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2012/13 - 2013/14

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2012/13 & 2013/14
Place of Origin 2012/13 2013/14 % of Total % Change
         
AFRICA, SUB-SAHARAN 30,585 31,113 3.5 1.7
         
East Africa 7,761 7,549 0.9 -2.7
Burundi 124 122   -1.6
Djibouti 13 7   -46.2
Eritrea 106 97   -8.5
Ethiopia 1,463 1,516   3.6
Kenya 3,516 3,201   -9.0
Rwanda 565 720   27.4
Seychelles 16 16   0.0
Somalia 30 15   -50.0
South Sudan 8 18   125.0
Sudan 187 186   -0.5
Tanzania 950 889   -6.4
Uganda 783 762   -2.7
         
Central Africa 2,861 2,883 0.3 0.8
Cameroon 1,472 1,285   -12.7
Central African Republic 28 11   -60.7
Chad 89 81   -9.0
Congo, Republic of the (Brazzaville) 309 282   -8.7
Congo, Dem. Rep. of the (Kinshasa) 386 571   47.9
Equatorial Guinea 196 253   29.1
Gabon 378 397   5.0
São Tomé & Príncipe 3 3   0.0
         
Southern Africa 5,511 5,683 0.6 3.1
Angola 812 985   21.3
Botswana 216 228   5.6
Comoros 19 27   42.1
Lesotho 41 41   0.0
Madagascar 124 151   21.8
Malawi 252 275   9.1
Mauritius 228 221   -3.1
Mozambique 88 91   3.4
Namibia 65 61   -6.2
Reunion 2 2   0.0
South Africa 1,816 1,716   -5.5
Swaziland 182 177   -2.7
Zambia 496 502   1.2
Zimbabwe 1,170 1,206   3.1
         
West Africa 14,452 14,998 1.7 3.8
Benin 318 291   -8.5
Burkina Faso 627 526   -16.1
Cabo Verde/Cape Verde 81 69   -14.8
Côte d’Ivoire/Ivory Coast 980 1,116   13.9
Gambia 328 300   -8.5
Ghana 2,863 2,914   1.8
Guinea 79 80   1.3
Guinea-Bissau 10 15   50.0
Liberia 172 161   -6.4
Mali 383 315   -17.8
Mauritania 71 63   -11.3
Niger 194 217   11.9
Nigeria 7,316 7,921   8.3
Saint Helena 1 -   -
Senegal 688 633   -8.0
Sierra Leone 123 146   18.7
Togo 218 231   6.0
         
         
ASIA 525,849 568,510 64.2 8.1
Asia, Unspecified 1 -   -
         
East Asia 357,596 393,205 44.4 10.0
China 235,597 274,439   16.5
Hong Kong 8,026 8,104   1.0
Japan 19,568 19,334   -1.2
Macau 533 552   3.6
Mongolia 1,361 1,444   6.1
North Korea 17 19   11.8
South Korea 70,627 68,047   -3.7
Taiwan 21,867 21,266   -2.7
         
South and Central Asia 121,100 127,301 14.4 5.1
Afghanistan 449 450   0.2
Bangladesh 3,828 4,802   25.4
Bhutan 133 127   -4.5
India 96,754 102,673   6.1
Kazakhstan 1,969 2,012   2.2
Kyrgyzstan 261 244   -6.5
Maldives 33 39   18.2
Nepal 8,920 8,155   -8.6
Pakistan 4,772 4,935   3.4
Sri Lanka 3,046 2,917   -4.2
Tajikistan 312 270   -13.5
Turkmenistan 178 214   20.2
Uzbekistan 445 463   4.0
         
Southeast Asia 47,152 48,004 5.4 1.8
Brunei 61 60   -1.6
Cambodia 393 432   9.9
East Timor 47 47   0.0
Indonesia 7,670 7,920   3.3
Laos 50 57   14.0
Malaysia 6,791 6,822   0.5
Myanmar 955 1,042   9.1
Philippines 3,215 3,112   -3.2
Singapore 4,558 4,592   0.7
Thailand 7,314 7,341   0.4
Vietnam 16,098 16,579   3.0
         
         
EUROPE 85,823 86,885 9.8 1.2
Albania 649 636   -2.0
Andorra 13 9   -30.8
Armenia 345 272   -21.2
Austria 1,036 1,062   2.5
Azerbaijan 388 383   -1.3
Belarus 355 306   -13.8
Belgium 894 948   6.0
Bosnia and Herzegovina 364 319   -12.4
Bulgaria 1,473 1,252   -15.0
Croatia 581 529   -9.0
Cyprus 425 419   -1.4
Czech Republic 776 736   -5.2
Denmark 1,359 1,470   8.2
Estonia 218 212   -2.8
Finland 691 656   -5.1
France 8,297 8,302   0.1
Georgia 456 496   8.8
Germany 9,819 10,160   3.5
Gibraltar 4 2   -50.0
Greece 2,046 2,170   6.1
Hungary 690 667   -3.3
Iceland 384 390   1.6
Ireland 1,158 1,156   -0.2
Italy 4,276 4,443   3.9
Kosovo 106 112   5.7
Latvia 295 266   -9.8
Liechtenstein 7 8   14.3
Lithuania 284 287   1.1
Luxembourg 87 95   9.2
Macedonia 237 237   0.0
Malta 51 52   2.0
Moldova 379 328   -13.5
Monaco 21 28   33.3
Montenegro 109 95   -12.8
Netherlands 1,948 2,074   6.5
Norway 2,097 2,304   9.9
Poland 1,581 1,520   -3.9
Portugal 949 877   -7.6
Romania 1,460 1,317   -9.8
Russia 4,898 5,138   4.9
San Marino 3 1   -66.7
Serbia 1,041 966   -7.2
Slovakia 362 356   -1.7
Slovenia 227 188   -17.2
Spain 5,033 5,350   6.3
Sweden 4,283 4,369   2.0
Switzerland 1,420 1,441   1.5
Turkey 11,278 10,821   -4.1
Ukraine 1,490 1,464   -1.7
United Kingdom 9,467 10,191   7.6
Vatican City/Holy See 1 1   0.0
Europe, Unspecified 12 4   -66.7
         
         
LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN 66,864 72,318 8.2 8.2
         
Caribbean 11,100 10,879 1.2 -2.0
Anguilla 15 21   40.0
Antigua and Barbuda 188 215   14.4
Aruba 69 74   7.2
Bahamas 1,629 1,744   7.1
Barbados 293 285   -2.7
Bermuda 406 388   -4.4
British Virgin Islands 112 80   -28.6
Cayman Islands 175 187   6.9
Cuba 76 69   -9.2
Curacao* 4 76   1,800.0
Dominica 237 191   -19.4
Dominican Republic 1,803 1,746   -3.2
Grenada 225 189   -16.0
Guadeloupe 11 18   63.6
Haiti 934 942   0.9
Jamaica 2,499 2,502   0.1
Martinique 4 7   75.0
Montserrat 3 1   -66.7
Netherlands Antilles* 194 -   -
St. Kitts and Nevis 234 190   -18.8
St. Lucia 330 322   -2.4
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 98 105   7.1
Sint Maarten* - 46   -
Trinidad and Tobago 1,532 1,440   -6.0
Turks and Caicos 29 29   0.0
Caribbean, Unspecified - 12   -
         
Mexico and Central America 21,072 22,276 2.5 5.7
Belize 333 324   -2.7
Costa Rica 1,074 1,067   -0.7
El Salvador 1,172 1,233   5.2
Guatemala 1,113 1,252   12.5
Honduras 1,513 1,756   16.1
Mexico 14,199 14,779   4.1
Nicaragua 434 437   0.7
Panama 1,234 1,428   15.7
         
South America 34,692 39,163 4.4 12.9
Argentina 1,847 1,902   3.0
Bolivia 1,024 1,068   4.3
Brazil 10,868 13,286   22.2
Chile 2,349 2,432   3.5
Colombia 6,543 7,083   8.3
Ecuador 2,299 2,578   12.1
Falkland Islands 7 1   -85.7
French Guiana 4 2   -50.0
Guyana 206 246   19.4
Paraguay 395 492   24.6
Peru 2,539 2,607   2.7
Suriname 88 91   3.4
Uruguay 365 353   -3.3
Venezuela 6,158 7,022   14.0
         
         
MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA 77,049 92,618 10.5 20.2
         
MIDDLE EAST 71,170 86,372 9.7 21.4
Bahrain 459 467   1.7
Iran 8,744 10,194   16.6
Iraq 1,074 1,491   38.8
Israel 2,430 2,457   1.1
Jordan 2,109 2,148   1.8
Kuwait 5,115 7,288   42.5
Lebanon 1,266 1,367   8.0
Oman 980 1,504   53.5
Palestinian Territories 319 429   34.5
Qatar 994 1,191   19.8
Saudi Arabia 44,566 53,919   21.0
Syria 505 693   37.2
United Arab Emirates 2,256 2,784   23.4
Yemen 353 440   24.6
         
North Africa 5,879 6,246 0.7 6.2
Algeria 176 173   -1.7
Egypt 2,608 2,832   8.6
Libya 1,343 1,379   2.7
Morocco 1,293 1,324   2.4
Tunisia 459 538   17.2
         
         
NORTH AMERICA 27,357 28,304 3.2 3.5
Canada 27,357 28,304   3.5
         
         
OCEANIA 6,104 6,292 0.7 3.1
Australia 4,121 4,377   6.2
Cook Islands 7 5   -28.6
Fiji 136 124   -8.8
French Polynesia 37 28   -24.3
Kiribati 70 84   20.0
Marshall Islands 42 13   -69.0
Micronesia 88 35   -60.2
Nauru 1 6   500.0
New Caledonia 7 9   28.6
New Zealand 1,311 1,337   2.0
Niue 7 2   -71.4
Palau 20 6   -70.0
Papua New Guinea 78 79   1.3
Samoa 53 51   -3.8
Solomon Islands 10 11   10.0
Tonga 105 116   10.5
Tuvalu 2 1   -50.0
Vanuatu 7 7   0.0
Wallis and Futuna 2 1   -50.0
         
         
Stateless 13 12 0.0 -7.7
         
         
WORLD TOTAL 819,644 886,052 100.0 8.1

* Beginning with Open Doors 2014, students from the Netherlands Antilles are classified as being from either Curacao or Sint Maarten.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2014 "International Student Totals by Place of Origin, 2012/13- 2013/14." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors