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2014

IEP STUDENTS AND STUDENT-WEEKS BY PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2014
 
Students
 
Student-Weeks
  Average Weeks Per Student
Place of Origin 2013 2014 % Change   2013 2014 % Change    
                   
AFRICA, SUB-SAHARAN 1,583 2,200 39.0   30,830 37,556 21.8   17.1
Central Africa 416 597 43.5   7,449 10,397 39.6   17.4
Cameroon 47 74 57.4   517 882 70.6   11.9
Central African Republic 3 12 300.0   37 46 24.3   3.8
Chad 10 16 60.0   151 255 68.9   15.9
Congo, Dem. Rep. of (Kinshasa) 110 182 65.5   2,048 3,002 46.6   16.5
Congo, Rep. of (Brazzaville) 85 53 -37.6   1,421 1,004 -29.3   18.9
Equatorial Guinea 74 134 81.1   2,050 3,796 85.2   28.3
Gabon 83 125 50.6   1,161 1,402 20.8   11.2
Sao Tome and Principe 4 1 -75.0   64 10 -84.4   10.0
                   
East Africa 146 114 -21.9   1,825 1,535 -15.9   13.5
Burundi 13 8 -38.5   210 127 -39.5   15.9
Djibouti 1 1 0.0   18 15 -16.7   15.0
Eritrea 1 6 500   15 94 526.7   15.7
Ethiopia 32 16 -50   403 262 -35   16.4
Kenya 15 7 -53.3   138 135 -2.2   19.3
Rwanda 15 22 46.7   238 294 23.5   13.4
Seychelles 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Somalia 13 5 -61.5   113 73 -35.4   14.6
South Sudan 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Sudan 32 35 9.4   447 386 -13.6   11.0
Tanzania 17 10 -41.2   133 114 -14.3   11.4
Uganda 7 4 -42.9   110 35 -68.2   8.8
                   
Southern Africa 393 679 72.8   11,627 14,266 22.7   21
Angola 354 639 80.5   11,019 13,735 24.6   21.5
Botswana 6 4 -33.3   60 27 -55.0   6.8
Comoros 3 0 -100.0   50 0 -100.0   -
Lesotho 0 1 -   0 5 -   5.0
Madagascar 6 8 33.3   32 56 75.0   7.0
Malawi 3 2 -33.3   25 51 104.0   25.5
Mauritius 1 0 -100.0   7 0 -100.0   -
Mozambique 8 10 25.0   230 209 -9.1   20.9
Namibia 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Reunion 1 0 -100.0   3 0 -100.0   -
South Africa 8 8 0.0   141 100 -29.1   12.5
Swaziland 1 4 300.0   23 46 100.0   11.5
Zambia 1 1 0.0   15 13 -13.3   13.0
Zimbabwe 1 2 100.0   22 24 9.1   12.0
                   
West Africa 628 810 29.0   9,929 11,358 14.4   14.0
Benin 54 40 -25.9   1,087 490 -54.9   12.3
Burkina Faso 68 176 158.8   995 2,351 136.3   13.4
Cabo Verde/Cape Verde 3 4 33.3   13 19 46.2   4.8
Cote d'lvoire (Ivory Coast) 176 177 0.6   3,086 3,115 0.9   17.6
Gambia 1 1 0.0   18 32 77.8   32.0
Ghana 10 12 20.0   89 219 146.1   18.3
Guinea 28 29 3.6   395 451 14.2   15.6
Guinea-Bissau 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Liberia 0 5 -   0 51 -   10.2
Mali 94 117 24.5   1,630 1,693 3.9   14.5
Mauritania 28 45 60.7   360 467 29.7   10.4
Niger 15 12 -20.0   236 167 -29.2   13.9
Nigeria 32 67 109.4   418 599 43.3   8.9
Saint Helena 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Senegal 94 113 20.2   1,258 1,502 19.4   13.3
Sierra Leone 8 1 -87.5   114 13 -88.6   13.0
Togo 17 11 -35.3   230 189 -17.8   17.2
                   
ASIA 47,733 45,819 -4.0   634,670 623,080 -1.8   13.6
East Asia 43,235 39,930 -7.6   569,183 538,307 -7.1   13.5
China 18,053 18,252 1.1   259,247 256,352 -1.1   14.0
Hong Kong 193 169 -12.4
 
2,676 2,176 -18.7   12.9
Japan 11,258 10,977 -2.5   126,642 137,153 8.3   12.5
Macau 24 22 -8.3   434 395 -9.0   18.0
Mongolia 164 164 0.0   2,442 2,241 -8.2   13.7
North Korea 0 1 -   0 6 -   6.0
South Korea 8,651 6,483 -25.1   122,142 92,931 -23.9   14.3
Taiwan 4,892 3,862 -21.1   55,600 47,053 -15.4   12.2
                   
South & Central Asia 1,424 1,584 11.2   18,618 23,136 24.3   14.6
Afghanistan 56 72 28.6   598 594 -0.7   8.3
Bangladesh 144 87 -39.6   1,422 1,305 -8.2   15.0
Bhutan 1 1 0.0   15 5 -66.7   5.0
India 381 702 84.3   4,835 9,315 92.7   13.3
Kazakhstan 560 489 -12.7   7,921 8,988 13.5   18.4
Kyrgyzstan 25 17 -32.0   264 228 -13.6   13.4
Maldives 0 1 -   0 14 -   14.0
Nepal 42 61 45.2   431 696 61.5   11.4
Pakistan 61 57 -6.6   629 828 31.6   14.5
Sri Lanka 11 18 63.6   164 303 84.8   16.8
Tajikistan 32 15 -53.1   824 241 -70.8   16.1
Turkmenistan 61 17 -72.1   960 278 -71.0   16.4
Uzbekistan 50 47 -6.0   555 341 -38.6   7.3
                   
Southeast Asia 3,074 4,305 40.0   46,869 61,637 31.5   14.3
Brunei 3 1 -66.7   53 5 -90.6   5.0
Cambodia 38 64 68.4   633 629 -0.6   9.8
East Timor 13 2 -84.6   207 5 -97.6   2.5
Indonesia 182 372 104.4   2,216 3,426 54.6   9.2
Laos 13 25 92.3   86 416 383.7   16.6
Malaysia 54 52 -3.7   602 625 3.8   12.0
Myanmar 35 23 -34.3   457 406 -11.2   17.7
Philippines 26 30 15.4   324 244 -24.7   8.1
Singapore 8 5 -37.5   114 58 -49.1   11.6
Thailand 1,507 1,736 15.2   23,745 29,642 24.8   17.1
Vietnam 1,195 1,995 66.9   18,432 26,181 42.0   13.1
                   
EUROPE 10,493 8,693 -17.2   124,400 93,455 -24.9   10.8
Albania 64 87 35.9   1,446 1,491 3.1   17.1
Andorra 3 0 -100.0   12 0 -100.0   -
Armenia 8 6 -25.0   82 71 -13.4   11.8
Austria 51 25 -51.0   410 309 -24.6   12.4
Azerbaijan 117 44 -62.4   804 593 -26.2   13.5
Belarus 33 32 -3.0   384 338 -12.0   10.6
Belgium 72 63 -12.5   894 665 -25.6   10.6
Bosnia and Herzegovina 10 19 90.0   109 280 156.9   14.7
Bulgaria 29 21 -27.6   444 371 -16.4   17.7
Croatia 19 13 -31.6   227 166 -26.9   12.8
Cyprus 7 1 -85.7   135 21 -84.4   21.0
Czech Republic 50 66 32.0   651 652 0.2   9.9
Denmark 297 63 -78.8   5,219 656 -87.4   10.4
Estonia 4 5 25.0   49 23 -53.1   4.6
Finland 13 12 -7.7   161 53 -67.1   4.4
France 972 928 -4.5   9,406 9,313 -1.0   10.0
Georgia 22 21 -4.5   240 196 -18.3   9.3
Germany 1,627 586 -64.0   25,864 4,650 -82.0   7.9
Gibraltar 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Greece 46 24 -47.8   541 232 -57.1   9.7
Hungary 85 56 -34.1   928 675 -27.3   12.1
Iceland 1 2 100.0   12 19 58.3   9.5
Ireland 0 41 -   0 323 -   7.9
Italy 1,020 867 -15.0   8,503 6,979 -17.9   8.0
Kosovo 4 10 150.0   72 110 52.8   11.0
Latvia 11 7 -36.4   137 37 -73.0   5.3
Liechtenstein 0 6 -   0 36 -   6.0
Lithuania 11 2 -81.8   72 21 -70.8   10.5
Luxembourg 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Macedonia 6 4 -33.3   22 33 50.0   8.3
Malta 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Moldova 13 12 -7.7   138 155 12.3   12.9
Monaco 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Montenegro 14 10 -28.6   122 101 -17.2   10.1
Netherlands 71 39 -45.1   939 388 -58.7   9.9
Norway 361 212 -41.3   4,021 2,969 -26.2   14.0
Poland 163 157 -3.7   1,895 1,475 -22.2   9.4
Portugal 67 39 -41.8   640 526 -17.8   13.5
Romania 32 36 12.5   424 399 -5.9   11.1
Russia 1,136 915 -19.5   10,883 9,200 -15.5   10.1
San Marino 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Serbia 35 24 -31.4   405 249 -38.5   10.4
Slovakia 32 30 -6.3   396 273 -31.1   9.1
Slovenia 6 8 33.3   74 168 127.0   21.0
Spain 949 1,011 6.5   8,335 9,481 13.7   9.4
Sweden 246 45 -81.7   4,287 457 -89.3   10.2
Switzerland 432 739 71.1   3,840 6,523 69.9   8.8
Turkey 2,207 2,221 0.6   29,710 30,707 3.4   13.8
Ukraine 129 172 33.3   1,303 1,927 47.9   11.2
United Kingdom 18 12 -33.3   164 144 -12.2   12.0
Vatican City/Holy See 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
                   
LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN 20,183 27,715 37.3   236,770 306,233 29.3   11.0
Caribbean 981 724 -26.2   15,935 12,421 -22.1   17.2
Anguilla 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Antigua and Barbuda 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Aruba 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Bahamas 0 1 -   0 5 -   5.0
Barbados 1 0 -100.0   18 0 -100.0   -
Bermuda 1 0 -100.0   59 0 -100.0   -
British Virgin Islands 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Cayman Islands 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Cuba 29 32 10.3   424 493 16.3   15.4
Curacao 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Dominica 1 2 100.0   12 14 16.7   7.0
Dominican Republic 872 627 -28.1   14,353 11,079 -22.8   17.7
Grenada 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Guadeloupe 3 2 -33.3   53 45 -15.1   22.5
Haiti 61 50 -18.0   878 683 -22.2   13.7
Jamaica 8 7 -12.5   85 87 2.4   12.4
Martinique 1 1 0.0   6 10 66.7   10.0
Montserrat 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Sint Maarten 0 1 -   0 * 0.0   -
St. Kitts and Nevis 0 1 -   0 5 -   5.0
St. Lucia 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 4 0 -100.0   47 0 -100.0   -
Trinidad and Tobago 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Turks and Caicos Islands 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
                   
Mexico & Central America 2,679 5,595 108.8   41,258 53,899 30.6   9.6
Belize 17 10 -41.2   220 63 -71.4   6.3
Costa Rica 64 36 -43.8   854 606 -29.0   16.8
El Salvador 160 136 -15.0   2,598 1,970 -24.2   14.5
Guatemala 178 177 -0.6   3,119 3,102 -0.5   17.5
Honduras 144 132 -8.3   2,438 2,586 6.1   19.6
Mexico 1,945 4,900 151.9   29,795 40,886 37.2   8.3
Nicaragua 50 33 -34.0   800 639 -20.1   19.4
Panama 121 171 41.3   1,434 4,047 182.2   23.7
                   
South America 16,523 21,396 29.5   179,577 239,913 33.6   11.2
Argentina 293 338 15.4   2,273 2,306 1.5   6.8
Bolivia 88 101 14.8   1,340 1,476 10.1   14.6
Brazil 9,063 14,070 55.2   78,084 145,089 85.8   10.3
Chile 429 415 -3.3   5,019 4,548 -9.4   11.0
Colombia 2,836 2,770 -2.3   36,300 30,041 -17.2   10.8
Ecuador 1,197 918 -23.3   17,466 15,852 -9.2   17.3
Falkland Islands 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
French Guiana 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Guyana 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Paraguay 97 113 16.5   1,233 1,357 10.1   12.0
Peru 369 266 -27.9   4,667 3,517 -24.6   13.2
Suriname 1 0 -100.0   1 0 -100.0   -
Uruguay 32 32 0.0   348 330 -5.2   10.3
Venezuela 2,118 2,373 12.0   32,846 35,397 7.8   14.9
                   
MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA 45,846 41,519 -9.4   833,609 792,345 -5.0   19.1
Middle East 44,625 40,381 -9.5   815,510 774,132 -5.1   19.2
Bahrain 25 29 16.0   399 420 5.3   14.5
Iran 218 175 -19.7   2,784 2,247 -19.3   12.8
Iraq 763 720 -5.6   17,027 14,494 -14.9   20.1
Israel 78 63 -19.2   683 672 -1.6   10.7
Jordan 226 259 14.6   3,461 3,295 -4.8   12.7
Kuwait 3,075 4,191 36.3   45,378 68,037 49.9   16.2
Lebanon 24 49 104.2   268 579 116.0   11.8
Oman 617 639 3.6   10,231 12,471 21.9   19.5
Palestinian Territories 42 90 114.3   504 1,023 103.0   11.4
Qatar 296 516 74.3   5,901 7,555 28.0   14.6
Saudi Arabia 38,165 32,557 -14.7   713,164 644,783 -9.6   19.8
Syria 157 155 -1.3   2,258 2,381 5.4   15.4
United Arab Emirates 757 693 -8.5   10,634 12,566 18.2   18.1
Yemen 182 245 34.6   2,818 3,609 28.1   14.7
                   
North Africa 1,221 1,138 -6.8   18,099 18,213 0.6   16.0
Algeria 61 39 -36.1   611 364 -40.4   9.3
Egypt 96 104 8.3   1,107 1,264 14.2   12.2
Libya 843 798 -5.3   13,989 14,459 3.4   18.1
Morocco 150 155 3.3   1,775 1,751 -1.4   11.3
Tunisia 71 42 -40.8   617 375 -39.2   8.9
                   
NORTH AMERICA 60 46 -23.3   499 592 18.6   12.9
Canada 60 46 -23.3   499 592 18.6   12.9
                   
OCEANIA 69 23 -66.7   516 267 -48.3   11.6
Australia 56 15 -73.2   333 139 -58.3   9.3
Cook Islands 0 2 -   0 35 -   17.5
Fiji 3 0 -100.0   47 0 -100.0   -
French Polynesia 1 1 0.0   12 10 -16.7   10.0
Kiribati 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Marshall Islands 1 0 -100.0   41 0 -100.0   -
Micronesia 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Nauru 3 0 -100.0   29 0 -100.0   -
New Caledonia 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
New Zealand 3 2 -33.3   44 41 -6.8   20.5
Niue 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Norfolk Islands 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Palau 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Papua New Guinea 1 2 100.0   * 21 -   10.5
Samoa 0 1 -   0 21 -   21.0
Solomon Islands 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Tonga 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Tuvalu 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Vanuatu 0 0 0.0   0 0 0.0   -
Wallis and Futuna 1 0 -100.0   10 0 -100.0   -
                   
STATELESS 6 1 -83.3   91 41 -54.9   41.0
                   
Total 125,973 126,016 0.0   1,861,385 1,853,569 -0.4   14.7

*Data not available

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2014). "IEP Students and Student-Weeks by Place of Origin, 2013." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors