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U.S. Study Abroad: Host Regions

2000/01-2011/12

HOST REGIONS OF U.S. STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS, 2000/01 - 2011/12
PERCENT OF U.S. STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS
Host Region 2000/01 2001/02 2002/03 2003/04 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
                         
Africa* 2.9 2.9 2.8 3.0 3.5 3.8 4.2 4.5 5.3 5.5 4.3 4.5
Asia 6.0 6.8 5.6 6.9 8.0 9.3 10.3 11.1 11.4 12.0 11.7 12.4
Europe** 63.1 62.6 62.9 60.9 60.3 58.3 57.4 56.3 54.5 53.5 54.6 53.3
Latin America 14.5 14.5 15.3 15.2 14.4 15.2 15.0 15.3 15.4 15.0 14.6 15.8
Middle East* 1.1 0.8 0.4 0.5 1.0 1.2 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.8 2.6 2.5
North America 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.6
Oceania 6.0 6.8 7.3 7.4 6.7 6.3 5.7 5.3 5.5 5.0 4.8 4.5
Antarctica 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Multiple Destinations 5.6 4.9 5.1 5.5 5.6 5.5 5.6 5.7 6.0 6.5 6.8 6.4
                         
Total 154,168 160,920 174,629 191,321 205,983 223,534 241,791 262,416 260,327 270,604 273,996 283,332

* North Africa was moved from the Africa category to the Middle East category in 2010/11.
** 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. (2013). "Host Regions of U.S. Study Abroad Students, 2000/01-2011/12." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors