Leading Places of Origin

2001/02 | 2002/03 | 2004/05 | 2005/06 | 2006/07 | 2007/08 | 2008/09 | 2009/10 | 2010/11 | 2011/12 | 2012/13 | 2013/14 | 2014/15 | 2015/16 |

2014/15 - 2015/16

TOP 25 PLACES OF ORIGIN OF INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS, 2014/15 & 2015/16
Rank Place of Origin 2014/15 2015/16 % of Total % Change
  WORLD TOTAL 124,861 134,014 100.0 7.3
           
1 China 40,193 44,490 33.2 10.7
2 India 10,937 12,379 9.2 13.2
3 South Korea 7,415 7,395 5.5 -0.3
4 Germany 5,318 5,345 4.0 0.5
5 Canada 4,611 4,976 3.7 7.9
6 France 4,511 4,545 3.4 7.0
7 Japan 4,394 4,478 3.3 -0.7
8 Brazil 4,249 4,345 3.2 -1.1
9 Italy 3,866 4,036 3.0 4.4
10 Spain 2,886 3,112 2.3 7.8
11 United Kingdom 2,635 2,687 2.0 2.0
12 Turkey 2,218 2,303 1.7 3.8
13 Taiwan 1,871 2,024 1.5 8.2
14 Mexico 1,646 1,914 1.4 16.3
15 Iran 1,522 1,891 1.4 28.2
16 Israel 1,475 1,633 1.2 7.3
17 Netherlands 1,162 1,188 0.9 2.2
18 Australia 1,019 1,156 0.9 13.4
19 Russia 1,010 1,004 0.7 -0.6
20 Pakistan 862 989 0.7 14.7
21 Greece 920 961 0.7 4.5
22 Colombia 826 930 0.7 12.6
23 Egypt 784 872 0.7 11.2
24 Poland 757 863 0.6 14.0
25 Switzerland 715 725 0.5 1.4

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2016). "Top 25 Places of Origin of International Scholars, 2014/15 - 2015/16." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors