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2005/06 - 2006/07

HOST REGIONS AND DESTINATIONS OF U.S. STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS, 2005/06 & 2006/07
Destination 2005/06 2006/07 % Change
AFRICA 8,459 10,066 19.0
East Africa 2,135 2,211 3.6
Angola 1 1 0.0
Burundi 0 1 -
Eritrea 8 1 -87.5
Ethiopia 56 84 50.0
Kenya 694 686 -1.2
Madagascar 120 89 -25.8
Malawi 64 120 87.5
Mauritius 122 9 -92.6
Mozambique 19 14 -26.3
Reunion 1 0 -100.0
Rwanda 44 59 34.1
Somalia 1 1 0.0
Tanzania 557 630 13.1
Uganda 327 357 9.2
Zambia 112 133 18.8
Zimbabwe 9 26 188.9
Central Africa 85 179 110.6
Cameroon 66 142 115.2
Central African Republic 0 2 -
Chad 0 4 -
Congo, Rep. of 0 1 -
Congo, Dem. Rep. of 3 3 0.0
Equatorial Guinea 11 16 45.5
Gabon 5 1 -80.0
Sao Tome & Principe 0 10 -
North Africa 1,451 1,658 14.3
Algeria 1 0 -100.0
Egypt 983 1,100 11.9
Morocco 370 491 32.7
Sudan 43 4 -90.7
Tunisia 54 63 16.7
Southern Africa 2,900 3,646 25.7
Botswana 130 194 49.2
Lesotho 54 14 -74.1
Namibia 181 146 -19.3
South Africa 2,512 3,216 28.0
Swaziland 23 76 230.4
West Africa 1,888 2,372 25.6
Benin 26 43 65.4
Burkina Faso 19 34 78.9
Cape Verde 14 1 -92.9
Côte d’Ivoire/Ivory Coast 12 0 -100.0
Gambia 31 44 41.9
Ghana 1,205 1,645 36.5
Guinea 1 1 0.0
Guinea-Bissau 1 0 -100.0
Liberia 3 25 733.3
Mali 66 39 -40.9
Mauritania 1 0 -100.0
Niger 22 16 -27.3
Nigeria 37 22 -40.5
Senegal 440 475 8.0
Sierra Leone 8 15 87.5
Togo 2 12 500.0
ASIA 20,811 24,969 20.0
East Asia 15,882 18,971 19.4
China 8,830 11,064 25.3
Hong Kong 915 1,059 15.7
Japan 4,411 5,012 13.6
South Korea 1,267 1,312 3.6
Macau 0 3 -
Mongolia 92 54 -41.3
Taiwan 367 467 27.2
South & Central Asia 2,417 2,820 16.7
Afghanistan 0 5 -
Bangladesh 55 36 -34.5
Bhutan 38 11 -71.1
India 2,115 2,627 24.2
Kazakhstan 22 12 -45.5
Kyrgyzstan 1 2 100.0
Maldives 1 0 -100.0
Nepal 41 87 112.2
Pakistan 13 5 -61.5
Sri Lanka 123 28 -77.2
Tajikistan 3 3 0.0
Uzbekistan 5 4 -20.0
Southeast Asia 2,512 3,178 26.5
Brunei 1 0 -100.0
Cambodia 79 158 100.0
East Timor 1 1 0.0
Indonesia 57 132 131.6
Laos 22 38 72.7
Malaysia 108 121 12.0
Myanmar 26 27 3.8
Philippines 100 130 30.0
Singapore 423 437 3.3
Thailand 1,305 1,584 21.4
Vietnam 390 550 41.0
EUROPE 130,274 138,871 6.6
Albania 36 17 -52.8
Andorra 0 2 -
Armenia 61 61 0.0
Austria 2,792 2,810 0.6
Azerbaijan 9 78 766.7
Belarus 1 1 0.0
Belgium 1,126 1,171 4.0
Bosnia & Herzegovina 48 56 16.7
Bulgaria 97 86 -11.3
Croatia 177 259 46.3
Cyprus* 125 192 53.6
Czech Republic 2,846 3,145 10.5
Denmark 1,624 1,634 0.6
Estonia 20 67 235.0
Finland 150 278 85.3
France 15,602 17,233 10.5
Georgia 20 69 245.0
Germany 6,858 7,355 7.2
Gibraltar 8 2 -75.0
Greece 3,227 3,417 5.9
Hungary 720 857 19.0
Iceland 82 190 131.7
Ireland 5,499 5,790 5.3
Italy 26,078 27,831 6.7
Kosovo 0 5 -
Latvia 14 10 -28.6
Lithuania 97 155 59.8
Luxembourg 424 382 -9.9
Macedonia 14 10 -28.6
Malta 133 82 -38.3
Moldova 2 1 -50.0
Monaco 12 42 250.0
Montenegro 16 0 -100.0
Netherlands 1,785 2,139 19.8
Norway 311 298 -4.2
Poland 626 532 -15.0
Portugal 101 79 -21.8
Romania 206 180 -12.6
Russia 1,923 1,716 -10.8
Serbia 25 45 80.0
Slovakia 52 76 46.2
Slovenia 19 16 -15.8
Spain 21,881 24,005 9.7
Sweden 856 934 9.1
Switzerland 1,589 1,771 11.5
Turkey* 694 924 33.1
Ukraine 172 163 -5.2
United Kingdom 32,109 32,705 1.9
Vatican City/Holy See 7 5 -28.6
LATIN AMERICA 33,902 36,339 7.2
Caribbean 3,164 3,713 17.4
Anguilla 5 8 60.0
Antigua & Barbuda 0 1 -
Aruba 5 0 -100.0
Bahamas 515 657 27.6
Barbados 143 187 30.8
British Virgin Islands 112 75 -33.0
Cayman Islands 19 19 0.0
Cuba 140 220 57.1
Dominica 112 192 71.4
Dominican Republic 922 948 2.8
Grenada 5 25 400.0
Guadeloupe 0 42 -
Haiti 3 39 1,200.0
Jamaica 727 790 8.7
Martinique 82 110 34.1
Montserrat 13 1 -92.3
Netherlands Antilles 81 66 -18.5
St. Kitts & Nevis 24 26 8.3
St. Lucia 16 30 87.5
Trinidad & Tobago 144 229 59.0
Turks & Caicos Islands 74 48 -35.1
Caribbean, Unspecified 22 0 -100.0
Central America & Mexico 19,086 19,029 -0.3
Belize 812 1,319 62.4
Costa Rica 5,518 5,383 -2.4
El Salvador 261 271 3.8
Guatemala 710 1,095 54.2
Honduras 649 499 -23.1
Mexico 10,022 9,461 -5.6
Nicaragua 463 563 21.6
Panama 651 438 -32.7
South America 11,652 13,597 16.7
Argentina 2,865 3,617 26.2
Bolivia 225 215 -4.4
Brazil 2,328 2,524 8.4
Chile 2,578 2,824 9.5
Colombia 37 51 37.8
Ecuador 2,171 2,813 29.6
Falkland Islands 0 1 -
French Guiana 2 1 -50.0
Guyana 29 36 24.1
Paraguay 34 39 14.7
Peru 1,135 1,230 8.4
Suriname 12 0 -100.0
Uruguay 91 81 -11.0
Venezuela 145 165 13.8
MIDDLE EAST 2,585 2,759 6.7
Bahrain 1 33 3,200.0
Iran 7 2 -71.4
Israel 1,981 2,226 12.4
Jordan 309 231 -25.2
Kuwait 1 2 100.0
Lebanon 46 14 -69.6
Oman 23 21 -8.7
Palestinian Territories 25 7 -72.0
Qatar 2 2 0.0
Saudi Arabia 1 3 200.0
Syria 39 21 -46.2
United Arab Emirates 146 173 18.5
Yemen 4 24 500.0
NORTH AMERICA 1,094 1,327 21.3
Bermuda 79 105 32.9
Canada 1,015 1,222 20.4
OCEANIA 14,033 13,820 -1.5
Australia 10,980 10,747 -2.1
Cook Islands 2 1 -50.0
Fiji 314 180 -42.7
French Polynesia 72 62 -13.9
Kiribati 0 3 -
Marshall Islands 4 4 0.0
Micronesia 24 15 -37.5
New Caledonia 0 3 -
New Zealand 2,542 2,718 6.9
Niue 5 0 -100.0
Norfolk Island 1 0 -100.0
Palau 11 2 -81.8
Papua New Guinea 2 10 400.0
Samoa 62 35 -43.5
Tonga 12 39 225.0
Tuvalu 1 0 -100.0
Vanuatu 1 1 0.0
ANTARCTICA 57 62 8.8
MULTI-DESTINATION 12,319 13,573 10.2
TOTAL 223,534 241,791 8.2
* Cyprus and Turkey were previously classified in the Middle East category but were moved to the Europe category in 2004/05.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2008). "Fields of Study of U.S. Study Abroad Students, 1996/97-2006/07." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors