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The number of foreign residents in Japan at the end of 2012 was about 2 033 700, 1.6% of the total population.
These country notes present the recent changes in migration policies as well as a table showing the most recent statistics on migration flows and on the results of the immigrants in the labour market.
- International Migration Outlook 2013
The economic crisis is likely to cause the first major fall in the number of migrants coming to work in OECD countries since the 1980s, according to a new OECD report.