Filipinos in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan

Filipinos in Miyazaki Prefecture have a registered population of 892 individuals as of 2022, the 39th largest group of Filipinos in Japan by prefecture, ahead of Yamagata and behind Shimane.[1]

Major cities

Most the population of Filipinos in Miyazaki Prefecture is found in the capital city of Miyazaki with 207 Filipinos, and the cities of Miyakonojō and Hyūga with 191 and 169 Filipinos, respectively.[1:1]


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

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Miyazaki Prefecture

Miyazaki Prefecture (宮崎県, Miyazaki-ken) is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Kyūshū. Miyazaki Prefecture has a population of 1,073,054 as of 1 June 2019 and has a geographic area of 7,735 km2. Miyazaki Prefecture borders Ōita Prefecture to the north, Kumamoto Prefecture to the northwest, and Kagoshima Prefecture to the southwest.[3]

Miyazaki is the capital and largest city of Miyazaki Prefecture, with other major cities including Miyakonojō, Nobeoka, and Hyūga.[3:1]


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

Population by city and town

Filipinos are found in all cities and towns of Miyazaki Prefecture, except for mountainous Nishimera Village located inland.[1:3]

City or town 2022 2021
All 892 791
Miyazaki 207 171
Miyakonojō 191 170
Hyūga 169 148
Kobayashi 67 65
Nobeoka 51 52
Ebino 31 25
Nichinan 30 28
Kushima 28 32
Mimata Town 25 16
Tsuno Town 15 15
Saito 12 13
Misato Town 10 9
Kawaminami Town 9 7
Takachiho Town 9 8
Kunitomi Town 8 0
Kadogawa Town 8 9
Shiiba Village 5 5
Takanabe Town 4 5
Gokase Town 4 4
Takaharu Town 2 2
Shintomi Town 2 2
Hinokage Town 2 2
Aya Town 1 1
Kijō Town 1 1
Morotsuka Town 1 1
Nishimera Village 0 0

Historical population

The population of Filipinos in Miyazaki Prefecture has barely increased during the past 40 years and has not surpassed 1,000.


Population of Filipinos in Miyazaki 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 Miyazaki Prefecture 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. Miyazaki Prefecture. Wikipedia contributors. Wikipedia. Retrieved 18 December 2023. ↩︎ ↩︎

  4. Map of Japan with Miyazaki Prefecture 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 Miyazaki and Tokyo. © reon (Timog.net) CC-BY-SA-3.0. ↩︎