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International Scholars: Leading Places of Origin

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2004/05 - 2005/06

TOP 20 PLACES OF ORIGIN OF INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS, 2004/05 & 2005/06
           
Rank Place of Origin 2004/05 2005/06 2005/06 % of U.S. Int'l Scholar Total 2005/06 % Change
WORLD TOTAL 89,634 96,981 - 8.2
1 China 17,035 19,017 19.6 11.6
2 Korea, Republic of 8,301 8,907 9.2 7.3
3 India 7,755 8,836 9.1 13.9
4 Japan 5,623 5,600 5.8 -0.4
5 Germany 4,846 5,117 5.3 5.6
6 Canada 4,262 4,496 4.6 5.5
7 France 3,078 3,380 3.5 9.8
8 United Kingdom 3,185 3,334 3.4 4.7
9 Italy 2,565 2,983 3.1 16.3
10 Russia 2,420 2,402 2.5 -0.7
11 Spain 2,043 2,185 2.3 7.0
12 Taiwan 1,543 1,737 1.8 12.6
13 Brazil 1,499 1,711 1.8 14.1
14 Israel 1,500 1,618 1.7 7.9
15 Turkey 1,427 1,355 1.4 -5.0
16 Australia 1,183 1,265 1.3 6.9
17 Mexico 1,158 1,250 1.3 7.9
18 Netherlands 946 996 1.0 5.3
19 Poland 925 983 1.0 6.3
20 Argentina 825 864 0.9 4.7

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2006). "Leading Places of Origin of International Scholars, 2004/05-2005/06." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors