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2004/05

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY ACADEMIC LEVEL AND PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2004/05
Place of Origin Undergraduate % Undergraduate Graduate % Graduate Other % Other Total
AFRICA 22,753 63.0 11,439 31.7 1,908 5.3 36,100
East Africa 9,029 66.0 4,054 29.6 592 4.3 13,675
Burundi 58 70.7 16 19.5 8 9.8 82
Comoros 19 82.6 4 17.4 0 0.0 23
Djibouti 4 80.0 1 20.0 0 0.0 5
Eritrea 67 34.5 122 62.9 5 2.6 194
Ethiopia 625 55.4 448 39.7 56 5.0 1,129
Kenya 4,607 68.5 1,856 27.6 265 3.9 6,728
Madagascar 57 44.9 58 45.7 12 9.4 127
Malawi 260 69.3 101 26.9 14 3.7 375
Mauritius 127 67.6 52 27.7 9 4.8 188
Mozambique 51 48.1 55 51.9 0 0.0 106
Reunion 8 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 8
Rwanda 124 64.9 63 33.0 4 2.1 191
Seychelles 5 50.0 5 50.0 0 0.0 10
Somalia 36 65.5 15 27.3 4 7.3 55
Tanzania 881 66.1 377 28.3 74 5.6 1,332
Uganda 318 50.3 286 45.3 28 4.4 632
Zambia 570 71.8 192 24.2 32 4.0 794
Zimbabwe 1,211 71.4 403 23.8 81 4.8 1,695
East Africa, Unspecified 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
Central Africa 1,784 71.2 616 24.6 105 4.2 2,505
Angola 317 73.5 84 19.5 30 7.0 431
Cameroon 943 69.1 383 28.1 38 2.8 1,364
Central African Republic 23 71.9 6 18.8 3 9.4 32
Chad 44 58.7 22 29.3 9 12.0 75
Congo, Rep. of 17 73.9 6 26.1 0 0.0 23
Congo, Dem. Rep. of 237 73.4 75 23.2 11 3.4 323
Equatorial Guinea 91 87.5 10 9.6 3 2.9 104
Gabon 107 73.8 27 18.6 11 7.6 145
São Tomé & Príncipe 5 62.5 3 37.5 0 0.0 8
North Africa 1,693 43.4 1,918 49.2 287 7.4 3,898
Algeria 60 42.0 69 48.3 14 9.8 143
Egypt 411 26.1 1,077 68.4 86 5.5 1,574
Libya 29 74.4 9 23.1 1 2.6 39
Morocco 908 57.8 542 34.5 121 7.7 1,571
Sudan 156 53.8 101 34.8 33 11.4 290
Tunisia 120 44.8 116 43.3 32 11.9 268
North Africa, Unspecified 9 69.2 4 30.8 0 0.0 13
Southern Africa 1,327 59.2 796 35.5 117 5.2 2,240
Botswana 174 51.5 150 44.4 14 4.1 338
Lesotho 28 68.3 13 31.7 0 0.0 41
Namibia 36 54.5 30 45.5 0 0.0 66
South Africa 1,024 60.3 576 33.9 99 5.8 1,699
Swaziland 65 67.7 27 28.1 4 4.2 96
West Africa 8,920 64.7 4,055 29.4 807 5.9 13,782
Benin 118 65.6 48 26.7 14 7.8 180
Burkina Faso 181 65.3 77 27.8 19 6.9 277
Cape Verde 32 80.0 5 12.5 3 7.5 40
Côte d’Ivoire 401 64.5 161 25.9 60 9.6 622
Gambia 387 87.0 47 10.6 11 2.5 445
Ghana 1,674 53.8 1,258 40.4 182 5.8 3,114
Guinea 156 69.3 36 16.0 33 14.7 225
Guinea-Bissau 9 81.8 2 18.2 0 0.0 11
Liberia 247 72.0 87 25.4 9 2.6 343
Mali 236 68.4 79 22.9 30 8.7 345
Mauritania 39 67.2 11 19.0 8 13.8 58
Niger 141 60.3 66 28.2 27 11.5 234
Nigeria 4,276 67.5 1,778 28.1 281 4.4 6,335
Senegal 485 66.9 183 25.2 57 7.9 725
Sierra Leone 194 63.0 99 32.1 15 4.9 308
St. Helena 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
Togo 341 66.3 115 22.4 58 11.3 514
West Africa, Unspecified 2 40.0 3 60.0 0 0.0 5
ASIA 120,272 37.0 175,714 54.0 29,126 9.0 325,112
East Asia 74,557 38.7 98,481 51.1 19,523 10.1 192,561
China 8,299 13.3 49,293 78.8 4,931 7.9 62,523
Hong Kong 5,226 72.8 1,449 20.2 505 7.0 7,180
Japan 28,708 68.0 8,497 20.1 5,010 11.9 42,215
North Korea 168 76.7 45 20.5 6 2.7 219
South Korea 23,432 43.9 24,122 45.2 5,804 10.9 53,358
Macau 304 79.4 57 14.9 22 5.7 383
Mongolia 491 63.8 192 25.0 86 11.2 769
Taiwan 7,929 30.6 14,826 57.2 3,159 12.2 25,914
South/Central Asia 26,423 27.0 64,381 65.7 7,157 7.3 97,961
Afghanistan 90 58.1 27 17.4 38 24.5 155
Bangladesh 1,238 44.9 1,312 47.6 208 7.5 2,758
Bhutan 38 54.3 31 44.3 1 1.4 70
India 16,443 20.4 57,976 72.1 6,047 7.5 80,466
Kazakhstan 237 49.7 200 41.9 40 8.4 477
Kyrgyzstan 91 49.2 83 44.9 11 5.9 185
Maldives 15 62.5 7 29.2 2 8.3 24
Nepal 3,217 66.2 1,427 29.4 217 4.5 4,861
Pakistan 3,758 59.7 2,096 33.3 442 7.0 6,296
Sri Lanka 948 47.6 963 48.3 81 4.1 1,992
Tajikistan 81 51.3 47 29.7 30 19.0 158
Turkmenistan 56 54.4 43 41.7 4 3.9 103
Uzbekistan 211 50.7 169 40.6 36 8.7 416
Southeast Asia 19,292 55.8 12,852 37.2 2,446 7.1 34,590
Brunei 13 72.2 4 22.2 1 5.6 18
Cambodia 233 70.0 69 20.7 31 9.3 333
East Timor 7 43.8 8 50.0 1 6.3 16
Indonesia 5,227 67.4 2,021 26.0 512 6.6 7,760
Laos 45 71.4 11 17.5 7 11.1 63
Malaysia 4,286 69.8 1,534 25.0 322 5.2 6,142
Myanmar 452 69.4 156 24.0 43 6.6 651
Philippines 2,037 57.7 1,277 36.2 217 6.1 3,531
Singapore 2,104 55.8 1,393 37.0 272 7.2 3,769
Thailand 2,459 28.5 5,282 61.2 896 10.4 8,637
Vietnam 2,429 66.2 1,097 29.9 144 3.9 3,670
MIDDLE EAST* 14,284 45.7 14,727 47.1 2,237 7.2 31,248
Bahrain 269 71.4 94 24.9 14 3.7 377
Cyprus 695 52.4 544 41.0 87 6.6 1,326
Iran 652 29.0 1,475 65.5 124 5.5 2,251
Iraq 66 46.5 57 40.1 19 13.4 142
Israel 1,383 41.6 1,653 49.7 287 8.6 3,323
Jordan 568 32.4 1,079 61.5 107 6.1 1,754
Kuwait 1,197 69.6 398 23.1 125 7.3 1,720
Lebanon 889 43.6 1,019 50.0 132 6.5 2,040
Oman 220 62.1 105 29.7 29 8.2 354
Palestinian Territories 114 42.5 136 50.7 18 6.7 268
Qatar 249 85.9 31 10.7 10 3.4 290
Saudi Arabia 1,700 56.0 1,084 35.7 251 8.3 3,035
Syria 222 44.6 217 43.6 59 11.8 498
Turkey 5,079 40.7 6,535 52.4 860 6.9 12,474
United Arab Emirates 858 74.1 212 18.3 88 7.6 1,158
Yemen 123 51.7 88 37.0 27 11.3 238
EUROPE 32,508 45.4 31,393 43.8 7,708 10.8 71,609
Eastern Europe 12,680 47.8 12,100 45.6 1,773 6.7 26,553
Albania 525 60.6 288 33.3 53 6.1 866
Armenia 168 41.0 219 53.4 23 5.6 410
Azerbaijan 100 39.7 126 50.0 26 10.3 252
Belarus 210 48.7 184 42.7 37 8.6 431
Bosnia & Herzegovina 244 68.0 102 28.4 13 3.6 359
Bulgaria 2,109 57.9 1,337 36.7 198 5.4 3,644
Croatia 336 49.8 290 43.0 49 7.3 675
Czech Republic 469 52.0 334 37.0 99 11.0 902
Czechoslovakia, Former 30 37.0 20 24.7 31 38.3 81
Estonia 168 59.4 107 37.8 8 2.8 283
Georgia 128 37.6 188 55.3 24 7.1 340
Hungary 436 46.7 414 44.3 84 9.0 934
Kosovo 25 71.4 6 17.1 4 11.4 35
Latvia 259 63.5 119 29.2 30 7.4 408
Lithuania 401 63.1 200 31.5 34 5.4 635
Macedonia 183 48.0 181 47.5 17 4.5 381
Moldova 156 54.7 110 38.6 19 6.7 285
Poland 1,739 60.8 948 33.1 174 6.1 2,861
Romania 893 27.8 2,163 67.2 161 5.0 3,217
Russia 1,997 39.4 2,662 52.5 414 8.2 5,073
Serbia & Montenegro 164 41.9 197 50.4 30 7.7 391
Slovakia 333 54.7 231 37.9 45 7.4 609
Slovenia 115 48.7 102 43.2 19 8.1 306
Ukraine 680 37.1 1,040 56.8 111 6.1 1,831
U.S.S.R., Former 90 81.1 18 16.2 3 2.7 111
Yugoslavia, Former 652 52.9 514 41.7 67 5.4 1,233
Western Europe 19,828 44.0 19,293 42.8 5,935 13.2 45,056
Andorra 7 63.6 3 27.3 1 9.1 11
Austria 418 47.2 344 38.9 123 13.9 885
Belgium 282 38.0 391 52.6 70 9.4 743
Denmark 412 46.4 292 32.9 183 20.6 887
Finland 309 54.2 181 31.8 80 14.0 570
France 2,458 37.5 3,064 46.7 1,033 15.8 6,555
Germany 3,558 41.2 3,811 44.1 1,271 14.7 8,640
Gibraltar 8 88.9 1 11.1 0 0.0 9
Greece 475 23.3 1,395 68.6 165 8.1 2,035
Iceland 173 39.9 239 55.1 22 5.1 434
Ireland 469 48.1 417 42.7 90 9.2 976
Italy 876 26.9 1,938 59.4 447 13.7 3,261
Liechtenstein 2 22.2 6 66.7 1 11.1 9
Luxembourg 14 35.9 23 59.0 2 5.1 39
Malta 7 25.9 14 51.9 6 22.2 27
Monaco 5 55.6 3 33.3 1 11.1 9
Netherlands 740 50.2 526 35.7 208 14.1 1,474
Norway 810 57.3 451 31.9 153 10.8 1,414
Portugal 324 38.0 457 53.6 71 8.3 852
San Marino 2 66.7 1 33.3 0 0.0 3
Spain 1,216 34.6 1,767 50.3 529 15.1 3,512
Sweden 2,180 70.2 623 20.1 303 9.8 3,106
Switzerland 609 44.7 559 41.1 193 14.2 1,361
United Kingdom 4,471 54.3 2,785 33.8 980 11.9 8,236
Vatican City 3 37.5 2 25.0 3 37.5 8
LATIN AMERICA 40,042 60.6 21,160 32.0 4,885 7.4 66,087
Caribbean 9,977 71.8 3,210 23.1 711 5.1 13,898
Anguilla 49 80.3 10 16.4 2 3.3 61
Antigua 158 77.5 36 17.6 10 4.9 204
Aruba 55 78.6 11 15.7 4 5.7 70
Bahamas 1,242 75.8 329 20.1 67 4.1 1,638
Barbados 294 59.5 171 34.6 29 5.9 494
British Virgin Islands 157 84.0 26 13.9 4 2.1 187
Cayman Islands 139 82.7 25 14.9 4 2.4 168
Cuba 151 79.5 28 14.7 11 5.8 190
Dominica 222 69.6 88 27.6 9 2.8 319
Dominican Republic 560 64.5 233 26.8 75 8.6 868
Grenada 152 72.4 50 23.8 8 3.8 210
Guadeloupe 7 70.0 1 10.0 2 20.0 10
Haiti 803 80.1 141 14.1 58 5.8 1,002
Jamaica 3,036 69.5 1,082 24.8 250 5.7 4,368
Martinique 11 68.8 5 31.3 0 0.0 16
Montserrat 7 53.8 6 46.2 0 0.0 13
Netherlands Antilles 166 81.8 26 12.8 11 5.4 203
St. Kitts & Nevis 136 69.4 53 27.0 7 3.6 196
St. Lucia 243 70.4 90 26.1 12 3.5 345
St. Vincent 141 80.6 29 16.6 5 2.9 175
Trinidad & Tobago 2,082 71.1 714 24.4 134 4.6 2,930
Turks & Caicos Islands 133 79.2 31 18.5 4 2.4 168
Caribbean, Unspecified 33 52.4 25 39.7 5 7.9 63
Central America/Mexico 12,543 65.2 5,452 28.4 1,232 6.4 19,227
Belize 270 60.1 151 33.6 28 6.2 449
Costa Rica 446 49.8 401 44.8 48 5.4 895
El Salvador 751 78.1 156 16.2 55 5.7 962
Guatemala 743 71.6 235 22.7 59 5.7 1,037
Honduras 873 76.6 213 18.7 54 4.7 1,140
Mexico 8,200 62.8 3,961 30.3 902 6.9 13,063
Nicaragua 549 81.6 90 13.4 34 5.1 673
Panama 711 70.5 245 24.3 52 5.2 1,008
South America 17,522 53.2 12,498 37.9 2,942 8.9 32,962
Argentina 1,245 37.0 1,807 53.7 311 9.2 3,363
Bolivia 668 66.3 268 26.6 72 7.1 1,008
Brazil 3,755 51.8 2,814 38.8 675 9.3 7,244
Chile 449 28.8 905 58.1 205 13.2 1,559
Colombia 3,911 53.3 2,727 37.2 696 9.5 7,334
Ecuador 1,428 65.6 591 27.1 158 7.3 2,177
French Guiana 3 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3
Guyana 338 76.6 87 19.7 16 3.6 441
Paraguay 202 66.2 74 24.3 29 9.5 305
Peru 1,961 54.0 1,396 38.4 274 7.5 3,631
Suriname 58 63.0 30 32.6 4 4.3 92
Uruguay 208 39.5 277 52.7 41 7.8 526
Venezuela 3,296 62.4 1,522 28.8 461 8.7 5,279
NORTH AMERICA 14,091 49.2 13,180 46.0 1,363 4.8 28,634
Bermuda 381 77.1 93 18.8 20 4.0 494
Canada 13,710 48.7 13,087 46.5 1,343 4.8 28,140
OCEANIA 2,552 57.0 1,493 33.3 436 9.7 4,481
Australia 1,387 52.2 965 36.3 307 11.5 2,659
Cook Islands 2 66.7 1 33.3 0 0.0 3
Fiji 151 82.1 23 12.5 10 5.4 184
French Polynesia 85 93.4 6 6.6 0 0.0 91
Kiribati 28 87.5 3 9.4 1 3.1 32
Marshall Islands 90 98.9 1 1.1 0 0.0 91
Micronesia 122 95.3 3 2.3 3 2.3 128
Nauru 5 62.5 3 37.5 0 0.0 8
New Caledonia 6 66.7 3 33.3 0 0.0 9
New Zealand 401 44.6 438 48.7 61 6.8 900
Niue 3 50.0 3 50.0 0 0.0 6
Palau 33 86.8 5 13.2 0 0.0 38
Papua New Guinea 23 65.7 10 28.6 2 5.7 35
Samoa 81 65.9 13 10.6 29 23.6 123
Solomon Islands 15 78.9 4 21.1 0 0.0 19
Tonga 113 77.4 10 6.8 23 15.8 146
Tuvalu 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 1
Vanuatu 6 85.7 1 14.3 0 0.0 7
Wallis & Futuna 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
STATELESS 17 45.9 20 54.1 0 0.0 37
WORLD TOTAL 239,212 42.3 264,410 46.8 61,417 10.9 565,039

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* Includes data on Turkey and Cyprus, which are classified in later years under Europe region.

Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2005). "International Students by Academic Level and Place of Origin, 2004/05." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors