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2011/12 - 2012/13

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR TOTALS BY PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2011/12 & 2012/13
       
Place of Origin 2011/12 2012/13 % Change
SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA 1,888 2,132 12.9
       
Central Africa 124 152 22.6
Cameroon 89 99 11.2
Central African Republic 0 1 -
Chad 2 10 400.0
Congo, Democratic Republic of 17 18 5.9
Congo, Republic of 9 10 11.1
Equatorial Guinea 0 7 -
Gabon 6 6 0.0
Sao Tome and Principe 1 1 0.0
       
East Africa 540 614 13.7
Burundi 0 1 -
Djibouti 1 0 -100.0
Eritrea 7 10 42.9
Ethiopia 127 130 2.4
Kenya 224 266 18.8
Rwanda 22 21 -4.5
Somalia 1 2 100.0
Sudan 29 28 -3.4
Tanzania 67 78 16.4
Uganda 62 78 25.8
       
Southern Africa 514 575 11.9
Angola 7 0 -100.0
Botswana 11 18 63.6
Comoros 3 1 -66.7
Lesotho 3 6 100.0
Madagascar 10 10 0.0
Malawi 15 25 66.7
Mauritius 19 21 10.5
Mozambique 18 26 44.4
Namibia 8 11 37.5
South Africa 298 315 5.7
Swaziland 0 3 -
Zambia 40 39 -2.5
Zimbabwe 82 100 22.0
       
West Africa 710 791 11.4
Benin 15 8 -46.7
Burkina Faso 22 21 -4.5
Cape Verde 0 1 -
Cote d'lvoire (Ivory Coast) 15 18 20.0
Gambia 13 3 -76.9
Ghana 201 210 4.5
Guinea 6 2 -66.7
Guinea-Bissau 0 0 0.0
Liberia 10 16 60.0
Mali 22 16 -27.3
Mauritania 2 3 50.0
Niger 3 9 200.0
Nigeria 315 400 27.0
Senegal 66 58 -12.1
Sierra Leone 8 15 87.5
Togo 12 11 -8.3
       
       
ASIA 63,693 66,066 3.7
       
East Asia 48,101 50,409 4.8
China 32,120 34,230 6.6
Hong Kong 245 308 25.7
Japan 4,783 5,041 5.4
Macau 5 7 40.0
Mongolia 49 46 -6.1
North Korea 1 0 -100.0
South Korea 8,769 8,696 -0.8
Taiwan 2,129 2,081 -2.3
       
South & Central Asia 13,131 13,088 -0.3
Afghanistan 32 50 56.3
Bangladesh 215 247 14.9
Bhutan 9 7 -22.2
India 11,467 11,184 -2.5
Kazakhstan 152 198 30.3
Kyrgyzstan 39 28 -28.2
Maldives 2 1 -50.0
Nepal 286 360 25.9
Pakistan 660 722 9.4
Sri Lanka 188 206 9.6
Tajikistan 17 23 35.3
Turkmenistan 18 9 -50.0
Uzbekistan 46 53 15.2
       
Southeast Asia 2,461 2,569 4.4
Brunei 1 1 0.0
Cambodia 25 28 12.0
East Timor 0 0 0.0
Indonesia 358 276 -22.9
Laos 6 7 16.7
Malaysia 286 351 22.7
Myanmar 31 26 -16.1
Philippines 316 310 -1.9
Singapore 331 290 -12.4
Thailand 777 890 14.5
Vietnam 330 390 18.2
       
       
EUROPE 33,377 34,136 2.3
Albania 48 45 -6.3
Andorra 1 0 -100.0
Armenia 73 72 -1.4
Austria 551 578 4.9
Azerbaijan 47 38 -19.1
Belarus 91 80 -12.1
Belgium 487 499 2.5
Bosnia and Herzegovina 29 28 -3.4
Bulgaria 243 238 -2.1
Croatia 155 119 -23.2
Cyprus 91 85 -6.6
Czech Republic 216 237 9.7
Denmark 548 600 9.5
Estonia 48 44 -8.3
Finland 378 370 -2.1
France 4,287 4,409 2.8
Georgia 98 112 14.3
Germany 5,477 5,710 4.3
Gibraltar 0 0 0.0
Greece 801 838 4.6
Hungary 398 355 -10.8
Iceland 50 52 4.0
Ireland 485 540 11.3
Italy 3,792 3,804 0.3
Kosovo 9 15 66.7
Latvia 25 25 0.0
Liechtenstein 1 7 600.0
Lithuania 56 50 -10.7
Luxembourg 21 22 4.8
Macedonia 35 32 -8.6
Malta 1 5 400.0
Moldova 25 31 24.0
Monaco 3 3 0.0
Montenegro 9 9 0.0
Netherlands 1,140 1,165 2.2
Norway 453 492 8.6
Poland 817 982 20.2
Portugal 552 561 1.6
Romania 460 417 -9.3
Russia 1,262 1,136 -10.0
San Marino 1 1 0.0
Serbia 170 173 1.8
Slovakia 124 135 8.9
Slovenia 87 96 10.3
Spain 2,863 3,047 6.4
Sweden 612 632 3.3
Switzerland 799 792 -0.9
Turkey 2,323 2,302 -0.9
Ukraine 387 366 -5.4
United Kingdom 2,741 2,787 1.7
Vatican City/Holy See 1 0 -100.0
Europe, Unspecified 6 0 -100.0
       
       
LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN 7,365 8,239 11.9
       
Caribbean 358 371 3.6
Anguilla 0 1 -
Antigua and Barbuda 5 3 -40.0
Aruba 2 1 -50.0
Bahamas 25 30 20.0
Barbados 15 28 86.7
Bermuda 1 1 0.0
British Virgin Islands 0 0 0.0
Cayman Islands 0 0 0.0
Cuba 33 31 -6.1
Dominica 9 7 -22.2
Dominican Republic 29 25 -13.8
Grenada 6 6 0.0
Guadeloupe 0 1 -
Haiti 31 22 -29.0
Jamaica 104 115 10.6
Martinique 0 1 -
Montserrat 0 0 0.0
Netherlands Antilles 1 3 200.0
St. Kitts and Nevis 3 5 66.7
St. Lucia 9 6 -33.3
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 2 6 200.0
Trinidad & Tobago 83 78 -6.0
Turks and Caicos Islands 0 1 -
       
Mexico & Central America 1,704 1,894 11.2
Belize 19 24 26.3
Costa Rica 102 100 -2.0
El Salvador 33 41 24.2
Guatemala 62 62 0.0
Honduras 54 67 24.1
Mexico 1,390 1,532 10.2
Nicaragua 15 36 140.0
Panama 29 32 10.3
       
South America 5,303 5,974 12.7
Argentina 712 662 -7.0
Bolivia 38 46 21.1
Brazil 2,627 3,264 24.2
Chile 464 503 8.4
Colombia 732 792 8.2
Ecuador 122 132 8.2
Falkland Islands 0 0 0.0
French Guiana 0 0 0.0
Guyana 7 8 14.3
Paraguay 13 22 69.2
Peru 266 255 -4.1
Suriname 0 1 -
Uruguay 87 77 -11.5
Venezuela 235 212 -9.8
       
       
MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA 4,836 5,439 12.5
       
Middle East 3,914 4,406 12.6
Bahrain 13 11 -15.4
Iran 1,056 1,351 27.9
Iraq 89 166 86.5
Israel 1,702 1,644 -3.4
Jordan 220 282 28.2
Kuwait 32 45 40.6
Lebanon 322 361 12.1
Oman 8 18 125.0
Palestinian Territories 52 36 -30.8
Qatar 7 1 -85.7
Saudi Arabia 199 296 48.7
Syria 143 158 10.5
United Arab Emirates 54 19 -64.8
Yemen 17 18 5.9
       
North Africa 922 1,033 12.0
Algeria 74 75 1.4
Egypt 635 725 14.2
Libya 21 38 81.0
Morocco 100 100 0.0
Tunisia 92 95 3.3
       
NORTH AMERICA 4,493 4,741 5.5
Canada 4,493 4,741 5.5
       
       
OCEANIA 1,263 1,295 2.5
Australia 1,002 1,058 5.6
Fiji 6 5 -16.7
French Polynesia 0 2 -
Kiribati 0 2 -
Micronesia 0 1 -
New Caledonia 0 0 0.0
New Zealand 241 216 -10.4
Niue 6 0 -100.0
Palau 0 0 0.0
Papua New Guinea 6 9 50.0
Samoa 0 0 0.0
Tonga 1 1 0.0
Tuvalu 0 0 0.0
Vanuatu 1 1 0.0
       
       
STATELESS 2 11 450.0
       
       
WORLD TOTAL 116,917 122,059 4.4

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2013). "International Scholar Totals by Place of Origin, 2011/12-2012/13." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors