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2012/13 - 2013/14

DESTINATIONS OF U.S. STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS, 2012/13 - 2013/14
Destination 2012/13 2013/14 % Change % of Total
         
AFRICA, SUB-SAHARAN 13,411 13,266 -1.1 4.4
         
Central Africa 138 251 81.9  
Cameroon 103 175 69.9  
Central African Republic 0 0 0.0  
Chad 5 0 -100.0  
Congo, Dem. Rep. of (Kinshasa) 7 16 128.6  
Congo, Rep. of (Brazzaville) 4 3 -25.0  
Equatorial Guinea 11 12 9.1  
Gabon 4 45 1025.0  
São Tomé and Príncipe 4 0 -100.0  
         
East Africa 3,772 3,580 -5.1  
Burundi 0 1 -  
Djibouti 1 1 0.0  
Eritrea 0 1 -  
Ethiopia 231 235 1.7  
Kenya 1,238 1,022 -17.4  
Rwanda 366 332 -9.3  
Seychelles 1 1 0.0  
Somalia 0 1 -  
South Sudan 2 7 250.0  
Sudan 3 0 -100.0  
Tanzania 1,238 1,294 4.5  
Uganda 692 685 -1.0  
         
Southern Africa 6,726 6,247 -7.1  
Angola 14 0 -100.0  
Botswana 326 268 -17.8  
Comoros 0 0 0.0  
Lesotho 34 26 -23.5  
Madagascar 145 138 -4.8  
Malawi 201 223 10.9  
Mauritius 0 4 -  
Mozambique 47 44 -6.4  
Namibia 182 167 -8.2  
Reunion 1 1 0.0  
South Africa 5,337 4,968 -6.9  
Swaziland 44 70 59.1  
Zambia 366 291 -20.5  
Zimbabwe 29 47 62.1  
         
West Africa 2,775 3,188 14.9  
Benin 34 46 35.3  
Burkina Faso 24 31 29.2  
Cabo Verde / Cape Verde 59 2 -96.6  
Cote d'lvoire / Ivory Coast 1 15 1400.0  
Gambia 96 118 22.9  
Ghana 2,086 2,301 10.3  
Guinea 20 4 -80.0  
Guinea-Bissau 0 5 -  
Liberia 47 70 48.9  
Mali 0 16 -  
Mauritania 0 1 -  
Niger 4 5 25.0  
Nigeria 32 18 -43.8  
Saint Helena 0 11 -  
Senegal 278 381 37.1  
Sierra Leone 89 128 43.8  
Togo 5 36 620.0  
         
ASIA 35,866 36,290 1.2 11.9
         
East Asia 25,573 25,460 -0.4  
China 14,413 13,763 -4.5  
Hong Kong 1,401 1,596 13.9  
Japan 5,758 5,978 3.8  
Macau 17 18 5.9  
Mongolia 52 85 63.5  
South Korea 3,042 3,219 5.8  
Taiwan 890 801 -10.0  
         
South and Central Asia 5,074 5,337 5.2  
Afghanistan 2 2 0.0  
Bangladesh 140 54 -61.4  
Bhutan 26 38 46.2  
India 4,377 4,583 4.7  
Kazakhstan 17 37 117.6  
Kyrgyzstan 18 27 50.0  
Maldives 0 1 -  
Nepal 383 460 20.1  
Pakistan 11 6 -45.5  
Sri Lanka 87 100 14.9  
Tajikistan 9 26 188.9  
Turkmenistan 0 0 0.0  
Uzbekistan 4 3 -25.0  
         
Southeast Asia 5,219 5,493 5.3  
Brunei 1 0 -100.0  
Cambodia 395 381 -3.5  
Timor-Leste/East Timor 1 7 600.0  
Indonesia 493 508 3.0  
Laos 6 5 -16.7  
Malaysia 237 159 -32.9  
Myanmar/Burma 26 61 134.6  
Philippines 273 329 20.5  
Singapore 1,181 1,124 -4.8  
Thailand 1,923 1,919 -0.2  
Vietnam 683 1,000 46.4  
         
EUROPE 154,182 162,282 5.2 53.3
Albania 20 17 -15.0  
Andorra 0 0 0.0  
Armenia 26 39 50.0  
Austria 2,673 2,744 2.7  
Azerbaijan 46 16 -65.2  
Belarus 7 0 -100.0  
Belgium 1,297 1,458 12.4  
Bosnia and Herzegovina 52 111 113.5  
Bulgaria 71 117 64.8  
Croatia 245 330 34.7  
Cyprus 157 229 45.9  
Czech Republic 3,552 3,572 0.6  
Denmark 3,302 3,545 7.4  
Estonia 80 145 81.3  
Finland 294 263 -10.5  
France 17,210 17,597 2.2  
Georgia 75 20 -73.3  
Germany 9,544 10,377 8.7  
Gibraltar 1 1 0.0  
Greece 2,394 3,066 28.1  
Hungary 938 806 -14.1  
Iceland 280 485 73.2  
Ireland 8,084 8,823 9.1  
Italy 29,848 31,166 4.4  
Kosovo 20 31 55.0  
Latvia 4 67 1575.0  
Liechtenstein 0 0 0.0  
Lithuania 104 152 46.2  
Luxembourg 340 357 5.0  
Macedonia 18 7 -61.1  
Malta 126 128 1.6  
Moldova 9 6 -33.3  
Monaco 6 1 -83.3  
Montenegro 1 0 -100.0  
Netherlands 2,637 2,615 -0.8  
Norway 551 606 10.0  
Poland 520 601 15.6  
Portugal 197 319 61.9  
Romania 287 270 -5.9  
Russia 1,562 1,527 -2.2  
San Marino 0 0 0.0  
Serbia 86 85 -1.2  
Slovakia 28 59 110.7  
Slovenia 49 75 53.1  
Spain 26,281 26,949 2.5  
Sweden 1,238 1,224 -1.1  
Switzerland 1,572 1,809 15.1  
Turkey 2,037 2,163 6.2  
Ukraine 102 38 -62.7  
United Kingdom 36,210 38,250 5.6  
Vatican City/Holy See 1 16 1500.0  
         
LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN 45,473 49,312 8.4 16.2
         
Caribbean 6,816 7,350 7.8  
Anguilla 11 12 9.1  
Antigua And Barbuda 28 52 85.7  
Aruba 4 1 -75.0  
Bahamas 901 750 -16.8  
Barbados 272 156 -42.6  
Bermuda 158 163 3.2  
British Virgin Islands 102 58 -43.1  
Cayman Islands 35 92 162.9  
Cuba 1,633 1,845 13.0  
Curacao 17 46 170.6  
Dominica 108 83 -23.1  
Dominican Republic 1,639 1,698 3.6  
Grenada 42 28 -33.3  
Guadeloupe 9 10 11.1  
Haiti 501 740 47.7  
Jamaica 905 975 7.7  
Martinique 21 42 100.0  
Montserrat 0 0 0.0  
Netherlands 22 0 -100.0  
Saint Kitts and Nevis 61 52 -14.8  
Saint Lucia 28 56 100.0  
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1 0 -100.0  
Sint Maarten 0 4 -  
Trinidad and Tobago 225 349 55.1  
Turks and Caicos 93 138 48.4  
         
Mexico and Central America 19,616 21,847 11.4  
Belize 2,286 2,667 16.7  
Costa Rica 8,497 8,578 1.0  
El Salvador 303 242 -20.1  
Guatemala 1,661 2,168 30.5  
Honduras 824 757 -8.1  
Mexico 3,730 4,445 19.2  
Nicaragua 1,357 1,884 38.8  
Panama 958 1,106 15.4  
         
South America 19,041 20,115 5.6  
Argentina 4,549 4,301 -5.5  
Bolivia 345 353 2.3  
Brazil 4,223 4,226 0.1  
Chile 2,879 3,333 15.8  
Colombia 340 439 29.1  
Ecuador 3,438 3,699 7.6  
Falkland Islands 0 0 0.0  
French Guiana 0 2 -  
Guyana 40 114 185.0  
Paraguay 40 14 -65.0  
Peru 2,956 3,396 14.9  
Suriname 12 0 -100.0  
Uruguay 162 201 24.1  
Venezuela 57 37 -35.1  
         
MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA 6,415 6,349 -1.0 2.1
         
Middle East 4,699 5,003 6.5  
Bahrain 5 14 180.0  
Iran 2 15 650.0  
Iraq 9 6 -33.3  
Israel 2,798 2,876 2.8  
Jordan 935 1,085 16.0  
Kuwait 30 28 -6.7  
Lebanon 39 26 -33.3  
Oman 33 71 115.2  
Palestinian Territories 35 22 -37.1  
Qatar 88 99 12.5  
Saudi Arabia 11 25 127.3  
Syria 16 0 -100.0  
United Arab Emirates 696 735 5.6  
Yemen 2 1 -50.0  
         
North Africa 1,716 1,346 -21.6  
Algeria 0 2 -  
Egypt 486 37 -92.4  
Libya 1 2 100.0  
Morocco 1,182 1,255 6.2  
Tunisia 47 50 6.4  
         
NORTH AMERICA 1,380 1,470 6.5 0.5
Canada 1,380 1,470 6.5  
         
OCEANIA 11,584 11,923 2.9 3.9
Australia 8,320 8,369 0.6  
Cook Islands 1 1 0.0  
Fiji 233 260 11.6  
French Polynesia 77 110 42.9  
Kiribati 2 1 -50.0  
Marshall Islands 0 2 -  
Micronesia 24 56 133.3  
Nauru 0 0 0.0  
New Caledonia 0 0 0.0  
New Zealand 2,793 3,021 8.2  
Niue 0 0 0.0  
Norfolk Island 0 0 0.0  
Palau 65 37 -43.1  
Papua New Guinea 13 7 -46.2  
Samoa 28 43 53.6  
Solomon Islands 11 0 -100.0  
Tonga 17 14 -17.6  
Tuvalu 0 0 0.0  
Vanuatu 0 2 -  
Wallis and Futuna 0 0 0.0  
         
Antarctica 41 15 -63.4 0.0
         
Multi-Destination 21,056 23,560 11.9 7.7
         
WORLD TOTAL 289,408 304,467 5.2 100.0

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2015). "Host Regions and Destinations of U.S. Study Abroad Students, 2012/13 - 2013/14." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors