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International Scholars: Leading Places of Origin

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2007/08 - 2008/09

TOP 25 PLACES OF ORIGIN OF INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS, 2007/08 & 2008/09
           
Rank Place of Origin 2007/08 2008/09 % of Total % Change
WORLD TOTAL 106,123 113,494 100.0 6.9
1 China 23,779 26,645 23.5 12.1
2 India 9,959 10,814 9.5 8.6
3 South Korea 9,888 9,975 8.8 0.9
4 Japan 5,692 5,635 5.0 -1.0
5 Germany 5,269 5,300 4.7 0.6
6 Canada 4,758 4,692 4.1 -1.4
7 France 3,802 4,171 3.7 9.7
8 Italy 3,273 3,548 3.1 8.4
9 United Kingdom 2,823 2,846 2.5 0.8
10 Spain 2,320 2,481 2.2 6.9
11 Brazil 2,071 2,363 2.1 14.1
12 Taiwan 2,185 2,142 1.9 -2.0
13 Israel 1,698 1,745 1.5 2.8
14 Turkey 1,539 1,702 1.5 10.6
15 Russia 1,945 1,628 1.4 -16.3
16 Mexico 1,396 1,371 1.2 -1.8
17 Netherlands 1,018 1,181 1.0 16.0
18 Australia 1,163 1,137 1.0 -2.2
19 Argentina 781 991 0.9 26.9
20 Poland 840 833 0.7 -0.8
21 Greece 729 766 0.7 5.1
22 Thailand 696 763 0.7 9.6
23 Switzerland 715 749 0.7 4.8
24 Egypt 759 717 0.6 -5.5
25 Sweden 683 711 0.6 4.1

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2009). "Leading Places of Origin of International Scholars, 2007/08-2008/09." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors