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2000/01 - 2001/02

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TOTALS BY PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2000/01 & 2001/02
Place of Origin 2000/01 2001/02 % Change
AFRICA 34,217 37,724 10.2
Africa, Unspecified 8 0 -100.0
East Africa 13,516 15,331 13.4
Burundi 55 75 36.4
Comoros 38 44 15.8
Djibouti 8 8 0.0
Eritrea 134 161 20.1
Ethiopia 1,205 1,133 -6.0
Kenya 6,229 7,097 13.9
Madagascar 115 124 7.8
Malawi 428 475 11.0
Mauritius 246 251 2.0
Mozambique 86 106 23.3
Reunion 2 20 900.0
Rwanda 261 263 0.8
Seychelles 13 20 53.8
Somalia 96 87 -9.4
Tanzania 1,528 1,814 18.7
Uganda 754 805 6.8
Zambia 613 819 33.6
Zimbabwe 1,703 2,029 19.1
East Africa, Unspecified 2 0 -100.0
Central Africa 1,859 1,972 6.1
Angola 348 360 3.4
Cameroon 870 967 11.1
Central African Republic 18 12 -33.3
Chad 51 60 17.6
Congo 0 8 -
Equatorial Guinea 44 35 -20.5
Gabon 98 101 3.1
São Tomé and Príncipe 13 7 -46.2
Zaire/Congo 411 422 2.7
Central Africa, Unspecified 6 0 -100.0
North Africa 5,184 5,593 7.9
Algeria 220 196 -10.9
Egypt 2,255 2,409 6.8
Libya 39 42 7.7
Morocco 1,917 2,102 9.7
Sudan 366 378 3.3
Tunisia 385 458 19.0
Western Sahara 2 8 300.0
Southern Africa 3,304 3,443 4.2
Botswana 941 1,004 6.7
Lesotho 35 39 11.4
Namibia 117 80 -31.6
South Africa 2,106 2,232 6.0
Swaziland 104 88 -15.4
Southern Africa, Unspecified 1 0 -100.0
West Africa 10,346 11,385 10.0
Benin 145 153 5.5
Burkina Faso 112 135 20.5
Cape Verde 59 57 -3.4
Côte d'Ivoire 637 707 11.0
Gambia 386 401 3.9
Ghana 2,469 2,672 8.2
Guinea 237 220 -7.2
Guinea-Bissau 16 21 31.3
Liberia 451 471 4.4
Mali 439 311 -29.2
Mauritania 73 79 8.2
Niger 87 139 59.8
Nigeria 3,820 4,499 17.8
Senegal 732 809 10.5
Sierra Leone 336 320 -4.8
St. Helena 1 1 0.0
Togo 330 382 15.8
West Africa, Unspecified 16 8 -50.0
ASIA 302,058 324,812 7.5
Asia, Unspecified 6 0 -100.0
East Asia 189,371 196,813 3.9
China 59,939 63,211 5.5
Hong Kong 7,627 7,757 1.7
Japan 46,497 46,810 0.7
Korea, Dem. People's Rep. 127 113 -11.0
Korea, Republic of 45,685 49,046 7.4
Macao 372 371 -0.3
Mongolia 442 574 29.9
Taiwan 28,566 28,930 1.3
East Asia, Unspecified 116 1 -99.1
South & Central Asia 71,765 86,131 20.0
Afghanistan 75 92 22.7
Bangladesh 4,114 3,935 -4.4
Bhutan 62 78 25.8
India 54,664 66,836 22.3
Kazakhstan 540 617 14.3
Kyrgyzstan 160 230 43.8
Nepal 2,618 3,019 15.3
Pakistan 6,948 8,644 24.4
Republic of Maldives 13 16 23.1
Sri Lanka 1,964 2,069 5.3
Tajikistan 118 143 21.2
Turkmenistan 65 71 9.2
Uzbekistan 418 381 -8.9
South Asia, Unspecified 6 0 -100.0
Southeast Asia 40,916 41,868 2.3
Brunei 25 27 8.0
Cambodia 187 247 32.1
East Timor 0 4 -
Indonesia 11,625 11,614 -0.1
Laos 96 133 38.5
Malaysia 7,795 7,395 -5.1
Myanmar 673 875 30.0
Philippines 3,139 3,295 5.0
Singapore 4,166 4,141 -0.6
Thailand 11,187 11,606 3.7
Vietnam 2,022 2,531 25.2
Southeast Asia, Unspecified 1 0 -100.0
MIDDLE EAST 36,858 38,545 4.6
Bahrain 562 601 6.9
Cyprus 2,217 2,027 -8.6
Iran 1,844 2,216 20.2
Iraq 155 147 -5.2
Israel 3,402 3,458 1.6
Jordan 2,187 2,417 10.5
Kuwait 3,045 2,966 -2.6
Lebanon 2,005 2,435 21.4
Oman 702 623 -11.3
Palestinian Authority 237 232 -2.1
Qatar 463 461 -0.4
Saudi Arabia 5,273 5,579 5.8
Syria 713 735 3.1
Turkey 10,983 12,091 10.1
United Arab Emirates 2,659 2,121 -20.2
Yemen 411 436 6.1
EUROPE 80,584 81,579 1.2
Eastern Europe 27,674 29,591 6.9
Albania 1,118 1,129 1.0
Armenia 366 439 19.9
Azerbaijan 253 277 9.5
Belarus 311 411 32.2
Bosnia & Herzegovina 477 511 7.1
Bulgaria 3,270 3,584 9.6
Croatia 782 802 2.6
Czech Republic 1,112 1,152 3.6
Czechoslovakia, Former 39 11 -71.8
Estonia 287 293 2.1
Georgia 329 345 4.9
Hungary 1,174 1,242 5.8
Latvia 383 434 13.3
Lithuania 493 628 27.4
Macedonia 281 337 19.9
Moldova 183 269 47.0
Poland 2,432 2,606 7.2
Romania 2,976 3,325 11.7
Russia 6,858 6,643 -3.1
Slovakia 539 627 16.3
Slovenia 207 225 8.7
Ukraine 1,909 2,195 15.0
U.S.S.R., Former 105 79 -24.8
Yugoslavia, Former 1,790 2,027 13.2
Western Europe 52,910 51,988 -1.7
Andorra 5 8 60.0
Austria 1,062 1,079 1.6
Belgium 881 884 0.3
Denmark 1,007 922 -8.4
Finland 893 819 -8.3
France 7,273 7,401 1.8
Germany 10,128 9,613 -5.1
Gibraltar 4 1 -75.0
Greece 2,768 2,599 -6.1
Iceland 558 891 59.7
Ireland 1,086 1,053 -3.0
Italy 3,490 3,333 -4.5
Liechtenstein 13 12 -7.7
Luxembourg 73 61 -16.4
Malta 61 51 -16.4
Monaco 18 15 -16.7
Netherlands 1,856 1,791 -3.5
Norway 2,098 2,323 10.7
Portugal 884 946 7.0
San Marino 4 2 -50.0
Spain 4,156 4,048 -2.6
Sweden 4,598 4,041 -12.1
Switzerland 1,850 1,680 -9.2
United Kingdom 8,139 8,414 3.4
Vatican City 5 1 -80.0
LATIN AMERICA 63,634 68,358 7.4
Caribbean 14,423 13,879 -3.8
Anguilla 65 46 -29.2
Antigua 271 239 -11.8
Aruba 85 64 -24.7
Bahamas 1,762 1,973 12.0
Barbados 647 580 -10.4
British Virgin Islands 84 97 15.5
Cayman Islands 243 211 -13.2
Cuba 517 163 -68.5
Dominica 258 232 -10.1
Dominican Republic 869 898 3.3
Grenada 281 185 -34.2
Guadeloupe 10 8 -20.0
Haiti 1,012 1,184 17.0
Jamaica 4,225 4,286 1.4
Martinique 8 13 62.5
Montserrat 10 6 -40.0
Netherlands Antilles 352 335 -4.8
St. Kitts-Nevis 271 146 -46.1
St. Lucia 267 269 0.7
St. Vincent 139 131 -5.8
Trinidad & Tobago 2,901 2,668 -8.0
Turks & Caicos Islands 48 64 33.3
Windward Islands 1 0 -100.0
Caribbean, Unspecified 97 81 -16.5
Central America/Mexico 16,764 18,826 12.3
Belize 489 542 10.8
Costa Rica 928 966 4.1
El Salvador 825 917 11.2
Guatemala 1,050 1,058 0.8
Honduras 974 1,007 3.4
Mexico 10,670 12,518 17.3
Nicaragua 611 608 -0.5
Panama 1,217 1,208 -0.7
Central America & Mexico, Unspecified 0 2 -
South America 32,447 35,653 9.9
Argentina 3,172 3,444 8.6
Bolivia 897 953 6.2
Brazil 8,846 8,972 1.4
Chile 1,553 1,655 6.6
Colombia 6,765 8,068 19.3
Ecuador 2,028 2,364 16.6
Falkland Islands 4 1 -75.0
French Guiana 5 6 20.0
Guyana 409 359 -12.2
Paraguay 371 375 1.1
Peru 2,660 3,188 19.8
Suriname 121 100 -17.4
Uruguay 397 468 17.9
Venezuela 5,217 5,627 7.9
South America, Unspecified 2 73 3550.0
NORTH AMERICA 25,888 27,039 4.4
Bermuda 609 525 -13.8
Canada 25,279 26,514 4.9
OCEANIA 4,624 4,852 4.9
Australia 2,645 2,707 2.3
Cook Islands 4 4 0.0
Fed. States of Micronesia 188 274 45.7
Fiji 250 247 -1.2
French Polynesia 71 110 54.9
Kiribati 42 35 -16.7
Marshall Islands 37 40 8.1
Nauru 4 2 -50.0
New Caledonia 7 2 -71.4
New Zealand 971 1,046 7.7
Niue 5 18 260.0
Norfolk Island 1 2 100.0
Palau 48 45 -6.3
Papua New Guinea 30 32 6.7
Solomon Islands 7 8 14.3
Tonga 188 164 -12.8
Tuvalu 2 2 0.0
Vanuatu 5 6 20.0
Western Samoa 118 107 -9.3
Pacific Islands, Unspecified 1 1 0.0
Stateless 10 87 770.0
WORLD TOTAL 547,867 582,996 6.4

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2002). "All Places of Origin of International Students, 2000/01-2001/02." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors