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2010/11 - 2011/12

HOST REGIONS AND DESTINATIONS OF U.S. STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS, 2010/11 - 2011/12
Destination 2010/11 2011/12 % Change
       
SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA 11,878 12,859 8.3
       
East Africa 3,443 3,658 6.2
Burundi 2 9 350.0
Djibouti 1 4 300.0
Eritrea 0 1 -
Ethiopia 147 267 81.6
Kenya 1,291 1,231 -4.6
Rwanda 196 308 57.1
Somalia 2 1 -50.0
Sudan 5 6 20.0
Tanzania 1,126 1,115 -1.0
Uganda 673 716 6.4
       
Central Africa 170 192 12.9
Cameroon 106 135 27.4
Central African Republic 8 2 -75.0
Chad 1 - -100.0
Congo, Republic of 4 4 0.0
Congo, Dem. Rep. of 3 6 100.0
Equatorial Guinea 13 16 23.1
Gabon 16 23 43.8
São Tomé and Príncipe 19 6 -68.4
       
Southern Africa 5,407 5,883 8.8
Angola 7 2 -71.4
Botswana 283 281 -0.7
Comoros 1 - -100.0
Lesotho 27 3 -88.9
Madagascar 104 165 58.7
Malawi 166 162 -2.4
Mauritius 1 - -100.0
Mozambique 20 42 110.0
Namibia 155 234 51.0
Reunion 0 2 -
South Africa 4,337 4,540 4.7
Swaziland 26 156 500.0
Zambia 265 284 7.2
Zimbabwe 15 12 -20.0
       
West Africa 2,858 3,126 9.4
Benin 22 15 -31.8
Burkina Faso 27 57 111.1
Cape Verde 26 13 -50.0
Côte d’Ivoire/Ivory Coast 1 12 1,100.0
Gambia 54 109 101.9
Ghana 2,133 2,190 2.7
Guinea - 4 -
Liberia 53 83 56.6
Mali 29 73 151.7
Mauritania 0 1 -
Niger 21 - -100.0
Nigeria 41 23 -43.9
Senegal 375 399 6.4
Sierra Leone 67 122 82.1
Togo 9 25 177.8
       
       
ASIA 32,081 35,016 9.1
       
East Asia 23,158 25,239 9.0
China 14,596 14,887 2.0
Hong Kong 1,033 1,474 42.7
Japan 4,134 5,283 27.8
Macau 18 4 -77.8
Mongolia 76 76 0.0
South Korea 2,487 2,695 8.4
Taiwan 814 820 0.7
       
South and Central Asia 4,921 5,197 5.6
Afghanistan 8 1 -87.5
Bangladesh 158 107 -32.3
Bhutan 24 28 16.7
India 4,345 4,593 5.7
Kazakhstan 54 26 -51.9
Kyrgyzstan 9 37 311.1
Maldives 0 1 -
Nepal 210 257 22.4
Pakistan 14 4 -71.4
Sri Lanka 69 102 47.8
Tajikistan 20 29 45.0
Uzbekistan 10 12 20.0
       
Southeast Asia 4,002 4,580 14.4
Brunei 1 2 100.0
Cambodia 273 303 11.0
East Timor 2 3 50.0
Indonesia 223 369 65.5
Laos 38 6 -84.2
Malaysia 167 176 5.4
Myanmar/Burma 29 3 -89.7
Philippines 263 273 3.8
Singapore 715 1,130 58.0
Thailand 1,410 1,437 1.9
Vietnam 881 878 -0.3
       
       
EUROPE 149,663 151,143 1.0
Albania 19 17 -10.5
Armenia 35 20 -42.9
Austria 2,736 2,657 -2.9
Azerbaijan 23 5 -78.3
Belarus 12 0 -100.0
Belgium 1,374 1,300 -5.4
Bosnia and Herzegovina 56 82 46.4
Bulgaria 103 120 16.5
Croatia 271 190 -29.9
Cyprus 144 162 12.5
Czech Republic 3,291 3,477 5.7
Denmark 2,478 2,876 16.1
Estonia 54 63 16.7
Finland 312 256 -17.9
France 17,019 17,168 0.9
Georgia 52 39 -25.0
Germany 9,018 9,370 3.9
Gibraltar 0 0 0.0
Greece 3,428 2,701 -21.2
Hungary 749 682 -8.9
Iceland 218 254 16.5
Ireland 7,007 7,640 9.0
Italy 30,361 29,645 -2.4
Kosovo 21 16 -23.8
Latvia 7 9 28.6
Liechtenstein 0 0 0.0
Lithuania 32 66 106.3
Luxembourg 341 369 8.2
Macedonia 30 9 -70.0
Malta 92 133 44.6
Moldova 11 8 -27.3
Monaco 27 4 -85.2
Montenegro 21 5 -76.2
Netherlands 2,467 2,485 0.7
Norway 463 400 -13.6
Poland 561 562 0.2
Portugal 291 211 -27.5
Romania 246 204 -17.1
Russia 1,827 1,777 -2.7
Serbia 63 51 -19.0
Slovakia 49 25 -49.0
Slovenia 29 48 65.5
Spain 25,965 26,480 2.0
Sweden 1,003 1,083 8.0
Switzerland 2,019 1,679 -16.8
Turkey 2,042 1,987 -2.7
Ukraine 110 131 19.1
United Kingdom 33,182 34,660 4.5
Vatican City/Holy See 4 17 325.0
       
       
LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN 40,000 44,677 11.7
       
Caribbean 4,869 6,454 32.6
Anguilla 1 5 400.0
Antigua and Barbuda 24 38 58.3
Aruba 1 0 -100.0
Bahamas 947 757 -20.1
Barbados 248 214 -13.7
Bermuda 129 148 14.7
British Virgin Islands 114 104 -8.8
Cayman Islands 52 156 200.0
Cuba 375 1,454 287.7
Dominica 72 100 38.9
Dominican Republic 1,343 1,554 15.7
Grenada 94 27 -71.3
Guadeloupe 21 6 -71.4
Haiti 213 454 113.1
Jamaica 666 868 30.3
Martinique 43 24 -44.2
Montserrat 1 1 0.0
Netherlands Antilles 84 94 11.9
St. Kitts and Nevis 89 33 -62.9
St. Lucia 71 43 -39.4
St. Vincent/Grenadines 11 2 -81.8
Trinidad and Tobago 169 265 56.8
Turks and Caicos 101 107 5.9
       
Central America & Mexico 17,361 19,148 10.3
Belize 1,715 2,209 28.8
Costa Rica 7,230 7,900 9.3
El Salvador 303 364 20.1
Guatemala 1,254 1,767 40.9
Honduras 1,004 812 -19.1
Mexico 4,167 3,815 -8.4
Nicaragua 1,064 1,551 45.8
Panama 624 730 17.0
       
South America 17,770 19,075 7.3
Argentina 4,589 4,763 3.8
Bolivia 306 274 -10.5
Brazil 3,485 4,060 16.5
Chile 3,280 3,064 -6.6
Colombia 200 294 47.0
Ecuador 3,107 3,572 15.0
French Guiana 0 1 -
Guyana 31 67 116.1
Paraguay 36 25 -30.6
Peru 2,448 2,680 9.5
Suriname 38 12 -68.4
Uruguay 133 142 6.8
Venezuela 117 121 3.4
       
       
MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA 7,206 6,947 -3.6
       
Middle East 4,997 5,185 3.8
Bahrain 16 - -100.0
Iran 1 1 0.0
Iraq 1 - -100.0
Israel 3441 3,189 -7.3
Jordan 731 976 33.5
Kuwait 30 26 -13.3
Lebanon 117 85 -27.4
Oman 36 51 41.7
Palestinian Territories 15 14 -6.7
Qatar 67 151 125.4
Saudi Arabia 18 25 38.9
Syria 50 5 -90.0
United Arab Emirates 474 661 39.5
Yemen 0 1 -
       
North Africa 2,209 1,762 -20.2
Algeria 1 1 0.0
Egypt 1,096 701 -36.0
Morocco 1,038 957 -7.8
Tunisia 74 103 39.2
       
       
NORTH AMERICA 1,426 1,639 14.9
Canada 1,426 1,639 14.9
       
       
OCEANIA 13,156 12,755 -3.0
Australia 9,736 9,324 -4.2
Cook Islands 2 1 -50.0
Fiji 259 211 -18.5
French Polynesia 79 75 -5.1
Kiribati 4 9 125.0
Marshall Islands 0 3 -
Micronesia 58 27 -53.4
New Caledonia 1 0 -100.0
New Zealand 2,900 2,969 2.4
Palau 31 68 119.4
Papua New Guinea 2 4 100.0
Samoa 30 40 33.3
Solomon Islands 0 3 -
Tonga 47 20 -57.4
Vanuatu 7 1 -85.7
       
       
ANTARCTICA 37 42 13.5
       
       
MULTIPLE DESTINATIONS 18,549 18,254 -1.6
       
       
WORLD TOTAL 273,996 283,332 3.4

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2013). "Host Regions and Destinations of U.S. Study Abroad Students, 2010/11 - 2011/12." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors