Tokyo (VNA), Oct. 26 -- The number of Vietnamese people residing in Japan amounts to 371,755, making it the third largest foreign community in the country, according to Japan's Immigration Services Agency.

In a report released on October 25, the agency said the number of Vietnamese people increased by 12.4 percent compared to data in the most recent report.

Particularly, the number of Vietnamese living in Japan as "skill trainees" is growing sharply, reaching about 190,000 at present.

By the end of June 2019, the total number of foreigners in Japan was 2.82 million, an increase of 3.6 percent compared to the end of December 2018 and reaching the highest level ever.

Chinese are the largest community in Japan with 786,241 people, follow...