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International Students in Japanese language institutes

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Number of International Students by

1.Region of Origin

(Unit: person)
Region
Number of students
% of total
Asia
24,594
96.0%
(32,188)
(96.8%)
Europe
715
2.8%
(719)
(2.2%)
North America
169
0.7%
(192)
(0.6%)
Africa
45
0.2%
(62)
(0.2%)
Central and South America
41
0.2%
(41)
(0.1%)
Middle and Near East
35
0.1%
(33)
(0.1%)
Oceania
23
0.1%
(31)
(0.1%)
Total
25,622
100.0%
(33,266)
(100.0%)
( ) indicates figures as of May 1, 2010

2.Nationality

Country/region
Number of Students
% of total
China
17,354
(22,280)
67.7%
(67.0%)
Republic of Korea
2,862
(5490)
11.2%
(16.5%)
Viet Nam
1,046
(721)
4.1%
(2.2%)
Nepal
957
(752)
3.7%
(2.3%)
Taiwan
901
(1,234)
3.5%
(3.7%)
Thailand
385
(514)
1.5%
(1.5%)
Myanmar
381
(348)
1.5%
(1.0%)
Sweden
170
(196)
0.7%
(0.6%)
Mongolia
161
(169)
0.6%
(0.5%)
indonesia
158
(171)
0.6%
(0.5%)
Others
1,247
(1,391)
4.9%
(4.2%)
Total
25,622
(33,266)
100.0%
(100.0%)
( ) indicates figures as of May 1, 2010

Region and Prefecture of Japan

(Unit: person)
Region Num. of students % of total Prefecture Number of students Region Num. of students % of total Prefecture Number of students
Hokkaido 138
(240)
0.5%
(0.7)
Hokkaido
138
(240)
Kinki
3,422
(3,825)
13.4%
(11.5)
Mie
100
(103)
Shiga
0
(0)
Kyoto
947
(981)
Osaka
1,516
(1,191)
Hyogo
809
(1,503)
Nara
50
(47)
Tohoku 453
(711)
1.8%
(2.1)
Aomori
0
(0)
Wakayama
0
(0)
Iwate
0
(0)
Chugoku
410
(601)
1.6%
(1.8)
Tottori
0
(0)
Miyagi
442
(669)
Shimane
0
(0)
Akita
0
(0)
Okayama
240
(336)
Yamagata
1
(3)
Hiroshima
170
(265)
Fukushima
10
(39)
Yamaguchi
0
(0)
Kanto 17,217
(23,381)
67.2%
(70.3)
Ibaraki
60
(126)
Shikoku
0
(0)
0%
(0)
Tokushima
0
(0)
Tochigi
204
(221)
Kagawa
0
(0)
Gunma
179
(259)
Ehime
0
(0)
Saitama
572
(755)
Kochi
0
(0)
Chiba
884
(1,275)
Kyushu
2,173
(2,375)
8.5%
(7.1)
Fukuoka
1,843
(1,977)
Tokyo
14,247
(18,918)
Saga
115
(88)
Kanagawa
1,071
(1,827)
Nagasaki
0
(0)
Chubu 1,809
(2,133)
7.1%
(6.4)
Niigata
0
(0)
Kumamoto
0
(0)
Toyama
19
(32)
Oita
0
(0)
Ishikawa
0
(0)
Miyazaki
0
(0)
Fukui
0
(0)
Kagoshima
47
(47)
Yamanashi
107
(97)
Okinawa
168
(263)
Nagano
188
(193)
Total 25,622
(33,266)
100.0%
(100.0)
Gifu
164
(172)
Shizuoka
500
(629)
Aichi
831
(1,010)
( ) indicates figures as of May 1, 2010

Housing

○Number of International Students 25,622(23.0% down)
○Students in Publilc housing 7.082(28.3% down)

Housing