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Table 1 Annual naturalizations in Japan

From: History matters: the long-term impact of historical immigrant size on current xenophobia in Japan

Year Korean immigrants Total
1952 232 282
1955 2434 2661
1960 3763 4156
1965 3438 4188
1970 4646 5379
1975 6323 8568
1980 5987 8004
1985 5040 6824
1990 5216 6794
1995 10,321 14,104
2000 9842 15,812
2005 9689 15,251
  1. Source: Chung 2010; Ministry of Justice 1986–2008