Membership Numbers for Kyushu-based Gangs

in Transnational Crime

The Dojin-Kai is the largest Yakuza group operating in the Kyushu area of Japan, with 1,150 members. Next in size is the Kudo-Kai, which has 1,020 members, and the Dojin-Kai with 500 members.

There are 22 organized crime syndicates active in Japan with a total of 80,00 members.

Source: ¬†CJ, “NPA chief: New anti-gang measures aiming to restrict yakuza activities,” Tokyo Reporter, December 27, 2012.

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