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International Scholars: Leading Places of Origin

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2009/10 - 2010/11

Rank Place of Origin 2009/10 2010/11 % of Total   % Change
           
  WORLD TOTAL 115,098 115,313 100.0    0.2
           
1 China 29,471 30,094 26.1    2.1
2 India 11,453 11,930 10.3    4.2
3 South Korea 9,796 9,257 8.0   -5.5
4 Germany 5,476 5,588 4.8    2.0
5 Japan 5,250 4,968 4.3   -5.4
6 Canada 4,694 4,745 4.1    1.1
7 France 4,182 4,223 3.7    1.0
8 Italy 3,647 3,636 3.2   -0.3
9 Spain 2,612 2,831 2.5    8.4
10 United Kingdom 2,768 2,772 2.4    0.1
11 Brazil 2,258 2,194 1.9   -2.8
12 Taiwan 2,125 2,117 1.8   -0.4
13 Turkey 1,907 2,106 1.8  10.4
14 Israel 1,744 1,639 1.4   -6.0
15 Mexico 1,381 1,348 1.2   -2.4
16 Russia 1,501 1,307 1.1 -12.9
17 Netherlands 1,127 1,184 1.0    5.1
18 Australia 1,076 1,042 0.9   -3.2
19 Poland 847 799 0.7   -5.7
20 Greece 765 781 0.7    2.1
21 Thailand 919 748 0.6 -18.6
22 Switzerland 732 744 0.6    1.6
23 Iran 716 743 0.6    3.8
24 Colombia 637 722 0.6  13.3
25 Argentina 752 708 0.6   -5.9

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2011). "Top 25 Places of Origin of International Scholars, 2009/10-2010/11." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors