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Number of OFWs sent to Japan from 2009-2019

Requested from POEA by Justina Narvasa at 10:21 AM on Apr 12, 2019.
Purpose: Research and development
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2009 - 04/01/2019
Tracking no: #POEA-056395360435

Justina 10:21 AM, Apr 12, 2019

Hi! I would like to request information on the number of OFWs sent to Japan from 2009 - 2019 (or latest date available), and if possible, a summary of the industries they work for.

Thank you!
April 12, 2019

Dear Justina,


Thank you for your request dated Apr 12, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Number of OFWs sent to Japan from 2009-2019.

Response to your request

We were able to determine that some of the information is already available online and therefore cannot be counted as a valid FOI request. You may retrieve your requested information from

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Thank you.

Nascel Gabito
FOI Officer

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