TOKYO, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) — The variety of overseas residents in Japan has reached a report excessive of over 3.2 million, authorities knowledge confirmed on Friday.
There have been round 3,224,000 overseas residents dwelling within the Asian nation as of the top of June, which grew by 149,000 throughout the first half of this yr, in line with the Immigration Services Agency.
By standing of residence, round 358,000 foreigners have been technical interns, up by 33,000 from six months earlier, whereas the variety of folks with specified expert employee standing rose by 42,000 to about 173,000.
Meanwhile, roughly 79,000 overseas nationals in Japan had overstayed their visas as of July 1, up by 8,600 from six months earlier.
Noting that there are various overstays with an growing variety of foreigners coming to Japan for the reason that easing of COVID-19 border measures, officers stated that they are going to take applicable immigration management measures.