70% of foreigners working in Japan increase their "favorite" ... NHK Public Opinion Survey April 1 8:32

According to an opinion poll conducted by NHK, 70% of the respondents "for" increasing the number of foreigners working in Japan. On the other hand, 57% of the respondents were "in favor" of increasing foreigners in their area.

NHK has been working for people aged 18 and over nationwide for three days from last month before the revised Immigration Control Law, which provides new status of residence, has been enforced and the acceptance of foreign human resources has expanded in one day. A public opinion poll was conducted using a method called "RDD," which calls random numbers of landline and mobile phones randomly generated by a computer for men and women. Of the 2,792 people, 5572%, or 1,572 people, answered .

According to this, "Agree" and "Rather agree" about the increase in the number of foreigners working in Japan due to the increase in the acceptance of foreign human resources for industries with a shortage of labor from April last year 70% of the respondents said that "somewhat disagree" and "disagreement" totaled 24%, with the majority being positive.

On the other hand, when asked about the pros and cons of increasing the number of foreigners in their area of ​​residence, 57% of the respondents agreed in favor of "foreigners" and 70% more than "in favor of them." %.

When asked about "expectations" and "anxiety" about the increase in foreigners in their area, 37% of the "expectations" were "new ideas and culture will be brought in" and "the shortage of labor will be eliminated" 19%, "There is nothing to expect" is 16%, etc., "Anxiety" is 34% for "Trouble due to differences in language and culture", 31% for "Poor security", "Thinking uneasy" "Was not" was 19%.

When asking foreigners to live in their area, we asked them what they would like the government or local government to do. “Teaching the rules of life” was the most common 38%, followed by “Illegal stay” 23%, "Development of consultation desks for foreigners" was 22%, and "Japanese language education for foreigners" was 8%.