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2015

TOP 25 PLACES OF ORIGIN OF IEP STUDENTS, 2015
   
Students
Student-Weeks
 
Rank Place of Origin 2015 Students % of Total % Change from 2014* 2015 Student-Weeks % of Total % Change from 2014* Average Weeks Per Student, 2015
                 
  WORLD TOTAL 133,335 100.0 -14.4 1,993,917 100.0 -12.3 15.0
                 
1 Saudi Arabia 37,982 28.5 0.6 731,019 36.7 -2.7 19.2
2 China 23,446 17.6 8.0 358,706 18.0 7.0 15.3
3 Japan 12,576 9.4 0.5 151,105 7.6 1.9 12.0
4 Brazil 8,908 6.7 -47.2 73,958 3.7 -59.2 8.3
5 South Korea 7,094 5.3 -6.2 101,598 5.1 -7.0 14.3
6 Kuwait 4,566 3.4 -9.5 77,297 3.9 -4.8 16.9
7 Taiwan 3,848 2.9 -11.4 52,297 2.6 -6.2 13.6
8 Vietnam 3,443 2.6 51.8 56,371 2.8 76.0 16.4
9 Mexico 3,384 2.5 -31.5 28,362 1.4 -23.5 8.4
10 Turkey 2,241 1.7 -15.8 27,616 1.4 -25.7 12.3
11 Colombia 2,190 1.6 -13.4 26,929 1.4 -10.6 12.3
12 Venezuela 1,885 1.4 -29.4 29,058 1.5 -32.3 15.4
13 Switzerland 1,648 1.2 -47.0 13,503 0.7 -48.2 8.2
14 Thailand 1,257 0.9 -19.9 19,996 1.0 -17.6 15.9
15 India 1,072 0.8 36.7 13,158 0.7 25.6 12.3
16 Italy 1,047 0.8 1.1 7,911 0.4 5.4 7.6
17 France 994 0.7 -21.0 8,664 0.4 -17.7 8.7
18 Oman 896 0.7 35.8 16,336 0.8 8.5 18.2
19 Libya 872 0.7 -7.2 14,159 0.7 -19.2 16.2
20 Spain 775 0.6 -17.1 7,688 0.4 -16.5 9.9
21 United Arab Emirates 753 0.6 -5.5 12,082 0.6 -17.0 16.0
22 Russia 716 0.5 -37.2 6,412 0.3 -36.9 9.0
23 Germany 647 0.5 -32.5 4,673 0.2 -36.5 7.2
24 Ecuador 603 0.5 9.4 9,202 0.5 6.9 15.3
25 Peru 599 0.4 186.1 4,390 0.2 36.3 7.3

* Through this report, rates of change listed for the Intensive English Program survey have been controlled for increased survey response rates. Comparisons with the total reported in prior Open Doors are not possible.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2016). "Leading Places of Origin of Intensive English Program Students, 2015." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors