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2009/10 - 2010/11

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TOTALS BY PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2009/10 & 2010/11
Place of Origin 2009/10 2010/11 % Change
       
AFRICA 37,062 36,890 -0.5
       
East Africa 9,872 8,863 -10.2
Burundi 113 123 8.8
Djibouti 3 11 266.7
Eritrea 164 120 -26.8
Ethiopia 1,553 1,392 -10.4
Kenya 5,384 4,666 -13.3
Rwanda 451 457 1.3
Seychelles 5 6 20.0
Somalia 36 26 -27.8
Sudan 213 236 10.8
Tanzania 1,098 1,006 -8.4
Uganda 852 820 -3.8
       
Central Africa 2,872 2,831 -1.4
Cameroon 1,881 1,659 -11.8
Central African Republic 32 29 -9.4
Chad 96 99 3.1
Congo, Rep. of the 229 240 4.8
Congo, Dem. Rep. of the 249 252 1.2
Equatorial Guinea 78 119 52.6
Gabon 306 431 40.8
São Tomé & Príncipe 1 2 100.0
       
North Africa 4,941 5,420 9.7
Algeria 178 158 -11.2
Egypt 2,271 2,181 -4.0
Libya 1,064 1,494 40.4
Morocco 1,120 1,201 7.2
Tunisia 308 386 25.3
       
Southern Africa 5,313 5,330 0.3
Angola 615 699 13.7
Botswana 212 229 8.0
Comoros 50 23 -54.0
Lesotho 48 51 6.3
Madagascar 142 146 2.8
Malawi 274 269 -1.8
Mauritius 210 247 17.6
Mozambique 88 76 -13.6
Namibia 76 73 -3.9
Reunion 2 7 250.0
South Africa 1,656 1,669 0.8
Swaziland 140 146 4.3
Zambia 641 560 -12.6
Zimbabwe 1,159 1,135 -2.1
       
West Africa 14,064 14,446 2.7
Benin 342 289 -15.5
Burkina Faso 680 626 -7.9
Cape Verde 42 55 31.0
Côte d’Ivoire/Ivory Coast 867 904 4.3
Gambia 299 385 28.8
Ghana 2,951 2,900 -1.7
Guinea 180 139 -22.8
Guinea-Bissau 15 12 -20.0
Liberia 231 172 -25.5
Mali 500 481 -3.8
Mauritania 52 60 15.4
Niger 228 247 8.3
Nigeria 6,568 7,148 8.8
Saint Helena 2 4 100.0
Senegal 624 600 -3.8
Sierra Leone 173 183 5.8
Togo 310 241 -22.3
       
ASIA 435,667 461,903 6.0
       
East Asia 261,125 286,925 9.9
China 127,628 157,558 23.5
Hong Kong 8,034 8,136 1.3
Japan 24,842 21,290 -14.3
Macau 468 497 6.2
Mongolia 1,258 1,259 0.1
North Korea 57 16 -71.9
South Korea 72,153 73,351 1.7
Taiwan 26,685 24,818 -7.0
       
South and Central Asia 130,725 128,958 -1.4
Afghanistan 426 429 0.7
Bangladesh 2,619 2,873 9.7
Bhutan 126 115 -8.7
India 104,897 103,895 -1.0
Kazakhstan 1,936 1,890 -2.4
Kyrgyzstan 274 279 1.8
Maldives 39 34 -12.8
Nepal 11,233 10,301 -8.3
Pakistan 5,222 5,045 -3.4
Sri Lanka 2,957 2,965 0.3
Tajikistan 288 249 -13.5
Turkmenistan 195 210 7.7
Uzbekistan 513 560 9.2
Central Asia, Unspecified 0 113 -
       
Southeast Asia 43,817 46,020 5.0
Brunei 43 66 53.5
Cambodia 347 340 -2.0
East Timor 26 48 84.6
Indonesia 6,943 6,942 0.0
Laos 64 49 -23.4
Malaysia 6,190 6,735 8.8
Myanmar 695 796 14.5
Philippines 3,815 3,604 -5.5
Singapore 4,051 4,316 6.5
Thailand 8,531 8,236 -3.5
Vietnam 13,112 14,888 13.5
       
EUROPE 85,084 84,296 -0.9
Albania 790 697 -11.8
Andorra 11 14 27.3
Armenia 374 350 -6.4
Austria 994 1,019 2.5
Azerbaijan 409 440 7.6
Belarus 408 347 -15.0
Belgium 845 904 7.0
Bosnia and Herzegovina 404 356 -11.9
Bulgaria 2,495 1,957 -21.6
Croatia 623 583 -6.4
Cyprus 586 470 -19.8
Czech Republic 828 765 -7.6
Denmark 989 1,149 16.2
Estonia 220 228 3.6
Finland 663 639 -3.6
France 7,716 8,098 5.0
Georgia 448 460 2.7
Germany 9,548 9,458 -0.9
Gibraltar 18 2 -88.9
Greece 1,837 1,874 2.0
Hungary 664 670 0.9
Iceland 407 369 -9.3
Ireland 1,212 1,167 -3.7
Italy 4,072 4,308 5.8
Kosovo 88 121 37.5
Latvia 286 324 13.3
Liechtenstein 8 5 -37.5
Lithuania 361 338 -6.4
Luxembourg 56 59 5.4
Macedonia 278 257 -7.6
Malta 32 19 -40.6
Moldova 441 411 -6.8
Monaco 23 22 -4.3
Montenegro 94 85 -9.6
Netherlands 1,830 1,833 0.2
Norway 1,467 1,822 24.2
Poland 2,264 1,852 -18.2
Portugal 1,015 981 -3.3
Romania 2,204 1,883 -14.6
Russia 4,827 4,692 -2.8
San Marino 2 2 0.0
Serbia 1,232 1,098 -10.9
Slovakia 466 419 -10.1
Slovenia 192 178 -7.3
Spain 3,971 4,330 9.0
Sweden 3,116 3,236 3.9
Switzerland 1,284 1,287 0.2
Turkey 12,397 12,184 -1.7
Ukraine 1,727 1,583 -8.3
United Kingdom 8,861 8,947 1.0
Vatican City/Holy See 1 4 300.0
Europe, Unspecified 57 31 -45.6
       
LATIN AMERICA 65,632 64,169 -2.2
       
Caribbean 13,112 11,644 -11.2
Anguilla 65 43 -33.8
Antigua and Barbuda 213 193 -9.4
Aruba 72 94 30.6
Bahamas 1,828 1,720 -5.9
Barbados 360 332 -7.8
British Virgin Islands 122 94 -23.0
Cayman Islands 158 165 4.4
Cuba 88 62 -29.5
Dominica 301 256 -15.0
Dominican Republic 1,400 1,393 -0.5
Grenada 231 189 -18.2
Guadeloupe 14 14 0.0
Haiti 1,012 888 -12.3
Jamaica 3,530 3,172 -10.1
Martinique 8 8 0.0
Montserrat 15 8 -46.7
Netherlands Antilles 244 201 -17.6
St. Kitts and Nevis 244 217 -11.1
St. Lucia 529 526 -0.6
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 124 105 -15.3
Trinidad and Tobago 2,402 1,882 -21.6
Turks and Caicos Islands 146 82 -43.8
Caribbean, Unspecified 6 0 -100.0
       
Mexico and Central America 19,956 20,361 2.0
Belize 415 388 -6.5
Costa Rica 1,089 1,105 1.5
El Salvador 1,208 1,157 -4.2
Guatemala 992 1,042 5.0
Honduras 1,337 1,349 0.9
Mexico 13,450 13,713 2.0
Nicaragua 383 434 13.3
Panama 1,082 1,173 8.4
       
South America 32,564 32,164 -1.2
Argentina 2,165 2,105 -2.8
Bolivia 1,039 977 -6.0
Brazil 8,786 8,777 -0.1
Chile 2,055 2,164 5.3
Colombia 6,920 6,456 -6.7
Ecuador 2,232 2,150 -3.7
Falkland Islands 1 0 -100.0
French Guiana 2 28 1,300.0
Guyana 296 272 -8.1
Paraguay 340 322 -5.3
Peru 3,279 2,939 -10.4
Suriname 101 94 -6.9
Uruguay 390 389 -0.3
Venezuela 4,958 5,491 10.8
       
MIDDLE EAST 33,797 42,543 25.9
Bahrain 415 409 -1.4
Iran 4,731 5,626 18.9
Iraq 423 616 45.6
Israel 2,778 2,701 -2.8
Jordan 1,995 2,002 0.4
Kuwait 2,442 2,998 22.8
Lebanon 1,608 1,462 -9.1
Oman 286 313 9.4
Palestinian Territories 304 331 8.9
Qatar 663 716 8.0
Saudi Arabia 15,810 22,704 43.6
Syria 424 526 24.1
United Arab Emirates 1,653 1,871 13.2
Yemen 265 268 1.1
       
NORTH AMERICA 28,574 27,941 -2.2
Bermuda 429 395 -7.9
Canada 28,145 27,546 -2.1
       
OCEANIA 5,091 5,610 10.2
Australia 3,296 3,777 14.6
Cook Islands 9 4 -55.6
Fiji 157 138 -12.1
French Polynesia 28 30 7.1
Kiribati 31 31 0.0
Marshall Islands 51 52 2.0
Micronesia 115 131 13.9
Nauru 2 11 450.0
New Caledonia 12 13 8.3
New Zealand 1,103 1,164 5.5
Niue 36 8 -77.8
Norfolk Island 5 0 -100.0
Palau 32 31 -3.1
Papua New Guinea 52 50 -3.8
Samoa 43 49 14.0
Solomon Islands 8 7 -12.5
Tonga 102 103 1.0
Tuvalu 2 2 0.0
Vanuatu 5 8 60.0
Wallis and Futuna 2 1 -50.0
       
Stateless 16 10 -37.5
       
WORLD TOTAL 690,923 723,277 4.7

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2011). "International Student Totals by Place of Origin, 2009/10 - 2010/11." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors