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2001/02

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY ACADEMIC LEVEL AND PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2001/02
Place of Origin Undergraduate % Undergraduate Graduate % Graduate Other % Other Total
AFRICA 25,197 66.8 10,836 28.7 1,701 4.5 37,724
East Africa 11,172 72.9 3,717 24.2 441 2.9 15,331
Burundi 67 88.3 8 10.0 1 1.7 75
Comoros 13 29.7 6 13.5 25 56.8 44
Djibouti 6 71.4 1 14.3 1 14.3 8
Eritrea 55 34.1 100 61.9 6 4.0 161
Ethiopia 757 66.8 340 30.0 36 3.2 1,133
Kenya 5,268 74.2 1,654 23.3 175 2.5 7,097
Madagascar 46 37.0 71 57.0 7 6.0 124
Malawi 331 69.8 134 28.1 10 2.0 475
Mauritius 165 65.7 74 29.5 12 4.8 251
Mozambique 47 44.2 47 44.2 12 11.6 106
Reunion 19 94.1 1 5.9 0 0.0 20
Rwanda 200 76.1 57 21.6 6 2.3 263
Seychelles 18 88.2 2 11.8 0 0.0 20
Somalia 68 78.6 16 18.6 2 2.9 87
Tanzania 1,417 78.1 340 18.7 57 3.1 1,814
Uganda 465 57.8 307 38.1 32 4.0 805
Zambia 617 75.3 184 22.5 18 2.2 819
Zimbabwe 1,613 79.5 375 18.5 41 2.0 2,029
Central Africa 1,457 73.9 390 19.8 130 6.6 1,972
Angola 304 84.5 28 7.8 28 7.8 360
Cameroon 675 69.8 253 26.1 40 4.1 967
Central African Republic 7 60.0 4 30.0 1 10.0 12
Chad 41 68.0 10 16.0 10 16.0 60
Congo 6 71.4 2 28.6 0 0.0 8
Equatorial Guinea 25 70.0 4 10.0 7 20.0 35
Gabon 73 71.6 20 19.8 9 8.6 101
São Tomé and Príncipe 2 33.3 5 66.7 0 0.0 7
Zaire/Congo 324 76.7 64 15.1 35 8.2 422
North Africa 2,582 46.2 2,597 46.4 416 7.4 5,593
Algeria 90 45.9 90 45.9 16 8.2 196
Egypt 765 31.7 1,501 62.3 144 6.0 2,409
Libya 20 47.2 16 38.9 6 13.9 42
Morocco 1,283 61.1 642 30.6 176 8.4 2,102
Sudan 190 50.3 156 41.1 32 8.5 378
Tunisia 229 50.0 188 40.9 42 9.1 458
Western Sahara 5 57.1 4 42.9 0 0.0 8
Southern Africa 2,276 66.1 1,032 30.0 136 4.0 3,443
Botswana 777 77.4 201 20.1 25 2.5 1,004
Lesotho 20 51.7 16 41.4 3 6.9 39
Namibia 52 64.6 27 33.8 1 1.5 80
South Africa 1,367 61.2 764 34.2 102 4.6 2,232
Swaziland 60 67.6 24 27.0 5 5.4 88
West Africa 7,710 67.7 3,100 27.2 578 5.1 11,385
Benin 83 54.0 62 40.5 9 5.6 153
Burkina Faso 67 49.1 48 35.5 21 15.5 135
Cape Verde 47 83.3 8 14.6 1 2.1 57
Côte d'Ivoire 495 70.0 139 19.6 74 10.4 707
Gambia 352 87.8 39 9.9 10 2.4 401
Ghana 1,639 61.3 937 35.1 96 3.6 2,672
Guinea 160 72.6 27 12.4 33 15.1 220
Guinea-Bissau 16 77.8 5 22.2 0 0.0 21
Liberia 374 79.4 83 17.6 14 3.1 471
Mali 198 63.8 76 24.4 37 11.8 311
Mauritania 53 67.2 11 13.4 15 19.4 79
Niger 82 59.0 39 28.2 18 12.8 139
Nigeria 3,059 68.0 1,308 29.1 132 2.9 4,499
Senegal 585 72.2 164 20.2 61 7.5 809
Sierra Leone 226 70.6 91 28.3 4 1.1 320
St. Helena 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 1
Togo 266 69.7 62 16.3 53 14.0 382
West Africa, Unspecified 8 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 8
ASIA 125,842 38.7 174,670 53.8 24,299 7.5 324,812
East Asia 76,556 38.9 102,128 51.9 18,130 9.2 196,813
China 8,659 13.7 50,969 80.6 3,583 5.7 63,211
Hong Kong 5,840 75.3 1,515 19.5 402 5.2 7,757
Japan 31,588 67.5 9,691 20.7 5,531 11.8 46,810
Korea, Dem. People's Rep. 58 51.6 45 40.0 10 8.4 113
Korea, Republic of 19,786 40.3 23,676 48.3 5,585 11.4 49,046
Macao 269 72.4 76 20.5 26 7.1 371
Mongolia 271 47.3 232 40.5 70 12.2 574
Taiwan 10,085 34.9 15,923 55.0 2,923 10.1 28,930
East Asia, Unspecified 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 1
South & Central Asia 26,028 30.2 56,585 65.7 3,516 4.1 86,131
Afghanistan 75 82.1 13 14.1 4 3.8 92
Bangladesh 2,191 55.7 1,621 41.2 123 3.1 3,935
Bhutan 49 63.1 24 30.8 5 6.2 78
India 14,321 21.4 49,730 74.4 2,785 4.2 66,836
Kazakhstan 291 47.1 278 45.1 48 7.8 617
Kyrgyzstan 109 47.4 98 42.7 23 9.9 230
Nepal 2,141 70.9 776 25.7 103 3.4 3,019
Pakistan 5,368 62.1 2,961 34.3 314 3.6 8,644
Republic of Maldives 9 53.8 5 30.8 3 15.4 16
Sri Lanka 1,155 55.9 850 41.1 63 3.1 2,069
Tajikistan 100 70.5 31 21.9 11 7.6 143
Turkmenistan 36 50.8 31 44.1 4 5.1 71
Uzbekistan 183 48.2 167 44.0 30 7.8 381
Southeast Asia 23,258 55.6 15,957 38.1 2,653 6.3 41,868
Brunei 16 59.1 10 36.4 1 4.5 27
Cambodia 172 69.4 50 20.4 25 10.2 247
East Timor 1 33.3 2 66.7 0 0.0 4
Indonesia 8,083 69.6 2,827 24.3 704 6.1 11,614
Laos 93 69.7 32 24.2 8 6.1 133
Malaysia 5,121 69.2 1,927 26.1 347 4.7 7,395
Myanmar 720 82.2 133 15.2 22 2.5 875
Philippines 1,880 57.0 1,251 38.0 165 5.0 3,295
Singapore 2,440 58.9 1,490 36.0 211 5.1 4,141
Thailand 2,880 24.8 7,672 66.1 1,055 9.1 11,606
Vietnam 1,852 73.2 563 22.2 115 4.6 2,531
MIDDLE EAST 19,032 49.4 16,347 42.4 3,165 8.2 38,545
Bahrain 453 75.4 121 20.2 26 4.4 601
Cyprus 1,287 63.5 661 32.6 79 3.9 2,027
Iran 796 35.9 1,295 58.5 124 5.6 2,216
Iraq 84 56.8 55 37.6 8 5.6 147
Israel 1,580 45.7 1,666 48.2 212 6.1 3,458
Jordan 1,068 44.2 1,211 50.1 138 5.7 2,417
Kuwait 2,239 75.5 565 19.0 163 5.5 2,966
Lebanon 1,358 55.8 947 38.9 129 5.3 2,435
Oman 414 66.4 174 27.9 36 5.7 623
Palestinian Authority 112 48.1 101 43.4 20 8.5 232
Qatar 346 75.1 67 14.5 48 10.4 461
Saudi Arabia 3,080 55.2 1,775 31.8 724 13.0 5,579
Syria 343 46.7 287 39.0 106 14.4 735
Turkey 3,804 31.5 7,106 58.8 1,180 9.8 12,091
United Arab Emirates 1,764 83.2 225 10.6 132 6.2 2,121
Yemen 304 69.8 91 21.0 40 9.3 436
EUROPE 40,611 49.8 34,268 42.0 6,693 8.2 81,579
Eastern Europe 14,855 50.2 13,012 44.0 1,721 5.8 29,591
Albania 805 71.3 277 24.5 47 4.1 1,129
Armenia 152 34.5 262 59.7 25 5.8 439
Azerbaijan 92 33.3 160 57.8 25 8.9 277
Belarus 224 54.5 163 39.6 24 6.0 411
Bosnia & Herzegovina 363 70.9 128 25.1 21 4.0 511
Bulgaria 2,129 59.4 1,289 36.0 165 4.6 3,584
Croatia 432 53.9 330 41.2 40 4.9 802
Czech Republic 700 60.7 386 33.5 66 5.7 1,152
Czechoslovakia, Former 9 88.9 1 11.1 0 0.0 11
Estonia 196 66.8 84 28.7 13 4.5 293
Georgia 142 41.3 181 52.4 22 6.3 345
Hungary 624 50.3 542 43.7 75 6.0 1,242
Latvia 275 63.4 130 29.9 29 6.6 434
Lithuania 378 60.2 210 33.5 40 6.3 628
Macedonia 218 64.8 101 29.9 18 5.3 337
Moldova 152 56.4 96 35.8 21 7.8 269
Poland 1,618 62.1 784 30.1 203 7.8 2,606
Romania 957 28.8 2,214 66.6 154 4.6 3,325
Russia 2,843 42.8 3,380 50.9 421 6.3 6,643
Slovakia 367 58.6 206 32.9 53 8.5 627
Slovenia 120 53.2 92 41.0 13 5.9 225
U.S.S.R., Former 51 64.2 27 34.3 1 1.5 79
Ukraine 915 41.7 1,117 50.9 162 7.4 2,195
Yugoslavia, Former 1,093 53.9 852 42.0 83 4.1 2,027
Western Europe 25,756 49.5 21,256 40.9 4,972 9.6 51,988
Andorra 6 71.4 2 28.6 0 0.0 8
Austria 546 50.6 395 36.6 138 12.8 1,079
Belgium 420 47.5 391 44.3 72 8.2 884
Denmark 428 46.4 360 39.0 134 14.6 922
Finland 540 66.0 221 27.0 57 7.0 819
France 3,195 43.2 3,258 44.0 947 12.8 7,401
Germany 4,368 45.4 4,256 44.3 989 10.3 9,613
Gibraltar 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
Greece 844 32.5 1,629 62.7 126 4.8 2,599
Iceland 285 32.0 566 63.6 39 4.4 891
Ireland 528 50.1 443 42.1 82 7.8 1,053
Italy 1,091 32.7 1,920 57.6 322 9.7 3,333
Liechtenstein 8 70.0 2 20.0 1 10.0 12
Luxembourg 33 53.8 27 44.2 1 1.9 61
Malta 19 38.1 28 54.8 4 7.1 51
Monaco 9 61.5 4 23.1 2 15.4 15
Netherlands 926 51.7 670 37.4 194 10.9 1,791
Norway 1,608 69.2 566 24.3 150 6.5 2,323
Portugal 451 47.6 451 47.6 44 4.7 946
San Marino 0 0.0 2 100.0 0 0.0 2
Spain 1,655 40.9 1,990 49.2 403 9.9 4,048
Sweden 3,037 75.1 701 17.3 304 7.5 4,041
Switzerland 818 48.7 658 39.2 204 12.1 1,680
United Kingdom 4,939 58.7 2,716 32.3 759 9.0 8,414
Vatican City 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
LATIN AMERICA 41,595 60.8 21,759 31.8 5,002 7.3 68,358
Caribbean 10,660 76.8 2,879 20.7 336 2.4 13,879
Anguilla 42 92.3 4 7.7 0 0.0 46
Antigua 177 73.9 55 23.1 7 3.0 239
Aruba 57 90.4 5 7.7 1 1.9 64
Bahamas 1,612 81.7 328 16.6 33 1.7 1,973
Barbados 393 67.8 161 27.8 25 4.4 580
British Virgin Islands 77 80.0 13 13.8 6 6.3 97
Cayman Islands 185 87.5 24 11.2 3 1.3 211
Cuba 110 67.6 47 28.7 6 3.7 163
Dominica 172 74.0 56 24.0 5 2.1 232
Dominican Republic 596 66.4 241 26.9 60 6.7 898
Grenada 128 69.4 49 26.8 7 3.8 185
Guadeloupe 5 57.1 4 42.9 0 0.0 8
Haiti 1,002 84.6 164 13.9 18 1.5 1,184
Jamaica 3,297 76.9 917 21.4 73 1.7 4,286
Martinique 11 81.8 1 9.1 1 9.1 13
Montserrat 5 80.0 1 20.0 0 0.0 6
Netherlands Antilles 267 79.8 53 16.0 14 4.3 335
St. Kitts-Nevis 89 60.9 52 35.7 5 3.5 146
St. Lucia 206 76.7 55 20.6 7 2.7 269
St. Vincent 90 68.5 40 30.6 1 0.9 131
Trinidad & Tobago 2,013 75.4 594 22.3 61 2.3 2,668
Turks & Caicos Islands 54 84.9 8 13.2 1 1.9 64
Caribbean, Unspecified 72 88.1 7 9.0 2 3.0 81
Central America/Mexico 11,876 63.1 5,845 31.0 1,105 5.9 18,826
Belize 403 74.5 115 21.2 24 4.4 542
Costa Rica 528 54.6 397 41.1 41 4.3 966
El Salvador 735 80.2 137 14.9 45 4.9 917
Guatemala 779 73.6 235 22.2 44 4.2 1,058
Honduras 748 74.2 200 19.9 59 5.9 1,007
Mexico 7,345 58.7 4,389 35.1 784 6.3 12,518
Nicaragua 481 79.1 97 16.0 30 4.9 608
Panama 857 71.0 274 22.7 77 6.4 1,208
Central America & Mexico, Unspecified 0 0.0 1 50.0 1 50.0 2
South America 19,059 53.5 13,035 36.6 3,561 10.0 35,653
Argentina 1,381 40.1 1,797 52.2 266 7.7 3,444
Bolivia 648 67.9 252 26.5 53 5.6 953
Brazil 4,921 54.8 3,271 36.5 781 8.7 8,972
Chile 569 34.4 901 54.5 185 11.2 1,655
Columbia 4,399 54.5 2,789 34.6 880 10.9 8,068
Ecuador 1,564 66.1 600 25.4 201 8.5 2,364
Falkland Islands 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
French Guiana 6 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6
Guyana 249 69.4 101 28.2 8 2.3 359
Paraguay 252 67.2 85 22.6 38 10.2 375
Peru 1,664 52.2 1,256 39.4 269 8.4 3,188
Suriname 73 72.6 24 23.8 4 3.6 100
Uruguay 207 44.2 230 49.2 31 6.5 468
Venezuela 3,053 54.3 1,728 30.7 845 15.0 5,627
South America, Unspecified 72 98.4 1 1.6 0 0.0 73
NORTH AMERICA 13,891 51.4 11,906 44.0 1,244 4.6 27,039
Bermuda 419 79.7 96 18.3 11 2.1 525
Canada 13,472 50.8 11,810 44.5 1,233 4.6 26,514
OCEANIA 2,940 60.6 1,663 34.3 249 5.1 4,852
Australia 1,499 55.4 1,042 38.5 167 6.2 2,707
Cook Islands 2 66.7 1 33.3 0 0.0 4
Fed. States of Micronesia 257 93.8 6 2.2 11 4.0 274
Fiji 215 87.1 28 11.5 4 1.4 247
French Polynesia 105 95.7 4 3.2 1 1.1 110
Kiribati 27 76.7 7 20.0 1 3.3 35
Marshall Islands 37 91.2 2 5.9 1 2.9 40
Nauru 2 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2
New Caledonia 1 50.0 1 50.0 0 0.0 2
New Zealand 457 43.7 528 50.5 60 5.8 1,046
Niue 15 85.7 3 14.3 0 0.0 18
Norfolk Island 2 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2
Palau 44 97.4 1 2.6 0 0.0 45
Papua New Guinea 23 72.0 8 24.0 1 4.0 32
Solomon Islands 5 57.1 4 42.9 0 0.0 8
Tonga 143 87.1 19 11.5 2 1.4 164
Tuvalu 1 50.0 1 50.0 0 0.0 2
Vanuatu 4 60.0 2 40.0 0 0.0 6
Western Samoa 101 94.5 6 5.5 0 0.0 107
Pacific Islands, Unspecified 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 100.0 1
Stateless 32 36.5 52 59.5 4 4.1 87
WORLD TOTAL 269,446 46.2 271,182 46.5 42,368 7.3 582,996

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2002). "International Students by Academic Level and Place of Origin, 2001/02." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors