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2002/03 - 2003/04

HOST REGIONS AND DESTINATIONS OF U.S. STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS, 2002/03 & 2003/04
Destination 2002/03 2003/04 % Change
AFRICA 4,827 5,699 18.1
Africa, Unspecified 1 0 -100.0
East Africa 1,209 1,120 -7.4
Angola 0 1 -
Eritrea 12 1 -91.7
Ethiopia 26 26 0.0
Kenya 625 387 -38.1
Madagascar 15 62 313.3
Malawi 9 12 33.3
Mauritius 1 2 100.0
Mozambique 29 42 44.8
Reunion 0 3 -
Rwanda 6 10 66.7
Somalia - 1 -
Tanzania 347 373 7.5
Uganda 85 141 65.9
Zambia 24 50 108.3
Zimbabwe 29 9 -69.0
East Africa, Unspecified 1 0 -100.0
Central Africa 77 78 1.3
Cameroon 66 74 12.1
Congo, Rep. of 1 0 -100.0
Congo, Dem. Rep. of 0 1 -
Equatorial Guinea 7 2 -71.4
Gabon 3 1 -66.7
North Africa 495 882 78.2
Egypt 303 573 89.1
Morocco 191 298 56.0
Tunisia 0 11 -
North Africa, Unspecified 1 0 -100.0
Southern Africa 1,811 2,219 22.5
Botswana 42 80 90.5
Lesotho 34 28 -17.6
Namibia 120 97 -19.2
South Africa 1,594 2,009 26.0
Swaziland 21 5 -76.2
West Africa 1,234 1,400 13.5
Benin 14 15 7.1
Burkina Faso 7 28 300.0
Côte d’Ivoire 0 2 -
Gambia 22 34 54.5
Ghana 805 909 12.9
Guinea 0 2 -
Liberia 1 2 100.0
Mali 31 66 112.9
Mauritania 4 3 -25.0
Niger 23 14 -39.1
Nigeria 24 29 20.8
Senegal 286 280 -2.1
Sierra Leone 7 0 -100.0
Togo 7 16 128.6
West Africa, Unspecified 3 0 -100.0
ASIA 9,751 13,213 35.5
East Asia 7,322 10,075 37.6
China 2,493 4,737 90.0
Hong Kong 458 487 6.3
Japan 3,457 3,707 7.2
South Korea 739 879 18.9
Macau 0 0 -
Mongolia 27 68 151.9
Taiwan 148 195 31.8
South/Central Asia 987 1,373 39.1
Afghanistan 2 0 -100.0
Bangladesh 21 24 14.3
Bhutan 1 11 1,000.0
India 703 1,157 64.6
Indonesia 26 24 -7.7
Kazakhstan 2 10 400.0
Kyrgyzstan 2 0 -100.0
Nepal 142 98 -31.0
Pakistan 9 5 -44.4
Sri Lanka 72 32 -55.6
Tajikistan 1 1 0.0
Uzbekistan 6 11 83.3
Southeast Asia 1,442 1,765 22.4
Cambodia 12 43 258.3
East Timor 0 17 -
Laos 2 1 -50.0
Malaysia 47 43 -8.5
Myanmar 1 2 100.0
Philippines 124 165 33.1
Singapore 176 263 49.4
Thailand 794 948 19.4
Vietnam 286 283 -1.0
EUROPE 109,907 116,446 5.9
Eastern Europe 5,017 5,498 9.6
Albania 6 3 -50.0
Armenia 3 5 66.7
Azerbaijan 1 0 -100.0
Belarus 12 11 -8.3
Bosnia & Herzegovina 15 20 33.3
Bulgaria 36 28 -22.2
Croatia 41 68 65.9
Czech Republic 1,997 2,089 4.6
Estonia 15 33 120.0
Georgia 4 33 725.0
Hungary 562 654 16.4
Latvia 4 3 -25.0
Lithuania 16 27 68.8
Macedonia 15 1 -93.3
Moldova 4 0 -100.0
Poland 426 418 -1.9
Romania 97 136 40.2
Russia 1,521 1,797 18.1
Serbia & Montenegro - 14 -
Slovakia 29 2 -93.1
Slovenia 26 18 -30.8
Ukraine 123 135 9.8
U.S.S.R., Former - 1 -
Yugoslavia, Former 64 2 -96.9
Western Europe 104,890 110,948 5.8
Austria 2,798 2,444 -12.7
Belgium 890 901 1.2
Denmark 1,127 1,434 27.2
Finland 272 136 -50.0
France 13,080 13,718 4.9
Germany 5,587 5,985 7.1
Gibraltar 0 6 -
Greece 2,011 2,099 4.4
Iceland 134 117 -12.7
Ireland 4,892 5,198 6.3
Italy 18,936 21,922 15.8
Liechtenstein 1 0 -100.0
Luxembourg 343 420 22.4
Malta 67 86 28.4
Monaco 10 29 190.0
Netherlands 1,792 1,686 -5.9
Norway 270 243 -10.0
Portugal 143 80 -44.1
Spain 18,865 20,080 6.4
Sweden 818 830 1.5
Switzerland 1,148 1,280 11.5
United Kingdom 31,706 32,237 1.7
Vatican City 0 17 -
LATIN AMERICA 26,643 29,053 9.0
Caribbean 4,075 4,696 15.2
Anguilla 13 1 -92.3
Aruba 11 0 -100.0
Antigua 0 11 -
Bahamas 535 508 -5.0
Barbados 162 183 13.0
British Virgin Islands 119 140 17.6
Cayman Islands 43 15 -65.1
Cuba 1,474 2,148 45.7
Dominica 0 60 -
Dominican Republic 651 705 8.3
Grenada 0 26 -
Guadeloupe 22 41 86.4
Haiti 92 48 -47.8
Jamaica 539 435 -19.3
Martinique 73 89 21.9
Netherlands Antilles 13 34 161.5
St. Kitts & Nevis 12 14 16.7
St. Lucia 0 1 -
St. Vincent 6 16 166.7
Trinidad & Tobago 107 161 50.5
Turks & Caicos Islands 19 40 110.5
Caribbean, Unspecified 184 20 -89.1
Central America/Mexico 15,859 16,472 3.9
Belize 1,363 823 -39.6
Costa Rica 4,296 4,510 5.0
El Salvador 117 232 98.3
Guatemala 446 646 44.8
Honduras 462 430 -6.9
Mexico 8,775 9,293 5.9
Nicaragua 290 343 18.3
Panama 109 195 78.9
South America 6,709 7,885 17.5
Argentina 868 1,315 51.5
Bolivia 159 234 47.2
Brazil 1,345 1,554 15.5
Chile 1,944 2,135 9.8
Colombia 15 20 33.3
Ecuador 1,567 1,678 7.1
French Guiana 0 6 -
Guyana 37 41 10.8
Paraguay 59 75 27.1
Peru 599 624 4.2
Suriname 0 14 -
Uruguay 59 108 83.1
Venezuela 57 81 42.1
S. America, Unspecified 0 0 -
MIDDLE EAST 648 1,050 62.0
Bahrain 0 3 -
Cyprus 10 38 280.0
Iran 1 1 0.0
Israel 340 665 95.6
Jordan 29 65 124.1
Kuwait 6 3 -50.0
Lebanon 14 23 64.3
Oman 0 1 -
Palestinian Territories 0 1 -
Qatar 0 2 -
Saudi Arabia 2 2 0.0
Syria 4 19 375.0
Turkey 228 200 -12.3
United Arab Emirates 12 20 66.7
Yemen 1 7 600.0
Middle East, Unspecified 1 0 -100.0
NORTH AMERICA 1,251 1,112 -11.1
Bermuda 57 58 1.8
Canada 1,194 1,054 -11.7
ANTARCTICA 18 24 33.3
OCEANIA 12,749 14,113 10.7
Australia 10,691 11,418 6.8
Cook Islands 1 2 100.0
Micronesia 16 15 -6.3
Fiji 66 132 100.0
French Polynesia 7 100 1,328.6
Marshall Islands 8 6 -25.0
New Zealand 1,917 2,369 23.6
Papua New Guinea 0 6 -
Samoa 25 36 44.0
Solomon Islands 0 1 -
Tonga 0 26 -
Vanuatu 4 2 -50.0
Pacific Islands, Unspec. 14 0 -100.0
MULTI-DESTINATION 8,835 10,611 20.1
TOTAL 174,629 191,321 9.6

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2005). "Host Regions and Destinations of U.S. Study Abroad Students, 2002/03-2003/04." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors