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2009/10 - 2010/11

 INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR TOTALS BY PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2009/10 & 2010/11
       
Place of Origin 2009/10 2010/11 % Change
AFRICA 2,952 2,790 -5.5
       
East Africa 591 549 -7.1
Djibouti 0 1 -
Eritrea 18 12 -33.3
Ethiopia 107 93 -13.1
Kenya 259 253 -2.3
Rwanda 18 9 -50.0
Somalia 1 1 0.0
Sudan 18 30 66.7
Tanzania 72 87 20.8
Uganda 98 63 -35.7
       
Central Africa 134 157 17.2
Cameroon 92 109 18.5
Central African Republic 1 5 400.0
Chad 3 14 366.7
Congo, Republic of the 8 7 -12.5
Congo, Dem. Rep. of the 13 11 -15.4
Equatorial Guinea 8 8 0.0
Gabon 8 2 -75.0
Sao Tome and Principe 1 1 0.0
       
North Africa 998 938 -6.0
Algeria 60 68 13.3
Egypt 734 620 -15.5
Libya 30 32 6.7
Morocco 83 108 30.1
Tunisia 91 110 20.9
       
Southern Africa 533 466 -12.6
Angola 1 2 100.0
Botswana 11 6 -45.5
Comoros 10 1 -90.0
Lesotho 5 8 60.0
Madagascar 7 6 -14.3
Malawi 18 9 -50.0
Mauritius 21 26 23.8
Mozambique 15 15 0.0
Namibia 5 2 -60.0
South Africa 306 256 -16.3
Swaziland 7 15 114.3
Zambia 47 38 -19.1
Zimbabwe 80 82 2.5
       
West Africa 696 680 -2.3
Benin 9 9 0.0
Burkina Faso 17 15 -11.8
Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 24 16 -33.3
Gambia 6 6 0.0
Ghana 199 196 -1.5
Guinea 3 1 -66.7
Guinea-Bissau 1 0 -100.0
Liberia 14 16 14.3
Mali 20 15 -25.0
Mauritania 3 8 166.7
Niger 8 9 12.5
Nigeria 326 328 0.6
Senegal 52 50 -3.8
Sierra Leone 8 5 -37.5
Togo 6 6 0.0
       
ASIA 62,667 62,736 0.1
       
East Asia 46,933 46,767 -0.4
China 29,471 30,094 2.1
Hong Kong 233 273 17.2
Japan 5,250 4,968 -5.4
Macau 6 11 83.3
Mongolia 52 45 -13.5
North Korea 0 2 -
South Korea 9,796 9,257 -5.5
Taiwan 2,125 2,117 -0.4
       
South & Central Asia 13,054 13,525 3.6
Afghanistan 23 14 -39.1
Bangladesh 224 232 3.6
Bhutan 6 6 0.0
India 11,453 11,930 4.2
Kazakhstan 76 116 52.6
Kyrgyzstan 30 56 86.7
Maldives 3 6 100.0
Nepal 247 279 13.0
Pakistan 661 597 -9.7
Sri Lanka 250 198 -20.8
Tajikistan 15 32 113.3
Turkmenistan 7 7 0.0
Uzbekistan 59 52 -11.9
       
Southeast Asia 2,680 2,444 -8.8
Brunei 1 2 100.0
Cambodia 13 20 53.8
Indonesia 430 333 -22.6
Laos 2 2 0.0
Malaysia 282 282 0.0
Myanmar 44 29 -34.1
Philippines 392 376 -4.1
Singapore 287 309 7.7
Thailand 919 748 -18.6
Vietnam 310 343 10.6
       
EUROPE 32,826 33,160 1.0
Albania 46 48 4.3
Andorra 0 1 -
Armenia 64 55 -14.1
Austria 561 578 3.0
Azerbaijan 39 41 5.1
Belarus 88 90 2.3
Belgium 451 470 4.2
Bosnia & Herzegovina 30 33 10.0
Bulgaria 263 231 -12.2
Croatia 148 148 0.0
Cyprus 75 74 -1.3
Czech Republic 238 212 -10.9
Denmark 521 550 5.6
Estonia 50 49 -2.0
Finland 345 365 5.8
France 4,182 4,223 1.0
Georgia 106 97 -8.5
Germany 5,476 5,588 2.0
Greece 765 781 2.1
Hungary 384 345 -10.2
Iceland 61 52 -14.8
Ireland 498 505 1.4
Italy 3,647 3,636 -0.3
Kosovo 6 8 33.3
Latvia 33 52 57.6
Liechtenstein 2 2 0.0
Lithuania 48 56 16.7
Luxembourg 18 22 22.2
Macedonia 38 35 -7.9
Malta 5 7 40.0
Moldova 37 27 -27.0
Monaco 6 4 -33.3
Montenegro 9 6 -33.3
Netherlands 1,127 1,184 5.1
Norway 472 457 -3.2
Poland 847 799 -5.7
Portugal 522 510 -2.3
Romania 521 499 -4.2
Russia 1,501 1,307 -12.9
Serbia 197 183 -7.1
Slovakia 138 151 9.4
Slovenia 84 97 15.5
Spain 2,612 2,831 8.4
Sweden 705 687 -2.6
Switzerland 732 744 1.6
Turkey 1,907 2,106 10.4
Ukraine 453 438 -3.3
United Kingdom 2,768 2,772 0.1
Europe, Unspecified 0 4 -
       
LATIN AMERICA 6,968 6,988 0.3
       
Caribbean 367 375 2.2
Antigua & Barbuda 6 5 -16.7
Aruba 6 1 -83.3
Bahamas 24 29 20.8
Barbados 24 18 -25.0
British Virgin Islands 0 1 -
Cayman Islands 0 1 -
Cuba 31 29 -6.5
Dominica 6 12 100.0
Dominican Republic 32 32 0.0
Grenada 2 5 150.0
Guadeloupe 1 0 -100.0
Haiti 17 19 11.8
Jamaica 119 103 -13.4
Martinique 0 1 -
Netherlands Antilles 1 6 500.0
St. Kitts & Nevis 5 4 -20.0
St. Lucia 5 11 120.0
St. Vincent & the Grenadines 3 4 33.3
Trinidad & Tobago 85 94 10.6
       
Central America & Mexico 1,682 1,645 -2.2
Belize 9 22 144.4
Costa Rica 98 89 -9.2
El Salvador 31 38 22.6
Guatemala 52 34 -34.6
Honduras 47 53 12.8
Mexico 1,381 1,348 -2.4
Nicaragua 25 27 8.0
Panama 39 34 -12.8
       
South America 4,919 4,968 1.0
Argentina 752 708 -5.9
Bolivia 40 43 7.5
Brazil 2,258 2,194 -2.8
Chile 456 509 11.6
Colombia 637 722 13.3
Ecuador 103 122 18.4
Guyana 9 7 -22.2
Paraguay 15 12 -20.0
Peru 270 257 -4.8
Suriname 3 4 33.3
Uruguay 95 96 1.1
Venezuela 281 294 4.6
       
MIDDLE EAST 3,628 3,572 -1.5
Bahrain 15 11 -26.7
Iran 716 743 3.8
Iraq 108 176 63.0
Israel 1,744 1,639 -6.0
Jordan 234 237 1.3
Kuwait 38 33 -13.2
Lebanon 375 341 -9.1
Oman 16 11 -31.3
Palestinian Territories 46 36 -21.7
Qatar 8 14 75.0
Saudi Arabia 131 164 25.2
Syria 137 117 -14.6
United Arab Emirates 39 21 -46.2
Yemen 21 29 38.1
       
NORTH AMERICA 4,695 4,750 1.2
Bermuda 1 5 400.0
Canada 4,694 4,745 1.1
       
OCEANIA 1,362 1,302 -4.4
Australia 1,076 1,042 -3.2
Fiji 2 6 200.0
Kiribati 5 1 -80.0
New Zealand 274 243 -11.3
Niue 2 1 -50.0
Palau 0 1 -
Papua New Guinea 2 6 200.0
Tonga 1 1 0.0
Tuvalu 0 1 -
       
STATELESS 0 15 -
       
WORLD TOTAL 115,098 115,313 0.2

* 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. (2011). "International Scholar Totals by Place of Origin, 2009/10-2010/11." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors