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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
31,261
95.8%
8,340
Europe
931
2.9%
157
North America
213
0.7%
26
Latin America
70
0.2%
25
Middle East
66
0.2%
4
Africa
52
0.2%
▲16
Oceania
33
0.1%
▲2
Total
32,626
100.0%
8,534

2. Nationality

Country/region
Number of students
% of total
Change
China 15,991 49.0% 912
Vietnam 7,509 23.0% 5,774
Nepal 2,619 8.0% 1,469
Republic of Korea 1,979 6.1% ▲289
Taiwan 941 2.9% ▲21
Thailand 493 1.5% 87
Myanmar 405 1.2% ▲13
Indonesia 377 1.2% 156
Mongolia 264 0.8% 92
Sri Lanka 260 0.8% 85
Others 1,788 5.5% 282
Total 32,626 100.0% 8,534

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 130
(116)
0.4%
(0.5)
Hokkaido
130
(116)
Kinki
3,956
(3,411)
12.1%
(14.2)
Mie
76
(46)
Shiga
0
(0)
Kyoto
1,234
(1,085)
Osaka
1,980
(1,612)
Hyogo
628
(624)
Nara
38
(44)
Tohoku 561
(239)
1.7%
(1.8)
Aomori
0
(0)
Wakayama
0
(0)
Iwate
0
(0)
Chugoku
563
(340)
1.7%
(1.6)
Tottori
0
(0)
Miyagi
536
(221)
Shimane
0
(0)
Akita
0
(0)
Okayama
298
(215)
Yamagata
0
(0)
Hiroshima
265
(125)
Fukushima
25
(18)
Yamaguchi
0
(0)
Kanto 21,571
(16,194)
66.1%
(67.2)
Ibaraki
137
(38)
Shikoku
0
(0)
0.0%
(0.0)
Tokushima
0
(0)
Tochigi
193
(188)
Kagawa
0
(0)
Gunma
316
(274)
Ehime
0
(0)
Saitama
748
(597)
Kochi
0
(0)
Chiba
1,521
(821)
Kyushu
3,832
(2,071)
11.7%
(8.6)
Fukuoka
2,928
(1,681)
Tokyo
17,724
(13,282)
Saga
170
(146)
Kanagawa
932
(994)
Nagasaki
6
(0)
Chubu 2,013
(1,721)
6.2%
(7.1)
Niigata
0
(0)
Kumamoto
0
(0)
Toyama
24
(20)
Oita
45
(33)
Ishikawa
0
(0)
Miyazaki
17
(0)
Fukui
0
(0)
Kagoshima
43
(33)
Yamanashi
117
(99)
Okinawa
623
(178)
Nagano
245
(172)
Total 32,626
(24,092)
100.0%
(100.0)
Gifu
197
(170)
Shizuoka
570
(436)
Aichi
860
(824)
( ) indicates figures as of May 1, 2012

4. Housing

○Number of international students 32,626 students( Increase of 8,534 students)
○Students in publilc housing 10,615 students(Increase of 2,317 students)

Housing