's land area. Japan has the world's tenth-largest population, with over 127 million people. The capital of Japan is Tokyo

Republic of Kenya is a country in East Africa that lies on the equator. With the Indian Ocean to its south-east, it is bordered by Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, South Sudan to the north-west, Ethiopia to the north and Somalia to the north-east. Kenya has a land area of 580,000 km2 and a population of a little over 43 million residents. Its capital and largest city is Nairobi.

First of all Japan and Kenya are two completely different countries for example one is Japan is an MEDC and Kenya is an LEDC. MEDC stands for More Economical Developed Country and LEDC stands for Less Economical Developed Country. Also on the scale out of 201 countries Japan measured to be the 3rd wealthiest country getting beaten by Us and China this show us that they have money to do services all around there country and can care for all people. On the other hand Kenya is one of the poorest countries in the world with 183 countries richer and 16 poorer, this shows us that they wont be able to do services like the ambulance and police making the residents of that country less safe and more venerable to catching a disease of some sort.

They also have many difference and similarities, but one of the main differences is GNI. GNI stands for Gross National Income and the Japan GNI is US$ 31,450 and Kenya GNI is US$ 270. This is huge difference and Japan GNI is 116 times Kenya’s GNI. This shows that Japan can have more equipment such as Services and schools when Kenya doesn’t have any of that. For example if you have a lot of money like...
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