Population of Foreigners from 10 Main Countries Living in Each Ward/City/Town/Village of Tokyo Prefecture

  • Last Update:June,26,2016 Created:June,26,2016
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Title of the dataset Population of Foreigners from 10 Main Countries Living in Each Ward/City/Town/Village of Tokyo Prefecture
Provenance of the dataset Tokyo Metropolitan Government / http://www.toukei.metro.tokyo.jp/gaikoku/ga-index.htm / Foreign Population (website page)
How were the data collected/created? What was the cost? Data was collected by the Tokyo Metropolitan government from residence registrations of foreigners at local ward/city/town/village offices. It can easily be found via Google. However, the data is only provided in Japanese.
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Type of data: Check all that apply. Use "Other" to specify other types so that we can include them in further updates. table
Variable labels of dataset (the names of the variables) AREA|COUNTRY|PERIOD|POPULATION|COMPARISON TO SAME PERIOD OF LAST YEAR|YEAR
Outline of data This data shows the number of foreigners living in various wards, cities, towns, and villages of Tokyo Prefecture.? The numbers are arranged by area, then by country.? The 10 countries with the most foreigners are explicitly named, while the rest are described as "Others".? Annual data is available, taken at 4 periods (January, April, July, October).? There is also a comparison with the same period of the previous year.
Simulation process aggregation of foreigners by continent time series trend of foreigners clustering by area (like a heat map)
Expected outcome of the process (obtained knowledge, analysis results, output of tools) prediction of future trend in foreign population identification of areas with the most foreigners
Anticipation for analyses/simulations other than the typical ones provided above analysis of movement within Tokyo of foreigners


Comments As of June 2016, detailed data from January 2000 until April 2016 is available. Later data is available in one aggregated file. Data from each survey period is separated into Microsoft Excel files and can be downloaded from the website.
What kind of data/tools do you wish to have? Occupation, age, gender, number of dependents, family ties of foreign residents in Tokyo Prefecture. Also, a more detailed map of foreign resident clusters.
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