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International Scholars: Leading Places of Origin

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2006/07 - 2007/08

TOP 20 PLACES OF ORIGIN OF INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS, 2006/07 & 2007/08
           
Rank Place of Origin 2006/07 2007/08 2007/08 % of Total % Change
WORLD TOTAL 98,239 106,123 - 8.0
1 China 20,149 23,779 22.4 18.0
2 India 9,138 9,959 9.4 9.0
3 South Korea 9,291 9,888 9.3 6.4
4 Japan 5,557 5,692 5.4 2.4
5 Germany 5,039 5,269 5.0 4.6
6 Canada 4,398 4,758 4.5 8.2
7 France 3,588 3,802 3.6 6.0
8 Italy 3,148 3,273 3.1 4.0
9 United Kingdom 2,877 2,823 2.7 -1.9
10 Spain 2,193 2,320 2.2 5.8
11 Taiwan 1,813 2,185 2.1 20.5
12 Brazil 1,862 2,071 2.0 11.2
13 Russia 2,102 1,945 1.8 -7.5
14 Israel 1,591 1,698 1.6 6.7
15 Turkey 1,362 1,539 1.5 13.0
16 Mexico 1,218 1,396 1.3 14.6
17 Australia 1,175 1,163 1.1 -1.1
18 Netherlands 959 1,018 1.0 6.2
19 Poland 877 840 0.8 -4.2
20 Argentina 834 781 0.7 -6.3

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