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Characteristics of Shinjuku

Shinjuku City Data – A Town with Over 100 Cultures

There are foreign residents from over 100 countries living in Shinjuku City. How many countries do you know?
(As of January 1, 2015)

No. Country Those Registered (Persons) Men Women
1 China 13,236 5,833 7,403
2 North/South Korea 10,554 5,029 5,525
3 Vietnam 2,468 1,618 850
4 Nepal 2,284 1,597 687
5 Myanmar 1,244 649 595
6 U.S.A. 965 636 329
7 France 730 466 264
8 Thailand 699 257 442
9 Philippines 672 161 512
10 U.K. 331 247 84
11 Canada 202 149 53
12 India 199 155 44
13 Russia 156 37 119
14 Indonesia 154 91 63
15 Germany 153 99 54
16 Australia 146 100 46
17 Brazil 136 80 56
18 Bangladesh 136 124 12
19 Malaysia 122 59 63
20 Mongolia 104 51 53
21 Italy 101 61 40
22 Spain 99 69 30
23 Sweden 80 50 30
24 Singapore 73 33 40
25 Saudi Arabia 62 58 4
26 Sri Lanka 56 41 15
27 Turkey 46 40 6
28 Netherlands 39 30 9
29 New Zealand 39 30 9
30 Cambodia 36 26 10
31 Colombia 34 12 22
32 Mexico 32 20 12
33 Peru 31 22 9
34 Iran 29 27 2
35 Pakistan 27 24 3
36 Switzerland 26 18 8
37 Uzbekistan 26 18 8
38 Argentina 25 11 14
39 Rumania 24 5 19
40 Belgium 10 16 4
41 Nigeria 20 20 0
42 Norway 20 17 3
43 Ireland 18 16 2
44 U.A.E. 17 15 2
45 Finland 17 5 12
46 Denmark 14 10 4
47 Austria 13 11 2
48 Portugal 13 7 6
49 Ukraine 13 4 9
50 Laos 12 10 2
51 Poland 12 9 3
52 Tunisia 12 8 4
53 Ghana 11 9 2
54 Israel 10 6 4
55 Egypt 10 8 2
56 Bulgaria 8 4 4
57 Chile 8 4 4
58 Kazakhstan 8 3 5
59 Greece 7 5 2
60 Hungary 7 3 4
61 Morocco 7 7 0
62 Republic of South Africa 7 5 2
63 Afghanistan 6 2 4
64 Bolivia 6 2 4
65 Croatia 6 3 3
66 Czech 6 4 2
67 Serbia 6 3 3
68 Lebanon 5 3 2
69 Tanzania 5 2 3
70 Democratic Republic of the Congo 4 3 1
71 Lithuania 4 3 1
72 Senegal 4 4 0
73 Uganda 4 3 1
74 Slovakia 4 0 4
75 Cameroon 3 0 3
76 Dominican Republic 3 2 1
77 Estonia 3 2 1
78 Guinea 3 3 0
79 Iceland 3 2 1
80 Cote d’Ivoire 3 2 1
81 Kenya 3 0 3
82 Kirghiz 3 1 2
83 Libya 3 3 0
84 Latvia 3 2 1
85 Paraguay 3 1 2
86 Without Nationality 3 1 2
87 Cuba 2 1 1
88 Cyprus 2 1 1
89 Honduras 2 1 1
90 Luxembourg 2 1 1
91 Qatar 2 1 1
92 Syria 2 1 1
93 Tadjikistan 2 2 0
94 Albania 1 0 1
95 Bahrain 1 0 1
96 Bhutan 1 0 1
97 Botswana 1 0 1
98 Brunei 1 1 0
99 Belarus 1 0 1
100 Costa Rica 1 1 0
101 Benin 1 1 0
102 Ethiopia 1 1 0
103 Gabon 1 1 0
104 Guatemala 1 1 0
105 Iraq 1 1 0
106 Madagascar 1 0 1
107 Maldives 1 0 1
108 Mauritius 1 1 0
109 Marshall Island 1 0 1
110 Moldova 1 1 0
111 Niger 1 1 0
112 Papua New Guinea 1 0 1
113 Sudan 1 1 0
114 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 1 1 0
115 Togo 1 1 0
116 Venezuela 1 1 0
117 Yemen 1 1 0
118 Azerbaijan 1 0 1
119 Slovenia 1 1 0
120 Serbia and Montenegro 1 1 0
121 Palestine 1 1 0
122 Kosovo 1 1 0
Other 16 5 11
  Total 36,016 18,320 17,696
Versus the previous year +1,895 +1,403 +492