Last year's visitor Korea dropped by 25% Record high in 19 countries and regions Jan. 16:12
According to the Japan Tourism Board, the number of Korean tourists who visited Japan during the past year was estimated at 5,584,600, down 25.9% from the previous year (2018). This was a significant drop since 2011, when the Great East Japan Earthquake struck due to the deterioration of Japan-Korea relations.
The number of tourists from South Korea has been declining since last summer, dropping 63.6% last month, but the decrease has been slightly smaller.
On the other hand, overall, the Rugby World Cup was held in Japan last year, and of the 20 countries and regions with a large number of tourists visiting Japan, 19 countries and regions excluding Korea have a one-year The number of travelers has hit a record high.