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〈Higher education institutions〉

Number of international students in Japan by country of origin
Country/region of origin Number of international students (persons) Percentage (%)
1 China 81,884 60.4%
2 Republic of Korea 15,304 11.3%
3 Vietnam 6,290 4.6%
4 Taiwan 4,719 3.5%
5 Nepal 3,188 2.4%
6 Indonesia 2,410 1.8%
7 Thailand 2,383 1.8%
8 Malaysia 2,293 1.7%
9 United States of America 2,083 1.5%
10 Myanmar 1,193 0.9%
11 Others 13,772 10.2%
Total 135,519 100.0%

Number of international students in Japan by major
Major Number of international students (persons) Percentage (%)
Humanities 28,605 21.1%
Social science 52,333 38.6%
Science 2,279 1.7%
Engineering 23,242 17.2%
Agriculture 2,973 2.2%
Health care 3,097 2.3%
Home science 2,759 2.0%
Education 3,143 2.3%
Arts 4,776 3.5%
Others 12,312 9.1%
Total 135,519 100.0%

Number of international students in Japan by type of educational institution

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〈Japanese language institutions(Japanese language schools)〉

  Number of international students (persons)
Japanese language schools 32,626


※As of May 1, 2013
Source : International Students in Japan 2013 (JASSO)


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