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2011/12 - 2012/13

HOST REGIONS AND DESTINATIONS OF U.S. STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS, 2011/12 - 2012/13
Destination 2011/12 2012/13 % Change
       
AFRICA, SUB-SAHARAN 12,859 13,411 4.3
       
Central Africa 192 138 -28.1
Cameroon 135 103 -23.7
Central African Republic 2 0 -100.0
Chad 0 5 -
Congo, Dem. Republic of 4 7 75.0
Congo, Republic of 6 4 -33.3
Equatorial Guinea 16 11 -31.3
Gabon 23 4 -82.6
São Tomé and Príncipe 6 4 -33.3
       
East Africa 3,658 3,772 3.1
Burundi 9 0 -100.0
Djibouti 4 1 -75.0
Eritrea 1 0 -100.0
Ethiopia 267 231 -13.5
Kenya 1,231 1,238 0.6
Rwanda 308 366 18.8
Seychelles 0 1 -
Somalia 1 0 -100.0
South Sudan 0 2 -
Sudan 6 3 -50.0
Tanzania 1,115 1,238 11.0
Uganda 716 692 -3.4
       
Southern Africa 5,883 6,726 14.3
Angola 2 14 600.0
Botswana 281 326 16.0
Comoros 0 0 0.0
Lesotho 3 34 1,033.3
Madagascar 165 145 -12.1
Malawi 162 201 24.1
Mauritius 0 0 0.0
Mozambique 42 47 11.9
Namibia 234 182 -22.2
Reunion 2 1 -50.0
South Africa 4,540 5,337 17.6
Swaziland 156 44 -71.8
Zambia 284 366 28.9
Zimbabwe 12 29 141.7
       
West Africa 3,126 2,775 -11.2
Benin 15 34 126.7
Burkina Faso 57 24 -57.9
Cape Verde 13 59 353.8
Côte d'Ivoire 12 1 -91.7
Gambia 109 96 -11.9
Ghana 2,190 2,086 -4.7
Guinea 4 20 400.0
Guinea-Bissau 0 0 0.0
Liberia 83 47 -43.4
Mali 73 0 -100.0
Mauritania 1 0 -100.0
Niger 0 4 -
Nigeria 23 32 39.1
Senegal 399 278 -30.3
Sierra Leone 122 89 -27.0
St. Helena 0 0 0.0
Togo 25 5 -80.0
       
ASIA 35,016 35,866 2.4
       
East Asia 25,239 25,573 1.3
China 14,887 14,413 -3.2
Hong Kong 1,474 1,401 -5.0
Japan 5,283 5,758 9.0
Macau 4 17 325.0
Mongolia 76 52 -31.6
South Korea 2,695 3,042 12.9
Taiwan 820 890 8.5
       
South and Central Asia 5,197 5,074 -2.4
Afghanistan 1 2 100.0
Bangladesh 107 140 30.8
Bhutan 28 26 -7.1
India 4,593 4,377 -4.7
Kazakhstan 26 17 -34.6
Kyrgyzstan 37 18 -51.4
Maldives 1 0 -100.0
Nepal 257 383 49.0
Pakistan 4 11 175.0
Sri Lanka 102 87 -14.7
Tajikistan 29 9 -69.0
Turkmenistan 0 0 0.0
Uzbekistan 12 4 -66.7
       
Southeast Asia 4,580 5,219 14.0
Brunei 2 1 -50.0
Cambodia 303 395 30.4
East Timor 3 1 -66.7
Indonesia 369 493 33.6
Laos 6 6 0.0
Malaysia 176 237 34.7
Myanmar/Burma 3 26 766.7
Philippines 273 273 0.0
Singapore 1,130 1,181 4.5
Thailand 1,437 1,923 33.8
Vietnam 878 683 -22.2
       
EUROPE 151,143 154,182 2.0
Albania 17 20 17.6
Andorra 0 0 0.0
Armenia 20 26 30.0
Austria 2,657 2,673 0.6
Azerbaijan 5 46 820.0
Belarus 0 7 -
Belgium 1,300 1,297 -0.2
Bosnia and Herzegovina 82 52 -36.6
Bulgaria 120 71 -40.8
Croatia 190 245 28.9
Cyprus 162 157 -3.1
Czech Republic 3,477 3,552 2.2
Denmark 2,876 3,302 14.8
Estonia 63 80 27.0
Finland 256 294 14.8
France 17,168 17,210 0.2
Georgia 39 75 92.3
Germany 9,370 9,544 1.9
Gibraltar 0 1 -
Greece 2,701 2,394 -11.4
Hungary 682 938 37.5
Iceland 254 280 10.2
Ireland 7,640 8,084 5.8
Italy 29,645 29,848 0.7
Kosovo 16 20 25.0
Latvia 9 4 -55.6
Liechtenstein 0 0 0.0
Lithuania 66 104 57.6
Luxembourg 369 340 -7.9
Macedonia 9 18 100.0
Malta 133 126 -5.3
Moldova 8 9 12.5
Monaco 4 6 50.0
Montenegro 5 1 -80.0
Netherlands 2,485 2,637 6.1
Norway 400 551 37.8
Poland 562 520 -7.5
Portugal 211 197 -6.6
Romania 204 287 40.7
Russia 1,777 1,562 -12.1
San Marino 0 0 0.0
Serbia 51 86 68.6
Slovakia 25 28 12.0
Slovenia 48 49 2.1
Spain 26,480 26,281 -0.8
Sweden 1,083 1,238 14.3
Switzerland 1,679 1,572 -6.4
Turkey 1,987 2,037 2.5
Ukraine 131 102 -22.1
United Kingdom 34,660 36,210 4.5
Vatican City/Holy See 17 1 -94.1
       
LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN 44,677 45,473 1.8
       
Caribbean 6,454 6,816 5.6
Anguilla 5 11 120.0
Antigua And Barbuda 38 28 -26.3
Aruba 0 4 -
Bahamas 757 901 19.0
Barbados 214 272 27.1
Bermuda 148 158 6.8
British Virgin Islands 104 102 -1.9
Cayman Islands 156 35 -77.6
Cuba 1,454 1,633 12.3
Curacao - 17 -
Dominica 100 108 8.0
Dominican Republic 1,554 1,639 5.5
Grenada 27 42 55.6
Guadeloupe 6 9 50.0
Haiti 454 501 10.4
Jamaica 868 905 4.3
Martinique 24 21 -12.5
Montserrat 1 0 -100.0
Netherlands Antilles 94 22 -76.6
Sint Maarten 0 0 0.0
St. Kitts and Nevis 33 61 84.8
St. Lucia 43 28 -34.9
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 2 1 -50.0
Trinidad and Tobago 265 225 -15.1
Turks and Caicos 107 93 -13.1
       
Mexico and Central America 19,148 19,616 2.4
Belize 2,209 2,286 3.5
Costa Rica 7,900 8,497 7.6
El Salvador 364 303 -16.8
Guatemala 1,767 1,661 -6.0
Honduras 812 824 1.5
Mexico 3,815 3,730 -2.2
Nicaragua 1,551 1,357 -12.5
Panama 730 958 31.2
       
South America 19,075 19,041 -0.2
Argentina 4,763 4,549 -4.5
Bolivia 274 345 25.9
Brazil 4,060 4,223 4.0
Chile 3,064 2,879 -6.0
Colombia 294 340 15.6
Ecuador 3,572 3,438 -3.8
French Guiana 1 0 -100.0
Guyana 67 40 -40.3
Paraguay 25 40 60.0
Peru 2,680 2,956 10.3
Suriname 12 12 0.0
Uruguay 142 162 14.1
Venezuela 121 57 -52.9
       
MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA 6,947 6,415 -7.7
       
Middle East 5,185 4,699 -9.4
Bahrain 0 5 -
Iran 1 2 100.0
Iraq 0 9 0.0
Israel 3,189 2,798 -12.3
Jordan 976 935 -4.2
Kuwait 26 30 15.4
Lebanon 85 39 -54.1
Oman 51 33 -35.3
Palestinian Territories 14 35 150.0
Qatar 151 88 -41.7
Saudi Arabia 25 11 -56.0
Syria 5 16 220.0
United Arab Emirates 661 696 5.3
Yemen 1 2 100.0
       
North Africa 1,762 1,716 -2.6
Algeria 1 0 -100.0
Egypt 701 486 -30.7
Libya 0 1 -
Morocco 957 1,182 23.5
Tunisia 103 47 -54.4
       
NORTH AMERICA 1,639 1,380 -15.8
Canada 1,639 1,380 -15.8
       
OCEANIA 12,755 11,584 -9.2
Australia 9,324 8,320 -10.8
Cook Islands 1 1 0.0
Fiji 211 233 10.4
French Polynesia 75 77 2.7
Kiribati 9 2 -77.8
Marshall Islands 3 0 -100.0
Micronesia 27 24 -11.1
Nauru 0 0 0.0
New Caledonia 0 0 0.0
New Zealand 2,969 2,793 -5.9
Niue 0 0 0.0
Palau 68 65 -4.4
Papua New Guinea 4 13 225.0
Samoa 40 28 -30.0
Solomon Islands 3 11 266.7
Tonga 20 17 -15.0
Tuvalu 0 0 0.0
Vanuatu 1 0 -100.0
Wallis and Futuna 0 0 0.0
       
Antarctica 42 41 -2.4
       
Multi-Destination 18,254 21,056 15.4
       
WORLD TOTAL 283,332 289,408 2.1

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2014). "Host Regions and Destinations of U.S. Study Abroad Students, 2011/12 - 2012/13." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors