Nikkei Demographics of the Americas

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Project Description

Scholars

Institutional Participants

Resources
Demographics1
Demographics2
Overview
Timelines
Directories

Symposium

Staff and Advisors

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Nikkei Populations

Country Nikkei Population (1993) 1 Total Population (1991) 2
(in millions)
Year of First Arrival3
North America
  U.S.A. 760,916     252.69    
1868
  Canada 55,111   26.99  
1891
South America
  Brazil 620,370   153.31  
1908
  Peru 55,472   22.00  
1899
  Argentina 29,262   32.71  
1907
  Bolivia 7,986   7.61  
1916
  Paraguay 6,054   4.40  
1930
  Chile 2,292   13.39  
1903
  Colombia 1,106   33.61  
1921
  Venezuela 828   20.27  
1931
  Uraguay 436   3.11  
1930
  Ecuador 152   10.85  
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Central American and Carribean
  Mexico 11,926   87.84  
1892
  Cuba 842   10.74  
1907
  Dominican Republic    583   7.32  
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  Guatemala 113   9.47  
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  Costa Rica 57   3.06  
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Country Nikkei Population (1993)1 Total Population (1991)2 Year of First Arrival3
1 Kaigai Iju Tokei (Showa 27 - Heisei 5). Tokyo: Kokusai Kyoryoku Jigyodan (JICA), 1994. p.124.
2 America I-II. Human Genetics Programme, World Health Organization. http://www.who.org/ncd/hgn/america.htm (accessed 9/28/98).
3 Kaigai Iju Tokei (Showa 27 - Heisei 5). Tokyo: Kokusai Kyoryoku Jigyodan (JICA), 1994. p.126-7.