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2010/11 - 2011/12

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TOTALS BY PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2010/11 & 2011/12
Place of Origin 2010/11 2011/12 % Change
       
AFRICA 36,890 35,502 -3.8
       
East Africa 8,863 7,827 -11.7
Burundi 123 103 -16.3
Djibouti 11 8 -27.3
Eritrea 120 110 -8.3
Ethiopia 1,392 1,334 -4.2
Kenya 4,666 3,898 -16.5
Rwanda 457 465 1.8
Seychelles 6 10 66.7
Somalia 26 34 30.8
Sudan 236 180 -23.7
Tanzania 1,006 906 -9.9
Uganda 820 779 -5.0
       
Central Africa 2,831 2,778 -1.9
Cameroon 1,659 1,530 -7.8
Central African Republic 29 28 -3.4
Chad 99 84 -15.2
Congo, Rep. of the 240 249 3.8
Congo, Dem. Rep. of the 252 320 27.0
Equatorial Guinea 119 164 37.8
Gabon 431 402 -6.7
São Tomé & Príncipe 2 1 -50.0
       
North Africa 5,420 5,456 0.7
Algeria 158 177 12.0
Egypt 2,181 2,201 0.9
Libya 1,494 1,328 -11.1
Morocco 1,201 1,305 8.7
Tunisia 386 445 15.3
       
Southern Africa 5,330 5,196 -2.5
Angola 699 779 11.4
Botswana 229 175 -23.6
Comoros 23 9 -60.9
Lesotho 51 46 -9.8
Madagascar 146 133 -8.9
Malawi 269 258 -4.1
Mauritius 247 205 -17.0
Mozambique 76 67 -11.8
Namibia 73 63 -13.7
Reunion 7 1 -85.7
South Africa 1,669 1,610 -3.5
Swaziland 146 154 5.5
Zambia 560 535 -4.5
Zimbabwe 1,135 1,161 2.3
       
West Africa 14,446 14,245 -1.4
Benin 289 313 8.3
Burkina Faso 626 631 0.8
Cape Verde 55 87 58.2
Côte d’Ivoire/Ivory Coast 904 955 5.6
Gambia 385 383 -0.5
Ghana 2,900 2,769 -4.5
Guinea 139 104 -25.2
Guinea-Bissau 12 12 0.0
Liberia 172 159 -7.6
Mali 481 402 -16.4
Mauritania 60 61 1.7
Niger 247 279 13.0
Nigeria 7,148 7,028 -1.7
Saint Helena 4 1 -75.0
Senegal 600 681 13.5
Sierra Leone 183 130 -29.0
Togo 241 250 3.7
       
       
ASIA 461,790 489,970 6.1
       
East Asia 286,925 319,515 11.4
China 157,558 194,029 23.1
Hong Kong 8,136 8,032 -1.3
Japan 21,290 19,966 -6.2
Macau 497 505 1.6
Mongolia 1,259 1,423 13.0
North Korea 16 15 -6.3
South Korea 73,351 72,295 -1.4
Taiwan 24,818 23,250 -6.3
       
South and Central Asia 128,845 124,392 -3.5
Afghanistan 429 371 -13.5
Bangladesh 2,873 3,314 15.3
Bhutan 115 100 -13.0
India 103,895 100,270 -3.5
Kazakhstan 1,890 1,938 2.5
Kyrgyzstan 279 254 -9.0
Maldives 34 29 -14.7
Nepal 10,301 9,621 -6.6
Pakistan 5,045 4,600 -8.8
Sri Lanka 2,965 2,902 -2.1
Tajikistan 249 298 19.7
Turkmenistan 210 209 -0.5
Uzbekistan 560 486 -13.2
       
Southeast Asia 46,020 46,063 0.1
Brunei 66 69 4.5
Cambodia 340 333 -2.1
East Timor 48 40 -16.7
Indonesia 6,942 7,131 2.7
Laos 49 43 -12.2
Malaysia 6,735 6,743 0.1
Myanmar 796 807 1.4
Philippines 3,604 3,194 -11.4
Singapore 4,316 4,505 4.4
Thailand 8,236 7,626 -7.4
Vietnam 14,888 15,572 4.6
       
       
EUROPE 84,296 85,423 1.3
Albania 697 659 -5.5
Andorra 14 24 71.4
Armenia 350 363 3.7
Austria 1,019 989 -2.9
Azerbaijan 440 460 4.5
Belarus 347 358 3.2
Belgium 904 880 -2.7
Bosnia and Herzegovina 356 341 -4.2
Bulgaria 1,957 1,694 -13.4
Croatia 583 552 -5.3
Cyprus 470 438 -6.8
Czech Republic 765 701 -8.4
Denmark 1,149 1,233 7.3
Estonia 228 241 5.7
Finland 639 640 0.2
France 8,098 8,232 1.7
Georgia 460 481 4.6
Germany 9,458 9,347 -1.2
Gibraltar 2 4 100.0
Greece 1,874 1,922 2.6
Hungary 670 655 -2.2
Iceland 369 391 6.0
Ireland 1,167 1,106 -5.2
Italy 4,308 4,284 -0.6
Kosovo 121 114 -5.8
Latvia 324 308 -4.9
Liechtenstein 5 14 180.0
Lithuania 338 288 -14.8
Luxembourg 59 68 15.3
Macedonia 257 222 -13.6
Malta 19 41 115.8
Moldova 411 416 1.2
Monaco 22 43 95.5
Montenegro 85 112 31.8
Netherlands 1,833 1,975 7.7
Norway 1,822 2,016 10.6
Poland 1,852 1,838 -0.8
Portugal 981 970 -1.1
Romania 1,883 1,607 -14.7
Russia 4,692 4,805 2.4
San Marino 2 3 50.0
Serbia 1,067 1,068 0.1
Slovakia 419 424 1.2
Slovenia 178 171 -3.9
Spain 4,330 4,924 13.7
Sweden 3,236 3,926 21.3
Switzerland 1,287 1,362 5.8
Turkey 12,184 11,973 -1.7
Ukraine 1,583 1,535 -3.0
United Kingdom 8,947 9,186 2.7
Vatican City/Holy See 4 1 -75.0
Europe, Unspecified 31 18 -41.9
       
       
LATIN AMERICA 64,169 64,021 -0.2
       
Caribbean 11,644 10,987 -5.6
Anguilla 43 29 -32.6
Antigua and Barbuda 193 183 -5.2
Aruba 94 67 -28.7
Bahamas 1,720 1,737 1.0
Barbados 332 267 -19.6
British Virgin Islands 94 116 23.4
Cayman Islands 165 181 9.7
Cuba 62 57 -8.1
Dominica 256 261 2.0
Dominican Republic 1,393 1,610 15.6
Grenada 189 261 38.1
Guadeloupe 14 15 7.1
Haiti 888 889 0.1
Jamaica 3,172 2,694 -15.1
Martinique 8 3 -62.5
Montserrat 8 2 -75.0
Netherlands Antilles 201 155 -22.9
St. Kitts and Nevis 217 269 24.0
St. Lucia 526 352 -33.1
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 105 95 -9.5
Trinidad and Tobago 1,882 1,689 -10.3
Turks and Caicos 82 55 -32.9
       
Mexico and Central America 20,361 20,432 0.3
Belize 388 370 -4.6
Costa Rica 1,105 1,078 -2.4
El Salvador 1,157 1,151 -0.5
Guatemala 1,042 1,048 0.6
Honduras 1,349 1,407 4.3
Mexico 13,713 13,893 1.3
Nicaragua 434 363 -16.4
Panama 1,173 1,122 -4.3
       
South America 32,164 32,602 1.4
Argentina 2,105 1,888 -10.3
Bolivia 977 1,025 4.9
Brazil 8,777 9,029 2.9
Chile 2,164 2,203 1.8
Colombia 6,456 6,295 -2.5
Ecuador 2,150 2,160 0.5
French Guiana 28 1 -96.4
Guyana 272 224 -17.6
Paraguay 322 342 6.2
Peru 2,939 2,702 -8.1
Suriname 94 92 -2.1
Uruguay 389 360 -7.5
Venezuela 5,491 6,281 14.4
       
       
MIDDLE EAST 42,543 56,664 33.2
Bahrain 409 438 7.1
Iran 5,626 6,982 24.1
Iraq 616 809 31.3
Israel 2,701 2,490 -7.8
Jordan 2,002 2,062 3.0
Kuwait 2,998 3,722 24.1
Lebanon 1,462 1,350 -7.7
Oman 313 538 71.9
Palestinian Territories 331 331 0.0
Qatar 716 979 36.7
Saudi Arabia 22,704 34,139 50.4
Syria 526 458 -12.9
United Arab Emirates 1,871 2,097 12.1
Yemen 268 269 0.4
       
       
NORTH AMERICA 27,941 27,210 -2.6
Bermuda 395 389 -1.5
Canada 27,546 26,821 -2.6
       
       
OCEANIA 5,610 5,697 1.6
Australia 3,777 3,848 1.9
Cook Islands 4 6 50.0
Fiji 138 122 -11.6
French Polynesia 30 42 40.0
Kiribati 31 48 54.8
Marshall Islands 52 39 -25.0
Micronesia 131 98 -25.2
Nauru 11 7 -36.4
New Caledonia 13 8 -38.5
New Zealand 1,164 1,204 3.4
Niue 8 8 0.0
Palau 31 21 -32.3
Papua New Guinea 50 60 20.0
Samoa 49 51 4.1
Solomon Islands 7 13 85.7
Tonga 103 104 1.0
Tuvalu 2 3 50.0
Vanuatu 8 8 0.0
Wallis and Futuna 1 7 600.0
       
Stateless 10 8 -20.0
       
WORLD TOTAL 723,249 764,495 5.7

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