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FOREIGN WORKERS

A newspaper says that about 1.46 million foreign workers work in Japan. 

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A newspaper says that about 1.46 million foreign workers work in Japan. Since the examination for new foreign resident status started, statistics, opinion and plans related with foreign workers are released in some mass media such as a newspaper, TV, internet and magazines. You will see the data related as follows :

Total number of Foreign Workers as of the end of October, 2018 : 1,460,463 persons.

1 China 389,117 persons (26.6%)

2 Vietnam 316,840 (21.7)

3 Philippine 164,006 (11.2)

4 Nepal 81,562 (5.6)

5 Indonesia 41,586 (2.8)

6 South Korea 62,516 (4.3)

7 Brazil 127,392 (8.7)

8 Peru 28,686 (2.0)

9 France, the U.S., Italy, Germany, Canada, Russia, Australia, New Zealand

77,505 (5.3)

10 Others 171,253 (11.7)