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2011/12 - 2012/13

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TOTALS BY PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2011/12 & 2012/13
Place of Origin 2011/12 2012/13 % Change
       
SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA 30,046 30,585 1.8
       
East Africa 7,827 7,761 -0.8
Burundi 103 124 20.4
Djibouti 8 13 62.5
Eritrea 110 106 -3.6
Ethiopia 1,334 1,463 9.7
Kenya 3,898 3,516 -9.8
Rwanda 465 565 21.5
Seychelles 10 16 60.0
Somalia 34 30 -11.8
South Sudan - 8 -
Sudan 180 187 3.9
Tanzania 906 950 4.9
Uganda 779 783 0.5
       
Central Africa 2,778 2,861 3.0
Cameroon 1,530 1,472 -3.8
Central African Republic 28 28 0.0
Chad 84 89 6.0
Congo, Rep. of the 249 309 24.1
Congo, Dem. Rep. of the 320 386 20.6
Equatorial Guinea 164 196 19.5
Gabon 402 378 -6.0
São Tomé & Príncipe 1 3 200.0
       
Southern Africa 5,196 5,511 6.1
Angola 779 812 4.2
Botswana 175 216 23.4
Comoros 9 19 111.1
Lesotho 46 41 -10.9
Madagascar 133 124 -6.8
Malawi 258 252 -2.3
Mauritius 205 228 11.2
Mozambique 67 88 31.3
Namibia 63 65 3.2
Reunion 1 2 100.0
South Africa 1,610 1,816 12.8
Swaziland 154 182 18.2
Zambia 535 496 -7.3
Zimbabwe 1,161 1,170 0.8
       
West Africa 14,245 14,452 1.5
Benin 313 318 1.6
Burkina Faso 631 627 -0.6
Cape Verde 87 81 -6.9
Côte d’Ivoire/Ivory Coast 955 980 2.6
Gambia 383 328 -14.4
Ghana 2,769 2,863 3.4
Guinea 104 79 -24.0
Guinea-Bissau 12 10 -16.7
Liberia 159 172 8.2
Mali 402 383 -4.7
Mauritania 61 71 16.4
Niger 279 194 -30.5
Nigeria 7,028 7,316 4.1
Saint Helena 1 1 0.0
Senegal 681 688 1.0
Sierra Leone 130 123 -5.4
Togo 250 218 -12.8
       
       
ASIA 489,970 525,849 7.3
Asia, Unspecified - 1 -
       
East Asia 319,515 357,596 11.9
China 194,029 235,597 21.4
Hong Kong 8,032 8,026 -0.1
Japan 19,966 19,568 -2.0
Macau 505 533 5.5
Mongolia 1,423 1,361 -4.4
North Korea 15 17 13.3
South Korea 72,295 70,627 -2.3
Taiwan 23,250 21,867 -5.9
       
South and Central Asia 124,392 121,100 -2.6
Afghanistan 371 449 21.0
Bangladesh 3,314 3,828 15.5
Bhutan 100 133 33.0
India 100,270 96,754 -3.5
Kazakhstan 1,938 1,969 1.6
Kyrgyzstan 254 261 2.8
Maldives 29 33 13.8
Nepal 9,621 8,920 -7.3
Pakistan 4,600 4,772 3.7
Sri Lanka 2,902 3,046 5.0
Tajikistan 298 312 4.7
Turkmenistan 209 178 -14.8
Uzbekistan 486 445 -8.4
       
Southeast Asia 46,063 47,152 2.4
Brunei 69 61 -11.6
Cambodia 333 393 18.0
East Timor 40 47 17.5
Indonesia 7,131 7,670 7.6
Laos 43 50 16.3
Malaysia 6,743 6,791 0.7
Myanmar 807 955 18.3
Philippines 3,194 3,215 0.7
Singapore 4,505 4,558 1.2
Thailand 7,626 7,314 -4.1
Vietnam 15,572 16,098 3.4
       
       
EUROPE 85,423 85,823 0.5
Albania 659 649 -1.5
Andorra 24 13 -45.8
Armenia 363 345 -5.0
Austria 989 1,036 4.8
Azerbaijan 460 388 -15.7
Belarus 358 355 -0.8
Belgium 880 894 1.6
Bosnia and Herzegovina 341 364 6.7
Bulgaria 1,694 1,473 -13.0
Croatia 552 581 5.3
Cyprus 438 425 -3.0
Czech Republic 701 776 10.7
Denmark 1,233 1,359 10.2
Estonia 241 218 -9.5
Finland 640 691 8.0
France 8,232 8,297 0.8
Georgia 481 456 -5.2
Germany 9,347 9,819 5.0
Gibraltar 4 4 0.0
Greece 1,922 2,046 6.5
Hungary 655 690 5.3
Iceland 391 384 -1.8
Ireland 1,106 1,158 4.7
Italy 4,284 4,276 -0.2
Kosovo 114 106 -7.0
Latvia 308 295 -4.2
Liechtenstein 14 7 -50.0
Lithuania 288 284 -1.4
Luxembourg 68 87 27.9
Macedonia 222 237 6.8
Malta 41 51 24.4
Moldova 416 379 -8.9
Monaco 43 21 -51.2
Montenegro 112 109 -2.7
Netherlands 1,975 1,948 -1.4
Norway 2,016 2,097 4.0
Poland 1,838 1,581 -14.0
Portugal 970 949 -2.2
Romania 1,607 1,460 -9.1
Russia 4,805 4,898 1.9
San Marino 3 3 0.0
Serbia 1,068 1,041 -2.5
Slovakia 424 362 -14.6
Slovenia 171 227 32.7
Spain 4,924 5,033 2.2
Sweden 3,926 4,283 9.1
Switzerland 1,362 1,420 4.3
Turkey 11,973 11,278 -5.8
Ukraine 1,535 1,490 -2.9
United Kingdom 9,186 9,467 3.1
Vatican City/Holy See 1 1 0.0
Europe, Unspecified 18 12 -33.3
       
       
LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN 64,410 66,864 3.8
       
Caribbean 11,376 11,100 -2.4
Anguilla 29 15 -48.3
Antigua and Barbuda 183 188 2.7
Aruba 67 69 3.0
Bahamas 1,737 1,629 -6.2
Barbados 267 293 9.7
Bermuda 389 406 4.4
British Virgin Islands 116 112 -3.4
Cayman Islands 181 175 -3.3
Cuba 57 76 33.3
Curacao - 4 -
Dominica 261 237 -9.2
Dominican Republic 1,610 1,803 12.0
Grenada 261 225 -13.8
Guadeloupe 15 11 -26.7
Haiti 889 934 5.1
Jamaica 2,694 2,499 -7.2
Martinique 3 4 33.3
Montserrat 2 3 50.0
Netherlands Antilles 155 194 25.2
St. Kitts and Nevis 269 234 -13.0
St. Lucia 352 330 -6.3
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 95 98 3.2
Trinidad and Tobago 1,689 1,532 -9.3
Turks and Caicos 55 29 -47.3
       
Mexico and Central America 20,432 21,072 3.1
Belize 370 333 -10.0
Costa Rica 1,078 1,074 -0.4
El Salvador 1,151 1,172 1.8
Guatemala 1,048 1,113 6.2
Honduras 1,407 1,513 7.5
Mexico 13,893 14,199 2.2
Nicaragua 363 434 19.6
Panama 1,122 1,234 10.0
       
South America 32,602 34,692 6.4
Argentina 1,888 1847 -2.2
Bolivia 1,025 1,024 -0.1
Brazil 9,029 10,868 20.4
Chile 2,203 2,349 6.6
Colombia 6,295 6,543 3.9
Ecuador 2,160 2,299 6.4
Falkland Islands - 7 -
French Guiana 1 4 300.0
Guyana 224 206 -8.0
Paraguay 342 395 15.5
Peru 2,702 2,539 -6.0
Suriname 92 88 -4.3
Uruguay 360 365 1.4
Venezuela 6,281 6,158 -2.0
       
       
MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA 62,120 77,049 24.0
       
MIDDLE EAST 56,664 71,170 25.6
Bahrain 438 459 4.8
Iran 6,982 8,744 25.2
Iraq 809 1,074 32.8
Israel 2,490 2,430 -2.4
Jordan 2,062 2,109 2.3
Kuwait 3,722 5,115 37.4
Lebanon 1,350 1,266 -6.2
Oman 538 980 82.2
Palestinian Territories 331 319 -3.6
Qatar 979 994 1.5
Saudi Arabia 34,139 44,566 30.5
Syria 458 505 10.3
United Arab Emirates 2,097 2,256 7.6
Yemen 269 353 31.2
       
North Africa 5,456 5,879 7.8
Algeria 177 176 -0.6
Egypt 2,201 2,608 18.5
Libya 1,328 1,343 1.1
Morocco 1,305 1,293 -0.9
Tunisia 445 459 3.1
       
       
NORTH AMERICA 26,821 27,357 2.0
Canada 26,821 27,357 2.0
       
       
OCEANIA 5,697 6,104 7.1
Australia 3,848 4,121 7.1
Cook Islands 6 7 16.7
Fiji 122 136 11.5
French Polynesia 42 37 -11.9
Kiribati 48 70 45.8
Marshall Islands 39 42 7.7
Micronesia 98 88 -10.2
Nauru 7 1 -85.7
New Caledonia 8 7 -12.5
New Zealand 1,204 1,311 8.9
Niue 8 7 -12.5
Palau 21 20 -4.8
Papua New Guinea 60 78 30.0
Samoa 51 53 3.9
Solomon Islands 13 10 -23.1
Tonga 104 105 1.0
Tuvalu 3 2 -33.3
Vanuatu 8 7 -12.5
Wallis and Futuna 7 2 -71.4
       
       
Stateless 8 13 62.5
       
       
WORLD TOTAL 764,495 819,644 7.2

* Beginning with Open Doors 2013, the Africa region was changed to Sub-Saharan Africa and North Africa was grouped with the Middle East to create a Middle East & North Africa region. Bermuda has been moved from North America to the Caribbean.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (20123 "International Student Totals by Place of Origin, 2011/12- 2012/13." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors