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The net population influx into Tokyo decelerated further in 2021 amid the coronavirus pandemic, becoming the lowest since 2014 when the current survey format was introduced, government data showed Friday.

People moving into the Japanese capital outnumbered those leaving by 5,433 last year, down 25,692 from the previous year, with the slowdown apparently reflecting the spread of teleworking due to the pandemic. A record-low net influx had also been seen in 2020.

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