China's Students Overseas

Number of students from China studying abroad:
339,700










Source: Ministry of Education of China

Number of students from China studying abroad:
820,000

Top 10 destinations of students from China studying abroad

Destination
1 United States
2 Australia
3 United Kingdom
4 South Korea
5 Japan
6 Canada
7 Singapore
8 New Zealand
9 France
10 Russia



Source: China Scholarship Council (CSC)

Number of Chinese students who started to study outside of China in 2008:
144,000










Source: China Scholarship Council (CSC)

Number of students from China studying abroad:
421,148

Top 5 destinations and number of students from China studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 United States 98,958
2 Japan 80,231
3 Australia 50,418
4 United Kingdom 49,594
5 Germany 23,791



Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics. (2009). Global Education Digest 2009. Montreal, Quebec: UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

Number of students from China studying abroad:
417,351

Top 10 destinations and number of students from China studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 United States 93,672
2 Japan 86,378
3 United Kingdom 50,753
4 Australia 40,316 (2005)
5 Germany 24,221
6 New Zealand 23,260 (2005)
7 Canada 17,913 (2005)
8 France 17,132
9 South Korea 15,288
10 Macao (China) 11,469



Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics. (2008). Global Education Digest 2008. Montreal, Quebec: UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

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