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We ask for your cooperation with the 2020 census

Last updated date:2020/8/14

We will count everyone residing in Japan

The Government of Japan will conduct a census as of October 1, 2020.
The census surveys the number of people living in Japan.

Foreign nationals are also subject to the survey

The census is a statistical survey conducted in accordance with the law. All people residing in Japan, regardless of nationality, are required by law to respond to the census.

It will not cause you any disadvantages

Responses are used for statistical purposes only and are not used for any other purpose, such as for immigration or police investigations.

The census is a crucial survey

The results of the census are used as basic data for policies and measures, such as the development of more livable communities for foreign nationals.

How to answer

September 14th - 30th, the investigator will distribute a survey form.

Answer on the internet (September 14th - October 7th)

Responses can be submitted online in English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Spanish and Portuguese.
Responses can be submitted 24 hours a day from a smartphone, tablet or computer.
Please visit the census online (外部サイト)to answer on the internet.

Answer with a paper survey form (October 1st - 7th)

Please fill out the paper survey form, put it in a special envelope, and mail it. (No stamp required)

*We have prepared "translation of survey forms" in 27 languages.

Contact Information

Census Telephone Center (Statistics Bureau of Japan)
Tel

Navidial (0570 service): 0570-07-2020

IP TEL: 03-6636-9607

Period September 7th - October 31st
Hours 8:00 am - 9:00 pm (We are also accepting calls on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.)
Languages English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai, Nepali, Filipino, Indonesian, Japanese

Administration Office ※(At the time of giving us a phone call, please call us with someone who understands Japanese.)
Administration Office Name Tel
Aoba Ward administration Office

045-978-2205
045-978-2206
045-978-2207

Asahi Ward administration Office 045-954-6012
Izumi Ward administration Office

045-800-2315
045-800-2316

Isogo Ward administration Office 045-750-2316
Kanagawa Ward administration Office 045-411-7014
Kanazawa Ward administration Office

045-788-7712
045-788-7713
045-788-7714

Konan Ward administration Office 045-847-8308
Kohoku Ward administration Office 045-540-2213
Sakae Ward administration Office 045-894-8315
Seya Ward administration Office

045-367-5615
045-367-5616

Tsuzuki Ward administration Office 045-948-2215
Tsurumi Ward administration Office 045-510-1660
Totsuka Ward administration Office

045-866-8315
045-866-8316

Naka Ward administration Office 045-224-8116
Nishi Ward administration Office 045-320-8315
Hodogaya Ward administration Office

045-334-6206
045-334-6207
045-334-6208

Midori Ward administration Office 045-930-2212
045-930-2213
045-930-2214
Minami Ward administration Office 045-341-1227

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