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.
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.
Census Telephone Center (Statistics Bureau of Japan)
Navidial (0570 service): 0570-07-2020
IP TEL: 03-6636-9607
||September 7th - October 31st
||8:00 am - 9:00 pm (We are also accepting calls on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.)
||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
|Aoba Ward administration Office
|Asahi Ward administration Office
|Izumi Ward administration Office
|Isogo Ward administration Office
|Kanagawa Ward administration Office
|Kanazawa Ward administration Office
|Konan Ward administration Office
|Kohoku Ward administration Office
|Sakae Ward administration Office
|Seya Ward administration Office
|Tsuzuki Ward administration Office
|Tsurumi Ward administration Office
|Totsuka Ward administration Office
|Naka Ward administration Office
|Nishi Ward administration Office
|Hodogaya Ward administration Office
|Midori Ward administration Office
|Minami Ward administration Office