According to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's Basic School Survey (confirmed value), the university entrance rate in 2020 reached a record high of 54.4%.It increased by 0.7 points from the previous year.The rate of higher education, which includes undergraduate students, junior college students, vocational school students, and 4th year college students, is 0.7%, 83.5 points higher than the previous year, which is also the highest ever. ..

 According to the School Basic Survey, the university enrollment rate continued to increase from the latter half of the 1970s to the 80s, except for a temporary decrease. The 18-year-old population has been declining recently, but the increase in the rate of female students going to college is conspicuous, pushing up the whole population.

 The vocational school enrollment rate was 24.0%, 0.2 points higher than the previous year, and the vocational school 4th year enrollment rate was 0.9%, which was about the same as the previous year. It is continuing.Of these, the vocational school enrollment rate also reached a record high.

 On the other hand, the rate of enrollment in graduate schools peaked at 2010% in 15.9 and continued to decline, and in 2020 it was 11.3%, 0.1 points lower than the previous year.This is the 10th consecutive year of decline.

reference:[Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] Reiwa XNUMXnd year school basic survey (final value) announcement (PDF)

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