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International Students: Leading Places of Origin

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1999/00 - 2000/01

TOP 25 PLACES OF ORIGIN OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, 1999/00 - 2000/01
Rank Place of Origin 1999/00 2000/01 % Change
  WORLD TOTAL 514,723 547,867 6.4
1 China 54,466 59,939 10.0
2 India 42,337 54,664 29.1
3 Japan 46,872 46,497 -0.8
4 Korea, Republic of 41,191 45,685 10.9
5 Taiwan 29,234 28,566 -2.3
6 Canada 23,544 25,279 7.4
7 Indonesia 11,300 11,625 2.9
8 Thailand 10,983 11,187 1.9
9 Turkey 10,100 10,983 8.7
10 Mexico 10,607 10,670 0.6
11 Germany 9,800 10,128 3.3
12 Brazil 8,600 8,846 2.9
13 United Kingdom 7,990 8,139 1.9
14 Malaysia 9,074 7,795 -14.1
15 Hong Kong 7,545 7,627 1.1

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2001). "Leading Places of Origin of International Students, 1999/00-2000/01." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors