United Kingdom's Students Overseas

Number of students from United Kingdom studying abroad:
23,039

Top 5 destinations and number of students from United Kingdom studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 United States 8,783
2 France 2,704
3 Ireland 1,804
4 Australia 1,661
5 Germany 1,342



Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics. (2012). Global Education Digest 2012. Montreal, Quebec: UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

Number of students from United Kingdom studying abroad:
22,936 (2008-09)

Top 10 destinations and number of students from United Kingdom studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 United States 8,625
2 France 2,595
3 Ireland 2,282
4 Germany 2,077
5 Australia 1,687
6 Denmark 1,485
7 Spain 447
8 New Zealand 431
9 Czech Republic 405
10 Japan 400



Source: The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) as reported by the British Council

Number of students from United Kingdom studying abroad:
21,922

Top 5 destinations and number of students from United Kingdom studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 United States 8,376
2 France 2,519
3 Australia 1,696
4 Denmark 1,485 (2007)
5 Ireland 1,421



Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics. (2010). Global Education Digest 2010. Montreal, Quebec: UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

Number of students from United Kingdom studying abroad:
24,115

Top 5 destinations and number of students from United Kingdom studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 United States 8,625
2 France 2,595
3 Ireland 2,282
4 Germany 2,077
5 Australia 1,687



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

Number of students from United Kingdom studying abroad:
26,922

Top 10 destinations and number of students from United Kingdom studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 United States 8,568
2 Australia 5,412 (2005)
3 France 2,570
4 Germany 1,949
5 Denmark 1,584
6 Canada 1,221 (2005)
7 Ireland 1,196
8 Spain 485
9 New Zealand 406 (2005)
10 Japan 350



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

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