June 24, 2013

93.5 percent of foreign students in Japan are from other Asian countries North America 1 percent


"A breakdown of foreign students in Japan shows that 60.5 percent are studying humanities and social sciences at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Students from Asian countries account for 93.5 percent of the total (Chinese and South Koreans together represent 79.5 percent), Europe 2.7 percent and North America 1.3 percent"


Source: Top students shunning Japan
BY TAKAMITSU SAWA
Japan Times
June 24th 2013