Updated on July 25, 2018

JASSO announced the number of applicants and examinees of 2018 EJU (1st Session). (The number of retakers of examination in Japan (conducted on July 19, 2018) is not included.)

Country / Region Prefecture / City Applicants Examinees
Japan Hokkaido 96 81
Miyagi 344 321
Gunma 53 45
Saitama 957 884
Chiba 972 873
Tokyo 14,338 12,347
Kanagawa 573 504
Ishikawa 66 58
Shizuoka 462 429
Aichi 1,041 977
Kyoto 961 864
Osaka 2,420 2,238
Hyogo 757 682
Okayama 487 435
Fukuoka 3,238 3,012
Okinawa 29 26
Total in Japan 26,794 23,776
Hong Kong 780 736
India New Delhi 183 96
Indonesia Jakarta 252 163
Surabaya 42 29
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur 167 160
Mongolia Ulaanbaatar 368 252
Myanmar Yangon 27 14
Philippines Manila 8 5
Republic of Korea Seoul 3,329 2,950
Busan 806 719
Russia Vladivostok 1 1
Singapore 17 11
Sri Lanka Colombo 22 16
Taiwan Taipei 452 370
Thailand Bangkok 163 124
Vietnam Hanoi 144 109
Ho Chi Minh City 261 248
Total outside Japan 7,022 6,003
Grand total 33,816 29,779