Statistics and Research

The Japan Foundation is continuously gathering information about the state of Japanese-Language Education, and the results of that work – including information about Canada – can be found at the sites below.

Japan Foundation Survey on Japanese-Language Education Abroad

The Japan Foundation periodically conducts a survey on Japanese-Language Education around the world. The most recent survey was conducted in 2015.

jpf.go.jp/e/project/japanese/survey/result/ (English)
jpf.go.jp/j/project/japanese/survey/result/ (Japanese)


国別の日本語教育情報 (Country and Regional Information)

Information compiled by the Japan Foundation concerning trends in Japanese-Language education, educational systems, language teachers and learners in countries around the world.

jpf.go.jp/j/project/japanese/survey/area/ (Japanese only)

※ Canada-specific information: https://www.jpf.go.jp/j/project/japanese/survey/area/country/2016/canada.html


Search Engine for Japanese Language Education Institutions

This is a search engine created by the Japan Foundation for looking up places where you can learn the Japanese language overseas, based on the results of the Japan Foundation’s “Survey on Japanese-Language Education Abroad.”

jpsurvey.net/jfsearch/do/index/ (Japanese and English)