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2008/09 - 2009/10

TOP 25 PLACES OF ORIGIN OF INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS, 2008/09 & 2009/10
           
Rank Place of Origin  2008/09  2009/10  2009/10 % of Total  % Change
  WORLD TOTAL 113,494 115,098 100.0 1.4
1 China 26,645 29,471 25.6 10.6 
2 India 10,814 11,453 10.0 5.9 
3 South Korea 9,975 9,796 8.5 -1.8 
4 Germany 5,300 5,476 4.8 3.3 
5 Japan 5,635 5,250 4.6 -6.8 
6 Canada 4,692 4,694 4.1 0.0
7 France 4,171 4,182 3.6 0.3 
8 Italy 3,548 3,647 3.2 2.8 
9 United Kingdom 2,846 2,768 2.4 -2.7 
10 Spain 2,481 2,612 2.3 5.3 
11 Brazil 2,363 2,258 2.0 -4.4 
12 Taiwan 2,142 2,125 1.8 -0.8 
13 Turkey 1,702 1,907 1.7 12.0 
14 Israel 1,745 1,744 1.5 -0.1 
15 Russia 1,628 1,501 1.3 -7.8 
16 Mexico 1,371 1,381 1.2 0.7 
17 Netherlands 1,181 1,127 1.0 -4.6 
18 Australia 1,137 1,076 0.9 -5.4 
19 Thailand 763 919 0.8 20.4 
20 Poland 833 847 0.7 1.7 
21 Greece 766 765 0.7 -0.1 
22 Argentina 991 752 0.7 -24.1 
23 Egypt 717 734 0.6  2.4 
24 Switzerland 749 732 0.6 -2.3 
25 Iran 671 716 0.6 6.7 

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2010). "Top 25 Places of Origin of International Scholars, 2008/09-2009/10." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors