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2011/12 - 2012/13

TOP 25 PLACES OF ORIGIN OF INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS, 2011/12 & 2012/13
           
Rank Place of Origin 2011/12 2012/13 % of Total % Change
  WORLD TOTAL 116,917 122,059 100.0 4.4
           
1 China 32,120 34,230 28.0 6.6
2 India 11,467 11,184 9.2 -2.5
3 South Korea 8,769 8,696 7.1 -0.8
4 Germany 5,477 5,710 4.7 4.3
5 Japan 4,783 5,041 4.1 5.4
6 Canada 4,493 4,741 3.9 5.5
7 France 4,287 4,409 3.6 2.8
8 Italy 3,792 3,804 3.1 0.3
9 Brazil 2,627 3,264 2.7 24.2
10 Spain 2,863 3,047 2.5 6.4
11 United Kingdom 2,741 2,787 2.3 1.7
12 Turkey 2,323 2,302 1.9 -0.9
13 Taiwan 2,129 2,081 1.7 -2.3
14 Israel 1,702 1,644 1.3 -3.4
15 Mexico 1,390 1,532 1.3 10.2
16 Iran 1,056 1,351 1.1 27.9
17 Netherlands 1,140 1,165 1.0 2.2
18 Russia 1,262 1,136 0.9 -10.0
19 Australia 1,002 1,058 0.9 5.6
20 Poland 817 982 0.8 20.2
21 Thailand 777 890 0.7 14.5
22 Greece 801 838 0.7 4.6
23 Colombia 732 792 0.6 8.2
24 Switzerland 799 792 0.6 -0.9
25 Egypt 635 725 0.6 14.2

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2013). "Top 25 Places of Origin of International Scholars, 2011/12-2012/13." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors