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2005/06 - 2006/07

TOP 25 PLACES OF ORIGIN OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, 2005/06 - 2006/07
Rank Place of Origin 2005/06 2006/07 % of Int'l Total % Change
  WORLD TOTAL 564,766 582,984 - 3.2
1 India 76,503 83,833 14.4 9.6
2 China, PRC 62,582 67,723 11.6 8.2
3 Korea, Rep. of (South) 59,022 62,392 10.7 5.7
4 Japan 38,712 35,282 6.1 -8.9
5 Taiwan 27,876 29,094 5.0 4.4
6 Canada 28,202 28,280 4.9 0.3
7 Mexico 13,931 13,826 2.4 -0.8
8 Turkey 11,622 11,506 2.0 -1.0
9 Thailand 8,765 8,886 1.5 1.4
10 Germany 8,829 8,656 1.5 -2.0
11 United Kingdom 8,274 8,438 1.4 2.0
12 Saudi Arabia 3,448 7,886 1.4 128.7
13 Nepal 6,061 7,754 1.3 27.9
14 Hong Kong, China 7,849 7,722 1.3 -1.6
15 Indonesia 7,575 7,338 1.3 -3.1
16 Brazil 7,009 7,126 1.2 1.7
17 Colombia 6,835 6,750 1.2 -1.2
18 France 6,640 6,704 1.1 1.0
19 Kenya 6,559 6,349 1.1 -3.2
20 Vietnam 4,597 6,036 1.0 31.3

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2007). "Leading Places of Origin of International Students, 2005/06-2006/07." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors