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2009/10 - 2010/11

HOST REGIONS AND DESTINATIONS OF U.S. STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS, 2009/10 - 2010/11
Destination 2009/10 2010/11 % Change
       
AFRICA 14,738 14,087 -4.4
       
East Africa 3,076 3,443 11.9
Burundi 0 2 -
Djibouti 23 1 -95.7
Eritrea 3 0 -100.0
Ethiopia 191 147 -23.0
Kenya 1,198 1,291 7.8
Rwanda 126 196 55.6
Somalia 1 2 100.0
Sudan 1 5 400.0
Tanzania 962 1,126 17.0
Uganda 571 673 17.9
       
Central Africa 103 170 65.0
Cameroon 70 106 51.4
Central African Republic 2 8 300.0
Chad 1 1 0.0
Congo, Republic of 1 4 300.0
Congo, Dem. Rep. of 4 3 -25.0
Equatorial Guinea 18 13 -27.8
Gabon 0 16 -
São Tomé and Príncipe 7 19 171.4
       
North Africa 3,322 2,209 -33.5
Algeria 1 1 0.0
Egypt 1,923 1,096 -43.0
Morocco 1,257 1,038 -17.4
Tunisia 141 74 -47.5
       
Southern Africa 5,317 5,407 1.7
Angola 1 7 600.0
Botswana 215 283 31.6
Comoros 0 1 -
Lesotho 27 27 0.0
Madagascar 100 104 4.0
Malawi 126 166 31.7
Mauritius 4 1 -75.0
Mozambique 11 20 81.8
Namibia 226 155 -31.4
Reunion 1 0 -100.0
South Africa 4,313 4,337 0.6
Swaziland 51 26 -49.0
Zambia 233 265 13.7
Zimbabwe 9 15 66.7
       
West Africa 2,920 2,858 -2.1
Benin 59 22 -62.7
Burkina Faso 28 27 -3.6
Cape Verde 14 26 85.7
Côte d’Ivoire/Ivory Coast 1 1 0.0
Gambia 18 54 200.0
Ghana 2,132 2,133 0.0
Liberia 35 53 51.4
Mali 101 29 -71.3
Mauritania 14 0 -100.0
Niger 29 21 -27.6
Nigeria 35 41 17.1
Senegal 381 375 -1.6
Sierra Leone 69 67 -2.9
Togo 4 9 125.0
       
       
ASIA 32,340 32,081 -0.8
       
East Asia 24,318 23,158 -4.8
China 13,910 14,596 4.9
Hong Kong 1,196 1,033 -13.6
Japan 6,166 4,134 -33.0
Macau 6 18 200.0
Mongolia 53 76 43.4
South Korea 2,137 2,487 16.4
Taiwan 850 814 -4.2
       
South and Central Asia 4,317 4,921 14.0
Afghanistan 22 8 -63.6
Bangladesh 132 158 19.7
Bhutan 22 24 9.1
India 3,884 4,345 11.9
Kazakhstan 21 54 157.1
Kyrgyzstan 2 9 350.0
Maldives 3 0 -100.0
Nepal 145 210 44.8
Pakistan 10 14 40.0
Sri Lanka 25 69 176.0
Tajikistan 39 20 -48.7
Uzbekistan 12 10 -16.7
       
Southeast Asia 3,705 4,002 8.0
Brunei 1 1 0.0
Cambodia 320 273 -14.7
East Timor 4 2 -50.0
Indonesia 221 223 0.9
Laos 20 38 90.0
Malaysia 125 167 33.6
Myanmar/Burma 18 29 61.1
Philippines 238 263 10.5
Singapore 841 715 -15.0
Thailand 1,231 1,410 14.5
Vietnam 686 881 28.4
       
       
EUROPE 144,840 149,663 3.3
Albania 24 19 -20.8
Armenia 51 35 -31.4
Austria 2,701 2,736 1.3
Azerbaijan 27 23 -14.8
Belarus 8 12 50.0
Belgium 1,244 1,374 10.5
Bosnia and Herzegovina 54 56 3.7
Bulgaria 55 103 87.3
Croatia 270 271 0.4
Cyprus 174 144 -17.2
Czech Republic 3,409 3,291 -3.5
Denmark 2,228 2,478 11.2
Estonia 52 54 3.8
Finland 211 312 47.9
France 17,161 17,019 -0.8
Georgia 28 52 85.7
Germany 8,551 9,018 5.5
Gibraltar 1 0 -100.0
Greece 3,700 3,428 -7.4
Hungary 920 749 -18.6
Iceland 266 218 -18.0
Ireland 6,798 7,007 3.1
Italy 27,940 30,361 8.7
Kosovo 22 21 -4.5
Latvia 10 7 -30.0
Liechtenstein 1 0 -100.0
Lithuania 88 32 -63.6
Luxembourg 389 341 -12.3
Macedonia 35 30 -14.3
Malta 105 92 -12.4
Moldova 1 11 1,000.0
Monaco 16 27 68.8
Montenegro 17 21 23.5
Netherlands 2,369 2,467 4.1
Norway 440 463 5.2
Poland 437 561 28.4
Portugal 198 291 47.0
Romania 140 246 75.7
Russia 1,828 1,827 -0.1
Serbia 62 63 1.6
Slovakia 76 49 -35.5
Slovenia 7 29 314.3
Spain 25,411 25,965 2.2
Sweden 1,002 1,003 0.1
Switzerland 1,863 2,019 8.4
Turkey 1,522 2,042 34.2
Ukraine 198 110 -44.4
United Kingdom 32,683 33,182 1.5
Vatican City/Holy See 47 4 -91.5
       
       
LATIN AMERICA 40,649 39,871 -1.9
       
Caribbean 4,303 4,740 10.2
Anguilla 14 1 -92.9
Antigua and Barbuda 0 24 -
Aruba 0 1 -
Bahamas 755 947 25.4
Barbados 204 248 21.6
British Virgin Islands 47 114 142.6
Cayman Islands 120 52 -56.7
Cuba 298 375 25.8
Dominica 117 72 -38.5
Dominican Republic 1,324 1,343 1.4
Grenada 99 94 -5.1
Guadeloupe 2 21 950.0
Haiti 85 213 150.6
Jamaica 614 666 8.5
Martinique 70 43 -38.6
Montserrat 0 1 -
Netherlands Antilles 124 84 -32.3
St. Kitts and Nevis 50 89 78.0
St. Lucia 73 71 -2.7
St. Vincent/Grenadines 7 11 57.1
Trinidad and Tobago 217 169 -22.1
Turks and Caicos 83 101 21.7
       
Central America & Mexico 19,058 17,361 -8.9
Belize 1,541 1,715 11.3
Costa Rica 6,262 7,230 15.5
El Salvador 385 303 -21.3
Guatemala 1,333 1,254 -5.9
Honduras 631 1,004 59.1
Mexico 7,157 4,167 -41.8
Nicaragua 1,058 1,064 0.6
Panama 691 624 -9.7
       
South America 17,288 17,770 2.8
Argentina 4,835 4,589 -5.1
Bolivia 359 306 -14.8
Brazil 3,099 3,485 12.5
Chile 3,115 3,280 5.3
Colombia 180 200 11.1
Ecuador 2,960 3,107 5.0
French Guiana 1 0 -100.0
Guyana 51 31 -39.2
Paraguay 39 36 -7.7
Peru 2,316 2,448 5.7
Suriname 23 38 65.2
Uruguay 168 133 -20.8
Venezuela 142 117 -17.6
       
       
MIDDLE EAST 4,959 4,997 0.8
Bahrain 31 16 -48.4
Iran 2 1 -50.0
Iraq 2 1 -50.0
Israel 3,146 3441 9.4
Jordan 745 731 -1.9
Kuwait 30 30 0.0
Lebanon 86 117 36.0
Oman 48 36 -25.0
Palestinian Territories 27 15 -44.4
Qatar 84 67 -20.2
Saudi Arabia 14 18 28.6
Syria 104 50 -51.9
United Arab Emirates 634 474 -25.2
Yemen 6 0 -100.0
       
       
NORTH AMERICA 1,899 1,555 -18.1
Bermuda 149 129 -13.4
Canada 1,750 1426 -18.5
       
       
OCEANIA 13,566 13,156 -3.0
Australia 9,962 9,736 -2.3
Cook Islands 6 2 -66.7
Fiji 239 259 8.4
French Polynesia 153 79 -48.4
Kiribati 1 4 300.0
Marshall Islands 25 0 -100.0
Micronesia 3 58 1,833.3
New Caledonia 1 1 0.0
New Zealand 3,113 2,900 -6.8
Palau 12 31 158.3
Papua New Guinea 6 2 -66.7
Samoa 8 30 275.0
Solomon Islands 3 0 -100.0
Tonga 34 47 38.2
Vanuatu 0 7 -
       
       
ANTARCTICA 65 37 -43.1
       
       
MULTIPLE DESTINATIONS 17,548 18,549 5.7
       
       
WORLD TOTAL 270,604 273,996 1.3

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2012). "Host Regions and Destinations of U.S. Study Abroad Students, 2009/10 - 2010/11." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors