Filipinos in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan

Filipinos in Yamanashi Prefecture have a registered population of 2,202 individuals as of 2022, the 28th largest group of Filipinos in Japan by prefecture, ahead of Okayama and behind Kagoshima.[1]

Major cities

The capital city of Kōfu has the largest population of Filipinos in Yamanashi Prefecture at 555 individuals, while adjacent city of Fuefuki has 307.[1:1]


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

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Yamanashi Prefecture

Yamanashi Prefecture (山梨県, Yamanashi-ken) is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region of Honshu. Yamanashi Prefecture has a population of 817,192 (1 January 2019) and has a geographic area of 4,465 km2. Yamanashi Prefecture borders Saitama Prefecture to the northeast, Nagano Prefecture to the northwest, Shizuoka Prefecture to the southwest, Kanagawa Prefecture to the southeast, and Tokyo to the east.[3]

Kōfu is the capital and largest city of Yamanashi Prefecture, with other major cities including Kai, Minamiarupusu, and Fuefuki.[3:1]


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

Population by city, town and village

Filipinos can be found in all cities and towns of Yamanashi Prefecture, except for the town of Hayakawa and villages of Kosuge and Tabayama.[1:3]

City, town or village 2022 2021
All 2,202 2,011
Kōfu 555 517
Fuefuki 307 276
Tsuru 145 114
Hokuto 143 141
Fujiyoshida 138 128
Chūō 136 134
Kai 123 121
Nirasaki 107 109
Minami Alps 90 87
Shōwa Town 86 82
Minobu Town 68 35
Fujikawaguchiko Town 64 50
Yamanashi 50 48
Ōtsuki 41 36
Uenohara 40 39
Kōshū 28 23
Fujikawa Town 19 12
Ichikawamisato Town 17 17
Oshino Village 15 16
Nishikatsura Town 13 8
Nanbu Town 9 9
Yamanakako Village 5 6
Narusawa Village 2 2
Dōshi Village 1 1
Hayakawa Town 0 0
Kosuge Village 0 0
Tabayama Village 0 0

Historical population

The Filipino population of Yamanashi has seen a slow, steady increase throughout the years and now hovers above 2,000.


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

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