Filipinos in Aomori Prefecture, Japan

Filipinos in Aomori Prefecture have a registered population of 864 individuals in 2022, the 41st largest group of Filipinos in Japan by prefecture, ahead of Akita and behind Yamagata.[1]

Major cities

The Filipino population in Aomori Prefecture is concentrated in Hachinohe City, a major port with a diverse industry, with 341 Filipinos. North of Hachinobe is Misawa City, location of the Misawa Air Base, with 92 Filipinos.[1:1]


Cities of Aomori Prefecture with sizable Filipino population.[1:2][2] Darker color indicates higher population.

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Aomori Prefecture

Aomori Prefecture (青森県, Aomori-ken) is a prefecture of Japan in the Tōhoku region, the northernmost prefecture on Japan’s main island of Honshu. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the east, Iwate Prefecture to the southeast, Akita Prefecture to the southwest and the Sea of Japan to the west. The Tsugaru Strait separates Aomori Prefecture from Hokkaidō to the north.[3]

The capital and largest city is Aomori, followed by the port city of Hachinohe.[3:1]


Map of Japan with Aomori Prefecture in red.[4]

Population by city, town and village

Except for a few towns and villages, most of Aomori Prefecture is populated by Filipinos.[1:3]

City, town or village 2022 2021
All 864 727
Hachinohe 341 205
Misawa 92 107
Hirosaki 67 62
Aomori 58 51
Oirase Town 56 64
Towada 43 51
Mutsu 21 23
Goshogawara 20 15
Sannohe Town 20 16
Hashikami Town 15 16
Kuroishi 14 8
Tōhoku 12 11
Nanbu Town 11 11
Gonohe Town 10 10
Shichinohe Town 9 7
Tsugaru 8 7
Takko Town 8 8
Fujisaki Town 7 2
Yokohama Town 7 8
Rokunohe Town 6 2
Rokkasho Village 6 5
Hiranai Town 5 5
Ajigasawa Town 4 4
Itayanagi Town 4 3
Ōma Town 4 4
Hirakawa 3 3
Noheji Town 3 8
Sotogahama Town 2 2
Tsuruta Town 2 3
Higashidōri Village 2 2
Shingō Village 2 2
Nakadomari Town 1 1
Sai Village 1 1
Imabetsu Town 0 0
Yomogita Village 0 0
Fukaura Town 0 0
Ōwani Town 0 0
Inakadate Village 0 0
Kazamaura Village 0 0

Historical population

Aomori Prefecture’s population of Filipinos never has gone above 1,000 during the last 40 years.


Population of Filipinos in Aomori Prefecture and Tokyo from 1984 up to present.[5][6]

References


  1. 第3表 市区町村別 国籍・地域別 在留外国人 (Table 3: Foreign Residents by City, Ward, Town, Village and by Nationality/Region. 3 December 2022) (XLSX). e-Stat政府統計の総合窓口. Immigration Services Agency of Japan (7 July 2023). Retrieved 13 December 2023. ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎

  2. Cities of Aomori with sizable Filipino population. © reon (Timog.net) CC-BY-SA-3.0. Original graphic © lincun (Wikipedia Commons) CC-BY-SA-3.0. Data used: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan. ↩︎

  3. Aomori Prefecture. Wikipedia contributors. Wikipedia. Retrieved 18 December 2023. ↩︎ ↩︎

  4. Map of Japan with Aomori in red. © lincun (Wikipedia Commons) CC-BY-SA-3.0. Data used: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan. ↩︎

  5. 都道府県別 国籍(出身地)別 外国人登録者 (Registered Foreigners by Prefecture and Nationality (Place of Birth) 1984 to 2023) e-Stat政府統計の総合窓口. Immigration Services Agency of Japan. Retrieved 18 December 2023. No available data for the years 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991 and 1993. ↩︎

  6. Population of Filipinos in Aomori and Tokyo. © reon (Timog.net) CC-BY-SA-3.0. ↩︎