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Introduction of Fukui Prefecture
Profile Fukui is… Human Resource/Education Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration Nature/Climate
 Human Resource/Education

Industrious and competent workers and stable workforce

 In order to survive the harsh competition among companies, you need to fully utilize the resources such as infrastructure, manpower, and money. The most essential factor of all is manpower.
 Fukui is famous for the fervor for education and has produced many outstanding people.
 People usually choose the word "industrious" to describe people in Fukui, and companies having business in Fukui highly evaluate the characteristics of local employees since the retention rate is quite good.

 Turnover/Average Length of Employment
Turnover Rate
Average Length of Employment
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 Labor Force (16 to 64 years old)
Labor Force (16 to 64 years old)
(FY2010 Population Census)
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 Emplyment Situation of High School Graduate

 You can find young competent manpower since approximately 90% of job seekers with high school degree is looking for a job within the prefecture.

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 High School
Category Number Course Enrollment Limit (per grade)
High School 34 schools  General
 Math and science
 Global
 Agriculture
 Marin product
 Technology
 Commercial
 Home economics
 Welfare, personal care and nutrition
5,888
74
120
210
56
687
778
131
100

8,044

<< Technical High School >>

School Name Location Course
Senior High School of Science and Technology Fukui City Mechanical System Course / Chemical System Course / Electronics Course / Information Technology Course / Textile Design Course
Fukui Senior High School Fukui City Creative Science (Mechanical Systems / Electrical Engineering / Computer Science) etc
Sakai High School Sakai City Production technology / Food Science / Environmental Systems
Okuetsumeisei High School Ono City Machine / Electricity / Business / Living / Welfare
Takefu Technical High School Echizen City Industrial Chemistry / Electrical Engineering / Electronic Machines / Civil Engineering and Architecture
Tsuruga Technical High School Tsuruga City Electronic Machines / Electrical Engineering / Information and Chemical Engineering / Building System
Wakasahigashi High School Obama City Home Economics / Regional Development / Electrical Engineering and Machinery / Business Information
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 Higher Education Institutions
Category School Name Faculty/Department Enrollment Limit
(per year)
University University of Fukui
(Fukui City /
Eiheiji Cho)
Faculty of Engineering has 5 departments and it is one of the largest research and education institutions of Engineering in Japan.
This university ranks first among national universities for 8 consecutive years in the placement rate of graduates and gains a high reputation from companies.
Education(1 dept.)
Medical Sciences (2 dept.)
Engineering (5 dept.)
Global and Community Studies (1 dept.)
Graduate Schools Master's course(Education)
Master's course(Medical Sciences)
Doctor's course(Medical Sciences)
Doctor's course(Engineering)
Previous period
Latter period
100
170
525
60
 
67
 
12
 
25
 
253
22
 
 
1,234
Fukui Prefectural
University

(Eiheiji Cho /
Obama City)
This university was founded in 1992. As an institute open to the community, it provides postgraduate business courses for people playing an important role in business.
Economics (2 dept.)
Biotechnology (1 dept.)
Marine Bioscience (1 dept.)
Nursing & Social Welfare Sciences (2 dept.)
Graduate School Master's course (Nursing and Social Welfare Science)
Doctor's course (Economics and Business Administration)
Doctor's course (Bioscience and Biotechnology)
200
45
50
80
 
16
 
 
24
4
 
24
8
 
451
Fukui University
of Technology

(Fukui City)
This is a private university based on Hokuriku electric school founded in 1950 and provides high-quality engineering education.
Engineering (4 dept.)
Environmental and Information Sciences (3 dept.)
Sports and Health Sciences (1 dept.)
Graduate School Master's course
Doctor's course
250
180
 
70
 
25
 
6
 
531
Jin-ai University
(Echizen City)
This is a private university founded in 2001 with Jin-ai Gakuen as its parent organization to provide human education based on Buddhist concepts.
Faculty of Human Studies(2 dept.)
Faculty of Human Life(2 dept.)
Graduate School Graduate School of Human Studies(master course)
170
 
145
12
327
Tsuruga Nursing University
(Tsuruga City)
This public university was recently founded in 2014. Through high-quality research, the university aims to further contribute to developments in nursing as well as improve people's health and welfare. Nursing(1 dept.) 50
 
50
College of Technology National
Institute of
Technology

(Sabae City)
The objective of this college is to cultivate human resources with creativity and practical skills through practical education emphasizing experiments, laboratory work, and exercise lessons.
2-year advanced courses are also available.
Standard course(5 dept.)
Advanced course(2 maj.)
200
20
220
Category School Name Faculty/Department Enrollment Limit
(per year)
Junior College Jin-ai Women's College
(Fukui City)
2 departments 290 290
Fukui College of Health Sciences
(Fukui City)
2 departments 180 180
Vocational
School
19 Colleges
Technology (1)
Business (5)
Medical Care (7)
Personal Care and Nutrition (5)
Education and Welfare (3)
Fashion and Home Economics (2)
Culture and General Education (5)
170
570
555
820
 
420
155
 
400
 
3,090
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