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Countries Participating in The JET Programme

For information on how to apply to the JET Programme, please visit the website below of the Japanese Embassy in your country of citizenship.
For more information on Japanese Embassies and Consulates General, please visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

JET Programme Participant Numbers (As of 1 July, 2017)

The majority of JET participants are Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) from English speaking countries. There are also many ALTs from non-English speaking countries, and Coordinators for International Relations (CIRs) and Sports Exchange Advisors (SEAs) from both English speaking and non-English speaking countries. The JET Programme is proud to welcome participants from 44 countries for the 2017-2018 year.

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Country ALT CIR SEA Total
Totals By Years on Programme ALT CIR SEA Total
1st Year 1,719 183 4 1,906
2nd Year 1,441 137 2 1,580
3rd Year 873 66 1 940
4th Year 422 32 0 454
5th Year 257 25 1 283
United States 2,800 122 2 2,924
United Kingdom 395 28 0 423
Australia 331 20 0 351
New Zealand 225 10 0 235
Canada 469 25 0 494
Ireland 92 6 0 98
France 4 19 0 23
Germany 2 19 1 22
China 5 64 0 69
Korea 2 52 0 54
Russia 2 8 0 10
Brazil 0 11 0 11
Peru 0 1 0 1
Spain 0 2 0 2
Italy 0 3 1 4
Mexico 0 1 0 1
South Africa 105 0 0 105
Argentina 0 1 0 1
Belgium 0 1 0 1
Finland 0 2 1 3
Mongolia 0 5 0 5
Austria 0 1 0 1
Indonesia 0 5 0 5
Switzerland 1 1 0 2
India 1 1 0 2
Philippines 51 1 0 52
Netherlands 3 4 0 7
Poland 0 2 0 2
Turkey 0 1 0 1
Singapore 59 14 0 73
Jamaica 105 0 0 105
Thailand 0 2 0 2
Malaysia 0 1 0 1
Barbados 10 0 0 10
Trinidad and Tobago 46 0 0 46
Slovenia 1 0 0 1
Kenya 0 0 1 1
Latvia 0 1 0 1
Fiji 1 0 2 3
Vietnam 0 6 0 6
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1 0 0 1
Uzbekistan 0 2 0 2
Seychelles 1 0 0 1
Croatia 0 1 0 1
Total 4,712 443 8 5,163
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