All Places of Origin

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2013/14 - 2014/15

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR TOTALS BY PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2013/14 & 2014/15
         
Place of Origin 2013/14 2014/15 % of Total % Change
         
AFRICA, SUB-SAHARAN 1,844 1,989 1.6 7.9
         
East Africa 490 560 0.4 14.3
Burundi 2 2   0.0
Djibouti 1 3   200.0
Eritrea 7 7   0.0
Ethiopia 107 115   7.5
Kenya 195 203   4.1
Rwanda 22 33   50.0
Seychelles 0 0   0.0
Somalia 0 1   -
South Sudan 5 3   -40.0
Sudan 32 20   -37.5
Tanzania 53 61   15.1
Uganda 66 112   69.7
         
Central Africa 130 151 0.1 16.2
Cameroon 96 110   14.6
Central African Republic 2 3   50.0
Chad 1 3   200.0
Congo, Republic of the (Brazzaville) 7 9   28.6
Congo, Dem. Rep. of the (Kinshasa) 20 18   -10.0
Equatorial Guinea 2 2   0.0
Gabon 2 6   200.0
São Tomé and Príncipe 0 0   0.0
         
Southern Africa 439 504 0.4 14.8
Angola 8 8   0.0
Botswana 7 21   200.0
Comoros 2 1   -50.0
Lesotho 15 7   -53.3
Madagascar 8 9   12.5
Malawi 18 39   116.7
Mauritius 11 21   90.9
Mozambique 9 21   133.3
Namibia 9 10   11.1
Reunion 0 1   -
South Africa 232 227   -2.2
Swaziland 15 9   -40.0
Zambia 25 32   28.0
Zimbabwe 80 98   22.5
         
West Africa 785 774 0.6 -1.4
Benin 15 7   -53.3
Burkina Faso 8 10   25.0
Cabo Verde/Cape Verde 1 2   100.0
Côte d’Ivoire/Ivory Coast 19 16   -15.8
Gambia 5 6   20.0
Ghana 228 225   -1.3
Guinea 1 4   300.0
Guinea-Bissau 1 1   0.0
Liberia 34 20   -41.2
Mali 12 20   66.7
Mauritania 1 1   0.0
Niger 14 17   21.4
Nigeria 393 395   0.5
Saint Helena 0 2   -
Senegal 38 28   -26.3
Sierra Leone 7 10   42.9
Togo 8 10   25.0
         
ASIA 66,259 69,515 55.7 4.9
         
East Asia 51,408 54,278 43.5 5.6
China 36,409 40,193   10.4
Hong Kong 298 250   -16.1
Japan 4,705 4,511   -4.1
Macau 8 8   0.0
Mongolia 59 30   -49.2
North Korea - -   -
South Korea 7,934 7,415   -6.5
Taiwan 1,995 1,871   -6.2
         
South and Central Asia 12,466 12,835 10.3 3.0
Afghanistan 73 40   -45.2
Bangladesh 255 251   -1.6
Bhutan 12 10   -16.7
India 10,506 10,937   4.1
Kazakhstan 213 176   -17.4
Kyrgyzstan 18 17   -5.6
Maldives 0 3   -
Nepal 289 296   2.4
Pakistan 845 862   2.0
Sri Lanka 201 214   6.5
Tajikistan 13 8   -38.5
Turkmenistan 7 2   -71.4
Uzbekistan 34 19   -44.1
         
Southeast Asia 2,385 2,402 1.9 0.7
Brunei 7 6   -14.3
Cambodia 14 11   -21.4
Timor Leste/East Timor 0 1   -
Indonesia 279 221   -20.8
Laos 1 4   300.0
Malaysia 310 329   6.1
Myanmar 39 80   105.1
Philippines 307 328   6.8
Singapore 279 275   -1.4
Thailand 769 711   -7.5
Vietnam 380 436   14.7
         
EUROPE 34,015 32,336 25.9 -4.9
Albania 39 45   15.4
Andorra 4 3   -25.0
Armenia 59 66   11.9
Austria 587 569   -3.1
Azerbaijan 35 33   -5.7
Belarus 80 58   -27.5
Belgium 584 582   -0.3
Bosnia and Herzegovina 30 30   0.0
Bulgaria 204 175   -14.2
Croatia 115 137   19.1
Cyprus 79 70   -11.4
Czech Republic 237 211   -11.0
Denmark 611 520   -14.9
Estonia 52 50   -3.8
Finland 339 312   -8.0
France 4,525 4,249   -6.1
Georgia 93 107   15.1
Germany 5,546 5,318   -4.1
Gibraltar 0 0   0.0
Greece 880 920   4.5
Hungary 355 321   -9.6
Iceland 56 71   26.8
Ireland 514 483   -6.0
Italy 3,887 3,866   -0.5
Kosovo 27 10   -63.0
Latvia 28 29   3.6
Liechtenstein 8 10   25.0
Lithuania 49 58   18.4
Luxembourg 23 25   8.7
Macedonia 30 31   3.3
Malta 7 4   -42.9
Moldova 33 27   -18.2
Monaco 0 1   -
Montenegro 11 12   9.1
Netherlands 1,198 1,162   -3.0
Norway 457 454   -0.7
Poland 895 757   -15.4
Portugal 572 516   -9.8
Romania 380 319   -16.1
Russia 1,138 1,010   -11.2
San Marino 0 1   -
Serbia 162 167   3.1
Slovakia 131 114   -13.0
Slovenia 77 83   7.8
Spain 2,996 2,886   -3.7
Sweden 671 614   -8.5
Switzerland 796 715   -10.2
Turkey 2,253 2,218   -1.6
Ukraine 357 282   -21.0
United Kingdom 2,805 2,635   -6.1
Vatican City/Holy See 0 0   0.0
         
LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN 8,599 9,546 7.6 11.0
         
Caribbean 436 378 0.3 -13.3
Anguilla 1 1   0.0
Antigua and Barbuda 5 2   -60.0
Aruba 1 1   0.0
Bahamas 33 32   -3.0
Barbados 34 25   -26.5
Bermuda 4 3   -25.0
British Virgin Islands 1 10   900.0
Cayman Islands 1 0   -100.0
Cuba 27 37   37.0
Curacao 7 0   -100.0
Dominica 9 10   11.1
Dominican Republic 100 32   -68.0
Grenada 4 2   -50.0
Guadeloupe 1 0   -100.0
Haiti 16 47   193.8
Jamaica 100 81   -19.0
Martinique 0 0   0.0
Montserrat 0 0   0.0
Saint Kitts and Nevis 2 0   -100.0
Saint Lucia 9 10   11.1
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6 3   -50.0
Sint Maarten 1 0   -100.0
Trinidad and Tobago 74 80   8.1
Turks and Caicos 0 2   -
         
Mexico and Central America 1,823 2,038 1.6 11.8
Belize 16 16   0.0
Costa Rica 79 91   15.2
El Salvador 38 48   26.3
Guatemala 82 69   -15.9
Honduras 45 80   77.8
Mexico 1,527 1,646   7.8
Nicaragua 14 17   21.4
Panama 22 71   222.7
         
South America 6,340 7,130 5.7 12.5
Argentina 615 640   4.1
Bolivia 53 42   -20.8
Brazil 3,673 4,394   19.6
Chile 496 487   -1.8
Colombia 765 826   8.0
Ecuador 138 151   9.4
Falkland Islands 0 0   0.0
French Guiana 26 3   -88.5
Guyana 5 13   160.0
Paraguay 21 18   -14.3
Peru 263 291   10.6
Suriname 2 2   0.0
Uruguay 80 66   -17.5
Venezuela 203 197   -3.0
         
MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA 5,309 5,608 4.5 5.6
         
Middle East 4,209 4,467 3.6 6.1
Bahrain 12 12   0.0
Iran 1,364 1,475   8.1
Iraq 133 136   2.3
Israel 1,574 1,522   -3.3
Jordan 224 243   8.5
Kuwait 46 40   -13.0
Lebanon 321 313   -2.5
Oman 9 14   55.6
Palestinian Territories 27 45   66.7
Qatar 12 9   -25.0
Saudi Arabia 307 479   56.0
Syria 140 132   -5.7
United Arab Emirates 27 27   0.0
Yemen 13 20   53.8
         
North Africa 1,100 1,141 0.9 3.7
Algeria 68 69   1.5
Egypt 762 784   2.9
Libya 39 47   20.5
Morocco 110 113   2.7
Tunisia 121 128   5.8
         
NORTH AMERICA 4,551 4,611 3.7 1.3
Canada 4,551 4,611   1.3
         
OCEANIA 1,322 1,252 1.0 -5.3
Australia 1,082 1,019   -5.8
Cook Islands 0 0   0.0
Fiji 7 4   -42.9
French Polynesia 0 0   0.0
Kiribati 1 0   -100.0
Marshall Islands 0 0   0.0
Micronesia 0 1   -
Nauru 0 0   0.0
New Caledonia 0 0   0.0
New Zealand 224 223   -0.4
Niue 0 0   0.0
Norfolk Island 0 0   0.0
Palau 0 0   0.0
Papua New Guinea 7 4   -42.9
Samoa 0 0   0.0
Solomon Islands 0 0   0.0
Tonga 1 1   0.0
Tuvalu 0 0   0.0
Vanuatu 0 0   0.0
Wallis and Futuna 0 0   0.0
         
STATELESS 15 4 0.0 -73.3
         
WORLD TOTAL 121,914 124,861 100.0 2.4

Note: Percent distributions may not add to 100.0 because of rounding.

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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. (2015). "International Scholar Totals by Place of Origin, 2013/14 - 2014/15." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors