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2008/09 - 2009/10

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR TOTALS BY PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2008/09 - 2009/10
 
Place of Origin 2008/09 2009/10 Change
AFRICA 3,800 2,952 -22.3
 
East Africa 1,075 771 -28.3
Burundi 0 0 -
Comoros 4 10 150.0
Eritrea 22 18 -18.2
Ethiopia 214 107 -50.0
Kenya 440 259 -41.1
Madagascar 19 7 -63.2
Malawi 12 18 50.0
Mauritius 21 21 0.0
Mozambique 7 15 114.3
Rwanda 12 18 50.0
Somalia 5 1 -80.0
Tanzania 90 72 -20.0
Uganda 90 98 8.9
Zambia 69 47 -31.9
Zimbabwe 70 80 14.3
 
Central Africa 240 134 -40.4
Angola 15 1 -93.3
Cameroon 160 92 -42.5
Central African Republic 5 1 -80.0
Chad 6 3 -50.0
Congo, Rep. of 13 8 -38.5
Congo, Dem. Rep. of 13 13 0.0
Equatorial Guinea 9 8 -11.1
Gabon 18 8 -55.6
São Tomé and Príncipe 1 1 0.0
 
North Africa 1,032 1,016 -1.6
Algeria 71 60 -15.5
Egypt 717 734 2.4
Libya 26 30 15.4
Morocco 112 83 -25.9
Sudan 27 18 -33.3
Tunisia 79 91 15.2
 
Southern Africa 396 334 -15.7
Botswana 13 11 -15.4
Cape Verde 0 0 -
Lesotho 8 5 -37.5
Namibia 14 5 -64.3
South Africa 355 306 -13.8
Swaziland 6 7 16.7
 
West Africa 1,057 696 -34.2
Benin 35 9 -74.3
Burkina Faso 63 17 -73.0
Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 65 24 -63.1
Gambia 15 6 -60.0
Ghana 193 199 3.1
Guinea 13 3 -76.9
Guinea-Bissau 1 1 0.0
Liberia 20 14 -30.0
Mali 55 20 -63.6
Mauritania 6 3 -50.0
Niger 21 8 -61.9
Nigeria 441 326 -26.1
Senegal 82 52 -36.6
Sierra Leone 20 8 -60.0
Togo 27 6 -77.8
 
ASIA 59,664 62,667 5.0
 
East Asia 44,692 46,933 5.0
China 26,645 29,471 10.6
Hong Kong 247 233 -5.7
Japan 5,635 5,250 -6.8
Macau 5 6 20.0
Mongolia 43 52 20.9
North Korea 0 0 -
South Korea 9,975 9,796 -1.8
Taiwan 2,142 2,125 -0.8
 
South & Central Asia 12,512 13,054 4.3
Afghanistan 28 23 -17.9
Bangladesh 280 224 -20.0
Bhutan 8 6 -25.0
India 10,814 11,453 5.9
Kazakhstan 79 76 -3.8
Kyrgyzstan 56 30 -46.4
Maldives 1 3 200.0
Nepal 329 247 -24.9
Pakistan 585 661 13.0
Sri Lanka 218 250 14.7
Tajikistan 35 15 -57.1
Turkmenistan 18 7 -61.1
Uzbekistan 61 59 -3.3
 
Southeast Asia 2,460 2,680 8.9
Brunei 1 1 0.0
Cambodia 15 13 -13.3
Indonesia 391 430 10.0
Laos 5 2 -60.0
Malaysia 268 282 5.2
Myanmar 36 44 22.2
Philippines 413 392 -5.1
Singapore 223 287 28.7
Thailand 763 919 20.4
Vietnam 345 310 -10.1
 
EUROPE 32,769 32,826 0.2
Albania 69 46 -33.3
Armenia 79 64 -19.0
Austria 568 561 -1.2
Azerbaijan 49 39 -20.4
Belarus 111 88 -20.7
Belgium 490 451 -8.0
Bosnia & Herzegovina 35 30 -14.3
Bulgaria 282 263 -6.7
Croatia 145 148 2.1
Cyprus* 83 75 -9.6
Czech Republic 265 238 -10.2
Denmark 532 521 -2.1
Estonia 43 50 16.3
Finland 303 345 13.9
France 4,171 4,182 0.3
Georgia 123 106 -13.8
Germany 5,300 5,476 3.3
Greece 766 765 -0.1
Hungary 394 384 -2.5
Iceland 69 61 -11.6
Ireland 592 498 -15.9
Italy 3,548 3,647 2.8
Kosovo 4 6 50.0
Latvia 33 33 0.0
Liechtenstein 2 2 0.0
Lithuania 55 48 -12.7
Luxembourg 25 18 -28.0
Macedonia 48 38 -20.8
Malta 7 5 -28.6
Moldova 44 37 -15.9
Monaco 1 6 500.0
Montenegro 25 9 -64.0
Netherlands 1,181 1,127 -4.6
Norway 418 472 12.9
Poland 833 847 1.7
Portugal 459 522 13.7
Romania 585 521 -10.9
Russia 1,628 1,501 -7.8
San Marino 1 0 -100.0
Serbia 181 197 8.8
Slovakia 141 138 -2.1
Slovenia 103 84 -18.4
Spain 2,481 2,612 5.3
Sweden 711 705 -0.8
Switzerland 749 732 -2.3
Turkey* 1,702 1,907 12.0
Ukraine 489 453 -7.4
United Kingdom 2,846 2,768 -2.7
 
LATIN AMERICA 7,606 6,968 -8.4
 
Caribbean 443 367 -17.2
Antigua & Barbuda 6 6 0.0
Aruba 1 6 500.0
Bahamas 25 24 -4.0
Barbados 25 24 -4.0
British Virgin Islands 1 0 -100.0
Cuba 21 31 47.6
Dominica 14 6 -57.1
Dominican Republic 32 32 0.0
Grenada 12 2 -83.3
Guadeloupe 0 1 -
Haiti 26 17 -34.6
Jamaica 131 119 -9.2
Martinique 1 0 -100.0
Montserrat 1 0 -100.0
Netherlands Antilles 2 1 -50.0
St. Kitts & Nevis 5 5 0.0
St. Lucia 7 5 -28.6
St. Vincent & the Grenadines 5 3 -40.0
Trinidad & Tobago 127 85 -33.1
Turks & Caicos Islands 1 0 -100.0
 
Central America & Mexico 1,761 1,682 -4.5
Belize 29 9 -69.0
Costa Rica 98 98 0.0
El Salvador 53 31 -41.5
Guatemala 63 52 -17.5
Honduras 63 47 -25.4
Mexico 1,371 1,381 0.7
Nicaragua 29 25 -13.8
Panama 55 39 -29.1
 
South America 5,402 4,919 -8.9
Argentina 991 752 -24.1
Bolivia 55 40 -27.3
Brazil 2,363 2,258 -4.4
Chile 466 456 -2.1
Colombia 684 637 -6.9
Ecuador 113 103 -8.8
Guyana 22 9 -59.1
Paraguay 20 15 -25.0
Peru 288 270 -6.3
Suriname 2 3 50.0
Uruguay 103 95 -7.8
Venezuela 295 281 -4.7
 
MIDDLE EAST 3,475 3,628 4.4
Bahrain 15 15 0.0
Iran 671 716 6.7
Iraq 124 108 -12.9
Israel 1,745 1,744 -0.1
Jordan 221 234 5.9
Kuwait 37 38 2.7
Lebanon 327 375 14.7
Oman 23 16 -30.4
Palestinian Territories 29 46 58.6
Qatar 8 8 0.0
Saudi Arabia 112 131 17.0
Syria 105 137 30.5
United Arab Emirates 37 39 5.4
Yemen 21 21 0.0
 
NORTH AMERICA 4,698 4,695 -0.1
Bermuda 6 1 -83.3
Canada 4,692 4,694 0.0
 
OCEANIA 1,482 1,362 -8.1
Australia 1,137 1,076 -5.4
Fiji 4 2 -50.0
Kiribati 0 5 -
New Zealand 333 274 -17.7
Niue 0 2 -
Papua New Guinea 2 2 0.0
Tonga 6 1 -83.3
 
 
WORLD TOTAL 113,494 115,098 1.4

* 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. (2010). "International Scholar Totals by Place of Origin, 2008/09-2009/10." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors