Originally Posted by Niyusu
One of every 30 babies born in Japan in 2006 had at least one parent originating from overseas, according to a recent government survey.
Around 19,000 of the babies had non-Japanese fathers, 26,000
had non-Japanese mothers and 9,000 had parents who were both from abroad, according to the survey.
North and South Korean nationals formed the largest group among non-Japanese fathers, followed by Chinese and Brazilians. Among the non-Japanese mothers, Chinese were the largest group, followed by women from the Philippines and North and South Korea.
More children born with a foreign parent | Japan Times
I'm also surprised by this statistic, but what surprised me the most are there numbers in bold. I would think they would be reversed. No?