Nikkei Demographics of the World

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Countries with Over 50 Nikkei(1993)1 number Countries with Over 50 Nikkei(1993)1 number
AFRICA EUROPE, EASTERN
Egypt 120 Poland 53
AMERICA, CENTRAL   Russia 503
Costa Rica 57 EUROPE, WESTERN
  Cuba 842 Austria 620
Dominican Republic 583   Denmark 699
  Guatemala 113 Finland 275
Mexico 11,926   France 2,832
AMERICA, NORTH Germany 3,296
Canada 55,111   Great Britain 3,886
  US 760,916 Greece 1,220
AMERICA, SOUTH   Ireland 61
Argentina 29,262 Italy 1,110
  Bolivia 7,986   Netherlands 1,177
Brazil 620,370 Norway 508
  Chile 2,292   Spain 464
Colombia 1,106 Sweden 1,412
  Ecuador 152   Switzerland 2,875
Paraguay 6,054 MIDDLE/NEAR EAST
  Peru 55,472 Iran 66
Uruguay 436   Israel 103
  Venezuela 828 Kuwait 51
ASIA   Turkey 163
Burma 70 PACIFIC
  China, People's Republic of 29,859 Australia 10,915
Hong Kong 872   Guam 2,338
  India 142 New Zealand 1,847
Indonesia 2,979   Pacific Islands (Trusted to US by UN) 1,063
  Korea, South 7,440 JAPAN, REVERSE MIGRATION
FROM SOUTH AMERICA (1997)2
Malaysia 466
  Pakistan 197   Argentina 3,300
Philippines 4,959 Bolivia 3,337
  Singapore 568   Brazil 233,254
Taiwan 493 Paraguay 1,466
  Thailand 10,240   Peru 40,394
1 Japan International Cooperation Agency, Kaigai Iju Tokei (FY1952-FY1993), (Tokyo, 1994) pp. 124-125. The data were originally collected by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and reported in Kaigai Zaiju Hojin Chosa Tokei. The number includes the permanent resident and Nikkei population. Nikkei is defined as those who do not have Japanese citizenship but are descendant of the Japanese (Naturalized Issei, Nisei and Sansei, etc.)
2 Compiled by Marcelo Higa from Nyukoku Kanrikyoku (Eds.) Zairyu Gaikokujin Tokei, 1998.