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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 75,939 96.5% 9,868
Europe 1,984 2.5% 464
North America 322 0.4% 55
Latin America 139 0.2% 42
Africa 122 0.2% 47
Middle East 80 0.1% ▲ 7
Oceania 71 0.1% 26
Others 1 0.0% ▲ 2
Total 78,658 100.0% 10,493

2. Number of International Students by Nationality

(Unit: person)
Country/region Number of students % of total Change
China 27,758 35.3% 4,537
Viet Nam 26,182 33.3% 954
Nepal 6,650 8.5% 635
Sri Lanka 3,587 4.6% 1,516
Republic of Korea 2,202 2.8% 316
Myanmar 2,130 2.7% 358
Taiwan 1,953 2.5% 24
Indonesia 1,260 1.6% 300
Philippines 892 1.1% 339
Bangladesh 829 1.1% 252
Other counties 5,215 6.6% 1,262
Total 78,658 100.0% 10,493

3. Number of International Students by Region and Prefecture of Japan

(Unit: person)
Region Number of students % of total Prefecture Number of students
Hokkaido 299
(344)
0.4%
(0.5)
Hokkaido 299 (344)
Tohoku 1,058
(1,200)
1.3%
(1.8)
Aomori 0 (0)
Iwate 0 (0)
Miyagi 954 (1,059)
Akita 0 (0)
Yamagata 0 (0)
Fukushima 104 (141)
Kanto 53,791
(46,264)
68.4%
(67.9)
Ibaraki 566 (480)
Tochigi 752 (805)
Gunma 757 (188)
Saitama 2,850 (2,278)
Chiba 3,761 (3,369)
Tokyo 42,688 (37,093)
Kanagawa 2,417 (2051)
Chubu 4,937
(3,858)
6.3%
(5.7)
Niigata 0 (0)
Toyama 67 (81)
Ishikawa 0 (0)
Fukui 21 (0)
Yamanashi 321 (272)
Nagano 382 (290)
Gifu 542 (373)
Shizuoka 1,176 (939)
Aichi 2,428 (1,903)
Kinki 11,152
(9,877)
14.2%
(14.5)
Mie 241 (154)
Shiga 0 (0)
Kyoto 2,188 (2,185)
Osaka 6,083 (5,046)
Hyogo 2,522 (2,415)
Nara 118 (77)
Wakayama 0 (0)
Chugoku 978
(928)
1.2%
(1.4)
Tottori 11 (0)
Shimane 0 (0)
Okayama 472 (487)
Hiroshima 495 (441)
Yamaguchi 0 (0)
Shikoku 39
(14)
0.05%
(0.02)
Tokushima 0 (0)
Kagawa 0 (0)
Ehime 39 (14)
Kochi 0 (0)
Kyushu 6,404
(5,680)
8.1%
(8.3)
Fukuoka 4,706 (4,038)
Saga 341 (301)
Nagasaki 86 (53)
Kumamoto 0 (0)
Oita 78 (74)
Miyazaki 13 (35)
Kagoshima 136 (115)
Okinawa 1,044 (1,064)
Total 78,658
(68,165)
100.0%
(100.0)
(   ) indicates figures as of May 1, 2016

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 1,2017)

○Number of international students 78,658 students (Increase of 10,493 students)
○Students in publilc housing  20,604 students (Increase of 997 students)

Number of international students by housing(As of May 1,2017)