The National Police Agency in Japan stated that there were 63,200 Yakuza members in the country in 2012. The number…
The Dojin-Kai is the largest Yakuza group operating in the Kyushu area of Japan, with 1,150 members. Next in size…
In a national survey of companies in Japan, 11.7 percent of those companies reported to receiving extortion attempts from Japanese Organized Crime syndicates, also known as the Yakuza.
Police in Japan estimate that there are around 5,000 members of the Yakuza located outside of Japan.
Within the country, membership in the organized crime syndicates totals around 80,000 people. The Yakuza controls up to $242 Billion in economic activities.
In 2011, there were a reported 44 shootings across Japan that were linked to organized crime activities. 18 of the shootings took place in the prefecture of Fukushima.
According to Japan’s National Police Agency, in 2010 there were 22 designated organized crime syndicates in the country. The number of full and part-time Yakuza members totaled 80,900, down from 88,600 in 1990. Almost half of the total organized crime membership was in the Yamaguchi-gumi.
Organized crime in Japan controls an economic market worth $242 Billion (20 Trillion Yen) a year.
According to a report by the Associated Press, there are currently 22 groups across Japan that are considered organized crime syndicates. Total membership of all Yakuza gangs in the country is estimated at 80,000 people. The largest Yakuza groups, in order, are the Yamaguchi-gumi, the Sumiyoshi-kai, and the Inagawa-kai.