All Places of Origin

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2012/13 - 2013/14

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR TOTALS BY PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2012/13 & 2013/14
       
Place of Origin 2012/13 2013/14 % Change
AFRICA, SUB-SAHARAN 2,132 1,844 -13.5
       
Central Africa 152 130 -14.5
Cameroon 99 96 -3.0
Central African Republic 1 2 100.0
Chad 10 1 -90.0
Congo, Dem. Rep. of the (Kinshasa) 18 20 11.1
Congo, Rep. of the (Brazzaville) 10 7 -30.0
Equatorial Guinea 7 2 -71.4
Gabon 6 2 -66.7
Sao Tome and Principe 1 0 -100.0
       
East Africa 614 490 -20.2
Burundi 1 2 100.0
Djibouti 0 1 -
Eritrea 10 7 -30.0
Ethiopia 130 107 -17.7
Kenya 266 195 -26.7
Rwanda 21 22 4.8
Somalia 2 0 -100.0
South Sudan - 5 -
Sudan 28 32 14.3
Tanzania 78 53 -32.1
Uganda 78 66 -15.4
       
Southern Africa 575 439 -23.7
Angola 0 8 -
Botswana 18 7 -61.1
Comoros 1 2 100.0
Lesotho 6 15 150.0
Madagascar 10 8 -20.0
Malawi 25 18 -28.0
Mauritius 21 11 -47.6
Mozambique 26 9 -65.4
Namibia 11 9 -18.2
South Africa 315 232 -26.3
Swaziland 3 15 400.0
Zambia 39 25 -35.9
Zimbabwe 100 80 -20.0
       
West Africa 791 785 -0.8
Benin 8 15 87.5
Burkina Faso 21 8 -61.9
Cabo Verde/Cape Verde 1 1 0.0
Côte d’Ivoire/Ivory Coast 18 19 5.6
Gambia 3 5 66.7
Ghana 210 228 8.6
Guinea 2 1 -50.0
Guinea-Bissau 0 1 -
Liberia 16 34 112.5
Mali 16 12 -25.0
Mauritania 3 1 -66.7
Niger 9 14 55.6
Nigeria 400 393 -1.8
Senegal 58 38 -34.5
Sierra Leone 15 7 -53.3
Togo 11 8 -27.3
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ASIA 66,066 66,259 0.3
       
East Asia 50,409 51,408 2.0
China 34,230 36,409 6.4
Hong Kong 308 298 -3.2
Japan 5,041 4,705 -6.7
Macau 7 8 14.3
Mongolia 46 59 28.3
North Korea 0 0 -
South Korea 8,696 7,934 -8.8
Taiwan 2,081 1,995 -4.1
       
South & Central Asia 13,088 12,466 -4.8
Afghanistan 50 73 46.0
Bangladesh 247 255 3.2
Bhutan 7 12 71.4
India 11,184 10,506 -6.1
Kazakhstan 198 213 7.6
Kyrgyzstan 28 18 -35.7
Maldives 1 0 -100.0
Nepal 360 289 -19.7
Pakistan 722 845 17.0
Sri Lanka 206 201 -2.4
Tajikistan 23 13 -43.5
Turkmenistan 9 7 -22.2
Uzbekistan 53 34 -35.8
       
Southeast Asia 2,569 2,385 -7.2
Brunei 1 7 600.0
Cambodia 28 14 -50.0
East Timor 0 0 -
Indonesia 276 279 1.1
Laos 7 1 -85.7
Malaysia 351 310 -11.7
Myanmar 26 39 50.0
Philippines 310 307 -1.0
Singapore 290 279 -3.8
Thailand 890 769 -13.6
Vietnam 390 380 -2.6
       
       
EUROPE 34,136 34,015 -0.4
Albania 45 39 -13.3
Andorra 0 4 -
Armenia 72 59 -18.1
Austria 578 587 1.6
Azerbaijan 38 35 -7.9
Belarus 80 80 0.0
Belgium 499 584 17.0
Bosnia and Herzegovina 28 30 7.1
Bulgaria 238 204 -14.3
Croatia 119 115 -3.4
Cyprus 85 79 -7.1
Czech Republic 237 237 0.0
Denmark 600 611 1.8
Estonia 44 52 18.2
Finland 370 339 -8.4
France 4,409 4,525 2.6
Georgia 112 93 -17.0
Germany 5,710 5,546 -2.9
Gibraltar 0 0 -
Greece 838 880 5.0
Hungary 355 355 0.0
Iceland 52 56 7.7
Ireland 540 514 -4.8
Italy 3,804 3,887 2.2
Kosovo 15 27 80.0
Latvia 25 28 12.0
Liechtenstein 7 8 14.3
Lithuania 50 49 -2.0
Luxembourg 22 23 4.5
Macedonia 32 30 -6.3
Malta 5 7 40.0
Moldova 31 33 6.5
Monaco 3 0 -100.0
Montenegro 9 11 22.2
Netherlands 1,165 1,198 2.8
Norway 492 457 -7.1
Poland 982 895 -8.9
Portugal 561 572 2.0
Romania 417 380 -8.9
Russia 1,136 1,138 0.2
San Marino 1 0 -100.0
Serbia 173 162 -6.4
Slovakia 135 131 -3.0
Slovenia 96 77 -19.8
Spain 3,047 2,996 -1.7
Sweden 632 671 6.2
Switzerland 792 796 0.5
Turkey 2,302 2,253 -2.1
Ukraine 366 357 -2.5
United Kingdom 2,787 2,805 0.6
Vatican City/Holy See 0 0 -
       
LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN 8,239 8,599 4.4
       
Caribbean 371 436 17.5
Anguilla 1 1 0.0
Antigua and Barbuda 3 5 66.7
Aruba 1 1 0.0
Bahamas 30 33 10.0
Barbados 28 34 21.4
Bermuda 1 4 300.0
British Virgin Islands 0 1 -
Cayman Islands 0 1 -
Cuba 31 27 -12.9
Curacao* - 7 -
Dominica 7 9 28.6
Dominican Republic 25 100 300.0
Grenada 6 4 -33.3
Guadeloupe 1 1 0.0
Haiti 22 16 -27.3
Jamaica 115 100 -13.0
Martinique 1 0 -100.0
Montserrat 0 0 -
Netherlands Antilles* 3 - -
Sint Maarten* - 1 -
St. Kitts and Nevis 5 2 -60.0
St. Lucia 6 9 50.0
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 6 6 0.0
Trinidad & Tobago 78 74 -5.1
Turks and Caicos Islands 1 0 -100.0
       
Mexico & Central America 1,894 1,823 -3.7
Belize 24 16 -33.3
Costa Rica 100 79 -21.0
El Salvador 41 38 -7.3
Guatemala 62 82 32.3
Honduras 67 45 -32.8
Mexico 1,532 1,527 -0.3
Nicaragua 36 14 -61.1
Panama 32 22 -31.3
       
South America 5,974 6,340 6.1
Argentina 662 615 -7.1
Bolivia 46 53 15.2
Brazil 3,264 3,673 12.5
Chile 503 496 -1.4
Colombia 792 765 -3.4
Ecuador 132 138 4.5
Falkland Islands 0 0 -
French Guiana 0 26 -
Guyana 8 5 -37.5
Paraguay 22 21 -4.5
Peru 255 263 3.1
Suriname 1 2 100.0
Uruguay 77 80 3.9
Venezuela 212 203 -4.2
       
       
MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA 5,439 5,309 -2.4
       
Middle East 4,406 4,209 -4.5
Bahrain 11 12 9.1
Iran 1,351 1,364 1.0
Iraq 166 133 -19.9
Israel 1,644 1,574 -4.3
Jordan 282 224 -20.6
Kuwait 45 46 2.2
Lebanon 361 321 -11.1
Oman 18 9 -50.0
Palestinian Territories 36 27 -25.0
Qatar 1 12 1100.0
Saudi Arabia 296 307 3.7
Syria 158 140 -11.4
United Arab Emirates 19 27 42.1
Yemen 18 13 -27.8
       
North Africa 1,033 1,100 6.5
Algeria 75 68 -9.3
Egypt 725 762 5.1
Libya 38 39 2.6
Morocco 100 110 10.0
Tunisia 95 121 27.4
       
NORTH AMERICA 4,741 4551 -4.0
Canada 4,741 4,551 -4.0
       
       
OCEANIA 1,295 1,322 2.1
Australia 1,058 1,082 2.3
Fiji 5 7 40.0
French Polynesia 2 0 -100.0
Kiribati 2 1 -50.0
Micronesia 1 0 -100.0
New Caledonia 0 0 -
New Zealand 216 224 3.7
Niue 0 0 -
Palau 0 0 -
Papua New Guinea 9 7 -22.2
Samoa 0 0 -
Tonga 1 1 0.0
Tuvalu 0 0 -
Vanuatu 1 0 -100.0
       
       
STATELESS 11 15 36.4
       
       
WORLD TOTAL 122,059 121,914 -0.1

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* Beginning with Open Doors 2014, students from the Netherlands Antilles are classified as being from either Curacao or Sint Maarten.

Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2014). "International Scholar Totals by Place of Origin, 2012/13 - 2013/14." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors