Britons in Japan

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British people in Japan
Total population
14,914 (2014)
Regions with significant populations
Tokyo
Languages
Japanese · English
Religion
Predominantly Christianity,
Minority ; Buddhism and Shintoism
Related ethnic groups
British diaspora

Britons in Japan make up one of the smaller foreign resident communities in Japan.

Overview[edit]

As of June 2014, according to data released by the Ministry of Justice Immigration Bureau, there were 14,914 people from the United Kingdom who were classified as either permanent or long-term residents in Japan.[1] Of this number 5,345 British citizens were living in Tokyo.[2]

Professional associations[edit]

The British Chamber of Commerce in Japan is an independent non-profit organisation that promotes trade and networking opportunities for member firms and business professionals living and working in Japan.

Education[edit]

The British School in Tokyo provides an English language based educational curriculum for students of over 50 different nationalities and serves a number of children of British heritage living in the city.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Japan-United Kingdom Relations". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Foreign Residents by District and Nationality". Tokyo Statistical Yearbook 2014. Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Retrieved 26 August 2016.