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Past Test Data

Data of the test in 2017 (July)

  Level N1 N2 N3 N4 N5 Total
Japan Applicants 34,982 50,787 47,820 15,887 2,791 152,267
Examinees 31,677 47,316 44,847 14,809 2,527 141,176
Certified 11,100 18,145 13,296 5,084 1,629 49,254
Percentage
Certified(%)
35.0% 38.3% 29.6% 34.3% 64.5% 34.9%
Overseas Applicants 74,034 94,523 62,494 43,995 39,094 314,140
Examinees 63,021 80,933 50,635 36,193 32,148 262,930
Certified 20,861 38,216 22,560 14,135 17,180 112,952
Percentage
Certified(%)
33.1% 47.2% 44.6% 39.1% 53.4% 43.0%
Japan・Overseas
Total
Applicants 109,016 145,310 110,314 59,882 41,885 466,407
Examinees 94,698 128,249 95,482 51,002 34,675 404,106
Certified 31,961 56,361 35,856 19,219 18,809 162,206
Percentage
Certified(%)
33.8% 43.9% 37.6% 37.7% 54.2% 40.1%

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

Overview of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test PDF (1.08MB)
Applicants, Examinees and Certification Results PDF (149KB)
Number of Applicants and Examinees by Test Site PDF (195KB)
Special Testing Accommodations PDF (148KB)
Average Scores and Standard Deviations, Highest and Lowest Scores PDF (254KB)
Cumulative Distribution of Scaled Scores PDF (506KB)
Statistics for the Tests through 2009 PDF (174KB)
Statistics for the Tests from 2010 PDF (186KB)
Whole PDF (1.87MB)
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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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