How Many Kanji are there?

SourceNumberLevel
Learnt at shougakkou (小学校)1,000Schoolchild
Jouyou kanji (常用漢字)1,945Good reader
JIS level one kanji
Kanken level pre-one
3,000Excellent reader
JIS level one and two kanji
Kanken level one
6,000Kanji expert
Dai Kan-Wa Jiten50,000Maniac

Index for Heisig's "Remembering the Kanji"

Reviewing the Kanji

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