One-Stop Center supports foreign-affiliated firms advancing to Shizuoka Prefecture to build plants or business bases.

Investment Guide

Q. The situation of employment and workforce in Shizuoka pref.

A. The situation of working population and high class work resources.

Working population

(thousand ,%)

Working Population Total unemployment rate
employed Unemployment
Shizuoka 2,034 1,984 50 2.5%
Japan 66,606 64,621 1,990 3.1%

*the ministry of internal affairs  research labor force(2016)

 Educational institution(University, College, technical college)

type number name
National University, graduate school 3 Shizuoka, graduate university for advanced studies、Hamamatsu medical
College, technical college 1 Numazu technical college
Public University, graduate school 2 Shizuoka prefectural,

shizuoka culture and art

College, technical college 1 Shizuoka prefectural
private University, graduate school 13 Shizuoka Eiwa gakuin, Shizuoka industry
Shizuoka welfare, shizuoka science and engineering,
Juntendo(health and sanitation)
Seirei Cristpher, Tokai(sea),
Tokyo women’s medical, Tokoha,
Nihon(international relation),
Hamamatsu Gakuin,
The graduate school for the creation
of newphotonics industries, Hosei
College, technical college 5 Shizuoka Eiwa Gakuin,
Tokai, Tokoha
Nihon, Hamamatsu Gakuin


Rank japan shizuoka
1 China 107,260(40.2%) China 401(46.4%)
2 Vietnam 61,671(23.1%) Vietnam 111(12.8%)
3 Nepal 21,500( 8.1%) Korea 65( 7.5%)
4 Korea 15,740( 5.9%) Indonesia 64( 7.4%)
5 Taiwan 8,947( 3.4%) Myanmar 24( 2.8%)
total 267,042( - ) 864( - )

*JSSO(2016), Shizuoka prefecture, Shizuoka foreign students interaction conference(2016)

  • 2018/04/04 The number of factory attraction to Shizuoka Pref. is the top in Japan (2017servey by MITI) =Inland area is very attractive.
  • 2017/12/08 Exchange meeting at Shizuoka University of Art and Culture =Foreign students and Japanese students with companies
  • 2017/12/08 Japanese government is considering New resident status in Japan “Preparing for Foundation”
  • 2017/09/22 26th Oct, 2017 Shizuoka Inevestment Seminar in Tokyoダウンロード
  • 2017/09/12 25th Nov. Recruit meeting (Global students and Companies) will be held. please check the information afterwards

foreign-affiliated companies

One-Stop Center.

One-Stop Service Center | Shizuoka international Business Association.

Shizuoka International Business Association,
44-1 Ohtemachi, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka 420-0853 Japan.



* Under entrustment from the Shizuoka prefectural government, the Center is operated by the Shizuoka International Business Association (SIBA).

* The cost for the operation of the Center is born by the prefectural government. Anyone can use the Center free of charge.