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Statistics

1.Overview

Number of Schools

Graph of Number of Schools

Number of Schools (1/2)

(unit : school)
FY Total Kindergarten Elementary School Lower secondary school Upper secondary school Secondary school School for the blind School for the deaf
1950 51,136 2,100 25,878 14,165 4,292 ・・・ 76 82
1960 60,488 7,207 26,858 12,986 4,598 ・・・ 76 103
1970 60,782 10,796 24,790 11,040 4,798 ・・・ 75 108
1980 65,533 14,893 24,945 10,780 5,208 ・・・ 73 110
1990 65,529 15,076 24,827 11,275 5,506 ・・・ 70 108
1995 64,869 14,856 24,548 11,274 5,501 ・・・ 70 107
2000 63,352 14,451 24,106 11,209 5,478 4 71 107
2005 61,092 13,949 23,123 11,035 5,418 19 71 106
2006 60,569 13,835 22,878 10,992 5,385 27 71 104
2007 60,072 13,723 22,693 10,955 5,313 32 ・・・ ・・・
2008 59,555 13,626 22,476 10,915 5,243 37 ・・・ ・・・
2009 59,017 13,516 22,258 10,864 5,183 42 ・・・ ・・・
2010 58,418 13,392 22,000 10,815 5,116 48 ・・・ ・・・
2011 57,845 13,299 21,721 10,751 5,060 49 ・・・ ・・・
2012 57,312 13,170 21,460 10,699 5,022 49 ・・・ ・・・
2013 56,657 13,043 21,131 10,628 4,981 50 ・・・ ・・・
  (National) 407 49 74 73 15 4 ・・・ ・・・
  (Local) 40,450
4,817 20,836 9,784 3,646 29 ・・・ ・・・
  (Private) 15,800 8,177 221 771 1,320 17 ・・・ ・・・

Number of Schools (2/2)

(unit : school)
FY School for the other disabled Schools for special needs education College of technology Junior college(2) University(1) Specialized training college Miscellaneous school
1950 3 ・・・ ・・・ 149 201 ・・・ 4,190
1960 46 ・・・ ・・・ 280 245 ・・・ 8,089
1970 234 ・・・ 60 479 382 ・・・ 8,011
1980 677 ・・・ 62 517 446 2,520 5,302
1990 769 ・・・ 62 593 507 3,300 3,436
1995 790 ・・・ 62 596 565 3,476 2,821
2000 814 ・・・ 62 572 649 3,551 2,278
2005 825 ・・・ 63 488 726 3,439 1,830
2006 831 ・・・ 64 468 744 3,441 1,729
2007 ・・・ 1,013 64 434 756 3,435 1,654
2008 ・・・ 1,026 64 417 765 3,401 1,585
2009 ・・・ 1,030 64 406 773 3,348 1,533
2010 ・・・ 1,039 58 395 778 3,311 1,466
2011 ・・・ 1,049 57 387 780 3,266 1,426
2012 ・・・ 1,059 57 372 783 3,249 1,392
2013 ・・・ 1,080 57 359 782 3,216 1,330
  (National) ・・・ 45 51 86 10
  (Local) ・・・ 1,021 3 19
90 196 9
  (Private) ・・・ 14 3 340 606 3,010 1,321
(1)
Not including 6 universities providing correspondence courses only (Universitiy of the Air and 5 private university).
(2)
Not including 1 junior college providing correspondence course only (1 private junior college).

Source:MEXT,School Basic Survey

Students

Graph of Students

Students (1/2)

(unit : person)
FY Total Kindergarten Elementary School Lower secondary school Upper secondary school Secondary school School for the blind School for the deaf
1950 19,427,182 224,653 11,191,401 5,332,515 1,935,118 ・・・ 5,155 11,600
1960 24,457,713 742,367 12,590,680 5,899,973 3,239,416 ・・・ 10,261 20,723
1970 23,235,009 1,674,625 9,493,485 4,716,833 4,231,542 ・・・ 9,510 16,586
1980 27,451,909 2,407,093 11,826,573 5,094,402 4,621,930 ・・・ 8,113 11,577
1990 26,349,707 2,007,964 9,373,295 5,369,162 5,623,336 ・・・ 5,599 8,169
1995 23,796,698 1,808,432 8,307,246 4,570,390 4,724,945 ・・・ 4,611 7,257
2000 21,598,920 1,773,682 7,366,079 4,103,717 4,165,434 1,702 4,089 6,818
2005 20,367,965 1,738,766 7,197,458 3,626,415 3,605,242 7,456 3,809 6,639
2006 20,147,205 1,726,520 7,187,417 3,601,527 3,494,513 11,648 3,688 6,544
2007 19,907,976 1,705,402 7,132,874 3,614,552 3,406,561 14,902 ・・・ ・・・
2008 19,748,904 1,674,163 7,121,781 3,592,378 3,367,489 17,689 ・・・ ・・・
2009 19,605,281 1,630,336 7,063,606 3,600,323 3,347,311 20,544 ・・・ ・・・
2010 19,541,832 1,605,912 6,993,376 3,558,166 3,368,693 23,759 ・・・ ・・・
2011 19,430,606 1,596,170 6,887,292 3,573,821 3,349,255 26,759 ・・・ ・・・
2012 19,283,319 1,604,225 6,764,619 3,552,663 3,355,609 28,644 ・・・ ・・・
2013 19,127,474 1,583,610 6,676,920 3,536,182 3,319,640 30,226 ・・・ ・・・
  (male) 9,878,168
803,539 3,416,071 1,808,914 1,672,326 14,714 ・・・ ・・・
  (female) 9,249,306 780,071 3,260,849 1,727,268 1,647,314 15,512 ・・・ ・・・
  (National) 761,500 5,785 42,093 31,437 8,585 3,014 ・・・ ・・・
  (Local) 12,706,531 274,164 6,556,527 3,255,326 2,287,673 19,134 ・・・ ・・・
  (Private) 5,659,443 1,303,661 78,300 249,419 1,023,382 8,078 ・・・ ・・・

Students (2/2)

(unit : person)
FY School for the other disabled Schools for special needs education College of technology Junior college University Specialized training college Miscellaneous school
1950 110 ・・・ ・・・ 15,098 224,923 ・・・ 486,609
1960 4,794 ・・・ ・・・ 83,457 626,421 ・・・ 1,239,621
1970 24,700 ・・・ 44,314 263,219 1,406,521 ・・・ 1,352,686
1980 72,122 ・・・ 46,348 371,124 1,835,312 432,914 724,401
1990 79,729 ・・・ 52,930 479,389 2,133,362 791,431 425,341
1995 74,966 ・・・ 56,234 498,516 2,546,649 813,347 321,105
2000 79,197 ・・・ 56,714 327,680 2,740,023 750,824 222,961
2005 91,164 ・・・ 59,160 219,355 2,865,051 783,783 163,667
2006 94,360 ・・・ 59,380 202,254 2,859,212 750,208 149,934
2007 ・・・ 108,173 59,386 186,667 2,828,708 703,490 147,261
2008 ・・・ 112,334 59,446 172,726 2,836,127 657,502 137,269
2009 ・・・ 117,035 59,386 160,976 2,845,908 624,875 134,981
2010 ・・・ 121,815 59,542 155,273 2,887,414 637,897 129,985
2011 ・・・ 126,123 59,220 150,007 2,893,489 645,834 122,636
2012 ・・・ 129,994 58,765 141,970 2,876,134 650,501 120,195
2013 ・・・ 132,570 58,226 138,260 2,868,872 660,078 122,890
  (male) ・・・ 86,264
48,545 16,084 1,652,860 295,354 63,497
  (female) ・・・ 46,306 9,681 122,176 1,216,012 364,724 59,393
  (National) ・・・ 3,033 52,290 614,783 480
  (Local) ・・・ 128,738 3,881 7,649 146,160 26,483 796
  (Private) ・・・ 799 2,055 130,611 2,107,929 633,115 122,094
(1)
Not including students of correspondence courses

Source:MEXT,School Basic Survey

Teachers

Graph of Teachers

Teachers (1/2)

(unit : person)
FY Total Kindergarten Elementary School Lower secondary school Upper secondary school Secondary school School for the blind School for the deaf
1950 610,411 8,028 305,520 182,008 82,932 ・・・ 1,168 1,791
1960 823,303 31,330 360,660 205,988 131,719 ・・・ 2,055 3,501
1970 1,016,925 66,579 367,941 224,546 202,440 ・・・ 2,682 4,337
1980 1,267,044 100,958 467,953 251,279 243,592 ・・・ 3,363 4,755
1990 1,361,434 100,932 444,218 286,065 286,006 ・・・ 3,381 4,605
1995 1,353,209 102,992 430,958 271,020 281,117 ・・・ 3,528 4,830
2000 1,320,810 106,067 407,598 257,605 269,027 124 3,459 4,877
2005 1,322,460 110,393 416,833 248,694 251,408 560 3,383 4,974
2006 1,323,418 110,807 417,858 248,280 247,804 818 3,323 4,908
2007 1,326,480 111,239 418,246 249,645 243,953 1,148 ・・・ ・・・
2008 1,327,655 111,223 419,309 249,509 241,226 1,369 ・・・ ・・・
2009 1,329,561 110,692 419,518 250,771 239,342 1,576 ・・・ ・・・
2010 1,333,019 110,580 419,776 250,899 238,929 1,893 ・・・ ・・・
2011 1,337,391 110,402 419,467 253,104 237,526 2,046 ・・・ ・・・
2012 1,339,300 110,836 418,707 253,753 237,224 2,192 ・・・ ・・・
2013 1,338,854 111,111 417,553 254,235 235,062 2,369 ・・・ ・・・
  (male) 677,795 7,373 156,444 146,114 162,968 1,604 ・・・ ・・・
  (female) 661,059 103,738 261,109 108,121 72,094 765 ・・・ ・・・
  (National) 73,309 360 1,843 1,629 575 203 ・・・ ・・・
  (Local) 940,915 23,793 410,928 237,568 174,716 1,453 ・・・ ・・・
  (Private) 324,630 86,958 4,782 15,038 59,771 713 ・・・ ・・・

Teachers (2/2)

(unit : person)
FY School for the other disabled Schools for special needs education College of technology Junior college University Specialized training college Miscellaneous school
1950 15 ・・・ ・・・ 2,124 11,534 ・・・ 15,291
1960 534 ・・・ ・・・ 6,394 44,434 ・・・ 36,688
1970 5,310 ・・・ 3,245 15,320 76,275 ・・・ 48,175
1980 25,373 ・・・ 3,721 16,372 102,989 20,211 26,478
1990 36,812 ・・・ 4,003 20,489 123,838 31,773 19,312
1995 43,555 ・・・ 4,306 20,702 137,464 36,433 16,304
2000 49,211 ・・・ 4,459 16,752 150,563 37,656 13,412
2005 55,275 ・・・ 4,469 11,960 161,690 41,776 11,045
2006 56,826 ・・・ 4,471 11,278 164,473 42,171 10,401
2007 ・・・ 66,807 4,453 11,022 167,636 42,103 10,228
2008 ・・・ 68,677 4,432 10,521 169,914 41,602 9,873
2009 ・・・ 70,518 4,400 10,128 172,039 40,922 9,655
2010 ・・・ 72,803 4,373 9,657 174,403 40,416 9,290
2011 ・・・ 74,854 4,357 9,274 176,684 40,509 9,168
2012 ・・・ 76,387 4,337 8,916 177,570 40,424 8,954
2013 ・・・ 77,663 4,336 8,631 178,669 40,380 8,845
  (male) ・・・ 30,803 3,980 4,201 139,639 19,373 5,296
  (female) ・・・ 46,860 356 4,430 39,030 21,007 3,549
  (National) ・・・ 1,506 3,874 63,218 101
  (Local) ・・・ 75,865 302 544 12,871 2,824 51
  (Private) ・・・ 292 160 8,087 102,580 37,455 8,794
(1)
Not including teachers of correspondence courses

Source:MEXT,School Basic Survey

New Entrants

Graph of New Entrants

New Entrants (1/2)

(unit : person)
FY Kindergarten Elementary School Upper secondary school College of technology Junior college University
1950 183,052 2,026,613 722,736 ・・・ 12,646 91,472
1960 555,356 1,760,960 1,060,423 ・・・ 42,318 162,922
1970 1,011,640 1,621,635 1,381,998 10,318 126,659 333,037
1980 1,299,741 2,055,669 1,628,069 9,729 178,215 412,437
1990 968,422 1,501,786 1,871,333 11,127 235,195 492,340
1995 818,048 1,300,033 1,551,685 11,313 232,741 568,576
2000 759,342 1,192,258 1,400,228 11,225 141,491 599,655
2005 692,013 1,199,756 1,183,689 11,345 99,431 603,760
2006 671,531 1,181,519 1,157,291 11,330 90,740 603,054
2007 653,656 1,176,236 1,158,117 11,112 84,596 613,613
2008 630,169 1,169,396 1,143,843 11,288 77,339 607,159
2009 596,466 1,142,706 1,130,034 11,280 73,163 608,731
2010 596,586 1,122,283 1,165,758 10,936 72,047 619,119
2011 591,458 1,097,148 1,118,144 10,873 68,432 612,858
2012 574,998 1,061,279 1,134,515 10,994 64,063 605,390
2013 559,259 1,088,481 1,125,329 10,856 64,653 614,183
  (male) 283,186 556,660 568,539 8,901 7,165 339,501
  (female) 276,073 531,821 556,790 1,955 57,488 274,682
  (National) 2,283 6,588 2,875 9,685 100,940
  (Local) 128,939 1,069,053 770,288 715 3,431 30,044
  (Private) 428,037 12,840 352,166 456 61,222 483,199

New Entrants (2/2)

(unit : person)
FY Graduate school Specialized training college Miscellaneous school
Master's course Doctor's course Professional Degree course
1950 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・
1960 3,460 2,223 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・
1970 12,357 3,336 ・・・ ・・・ 818,433
1980 16,844 4,669 ・・・ 245,849 394,792
1990 30,733 7,813 ・・・ 454,122 263,058
1995 53,842 13,074 ・・・ 431,795 185,723
2000 70,336 17,023 ・・・ 386,471 117,098
2005 77,557 17,553 5,969 386,836 84,048
2006 77,851 17,131 8,899 358,241 71,540
2007 77,451 16,926 9,059 334,417 67,109
2008 77,396 16,271 9,468 306,225 64,053
2009 78,119 15,901 9,247 297,730 62,332
2010 82,310 16,471 8,931 318,324 60,741
2011 79,385 15,685 8,073 312,371 55,533
2012 74,985 15,557 7,545 313,321 54,182
2013 73,353 15,491 7,208 319,527 56,823
  (male) 51,983 10,681 5,133 148,373 31,951
  (female) 21,370 4,810 2,075 171,154 24,872
  (National) 42,902 10,230 2,639 193 -
  (Local) 4,837 1,086 325 9,968 591
  (Private) 25,614 4,175 4,244 309,366 56,232

Source:MEXT,School Basic Survey

New Graduates

Graph of New Graduates

New Graduates (1/2)

(unit : person)
FY Kindergarten Lower secondary school Upper secondary school Secondary school Special ed.sch.
Lower division Upper division Lower sec.dept. Upper sec.dept
1950 180,221 1,588,227 253,278 ・・・ ・・・ 947 507
1960 506,150 1,770,483 933,738 ・・・ ・・・ 2,954 1,592
1970 872,088 1,667,064 1,402,962 ・・・ ・・・ 5,220 2,622
1980 1,323,137 1,723,025 1,399,292 ・・・ ・・・ 7,168 5,020
1990 961,842 1,981,503 1,766,917 ・・・ ・・・ 9,042 10,301
1995 822,209 1,622,198 1,590,720 ・・・ ・・・ 7,307 10,717
2000 728,334 1,464,760 1,328,902 40 38 6,943 11,223
2005 700,745 1,236,363 1,202,738 931 513 7,276 13,022
2006 682,082 1,211,242 1,171,501 1,257 586 7,333 13,853
2007 672,925 1,213,709 1,147,159 2,134 949 7,680 14,284
2008 662,958 1,199,309 1,088,170 2,625 1,018 8,034 14,417
2009 644,771 1,188,032 1,063,581 3,178 1,831 8,345 14,966
2010 631,221 1,227,736 1,069,129 3,381 2,293 8,948 16,073
2011 611,036 1,176,923 1,061,564 3,915 2,510 9,103 16,854
2012 584,417 1,195,204 1,053,180 4,773 3,207 9,280 17,707
2013 595,976 1,185,054 1,088,124 5,208 3,490 9,568 19,439
  (male) 301,652 605,345 547,355 2,494 1,707 6,242 12,568
  (female) 294,324 579,709 540,769 2,714 1,783 3,326 6,871
  (National) 2312 10,512 2,859 549 355 276 404
  (Local) 134,065 1,091,777 759,801 3,345 1,956 9,252 18,950
  (Private) 459,599 82,765 325,464 1,314 1,179 40 85

New Graduates (2/2)

(unit : person)
FY College of technology Junior college University Graduate school Specialized training college Miscellaneous school
Master's course Doctor's course Professional Degree course
1950 ・・・ ・・・ 1,858 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ 415,043
1960 ・・・ 30,401 119,809 3,553 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ 912,042
1970 6,245 114,803 240,921 9,415 3,152 ・・・ ・・・ 1,320,345
1980 7,951 169,930 378,666 15,258 3,614 ・・・ 202,738 895,973
1990 9,038 208,358 400,103 25,804 5,812 ・・・ 350,360 645,098
1995 10,189 246,474 493,277 41,681 8,019 ・・・ 401,317 497,953
2000 9,849 177,909 538,683 56,038 12,375 ・・・ 336,770 371,582
2005 10,061 104,621 551,016 71,440 15,286 649 348,251 296,753
2006 10,140 99,611 558,184 72,531 15,973 3,524 344,538 276,376
2007 10,207 92,100 559,090 73,993 16,801 6,777 333,863 254,159
2008 10,160 83,900 555,690 73,881 16,281 8,034 310,443 234,655
2009 10,474 78,056 559,539 73,811 16,463 8,292 292,798 218,971
2010 10,126 71,394 541,428 73,220 15,842 8,669 270,328 206,914
2011 10,155 66,871 552,358 74,680 15,892 8,812 266,035 202,383
2012 10,163 65,682 558,692 78,711 16,260 8,562 267,350 199,035
2013 10,101 62,375 558,853 76,511 16,445 8,001 268,292 197,961
  (male) 8,515 6,345 308,817 53,916 11,508 5,780 124,474 118,160
  (female) 1,586 56,030 250,036 22,595 4,937 2,221 143,818 79,801
  (National) 9,050 - 100,134 43,349 11,511 2,707 205 -
  (Local) 688 3,476 27,895 4,774 885 325 9,425 1,095
  (Private) 363 58,899 430,824 28,388 4,049 4,969 258,662 196,866

Source:MEXT,School Basic Survey

Enrollment and Advancement Rate

Graph of Enrollment and Advancement Rate

(1)
New entrants to university and junior college, as a percentage of the 18-year old age cohort.
(2)
New graduates from upper secondary school who advanced to university and junior college upon graduation, as a percentage of the total upper secondary school graduates for each year.
Figures include new graduates of upper division of secondary schools.

Enrollment and Advancement Rate (1/3)

(unit : %)
FY Kindergarten(1) Compulsory education Upper secondary school level
Upper secondary school(2)
Elem.sch. Lower sec.sch. Total Male Female Total Male Female
1950 8.9 99.64 99.20 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ 42.5 48.0 36.7
1960 28.7 99.82 99.93 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ 57.7 59.6 55.9
1970 53.8 99.83 99.89 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ 82.1 81.6 82.7
1980 64.4 99.98 99.98 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ 94.2 93.1 95.4
1990 64.0 99.99 99.99 95.1 94.0 96.2 94.4 93.2 95.6
1995 63.2 99.99 99.99 96.7 95.8 97.6 95.8 94.7 97.0
2000 61.1 99.98 99.98 97.0 96.3 97.7 95.9 95.0 96.8
2005 58.4 99.97 99.98 97.6 97.3 97.9 96.5 96.1 96.8
2006 57.7 99.97 99.98 97.7 97.4 98.0 96.5 96.2 96.8
2007 57.2 99.97 99.98 97.7 97.4 98.0 96.4 96.1 96.6
2008 56.7 99.96 99.97 97.8 97.6 98.1 96.4 96.2 96.6
2009 56.4 99.96 99.97 97.9 97.7 98.2 96.3 96.2 96.5
2010 56.2 99.96 99.97 98.0 97.8 98.3 96.3 96.1 96.5
2011 55.7 99.95 99.96 98.2 98.0 98.5 96.4 96.2 96.7
2012 55.1 99.95 99.96 98.3 98.0 98.6 96.5 96.2 96.8
2013 54.8 99.96 99.96 98.4 98.1 98.7 96.6 96.2 96.9
(1)
Kindergarten graduates as a percentage of enrollment in the 1st year of elementary school.
(2)
Excluding those advancing to correspondence courses of upper secondary schools. Figures include completion numbers of lower division of secondary school.

Enrollment and Advancement Rate (2/3)

(unit : %)
FY University & Junior college(3) Specialized training college
University & Junior college(4)
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
1950 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ 30.3 34.6 17.2 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・
1960 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ 17.2 19.7 14.2 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・
1970 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ 24.2 25.0 23.5 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・
1980 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ 31.9 30.3 33.5 8.6 6.6 10.5
1990 30.6 23.8 37.3 30.5 23.8 37.2 15.8 14.9 16.7
1995 37.6 29.7 45.4 37.5 29.6 45.4 16.7 16.0 17.4
2000 45.1 42.6 47.6 45.1 42.6 47.6 17.2 15.0 19.3
2005 47.3 45.9 48.7 47.2 45.9 48.6 19.0 16.1 22.0
2006 49.4 48.1 50.6 49.3 48.1 50.6 18.2 15.1 21.4
2007 51.2 50.0 52.5 51.2 49.9 52.4 16.8 13.5 20.2
2008 52.9 51.4 54.4 52.8 51.4 54.3 15.3 12.0 18.8
2009 53.9 52.3 55.6 53.9 52.3 55.5 14.7 11.3 18.1
2010 54.3 52.8 56.0 54.3 52.7 55.9 15.9 12.7 19.2
2011 53.9 51.9 55.9 53.9 51.9 55.9 16.2 12.9 19.5
2012 53.6 51.6 55.6 53.5 51.6 55.5 16.8 13.5 20.2
2013 53.2 50.9 55.6 53.2 50.9 55.5 17.0 13.6 20.4
(3)
New graduates from upper secondary school who advanced to university and junior college upon graduation, as a percentage of the total upper secondary school graduates for each year. Figures include new graduates of upper division of secondary schools.
(4)
Excluding those advancing to correspondence courses of universities and junior colleges.

Enrollment and Advancement Rate (3/3)

(unit : %)
FY University & Junior college(5) University(6) Junior college(7)
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
1950 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・
1960 10.3 14.9 5.5 8.2 13.7 2.5 2.1 1.2 3.0
1970 23.6 29.2 17.7 17.1 27.3 6.5 6.5 2.0 11.2
1980 37.4 41.3 33.3 26.1 39.3 12.3 11.3 2.0 21.0
1990 36.3 35.2 37.4 24.6 33.4 15.2 11.7 1.7 22.2
1995 45.2 42.9 47.6 32.1 40.7 22.9 13.1 2.1 24.6
2000 49.1 49.4 48.7 39.7 47.5 31.5 9.4 1.9 17.2
2005 51.5 53.1 49.8 44.2 51.3 36.8 7.3 1.8 13.0
2006 52.3 53.7 51.0 45.5 52.1 38.5 6.8 1.5 12.4
2007 53.7 54.9 52.5 47.2 53.5 40.6 6.5 1.4 11.9
2008 55.3 56.5 54.1 49.1 55.2 42.6 6.3 1.3 11.5
2009 56.2 57.2 55.3 50.2 55.9 44.2 6.0 1.2 11.1
2010 56.8 57.7 56.0 50.9 56.4 45.2 5.9 1.3 10.8
2011 56.7 57.2 56.1 51.0 56.0 45.8 5.7 1.2 10.4
2012 56.2 56.8 55.6 50.8 55.6 45.8 5.4 1.2 9.8
2013 55.1 55.1 55.2 49.9 54.0 45.6 5.3 1.1 9.5
(5)
New entrants to university and junior college, as a percentage of the 18-year old age cohort.
(6)
New entrants to university as a percentage of the 18-year old age cohort.
(7)
New entrants to junior college as a percentage of the 18-year old age cohort.

Source:MEXT,School Basic Survey

Percentage of New Graduates Entering Employment

Graph of Percentage of New Graduates Entering Employment

Percentage of New Graduates Entering Employment (1/2)

(unit : %)
FY Lower secondary school Upper secondary school College of technology Junior college
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
1950 45.2 46.2 44.1 44.9 47.9 35.7 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・
1960 38.6 39.7 37.5 61.3 63.7 58.6 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ 58.9 79.5 49.8
1970 16.3 16.5 16.1 58.2 55.4 61.2 96.7 96.8 94.4 70.3 80.5 68.8
1980 3.9 4.5 3.2 42.9 40.2 45.6 89.1 89.0 92.6 76.0 71.8 76.4
1990 2.8 3.7 1.8 35.2 34.2 36.2 85.9 85.6 92.3 87.0 72.9 88.1
1995 1.5 2.2 0.9 25.6 27.9 23.4 74.2 73.6 78.5 65.4 57.3 66.0
2000 1.0 1.5 0.5 18.6 20.7 16.5 59.7 58.4 65.1 56.0 41.3 57.4
2005 0.7 1.0 0.4 17.4 19.8 14.9 53.8 52.3 60.4 65.0 50.6 66.8
2006 0.7 1.0 0.4 18.0 20.5 15.4 53.8 51.8 63.2 67.7 52.1 69.8
2007 0.7 1.0 0.4 18.5 21.2 15.8 54.3 52.3 64.2 70.2 54.0 72.3
2008 0.7 0.9 0.4 19.0 21.8 16.1 54.2 52.1 64.4 72.0 55.9 74.0
2009 0.5 0.7 0.3 18.2 21.1 15.2 53.6 51.6 63.6 69.9 53.1 71.9
2010 0.4 0.6 0.2 15.8 18.4 13.1 51.5 49.2 63.9 65.4 48.0 67.3
2011 0.4 0.6 0.2 16.3 19.4 13.3 54.3 52.9 61.8 68.2 49.5 70.1
2012 0.4 0.6 0.2 16.8 20.0 13.6 57.6 56.1 65.5 70.8 52.1 72.9
2013 0.4 0.6 0.2 17.0 20.3 13.6 58.0 56.2 67.5 73.5 54.0 75.7
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Including those undertaking further education while in employment.

Percentage of New Graduates Entering Employment (2/2)

(unit : %)
FY University Graduate school
Master's course Doctor's course Professional Degree course
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
1950 63.8 64.1 45.2 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・
1960 83.2 86.3 64.1 51.4 52.7 32.9 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・
1970 78.1 82.8 59.9 56.4 58.1 37.1 62.9 63.6 51.7 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・
1980 75.3 78.5 65.7 63.8 67.2 36.2 62.1 63.9 40.0 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・
1990 81.0 81.0 81.0 73.0 76.8 49.6 65.1 67.4 48.4 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・
1995 67.1 68.7 63.7 67.3 72.1 46.6 62.6 64.9 50.0 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・
2000 55.8 55.0 57.1 62.9 68.3 46.6 55.9 58.6 45.2 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・
2005 59.7 56.6 64.1 67.7 72.6 55.2 57.2 59.9 49.8 76.9 80.0 67.5
2006 63.7 60.5 68.1 70.0 74.8 58.2 57.4 60.3 49.3 33.0 34.8 27.2
2007 67.6 64.0 72.3 72.5 77.0 61.7 58.8 61.7 50.8 26.6 28.9 20.3
2008 69.9 66.4 74.6 75.1 79.6 64.6 63.2 66.3 55.0 30.5 32.5 25.2
2009 68.4 64.6 73.4 74.8 79.4 63.9 64.3 67.8 54.7 30.5 32.1 26.5
2010 60.8 56.4 66.6 71.4 76.0 60.7 61.9 65.4 53.2 34.8 36.1 31.2
2011 61.6 57.0 67.6 72.6 77.1 61.6 63.9 67.5 55.5 37.5 38.5 34.6
2012 63.9 58.9 70.2 73.3 77.9 61.5 67.3 71.8 56.5 43.1 43.6 41.7
2013 67.3 62.3 73.4 73.4 78.6 62.0 65.8 70.1 55.8 45.8 46.2 44.8

Source:MEXT,School Basic Survey

Total Floor Spaces of School Buildings

Graph of Total Floor Spaces of School Buildings

Total Floor Spaces of School Buildings (1/2)

(unit : 1000m²)
Total Kindergarten Elementary school Lower secondary school Upper secondary school Secondary school School for the blind School for the deaf
1955 93,948 1,522 44,773 22,267 13,697 165 269
1960 113,468 2,286 52,164 26,907 17,983 197 343
1965 138,492 3,291 54,713 33,211 27,248 248 414
1970 165,115 5,217 59,831 36,104 34,152 326 498
1975 192,521 7,450 68,606 39,945 39,712 2,120
1980 236,768 11,028 84,225 46,850 47,775 3,366
1985 269,301 11,691 94,862 54,754 55,732 4,187
1990 291,301 12,037 99,100 59,296 59,736 4,659
1995 308,468 12,594 102,389 61,692 62,068 5,097
2000 321,412 12,169 103,687 63,136 64,302 25 5,608
2005 331,767 12,694 104,175 63,598 64,845 80 5,922
2006 334,250 12,642 104,175 63,843 64,682 121 6,009
2007 336,290 12,672 104,142 63,902 65,193 142
2008 336,370 12,779 104,136 64,023 64,882 167
2009 337,701 12,815 104,042 64,094 64,759 188
2010 339,571 12,815 103,984 64,230 64,558 226
2011 325,030 12,542 98,035 60,686 60,695 241
2012 338,122 12,706 103,199 64,036 63,838 257
2013 339,141 12,742 102,637 63,935 63,752 258
  (National) 26,328 47 462 447 146 49
  (Local) 222,052 3,365 100,980 60,457 44,177
  (Private) 90,761 9,330 1,195 3,031 19,429 209

Total Floor Spaces of School Buildings (2/2)

(unit : 1000m²)
School for the other disabled schools for special needs education College of technology Junior college University Specialized training college Miscellaneous school Higher education
1955 4 743 8,446 2,062 9,189
1960 58 887 9,645 2,998 10,532
1965 200 478 1,562 13,237 3,890 15,277
1970 542 1,087 2,919 19,230 5,207 23,237
1975 1,284 3,664 23,705 6,037 28,652
1980 1,386 4,283 28,977 5,266 3,612 34,646
1985 1,492 5,068 33,426 4,879 3,211 39,986
1990 1,587 6,228 38,728 7,009 2,922 46,543
1995 1,682 6,588 44,678 8,331 3,349 52,948
2000 1,769 6,302 52,909 9,083 2,423 60,979
2005 1,871 4,677 61,319 10,560 2,026 67,868
2006 1,856 4,141 62,632 12,226 1,924 68,630
2007 6,080 1,858 4,015 64,045 12,341 1,900 69,882
2008 6,154 1,860 3,763 65,151 11,593 1,862 70,774
2009 6,273 1,862 3,648 66,607 11,581 1,832 72,117
2010 6,389 1,864 3,476 68,593 11,621 1,815 73,933
2011 6,227 1,861 3,434 68,580 10,974 1,757 73,875
2012 6,617 1,860 3,224 69,643 10,960 1,782 74,727
2013 6,868 1,865 3,058 71,342 10,900 1,784 76,265
  (National) 194 1,694 23,288 1 24,982
  (Local) 6,637 122 206 5,032 1,062 14 5,360
  (Private) 37 49 2,852 43,022 9,837 1,770 45,923

(Note) Local Secondary schools are parted into Lower secondary school and Upper secondary school by division.

Total Expenditure and Public Expenditure on Education, relative to Expenditure on Administration and Gross Domestic Product
Graph of Total Expenditure and Public Expenditure on Education, relative to Expenditure on Administration and Gross Domestic Product

Graph of Total Expenditure and Public Expenditure on Education, relative to Expenditure on Administration and Gross Domestic Product

(unit: million yen)

FY (A) Public Expenditure on Education, etc. (B) Gross Domestic Product A/B (%) (C) National Income A/C (%) (D) Expenditure on Administration A/D (%)
2005 231,230 5,053,494 4.58 3,740,848 6.18 1,477,840 15.65
2006 224,633 5,091,063 4.41 3,781,903 5.94 1,426,633 15.75
2007 227,317 5,130,233 4.43 3,812,392 5.96 1,470,982 15.45
2008 225,102 4,895,201 4.60 3,550,380 6.34 1,491,145 15.10
2009 234,588 4,739,339 4.95 3,443,848 6.81 1,659,122 14.14
2010 228,177 4,800,980 4.75 3,523,103 6.48 1,591,605 14.34
2011 228,805 4,732,826 4.83 3,467,557 6.60 1,647,718 13.89

Total Expenditure on Education by Sphere of Education (FY2011)

Total Expenditure and Public Expenditure on Education(FY2011)

Total Expenditure on Education by Sphere of Education (1/2)

(unit: million yen)
FY Public Expenditure on Education School Education Expenditure
Total Kindergarten Elementary School Schools for special needs education Lower secondary school
2005 23,122,988 18,558,656 488,213 6,366,493 868,127 3,556,609
2006 22,463,347 18,123,006 485,102 6,318,792 882,167 3,521,131
2007 22,731,689 18,278,455 487,121 6,288,213 892,327 3,545,937
2008 22,510,224 18,166,301 487,237 6,208,208 894,824 3,517,985
2009 23,458,813 18,704,840 500,849 6,325,447 910,339 3,603,478
2010 22,817,719 18,275,331 502,536 6,278,396 926,999 3,611,864
2011 23,447,025 18,328,361 507,618 6,121,110 922,835 3,541,291

Total Expenditure on Education by Sphere of Education (2/2)

(unit: million yen)
FY School Education Expenditure Expenditure on social Education Expenditure on educational administration
Upper secondary school Higher Education Specialized training college and Miscellaneous School
2005 3,342,450 3,862,696 74,070 2,043,617 2,520,715
2006 3,298,235 3,548,912 68,666 1,861,003 2,479,338
2007 3,281,567 3,716,131 67,160 1,803,135 2,650,099
2008 3,165,468 3,824,818 67,761 1,711,010 2,632,913
2009 3,135,902 4,159,450 69,375 1,729,079 3,024,894
2010 3,092,519 3,792,179 70,838 1,640,871 2,901,517
2011 3,035,684 4,129,497 70,326 1,574,309 3,544,356

Number of R&D Performing Institutions and Researchers by kind of organization

FY Total Business enterprises Non-profit institution and Public organization University and College
Institutions researchers Institutions researchers Institutions researchers Institutions researchers
2001 27,061 728,215 22,789 421,363 1,245 47,093 3,027 259,759
2002 22,056 756,336 17,903 430,688 1,138 44,938 3,015 280,710
2003 18,468 757,339 14,258 431,190 1,119 44,845 3,091 281,304
2004 29,663 787,264 25,440 458,845 1,103 44,089 3,120 284,330
2005 28,608 790,932 24,290 455,868 1,089 43,917 3,229 291,147
2006 22,201 819,931 17,764 481,496 1,109 42,959 3,328 295,476
2007 23,204 826,565 18,737 483,339 1,057 42,033 3,410 301,193
2008 26,908 827,291 22,370 483,728 1,040 41,071 3,498 302,492
2009 21,558 838,974 17,029 492,805 1,008 40,322 3,521 305,847
2010 18,572 840,293 14,003 490,494 994 40,812 3,575 308,987
2011 19,223 842,868 14,666 490,538 953 40,231 3,604 312,099
2012 16,248 844,430 11,677 490,920 940 39,598 3,631 313,912
2013 17,276 835,701 12,673 481,425 965 39,032 3,638 315,244
(1)
Figures are as of March 31.

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3.Japan's Education at a Glance

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