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Past Test Data

Data of the test in 2018 (December)

  Level N1 N2 N3 N4 N5 Total
Japan Applicants 48,422 71,816 67,610 21,114 4,290 213,252
Examinees 43,589 66,200 62,627 19,481 3,857 195,754
Certified 12,015 19,661 16,690 6,418 2,254 57,038
Percentage
Certified(%)
27.6% 29.7% 26.6% 32.9% 58.4% 29.1%
Overseas Applicants 83,808 110,457 79,761 68,296 68,237 410,559
Examinees 71,416 94,099 64,907 57,009 55,810 343,241
Certified 21,509 37,523 28,027 20,345 24,913 132,317
Percentage
Certified(%)
30.1% 39.9% 43.2% 35.7% 44.6% 38.5%
Japan・Overseas
Total
Applicants 132,230 182,273 147,371 89,410 72,527 623,811
Examinees 115,005 160,299 127,534 76,490 59,667 538,995
Certified 33,524 57,184 44,717 26,763 27,167 189,355
Percentage
Certified(%)
29.2% 35.7% 35.1% 35.0% 45.5% 35.1%

※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 (1.3MB)
Applicants, Examinees and Certification Results PDF (185KB)
Number of Applicants and Examinees by Test Site PDF (293KB)
Special Testing Accommodations PDF (183KB)
Average Scores and Standard Deviations, Highest and Lowest Scores PDF (311KB)
Cumulative Distribution of Scaled Scores PDF (551KB)
Statistics for the Tests through 2009 PDF (229KB)
Statistics for the Tests from 2010 PDF (224KB)
Whole PDF (1.9MB)
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Test Dates
  • First test: Sunday, July 7, 2019
  • Second test: Sunday, December 1, 2019
*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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