White paper on crime 2010 Part2/Chapter6/Section2/1
Fig. 2-6-2-1 shows the number of Japanese and foreign nationals that committed offenses in Japan and escaped or possibly escaped abroad (hereinafter referred to as “transnational fugitives, etc.” in this subsection) over the last 10 years.
Table 2-6-2-2 shows the number of transnational fugitives, etc. by being Japanese/foreign nationals and by type of offense and the number of foreign transnational fugitives, etc. by nationality, etc. as of the end of 2009.
Examining transnational fugitives, etc. (including Japanese) by country and the region to which they are assumed to have escaped to as of the end of 2009 revealed that China was the most common at 190, followed by Brazil at 88, the Republic of Korea at 58, and the Philippines at 49 (Source: The Criminal Investigation Bureau, National Police Agency).