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2000/01

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY ACADEMIC LEVEL AND PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2000/01
Place of Origin Undergraduate % Undergraduate Graduate % Graduate Other % Other Total
AFRICA 22,679 66.3 9,833 28.7 1,695 5.0 34,217
Africa, Unspecified 6 71.4 2 28.6 0 0.0 8
East Africa 9,732 72.0 3,279 24.3 502 3.7 13,516
Burundi 42 75.6 13 24.4 0 0.0 55
Comoros 29 75.0 7 18.8 2 6.3 38
Djibouti 6 71.4 1 14.3 1 14.3 8
Eritrea 46 34.6 76 57.0 11 8.4 134
Ethiopia 775 64.3 395 32.8 35 2.9 1,205
Kenya 4,583 73.6 1,406 22.6 240 3.8 6,229
Madagascar 51 44.7 57 50.0 6 5.3 115
Malawi 289 67.4 120 28.1 19 4.5 428
Mauritius 150 60.8 84 34.2 12 5.0 246
Mozambique 38 43.7 42 49.3 6 7.0 86
Reunion 1 50.0 1 50.0 0 0.0 2
Rwanda 219 83.9 38 14.7 4 1.4 261
Seychelles 13 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 13
Somalia 83 87.0 11 11.7 1 1.3 96
Tanzania 1,160 75.9 306 20.0 62 4.0 1,528
Uganda 443 58.7 291 38.6 20 2.7 754
Zambia 468 76.2 126 20.6 20 3.2 613
Zimbabwe 1,335 78.4 304 17.9 63 3.7 1,703
East Africa, Unspecified 1 50.0 1 50.0 0 0.0 2
Central Africa 1,357 73.0 393 21.1 110 5.9 1,859
Angola 294 84.5 18 5.2 36 10.3 348
Cameroon 570 65.5 260 29.8 40 4.6 870
Central African Republic 13 73.3 4 20.0 1 6.7 18
Chad 33 65.1 14 27.9 4 7.0 51
Equatorial Guinea 38 86.5 5 10.8 1 2.7 44
Gabon 68 69.5 17 17.1 13 13.4 98
São Tomé and Príncipe 8 60.0 5 40.0 0 0.0 13
Zaire/Congo 327 79.5 70 16.9 15 3.6 411
Central Africa, Unspecified 6 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6
North Africa 2,365 45.6 2,416 46.6 401 7.7 5,184
Algeria 103 46.9 101 45.7 16 7.4 220
Egypt 676 30.0 1,439 63.8 140 6.2 2,255
Libya 28 71.9 11 28.1 0 0.0 39
Morocco 1,192 62.2 550 28.7 174 9.1 1,917
Sudan 179 49.0 164 44.9 22 6.1 366
Tunisia 186 48.2 150 39.0 49 12.8 385
Western Sahara 1 50.0 1 50.0 0 0.0 2
Southern Africa 2,153 65.2 1,036 31.4 113 3.4 3,304
Botswana 693 73.7 222 23.6 25 2.7 941
Lesotho 22 62.1 12 34.5 1 3.4 35
Namibia 76 64.9 41 35.1 0 0.0 117
South Africa 1,283 60.9 739 35.1 83 4.0 2,106
Swaziland 78 75.0 22 21.3 4 3.8 104
Southern Africa, Unspecified 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
West Africa 7,066 68.3 2,707 26.2 569 5.5 10,346
Benin 72 49.6 68 47.1 5 3.4 145
Burkina Faso 57 50.5 47 41.9 8 7.5 112
Cape Verde 39 67.3 14 24.5 5 8.2 59
Côte d'Ivoire 449 70.5 144 22.6 44 6.9 637
Gambia 272 70.4 52 13.4 63 16.2 386
Ghana 1,605 65.0 772 31.3 92 3.7 2,469
Guinea 172 72.7 37 15.7 27 11.6 237
Guinea-Bissau 6 38.5 10 61.5 0 0.0 16
Liberia 351 77.8 84 18.7 16 3.5 451
Mali 323 73.7 97 22.1 18 4.2 439
Mauritania 43 59.0 22 29.5 8 11.5 73
Niger 51 58.9 27 31.5 8 9.6 87
Nigeria 2,657 69.5 1,021 26.7 142 3.7 3,820
Senegal 527 72.0 153 20.9 52 7.1 732
Sierra Leone 217 64.7 106 31.6 12 3.6 336
St. Helena 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
Togo 208 63.1 53 16.0 69 20.9 330
West Africa, Unspecified 16 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 16
ASIA 121,919 40.4 155,794 51.6 24,343 8.1 302,058
Asia, Unspecified 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 100.0 6
East Asia 76,076 40.2 95,054 50.2 18,240 9.6 189,371
China 8,252 13.8 48,029 80.1 3,658 6.1 59,939
Hong Kong 5,635 73.9 1,499 19.7 493 6.5 7,627
Japan 32,136 69.1 8,560 18.4 5,800 12.5 46,497
Korea, Dem. People's Rep. 77 60.4 44 34.9 6 4.7 127
Korea, Republic of 18,781 41.1 21,568 47.2 5,336 11.7 45,685
Macao 257 69.2 80 21.4 35 9.4 372
Mongolia 270 61.0 136 30.8 36 8.2 442
Taiwan 10,668 37.3 15,022 52.6 2,876 10.1 28,566
East Asia, Unspecified 0 0.0 116 100.0 0 0.0 116
South & Central Asia 22,930 32.0 45,501 63.4 3,334 4.6 71,765
Afghanistan 57 75.8 11 14.5 7 9.7 75
Bangladesh 2,415 58.7 1,583 38.5 116 2.8 4,114
Bhutan 36 57.7 25 40.4 1 1.9 62
India 12,259 22.4 39,797 72.8 2,608 4.8 54,664
Kazakhstan 260 48.1 236 43.7 44 8.2 540
Kyrgyzstan 75 46.9 65 40.8 20 12.3 160
Nepal 1,892 72.3 609 23.3 117 4.5 2,618
Pakistan 4,478 64.5 2,175 31.3 294 4.2 6,948
Republic of Maldives 9 70.0 4 30.0 0 0.0 13
Sri Lanka 1,082 55.1 792 40.3 90 4.6 1,964
Tajikistan 86 72.7 22 18.2 11 9.1 118
Turkmenistan 32 50.0 23 35.2 10 14.8 65
Uzbekistan 249 59.5 153 36.6 16 3.9 418
South Asia, Unspecified 0 0.0 6 100.0 0 0.0 6
Southeast Asia 22,913 56.0 15,239 37.2 2,763 6.8 40,916
Brunei 17 66.7 6 23.8 2 9.5 25
Cambodia 138 74.0 31 16.7 17 9.3 187
Indonesia 7,966 68.5 2,915 25.1 744 6.4 11,625
Laos 73 76.0 17 17.3 6 6.7 96
Malaysia 5,307 68.1 2,027 26.0 461 5.9 7,795
Myanmar 524 77.8 136 20.1 14 2.1 673
Philippines 1,785 56.9 1,156 36.8 197 6.3 3,139
Singapore 2,507 60.2 1,458 35.0 201 4.8 4,166
Thailand 3,175 28.4 7,004 62.6 1,008 9.0 11,187
Vietnam 1,421 70.3 488 24.2 113 5.6 2,022
Southeast Asia, Unspecified 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 1
MIDDLE EAST 19,121 51.9 14,474 39.3 3,259 8.8 36,858
Bahrain 437 77.8 86 15.3 39 7.0 562
Cyprus 1,497 67.5 646 29.2 73 3.3 2,217
Iran 711 38.6 1,023 55.5 110 6.0 1,844
Iraq 99 63.8 50 32.3 6 3.9 155
Israel 1,724 50.7 1,492 43.9 185 5.5 3,402
Jordan 1,055 48.2 1,021 46.7 111 5.1 2,187
Kuwait 2,324 76.3 497 16.3 224 7.3 3,045
Lebanon 1,084 54.1 775 38.7 146 7.3 2,005
Oman 466 66.4 174 24.8 61 8.8 702
Palestinian Authority 124 52.6 92 38.7 21 8.8 237
Qatar 303 65.6 82 17.8 77 16.7 463
Saudi Arabia 2,833 53.7 1,694 32.1 746 14.1 5,273
Syria 364 51.0 266 37.3 83 11.6 713
Turkey 3,757 34.2 6,207 56.5 1,018 9.3 10,983
United Arab Emirates 2,079 78.2 264 9.9 317 11.9 2,659
Yemen 264 64.2 105 25.5 42 10.3 411
EUROPE 41,155 51.1 32,507 40.3 6,918 8.6 80,584
Eastern Europe 14,459 52.2 11,696 42.3 1,520 5.5 27,674
Albania 832 74.4 230 20.6 55 5.0 1,118
Armenia 101 27.7 243 66.3 22 6.0 366
Azerbaijan 93 36.6 134 52.7 27 10.7 253
Belarus 167 53.6 127 40.7 18 5.6 311
Bosnia & Herzegovina 335 70.1 122 25.6 21 4.3 477
Bulgaria 2,024 61.9 1,122 34.3 125 3.8 3,270
Croatia 420 53.7 320 41.0 41 5.3 782
Czech Republic 725 65.2 309 27.8 78 7.0 1,112
Czechoslovakia, Former 13 33.3 26 66.7 0 0.0 39
Estonia 188 65.5 85 29.8 13 4.7 287
Georgia 169 51.5 127 38.6 33 9.9 329
Hungary 625 53.3 479 40.8 69 5.9 1,174
Latvia 228 59.5 132 34.4 23 6.1 383
Lithuania 300 60.8 154 31.2 39 8.0 493
Macedonia 203 72.3 58 20.8 19 6.9 281
Moldova 106 58.2 72 39.2 5 2.6 183
Poland 1,594 65.6 676 27.8 162 6.7 2,432
Romania 858 28.8 1,994 67.0 124 4.2 2,976
Russia 3,060 44.6 3,376 49.2 423 6.2 6,858
Slovakia 330 61.2 186 34.5 23 4.3 539
Slovenia 108 52.1 87 42.0 12 5.9 207
U.S.S.R., Former 57 54.5 44 42.0 4 3.4 105
Ukraine 908 47.5 888 46.5 114 6.0 1,909
Yugoslavia, Former 1,015 56.7 705 39.4 70 3.9 1,790
Western Europe 26,696 50.5 20,811 39.3 5,398 10.2 52,910
Andorra 4 75.0 1 25.0 0 0.0 5
Austria 540 50.9 411 38.7 110 10.4 1,062
Belgium 424 48.1 366 41.5 91 10.3 881
Denmark 492 48.9 345 34.3 170 16.9 1,007
Finland 599 67.0 240 26.9 54 6.1 893
France 3,223 44.3 3,071 42.2 978 13.5 7,273
Germany 4,500 44.4 4,535 44.8 1,093 10.8 10,128
Gibraltar 2 66.7 1 33.3 0 0.0 4
Greece 1,027 37.1 1,605 58.0 136 4.9 2,768
Iceland 244 43.6 290 52.0 24 4.4 558
Ireland 581 53.5 421 38.8 84 7.7 1,086
Italy 1,159 33.2 1,970 56.4 361 10.3 3,490
Liechtenstein 9 66.7 4 33.3 0 0.0 13
Luxembourg 38 52.5 30 40.7 5 6.8 73
Malta 29 47.1 30 49.0 2 3.9 61
Monaco 11 60.0 7 40.0 0 0.0 18
Netherlands 1,035 55.8 621 33.5 200 10.8 1,856
Norway 1,435 68.4 538 25.6 125 6.0 2,098
Portugal 357 40.4 451 51.0 76 8.6 884
San Marino 1 33.3 2 66.7 0 0.0 4
Spain 1,712 41.2 1,844 44.4 600 14.4 4,156
Sweden 3,526 76.7 748 16.3 324 7.1 4,598
Switzerland 950 51.3 636 34.4 264 14.3 1,850
United Kingdom 4,795 58.9 2,644 32.5 699 8.6 8,139
Vatican City 3 66.7 0 0.0 2 33.3 5
LATIN AMERICA 39,150 61.5 19,502 30.6 4,980 7.8 63,634
Caribbean 11,535 80.0 2,474 17.2 411 2.8 14,423
Anguilla 59 90.7 5 7.4 1 1.9 65
Antigua 236 86.8 32 11.8 4 1.4 271
Aruba 78 92.3 4 4.6 3 3.1 85
Bahamas 1,503 85.3 229 13.0 31 1.8 1,762
Barbados 496 76.7 136 21.0 15 2.3 647
British Virgin Islands 70 83.8 9 10.3 5 5.9 84
Cayman Islands 224 92.5 17 6.9 1 0.6 243
Cuba 481 93.2 29 5.6 6 1.2 517
Dominica 187 72.5 64 24.6 7 2.8 258
Dominican Republic 589 67.7 204 23.5 76 8.8 869
Grenada 229 81.6 44 15.8 7 2.6 281
Guadeloupe 7 75.0 2 25.0 0 0.0 10
Haiti 833 82.4 146 14.4 32 3.2 1,012
Jamaica 3,219 76.2 883 20.9 124 2.9 4,225
Martinique 8 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 8
Montserrat 6 62.5 4 37.5 0 0.0 10
Netherlands Antilles 285 81.0 56 15.8 11 3.2 352
St. Kitts-Nevis 234 86.1 35 13.0 2 0.9 271
St. Lucia 221 82.9 37 13.8 9 3.2 267
St. Vincent 122 87.6 16 11.5 1 0.9 139
Trinidad & Tobago 2,330 80.3 494 17.0 76 2.6 2,901
Turks & Caicos Islands 37 77.8 11 22.2 0 0.0 48
Windward Islands 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
Caribbean, Unspecified 80 82.7 17 17.3 0 0.0 97
Central America/Mexico 10,458 62.4 5,263 31.4 1,044 6.2 16,764
Belize 338 69.1 128 26.3 23 4.7 489
Costa Rica 497 53.5 354 38.1 78 8.4 928
El Salvador 650 78.8 143 17.3 32 3.9 825
Guatemala 783 74.6 224 21.3 43 4.1 1,050
Honduras 786 80.7 150 15.4 38 3.9 974
Mexico 6,075 56.9 3,853 36.1 742 7.0 10,670
Nicaragua 472 77.3 112 18.3 27 4.5 611
Panama 857 70.4 299 24.5 61 5.1 1,217
South America 17,157 52.9 11,765 36.3 3,525 10.9 32,447
Argentina 1,237 39.0 1,654 52.1 281 8.9 3,172
Bolivia 650 72.4 209 23.3 39 4.3 897
Brazil 4,994 56.5 3,097 35.0 755 8.5 8,846
Chile 529 34.1 824 53.0 200 12.9 1,553
Colombia 3,546 52.4 2,190 32.4 1,029 15.2 6,765
Ecuador 1,357 66.9 505 24.9 166 8.2 2,028
Falkland Islands 4 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4
French Guiana 5 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5
Guyana 313 76.5 76 18.5 20 4.9 409
Paraguay 246 66.4 81 21.9 43 11.7 371
Peru 1,390 52.2 1,041 39.1 230 8.6 2,660
Suriname 89 73.7 30 25.3 1 1.0 121
Uruguay 140 35.2 237 59.8 20 5.0 397
Venezuela 2,655 50.9 1,821 34.9 741 14.2 5,217
South America, Unspecified 2 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2
NORTH AMERICA 13,982 54.0 10,788 41.7 1,117 4.3 25,888
Bermuda 502 82.5 94 15.5 12 2.0 609
Canada 13,480 53.3 10,694 42.3 1,105 4.4 25,279
OCEANIA 2,797 60.5 1,560 33.7 260 5.6 4,624
Australia 1,455 55.0 1,006 38.1 183 6.9 2,645
Cook Islands 2 66.7 1 33.3 0 0.0 4
Fed. States of Micronesia 173 92.4 14 7.6 0 0.0 188
Fiji 222 88.9 20 8.2 7 2.9 250
French Polynesia 67 94.9 4 5.1 0 0.0 71
Kiribati 30 71.4 12 28.6 0 0.0 42
Marshall Islands 33 90.3 2 6.5 1 3.2 37
Nauru 2 66.7 0 0.0 1 33.3 4
New Caledonia 5 66.7 2 33.3 0 0.0 7
New Zealand 453 46.6 451 46.5 67 6.9 971
Niue 2 50.0 1 25.0 1 25.0 5
Norfolk Island 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
Palau 44 92.3 4 7.7 0 0.0 48
Papua New Guinea 20 66.7 10 33.3 0 0.0 30
Solomon Islands 5 66.7 2 33.3 0 0.0 7
Tonga 173 92.4 14 7.6 0 0.0 188
Tuvalu 2 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2
Vanuatu 4 75.0 1 25.0 0 0.0 5
Western Samoa 103 86.9 16 13.1 0 0.0 118
Pacific Islands, Unspecified 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
Stateless 2 25.0 6 62.5 1 12.5 10
WORLD TOTAL 260,848 47.6 244,398 44.6 42,621 7.8 547,867

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2001). "International Students by Academic Level and Place of Origin, 2000/01." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors