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Past Test Data

Data of the test in 2010 (December)

  Level Applicants
(persons)
Examinees
(persons)
Certified
(persons)
Percentage
Certified(%)
Japan N1 40,041 36,810 12,774 34.7
N2 27,947 26,020 11,679 44.9
N3 8,363 7,665 3,501 45.7
N4 7,764 7,317 3,716 50.8
N5 2,065 1,870 1,458 78.0
Subtotal 86,180 79,682 33,128 41.6
Overseas N1 100,689 87,763 25,781 29.4
N2 106,402 91,996 30,460 33.1
N3 56,236 45,906 18,883 41.1
N4 48,613 41,484 19,235 46.4
N5 43,676 38,128 22,846 59.9
Subtotal 355,616 305,277 117,205 38.4
Total 441,796 384,959 150,333 39.1

※The number of examinees includes those who took only some of the test sections of the test.

Overview of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test in 2010 (December) PDF (3.5MB)
Applicants, Examinees and Certification Results PDF (598KB)
Number of Applicants and Examinees by Test Site PDF (390KB)
Special Testing Arrangements for People with Disabilities PDF (248KB)
Average Scores PDF (229KB)
Cumulative Distribution of Scaled Scores PDF (7.5MB)
Statistics for the Old Tests PDF (388KB)
Statistics for the New Tests PDF (202KB)
Whole PDF (12MB)
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Test Dates
  • First test: Sunday, July 6, 2014
  • Second test: Sunday, December 7, 2014
*Outside Japan, the test may be held only in July or December in some cities. Click here for the test schedule in your city.

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