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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 86,315 95.8% 10,376
Europe 2,865 3.2% 881
North America 399 0.4% 77
Latin America 182 0.2% 43
Africa 157 0.2% 35
Middle East 94 0.1% 14
Oceania 67 0.1% ▲ 4
Others 0 0.0% ▲ 1
Total 90,079 100.0% 11,421

2. Number of International Students by Nationality

(Unit: person)
Country/region Number of students % of total Change
Viet Nam 30,271 33.6% 4,089
China 28,511 31.7% 753
Nepal 9,002 10.0% 2,352
Sri Lanka 3,900 4.3% 313
Myanmar 2,543 2.8% 413
Republic Of Korea 2,455 2.7% 253
Taiwan 2,101 2.3% 148
Indonesia 1,558 1.7% 298
Uzbekistan 1,427 1.6% 821
Philippines 1,205 1.3% 313
Other countries 7,106 7.9% 1,668
Total 90,079 100.0% 11,421

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

(Unit: person)
Region Number of students % of total Prefecture Number of students
Hokkaido     Hokkaido 309 (299)
   
309 0.3%
(299) (0.4%)
   
   
Tohoku     Aomori 0 (0)
    Iwate 0 (0)
1,107 1.2% Miyagi 1,001 (954)
(1,058) (1.3%) Akita 0 (0)
    Yamagata 0 (0)
    Fukushima 106 (104)
Kanto     Ibaraki 798 (566)
    Tochigi 859 (752)
60,603 67.3% Gunma 920 (757)
(53,791) (68.4%) Saitama 3,454 (2,850)
    Chiba 4,558 (3,761)
    Tokyo 47,536 (42,688)
    Kanagawa 2,478 (2,417)
Chubu     Niigata 0 (0)
    Toyama 92 (67)
    Ishikawa 0 (0)
5,620 6.2% Fukui 58 (21)
(4,937) (6.3%) Yamanashi 332 (321)
    Nagano 361 (382)
    Gifu 474 (542)
    Shizuoka 1,351 (1,176)
    Aichi 2,952 (2,428)
Kinki     Mie 386 (241)
    Shiga 0 (0)
14,239 15.8% Kyoto 2,931 (2,188)
(11,152) (14.2%) Osaka 7,375 (6,083)
    Hyogo 3,355 (2,522)
    Nara 192 (118)
    Wakayama 0 (0)
Chugoku     Tottori 76 (11)
889 1.0% Shimane 0 (0)
(978) (1.2%) Okayama 493 (472)
    Hiroshima 291 (495)
    Yamaguchi 29 (0)
Shikoku     Tokushima 0 (0)
46 0.05% Kagawa 0 (0)
(39) (0.05%) Ehime 46 (39)
    Kochi 0 (0)
Kyushu     Fukuoka 5,627 (4,706)
    Saga 379 (341)
    Nagasaki 108 (86)
7,266 8.1% Kumamoto 0 (0)
(6,404) (8.1%) Oita 98 (78)
    Miyazaki 0 (13)
    Kagoshima 125 (136)
    Okinawa 929 (1,044)
Total    
90,079 100.0%
(78,658) (100.0)
   
(   ) indicates figures as of May 1, 2017

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 1,2018)

○Number of international students  90,079 students (Increase of 11,421 students)
○Students in public housing      24,707 students (Increase of 4,103 students)

Number of international students by housing(As of May 1,2018)