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The Current Situation of Accepting International Students in Japanese language institutes (As of 2014 May 1, 2014)

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Number of International Students by

1. Number of international students by region of origin

(Unit: person)
Region
Number of students
% of total
Change
Asia
43,321
96.3%
12,060
Europe
1,139
2.5%
208
North America
207
0.5%
- 6
Latin America
95
0.2%
25
Middle East
84
0.2%
18
Africa
78
0.2%
26
Oceania
46
0.1%
13
Total
44,970
100.0%
12,344

2. Number of international students by nationality

(Unit: person)
Country/region
Number of students
% of total
Change
China 16,607 36.9% 616
Vietnam 15,265 33.9% 7,756
Nepal 5,157 11.5% 2,538
Republic of Korea 1,837 4.1% - 142
Taiwan 1,260 2.8% 319
Myanmar 655 1.5% 250
Thailand 574 1.3% 81
Sri Lanka 510 1.1% 250
Indonesia 483 1.1% 106
Mongolia 326 0.7% 62
Others 2,296 5.1% 508
Total 44,970 100.0% 12,344

3. Number of international students by 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 167
(130)
0.4%
(0.4)
Hokkaido
167
(130)
Kinki
5,257
(3,956)
11.7%
(12.1)
Mie
73
(76)
Shiga
0
(0)
Kyoto
1,370
(1,234)
Osaka
2,735
(1,980)
Hyogo
1,034
(628)
Nara
43
(38)
Tohoku 748
(561)
1.7%
(1.7)
Aomori
0
(0)
Wakayama
2
(0)
Iwate
0
(0)
Chugoku
858
(563)
1.9%
(1.7)
Tottori
0
(0)
Miyagi
693
(536)
Shimane
0
(0)
Akita
0
(0)
Okayama
430
(298)
Yamagata
0
(0)
Hiroshima
428
(265)
Fukushima
55
(25)
Yamaguchi
0
(0)
Kanto 30,399
(21,571)
67.6%
(66.1)
Ibaraki
309
(137)
Shikoku
0
(0)
0.0%
(0.0)
Tokushima
0
(0)
Tochigi
461
(193)
Kagawa
0
(0)
Gunma
300
(316)
Ehime
0
(0)
Saitama
1,235
(748)
Kochi
0
(0)
Chiba
2,138
(1,521)
Kyushu
4,671
(3,832)
10.4%
(11.7)
Fukuoka
3,625
(2,928)
Tokyo
24,623
(17,724)
Saga
194
(170)
Kanagawa
1,333
(932)
Nagasaki
39
(0)
Chubu 2,870
(2,013)
6.4%
(6.2)
Niigata
0
(0)
Kumamoto
0
(0)
Toyama
14
(24)
Oita
96
(45)
Ishikawa
0
(0)
Miyazaki
19
(17)
Fukui
0
(0)
Kagoshima
60
(43)
Yamanashi
180
(117)
Okinawa
638
(623)
Nagano
233
(245)
Total 44,970
(32,626)
100.0%
(100.0)
Gifu
252
(197)
Shizuoka
733
(570)
Aichi
1,458
(860)
( ) indicates figures as of May 1, 2013

Note:International students attending universities whose campuses lie in two or more prefectures are included in the figure for the prefecture where the main office of the university is located.

4. Number of international students by Housing(As of May 1,2014)

○Number of international students 44,970 students( Increase of 12,344 students)
○Students in publilc housing 14,093 students(Increase of 3,478 students)

Type
Number of students
change
Public housing 14,093 3,478
International student housing set up by schools 12,280 3,215
Internatonal student housing set up by public corporations, etc. 406 - 19
Student housing set up by JASSO 18 17
Student housing set up by local government 12 8
Student housing set up by public corporations 122 - 112
Public housing 81 - 23
Private company housing 173 91
General student housing set up by schools 1,407 282
P rivate housing 30,877 8,866
Total 44,970 12,344
Number of international students by housing(As of May 1,2014)