Filipinos are Japan’s Third Largest Foreign Workforce

TOKYO – Workplaces all over Japan employed 206,050 Filipino nationals, and were the country’s third largest foreign workforce as of the end of October 2022, government data revealed Friday.

The figure represented 11.3 percent of the total 1,822,725 foreign worker population.

Vietnamese nationals topped the list accounting for 25.4 percent or 462,384, followed by Chinese at 21.2 percent or 385,848. - Florenda Corpuz

(People cross a pedestrian crossing near Tokyo Station | File photo: Din Eugenio)