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International Scholars: All Places of Origin

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2006/07 - 2007/08

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR TOTALS BY PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2006/07 & 2007/08
       
Place of Origin 2006/07 2007/08 % Change
AFRICA 2,591 2,730 5.4
East Africa 597 707 18.4
Burundi 2 1 -50.0
Comoros 1 1 0.0
Eritrea 12 18 50.0
Ethiopia 88 102 15.9
Kenya 228 253 11.0
Madagascar 17 33 94.1
Malawi 12 12 0.0
Mauritius 15 27 80.0
Mozambique 10 5 -50.0
Rwanda 12 33 175.0
Somalia 1 2 100.0
Tanzania 49 62 26.5
Uganda 56 65 16.1
Zambia 31 33 6.5
Zimbabwe 62 60 -3.2
Central Africa 119 141 18.5
Angola 3 12 300.0
Cameroon 82 90 9.8
Central African Republic 2 0 -100.0
Chad 2 1 -50.0
Congo, Rep. of 16 11 -31.3
Congo, Dem. Rep. of 3 13 333.3
Equatorial Guinea 6 9 50.0
Gabon 5 5 0.0
North Africa 986 1,000 1.4
Algeria 50 50 0.0
Egypt 738 759 2.8
Libya 10 15 50.0
Morocco 104 94 -9.6
Sudan 20 23 15.0
Tunisia 63 59 -6.3
Southern Africa 307 301 -2.0
Botswana 8 12 50.0
Cape Verde 0 1 -
Lesotho 6 2 -66.7
Namibia 3 11 266.7
South Africa 280 273 -2.5
Swaziland 10 2 -80.0
West Africa 582 581 -0.2
Benin 9 12 33.3
Burkina Faso 14 11 -21.4
Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 32 17 -46.9
Gambia 16 9 -43.8
Ghana 139 158 13.7
Guinea 3 5 66.7
Guinea-Bissau 1 1 0.0
Liberia 7 9 28.6
Mali 8 9 12.5
Mauritania 2 4 100.0
Niger 6 9 50.0
Nigeria 273 256 -6.2
Senegal 52 64 23.1
Sierra Leone 15 12 -20.0
Togo 6 5 -16.7
ASIA 49,549 55,553 12.1
East Asia 37,155 41,906 12.8
China 20,149 23,779 18.0
Hong Kong 253 247 -2.4
Japan 5,557 5,692 2.4
North Korea 32 49 53.1
South Korea 9,291 9,888 6.4
Macau 10 5 -50.0
Mongolia 51 61 19.6
Taiwan 1,813 2,185 20.5
South & Central Asia 10,450 11,564 10.7
Afghanistan 12 31 158.3
Bangladesh 235 272 15.7
Bhutan 6 7 16.7
India 9,138 9,959 9.0
Kazakhstan 65 121 86.2
Kyrgyzstan 28 59 110.7
Maldives 2 0 -100.0
Nepal 144 177 22.9
Pakistan 539 608 12.8
Sri Lanka 203 232 14.3
Tajikistan 10 20 100.0
Turkmenistan 7 17 142.9
Uzbekistan 61 61 0.0
Southeast Asia 1,943 2,083 7.2
Cambodia 9 15 66.7
Indonesia 184 256 39.1
Laos 5 1 -80.0
Malaysia 256 272 6.3
Myanmar 27 28 3.7
Philippines 392 391 -0.3
Singapore 226 237 4.9
Thailand 653 696 6.6
Vietnam 193 187 -3.1
EUROPE 30,458 31,343 2.9
Albania 43 46 7.0
Armenia 74 59 -20.3
Austria 448 475 6.0
Azerbaijan 35 26 -25.7
Belarus 104 119 14.4
Belgium 457 457 0.0
Bosnia & Herzegovina 37 42 13.5
Bulgaria 272 267 -1.8
Croatia 129 146 13.2
Cyprus* 82 61 -25.6
Czech Republic 291 268 -7.9
Denmark 496 509 2.6
Estonia 35 34 -2.9
Finland 289 313 8.3
France 3,588 3,802 6.0
Georgia 112 110 -1.8
Germany 5,039 5,269 4.6
Greece 646 729 12.8
Hungary 401 376 -6.2
Iceland 62 62 0.0
Ireland 397 382 -3.8
Italy 3,148 3,273 4.0
Kosovo 0 5 -
Latvia 29 34 17.2
Liechtenstein 1 2 100.0
Lithuania 50 60 20.0
Luxembourg 17 20 17.6
Macedonia 44 40 -9.1
Malta 3 1 -66.7
Moldova 82 66 -19.5
Monaco 7 4 -42.9
Montenegro 10 26 160.0
Netherlands 959 1,018 6.2
Norway 307 357 16.3
Poland 877 840 -4.2
Portugal 365 418 14.5
Romania 688 638 -7.3
Russia 2,102 1,945 -7.5
San Marino 7 1 -85.7
Serbia 220 223 1.4
Slovakia 121 139 14.9
Slovenia 80 80 0.0
Spain 2,193 2,320 5.8
Sweden 690 683 -1.0
Switzerland 663 715 7.8
Turkey* 1,362 1,539 13.0
Ukraine 519 521 0.4
United Kingdom 2,877 2,823 -1.9
LATIN AMERICA 6,588 6,995 6.2
Caribbean 415 394 -5.1
Antigua & Barbuda 6 6 0.0
Aruba 6 11 83.3
Bahamas 34 22 -35.3
Barbados 36 34 -5.6
Cuba 22 13 -40.9
Dominica 8 10 25.0
Dominican Republic 28 26 -7.1
Grenada 7 2 -71.4
Haiti 26 42 61.5
Jamaica 127 116 -8.7
Martinique 0 1 -
Montserrat 1 0 -100.0
Netherlands Antilles 10 11 10.0
St. Kitts & Nevis 5 10 100.0
St. Lucia 8 10 25.0
St. Vincent & the Grenadines 5 2 -60.0
Trinidad & Tobago 86 77 -10.5
Turks & Caicos Islands 1 1 0.0
Central America & Mexico 1,576 1,812 15.0
Belize 17 18 5.9
Costa Rica 104 110 5.8
El Salvador 43 55 27.9
Guatemala 60 71 18.3
Honduras 54 69 27.8
Mexico 1,218 1,396 14.6
Nicaragua 27 39 44.4
Panama 52 54 3.8
South America 4,597 4,789 4.2
Argentina 834 781 -6.4
Bolivia 53 55 3.8
Brazil 1,862 2,071 11.2
Chile 433 425 -1.8
Colombia 626 696 11.2
Ecuador 107 120 12.1
Guyana 17 13 -23.5
Paraguay 12 28 133.3
Peru 257 278 8.2
Suriname 2 1 -50.0
Uruguay 85 69 -18.8
Venezuela 309 252 -18.4
MIDDLE EAST 3,128 3,250 3.9
Bahrain 14 17 21.4
Iran 572 622 8.7
Iraq 57 90 57.9
Israel 1,591 1,698 6.7
Jordan 308 191 -38.0
Kuwait 23 22 -4.3
Lebanon 314 313 -0.3
Oman 23 17 -26.1
Palestinian Territories 25 38 52.0
Qatar 9 4 -55.6
Saudi Arabia 44 78 77.3
Syria 127 110 -13.4
United Arab Emirates 8 27 237.5
Yemen 14 23 64.3
NORTH AMERICA 4,406 4,763 8.1
Bermuda 8 5 -37.5
Canada 4,398 4,758 8.2
OCEANIA 1,511 1,484 -1.8
Australia 1,175 1,163 -1.0
Fiji 3 1 -66.7
French Polynesia 1 0 -100.0
New Zealand 314 314 0.0
Papua New Guinea 5 4 -20.0
Samoa 11 1 -90.9
Tonga 1 1 0.0
STATELESS 8 5 -37.5
WORLD TOTAL 98,239 106,123 8.0
* Cyprus and Turkey were previously classified in the Middle East category but were moved to the Europe category in 2005/06.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2008). "All Places of Origin of International Scholars, 2006/07-2007/08." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors