Japan's Students Overseas

Number of students from Japan studying abroad:
40,487

Top 5 destinations and total number of students from Japan studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 United States 24,622
2 United Kingdom 3,354
3 Australia 2,413
4 Canada 1,815 (2009)
5 Germany 1,784



Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics. (2012). Global Education Digest 2012. Montreal, Quebec: UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

Number of students from Japan studying abroad:
44,768

Top 5 destinations and total number of students from Japan studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 United States 28,783
2 United Kingdom 3,871
3 Australia 2,701
4 France 1,847
5 Germany 1,778



Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics. (2011). Global Education Digest 2011. Montreal, Quebec: UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

Number of students from Japan studying abroad:
50,380

Top 5 destinations and total number of students from Japan studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 United States 34,010
2 United Kingdom 4,465
3 Australia 2,974
4 France 1,908
5 Germany 1,858



Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics. (2010). Global Education Digest 2010. Montreal, Quebec: UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

Number of students from Japan studying abroad:
54,506

Top 10 destinations and number of students from Japan studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 United States 36,062
2 United Kingdom 5,706
3 Australia 3,249
4 France 2,071
5 Germany 2,039
6 South Korea 1,235
7 New Zealand 958
8 Canada 933 (2006)
9 Italy 316
10 Austria 284



Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics. (2009). Global Education Digest 2009. Montreal, Quebec: UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

Number of students from Japan studying abroad:
60,225

Top 10 destinations and number of students from Japan studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 United States 40,086
2 United Kingdom 6,200
3 Australia 3,976 (2005)
4 France 2,112
5 Germany 2,000
6 Canada 1,551 (2005)
7 South Korea 1,212
8 New Zealand 916 (2005)
9 Italy 327
10 Austria 281



Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics. (2008). Global Education Digest 2008. Montreal, Quebec: UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

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