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Past Test Data

Data of the test in 2015 (December)

  Level N1 N2 N3 N4 N5 Total
Japan Applicants 32,200 36,147 27,047 11,874 2,408 109,676
Examinees 29,305 33,374 24,683 10,969 2,146 100,477
Certified 8,911 10,922 6,839 3,325 1,398 31,395
Percentage
Certified(%)
30.4% 32.7% 27.7% 30.3% 65.1% 31.2%
Overseas Applicants 74,059 76,202 55,103 45,623 45,543 296,530
Examinees 64,355 65,804 45,589 38,566 38,431 252,745
Certified 17,768 26,408 19,739 14,794 19,203 97,912
Percentage
Certified(%)
27.6% 40.1% 43.3% 38.4% 50.0% 38.7%
Japan・Overseas
Total
Applicants 106,259 112,349 82,150 57,497 47,951 406,206
Examinees 93,660 99,178 70,272 49,535 40,577 353,222
Certified 26,679 37,330 26,578 18,119 20,601 129,307
Percentage
Certified(%)
28.5% 37.6% 37.8% 36.6% 50.8% 36.6%

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

Overview of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test PDF (1.20MB)
Applicants, Examinees and Certification Results PDF (180KB)
Number of Applicants and Examinees by Test Site PDF (294KB)
Special Testing Arrangements for People with Disabilities PDF (178KB)
Average Scores and Standard Deviations, Highest and Lowest Scores PDF (286KB)
Cumulative Distribution of Scaled Scores PDF (573KB)
Statistics for the Tests through 2009 PDF (206KB)
Statistics for the Tests from 2010 PDF (219KB)
Whole PDF (1.85MB)
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Test Dates
  • First test: Sunday, July 2, 2017
  • Second test: Sunday, December 3, 2017
*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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