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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
Change
Asia
22,921
95.1%
▲ 1,673
Europe
774
3.2%
59
North America
187
0.8%
18
Africa
68
0.3%
23
Middle East
62
0.3%
27
Latin America
45
0.2%
4
Oceania
35
0.1%
12
Total
24,092
100.0%
▲ 1,530

2. Nationality

Country/region
Number of students
% of total
Change
China 15,079 62.6% ▲2,275
Republic of Korea 2,268 9.4% ▲594
Vietnam 1,735 7.2% 689
Nepal 1,150 4.8% 193
Taiwan 962 4.0% 61
Myanmar 418 1.7% 37
Thailand 406 1.7% 21
Indonesia 221 0.9% 63
Sweden 207 0.9% 37
Sri Lanka 175 0.7% 42
Others 1,471 6.1% 196
Total 24,092 100.0% ▲1,530

3. 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 116
(138)
0.5%
(0.5)
Hokkaido
116
(138)
Kinki
3,411
(3,422)
14.2%
(13.4)
Mie
46
(100)
Shiga
0
(0)
Kyoto
1,085
(947)
Osaka
1,612
(1,516)
Hyogo
624
(809)
Nara
44
(50)
Tohoku 239
(453)
1.0%
(1.8)
Aomori
0
(0)
Wakayama
0
(0)
Iwate
0
(0)
Chugoku
340
(410)
1.6%
(1.6)
Tottori
0
(0)
Miyagi
221
(442)
Shimane
0
(0)
Akita
0
(0)
Okayama
215
(240)
Yamagata
0
(1)
Hiroshima
125
(170)
Fukushima
18
(10)
Yamaguchi
0
(0)
Kanto 16,194
(17,217)
67.2%
(67.2)
Ibaraki
38
(60)
Shikoku
0
(0)
0.0%
(0.0)
Tokushima
0
(0)
Tochigi
188
(204)
Kagawa
0
(0)
Gunma
274
(179)
Ehime
0
(0)
Saitama
597
(572)
Kochi
0
(0)
Chiba
821
(884)
Kyushu
2,071
(2,173)
8.6%
(8.5)
Fukuoka
1,681
(1,843)
Tokyo
13,282
(14,247)
Saga
146
(115)
Kanagawa
994
(1,071)
Nagasaki
0
(0)
Chubu 1,721
(1,809)
7.1%
(7.1)
Niigata
0
(0)
Kumamoto
0
(0)
Toyama
20
(19)
Oita
33
(0)
Ishikawa
0
(0)
Miyazaki
0
(0)
Fukui
0
(0)
Kagoshima
33
(47)
Yamanashi
99
(107)
Okinawa
178
(168)
Nagano
172
(188)
Total 24,092
(25,622)
100.0%
(100.0)
Gifu
170
(164)
Shizuoka
436
(500)
Aichi
824
(831)
( ) indicates figures as of May 1, 2011

4. Housing

○Number of international students 24,092 students(Decrease of 1,530 students)
○Students in publilc housing 8,298 students(Increase of 1,216 students)
Housing