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2010/11 - 2011/12

TOP 25 PLACES OF ORIGIN OF INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS, 2010/11 & 2011/12
           
Rank Place of Origin 2010/11 2011/12 % of Total % Change
  WORLD TOTAL 115,313 116,917 100.0 1.4
           
1 China 30,093 32,120 27.5 6.7
2 India 11,930 11,467 9.8 -3.9
3 South Korea 9,257 8,769 7.5 -5.3
4 Germany 5,588 5,477 4.7 -2.0
5 Japan 4,968 4,783 4.1 -3.7
6 Canada 4,745 4,493 3.8 -5.3
7 France 4,223 4,287 3.7 1.5
8 Italy 3,636 3,792 3.2 4.3
9 Spain 2,831 2,863 2.4 1.1
10 United Kingdom 2,772 2,741 2.3 -1.1
11 Brazil 2,194 2,627 2.2 19.7
12 Turkey 2,106 2,323 2.0 10.3
13 Taiwan 2,117 2,129 1.8 0.6
14 Israel 1,639 1,702 1.5 3.8
15 Mexico 1,348 1,390 1.2 3.1
16 Russia 1,307 1,262 1.1 -3.4
17 Netherlands 1,184 1,140 1.0 -3.7
18 Iran 743 1,056 0.9 42.1
19 Australia 1,042 1,002 0.9 -3.8
20 Poland 799 817 0.7 2.3
21 Greece 781 801 0.7 2.6
22 Switzerland 744 799 0.7 7.4
23 Thailand 748 777 0.7 3.9
24 Colombia 722 732 0.6 1.4
25 Argentina 708 712 0.6 0.6

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2012). "Top 25 Places of Origin of International Scholars, 2010/11-2011/12." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors