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Table 2 Comparison of numbers of graduates and medical student quota six years earlier

From: The current shortage and future surplus of doctors: a projection of the future growth of the Japanese medical workforce

Year Student quota 6 years earlier Number of Graduates Graduation Rate
2000 7625 7432 97.47%
2001 7625 7552 99.04%
2002 7625 7831 102.70%
2003 7625 7709 101.10%
2004 7625 7620 99.93%
2005 7625 7545 98.95%
2006 7625 7689 100.84%
2007 7625 7716 101.19%
2008 7625 7519 98.61%
2009 7625 7629 100.05%
sum 76250 76242 99.99%