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International Scholars: All Places of Origin

2010/11 - 2011/12

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR TOTALS BY PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2010/11 & 2011/12
       
Place of Origin 2010/11 2011/12 % Change
AFRICA 2,790 2,809 0.7
       
East Africa 549 540 -1.6
Djibouti 1 1 0.0
Eritrea 12 7 -41.7
Ethiopia 93 127 36.6
Kenya 253 224 -11.5
Rwanda 9 22 144.4
Somalia 1 1 0.0
Sudan 30 29 -3.3
Tanzania 87 67 -23.0
Uganda 63 62 -1.6
       
Central Africa 157 123 -21.7
Cameroon 109 89 -18.3
Central African Republic 5 0 -100.0
Chad 14 2 -85.7
Congo, Republic of the 7 9 28.6
Congo, Dem. Rep. of the 11 17 54.5
Equatorial Guinea 8 0 -100.0
Gabon 2 5 150.0
Sao Tome and Principe 1 1 0.0
       
North Africa 938 922 -1.7
Algeria 68 74 8.8
Egypt 620 635 2.4
Libya 32 21 -34.4
Morocco 108 100 -7.4
Tunisia 110 92 -16.4
       
Southern Africa 466 514 10.3
Angola 2 7 250.0
Botswana 6 11 83.3
Comoros 1 3 200.0
Lesotho 8 3 -62.5
Madagascar 6 10 66.7
Malawi 9 15 66.7
Mauritius 26 19 -26.9
Mozambique 15 18 20.0
Namibia 2 8 300.0
South Africa 256 298 16.4
Swaziland 15 0 -100.0
Zambia 38 40 5.3
Zimbabwe 82 82 0.0
       
West Africa 680 710 4.4
Benin 9 15 66.7
Burkina Faso 15 22 46.7
Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 16 15 -6.3
Gambia 6 13 116.7
Ghana 196 201 2.6
Guinea 1 6 500.0
Guinea-Bissau 0 0 0.0
Liberia 16 10 -37.5
Mali 15 22 46.7
Mauritania 8 2 -75.0
Niger 9 3 -66.7
Nigeria 328 315 -4.0
Senegal 50 66 32.0
Sierra Leone 5 8 60.0
Togo 6 12 100.0
       
       
ASIA 62,736 63,693 1.5
       
East Asia 46,767 48,101 2.9
China 30,094 32,120 6.7
Hong Kong 273 245 -10.3
Japan 4,968 4,783 -3.7
Macau 11 5 -54.5
Mongolia 45 49 8.9
North Korea 2 1 -50.0
South Korea 9,257 8,769 -5.3
Taiwan 2,117 2,129 0.6
       
South & Central Asia 13,525 13,131 -2.9
Afghanistan 14 32 128.6
Bangladesh 232 215 -7.3
Bhutan 6 9 50.0
India 11,930 11,467 -3.9
Kazakhstan 116 152 31.0
Kyrgyzstan 56 39 -30.4
Maldives 6 2 -66.7
Nepal 279 286 2.5
Pakistan 597 660 10.6
Sri Lanka 198 188 -5.1
Tajikistan 32 17 -46.9
Turkmenistan 7 18 157.1
Uzbekistan 52 46 -11.5
       
Southeast Asia 2,444 2,461 0.7
Brunei 2 1 -50.0
Cambodia 20 25 25.0
Indonesia 333 358 7.5
Laos 2 6 200.0
Malaysia 282 286 1.4
Myanmar 29 31 6.9
Philippines 376 316 -16.0
Singapore 309 331 7.1
Thailand 748 777 3.9
Vanuatu 0 1 -
Vietnam 343 330 -3.8
       
       
EUROPE 33,160 33,375 0.6
Albania 48 48 0.0
Andorra 1 1 0.0
Armenia 55 73 32.7
Austria 578 551 -4.7
Azerbaijan 41 47 14.6
Belarus 90 91 1.1
Belgium 470 487 3.6
Bosnia & Herzegovina 33 29 -12.1
Bulgaria 231 243 5.2
Croatia 148 155 4.7
Cyprus 74 91 23.0
Czech Republic 212 216 1.9
Denmark 550 548 -0.4
Estonia 49 48 -2.0
Finland 365 378 3.6
France 4,223 4,287 1.5
Georgia 97 98 1.0
Germany 5,588 5,477 -2.0
Greece 781 801 2.6
Hungary 345 398 15.4
Iceland 52 50 -3.8
Ireland 505 485 -4.0
Italy 3,636 3,792 4.3
Kosovo 8 9 12.5
Latvia 52 25 -51.9
Liechtenstein 2 1 -50.0
Lithuania 56 56 0.0
Luxembourg 22 21 -4.5
Macedonia 35 35 0.0
Malta 7 1 -85.7
Moldova 27 25 -7.4
Monaco 4 3 -25.0
Montenegro 6 9 50.0
Netherlands 1,184 1,140 -3.7
Norway 457 453 -0.9
Poland 799 817 2.3
Portugal 510 552 8.2
Romania 499 460 -7.8
Russia 1,307 1,262 -3.4
San Marino 0 1 -
Serbia 183 170 -7.1
Slovakia 151 124 -17.9
Slovenia 97 87 -10.3
Spain 2,831 2,863 1.1
Sweden 687 612 -10.9
Switzerland 744 799 7.4
Turkey 2,106 2,323 10.3
Ukraine 438 387 -11.6
United Kingdom 2,772 2,741 -1.1
Vatican City/Holy See 0 1 -
Europe, Unspecified 4 6 50.0
       
       
LATIN AMERICA 6,988 7,364 5.4
       
Caribbean 375 357 -4.8
Antigua & Barbuda 5 5 0.0
Aruba 1 2 100.0
Bahamas 29 25 -13.8
Barbados 18 15 -16.7
British Virgin Islands 1 0 -100.0
Cayman Islands 1 0 -100.0
Cuba 29 33 13.8
Dominica 12 9 -25.0
Dominican Republic 32 29 -9.4
Grenada 5 6 20.0
Guadeloupe 0   0.0
Haiti 19 31 63.2
Jamaica 103 104 1.0
Martinique 1 0 -100.0
Netherlands Antilles 6 1 -83.3
St. Kitts & Nevis 4 3 -25.0
St. Lucia 11 9 -18.2
St. Vincent & the Grenadines 4 2 -50.0
Trinidad & Tobago 94 83 -11.7
       
Central America & Mexico 1,645 1,704 3.6
Belize 22 19 -13.6
Costa Rica 89 102 14.6
El Salvador 38 33 -13.2
Guatemala 34 62 82.4
Honduras 53 54 1.9
Mexico 1,348 1,390 3.1
Nicaragua 27 15 -44.4
Panama 34 29 -14.7
       
South America 4,968 5,303 6.7
Argentina 708 712 0.6
Bolivia 43 38 -11.6
Brazil 2,194 2,627 19.7
Chile 509 464 -8.8
Colombia 722 732 1.4
Ecuador 122 122 0.0
Guyana 7 7 0.0
Paraguay 12 13 8.3
Peru 257 266 3.5
Suriname 4 0 -100.0
Uruguay 96 87 -9.4
Venezuela 294 235 -20.1
       
       
MIDDLE EAST 3,572 3,914 9.6
Bahrain 11 13 18.2
Iran 743 1,056 42.1
Iraq 176 89 -49.4
Israel 1,639 1,702 3.8
Jordan 237 220 -7.2
Kuwait 33 32 -3.0
Lebanon 341 322 -5.6
Oman 11 8 -27.3
Palestinian Territories 36 52 44.4
Qatar 14 7 -50.0
Saudi Arabia 164 199 21.3
Syria 117 143 22.2
United Arab Emirates 21 54 157.1
Yemen 29 17 -41.4
       
       
NORTH AMERICA 4,750 4,494 -5.4
Bermuda 5 1 -80.0
Canada 4,745 4,493 -5.3
       
       
OCEANIA 1,302 1,262 -3.1
Australia 1,042 1,002 -3.8
Fiji 6 6 0.0
Kiribati 1 0 -100.0
New Zealand 243 241 -0.8
Niue 1 6 500.0
Palau 1 0 -100.0
Papua New Guinea 6 6 0.0
Tonga 1 1 0.0
Tuvalu 1 0 -100.0
       
       
STATELESS 15 2 -86.7
       
       
WORLD TOTAL 115,313 116,917 1.4
     

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2012). "International Scholar Totals by Place of Origin, 2010/11-2011/12." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors