International Students in Australia

International Students in Australia

Total international student enrollment:
242,351

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions?
Yes

Top 10 sending places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 China 97,423 40.2%
2 Malaysia 17,973 7.4%
3 India 15,507 6.4%
4 Vietnam 10,967 4.5%
5 Indonesia 9,351 3.9%
6 South Korea 8,772 3.6%
7 Singapore 8,381 3.5%
8 Nepal 6,895 2.8%
9 Saudi Arabia 6,189 2.6%
10 Thailand 3,722 1.5%
All Others 57,171 23.6%

Level of study information for the top 10 places of origin (35 KB, XLS)

Field of study information for the top 10 places of origin (35 KB, XLS)




Source: Australian Education International (AEI)

Total international student enrollment:
230,595

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions?
Yes

Top 10 sending places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 China 75,558 32.8%
2 India 19,238 8.3%
3 Malaysia 15,687 6.8%
4 Hong Kong 10,395 4.5%
5 Indonesia 8,977 3.9%
6 Vietnam 8,950 3.9%
7 Singapore 8,189 3.6%
8 South Korea 6,927 3.0%
9 United States 6,642 2.9%
10 Saudi Arabia 5,079 2.2%
All Others 64,953 28.2%



Source: Australian Education International (AEI)

Total international student enrollment:
245,593

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions?
Yes

Top 10 sending places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 China 69,290 28.2%
2 India 26,398 10.7%
3 Malaysia 19,831 8.1%
4 Hong Kong 12,913 5.3%
5 Singapore 10,347 4.2%
6 Indonesia 10,065 4.1%
7 United States 8,198 3.3%
8 Vietnam 7,595 3.1%
9 South Korea 6,759 2.8%
10 Canada 4,439 1.8%
All Others 69,758 28.4%

Level of study

Level of Study Number of Students Percent of Total
Undergraduate 134,970 55.0%
Graduate/Post-Graduate 95,303 38.8%
Non-degree (all levels) 15,320 6.2%



Source: Australian Education International (AEI)

Total international student enrollment:
223,508

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions?
Yes

Top 10 sending places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 China 56,603 25.3%
2 India 26,062 11.7%
3 Malaysia 18,349 8.2%
4 Hong Kong 12,507 5.6%
5 Indonesia 9,879 4.4%
6 United States 9,280 4.2%
7 Singapore 8,595 3.8%
8 South Korea 6,311 2.8%
9 Vietnam 5,190 2.3%
10 Thailand 4,195 1.9%
All Others 66,537 29.8%



Source: Australian Education International (AEI)

Total international student enrollment:
202,448

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions?
Yes

Top 10 sending places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 China 51,145 25.3%
2 India 27,586 13.6%
3 Malaysia 15,640 7.7%
4 United States 10,177 5.0%
5 Hong Kong 10,068 5.0%
6 Indonesia 8,107 4.0%
7 Singapore 7,612 3.8%
8 South Korea 6,369 3.1%
9 Thailand 4,806 2.4%
10 Germany 3,854 1.9%
All Others 57,084 28.2%



Source: Australian Education International (AEI)

Total international student enrollment:
167,954

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions?
Yes

Top 10 sending places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Place of Origin Percent of Total
1 China 27.0%
2 India 14.2%
3 Malaysia 8.8%
4 Hong Kong 5.9%
5 Indonesia 5.1%
6 Singapore 4.7%
7 South Korea 3.3%
8 Thailand 2.8%
9 Taiwan 2.2%
10 Japan 2.0%
All Others 24.0%



Note: DEST included AEI and HEC (Higher Education Collection). For more information, please contact AEI.

Source: The Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST)

Total international student enrollment:
160,000

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions?
Yes

Top 10 sending places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Place of Origin Percent of Total
1 China 24.4%
2 India 13.6%
3 Malaysia 9.4%
4 Hong Kong 6.5%
5 Indonesia 5.8%
6 Singapore 5.1%
7 South Korea 3.3%
8 Thailand 3.2%
9 Taiwan 2.4%
10 Bangladesh 2.2%
All Others 24.1%



Note: DEST included AEI and HEC (Higher Education Collection). For more information, please contact AEI.

Source: The Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST)

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