White paper on crime 2011 Part4/Chapter1/Section4/1
Fig. 4-1-4-1 shows the number of foreign national juvenile offenders referred to family courts by public prosecutors (limited to non-traffic penal code offenses and special act offenses excluding violations of road traffic related acts) from 1993, which was divided into visiting foreign national juveniles and other foreign national juveniles.
Examining the number of visiting foreign national juvenile offenders referred in 2010 by nationality, etc. revealed that those from Brazil were the largest in number at 260 (23.5%), followed by the Philippines at 198 (17.9%), China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan; hereinafter the same in this section) at 183 (16.6%), South/North Korea at 130 (11.8%), Peru at 116 (10.5%), and Vietnam at 54 (4.9%). By type of offense, theft accounted for the majority at 621 (56.2%), followed by embezzlement (including embezzlement of lost property) at 177 (16.0%), injury at 85 (7.7%), Immigration Control Act violations at 27 (2.4%), and robbery at 25 (2.3%) (Source: Annual Report of Statistics on Prosecution).