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2013/14 - 2014/15

DESTINATIONS OF U.S. STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS, 2013/14 & 2014/15
Destination 2013/14 2014/15 % of Total % Change
         
AFRICA, SUB-SAHARAN 13,266 10,647 3.4 -19.7
         
Central Africa 251 152   -39.4
Cameroon 175 92   -47.4
Central African Republic 0 0   0.0
Chad 0 0   0.0
Congo, Dem. Rep. of (Kinshasa) 16 15   -6.3
Congo, Rep. of (Brazzaville) 3 3   0.0
Equatorial Guinea 12 17   41.7
Gabon 45 20   -55.6
São Tomé and Príncipe 0 5   -
         
East Africa 3,580 2,919   -18.5
Burundi 1 2   100.0
Djibouti 1 0   -100.0
Eritrea 1 0   -100.0
Ethiopia 235 261   11.1
Kenya 1,022 634   -38.0
Rwanda 332 275   -17.2
Seychelles 1 0   -100.0
Somalia 1 0   -100.0
South Sudan 7 3   -57.1
Sudan 0 1   -
Tanzania 1,294 1,216   -6.0
Uganda 685 527   -23.1
         
Southern Africa 6,247 6,542   4.7
Angola 0 1   -
Botswana 268 279   4.1
Comoros 0 1   -
Lesotho 26 14   -46.2
Madagascar 138 114   -17.4
Malawi 223 195   -12.6
Mauritius 4 4   0.0
Mozambique 44 32   -27.3
Namibia 167 227   35.9
Reunion 1 0   -100.0
South Africa 4,968 5,249   5.7
Swaziland 70 89   27.1
Zambia 291 299   2.7
Zimbabwe 47 38   -19.1
         
West Africa 3,188 1,034   -67.6
Benin 46 15   -67.4
Burkina Faso 31 8   -74.2
Cabo Verde / Cape Verde 2 18   800.0
Cote d'lvoire / Ivory Coast 15 4   -73.3
Gambia 118 25   -78.8
Ghana 2,301 737   -68.0
Guinea 4 0   -100.0
Guinea-Bissau 5 0   -100.0
Liberia 70 3   -95.7
Mali 16 3   -81.3
Mauritania 1 0   -100.0
Niger 5 3   -40.0
Nigeria 18 11   -38.9
Saint Helena 11 0   -100.0
Senegal 381 199   -47.8
Sierra Leone 128 3   -97.7
Togo 36 5   -86.1
         
ASIA 36,290 35,713 11.4 -1.6
         
East Asia 25,460 24,825   -2.5
China 13,763 12,790   -7.1
Hong Kong 1,596 1,508   -5.5
Japan 5,978 6,053   1.3
Macau 18 3   -83.3
Mongolia 85 71   -16.5
South Korea 3,219 3,520   9.4
Taiwan 801 880   9.9
         
South and Central Asia 5,337 5,162   -3.3
Afghanistan 2 0   -100.0
Bangladesh 54 81   50.0
Bhutan 38 41   7.9
India 4,583 4,438   -3.2
Kazakhstan 37 55   48.6
Kyrgyzstan 27 30   11.1
Maldives 1 0   -100.0
Nepal 460 368   -20.0
Pakistan 6 10   66.7
Sri Lanka 100 121   21.0
Tajikistan 26 18   -30.8
Turkmenistan 0 0   0.0
Uzbekistan 3 0   -100.0
         
Southeast Asia 5,493 5,726   4.2
Brunei 0 25   -
Cambodia 381 482   26.5
Indonesia 508 534   5.1
Laos 5 15   200.0
Malaysia 159 152   -4.4
Myanmar/Burma 61 67   9.8
Philippines 329 353   7.3
Singapore 1,124 1,080   -3.9
Thailand 1,919 2,096   9.2
Timor-Leste/East Timor 7 0   -100.0
Vietnam 1,000 922   -7.8
         
EUROPE 162,282 170,879 54.5 5.3
Albania 17 22   29.4
Andorra 0 0   0.0
Armenia 39 42   7.7
Austria 2,744 3,211   17.0
Azerbaijan 16 22   37.5
Belarus 0 0   0.0
Belgium 1,458 1,477   1.3
Bosnia and Herzegovina 111 58   -47.7
Bulgaria 117 42   -64.1
Croatia 330 350   6.1
Cyprus 229 278   21.4
Czech Republic 3,572 4,093   14.6
Denmark 3,545 4,034   13.8
Estonia 145 92   -36.6
Finland 263 330   25.5
France 17,597 18,198   3.4
Georgia 20 94   370.0
Germany 10,377 11,010   6.1
Gibraltar 1 0   -100.0
Greece 3,066 3,628   18.3
Hungary 806 899   11.5
Iceland 485 513   5.8
Ireland 8,823 10,230   15.9
Italy 31,166 33,768   8.3
Kosovo 31 18   -41.9
Latvia 67 75   11.9
Liechtenstein 0 0   0.0
Lithuania 152 110   -27.6
Luxembourg 357 372   4.2
Macedonia 7 4   -42.9
Malta 128 65   -49.2
Moldova 6 10   66.7
Monaco 1 1   0.0
Montenegro 0 5   -
Netherlands 2,615 2,929   12.0
Norway 606 631   4.1
Poland 601 730   21.5
Portugal 319 423   32.6
Romania 270 181   -33.0
Russia 1,527 1,187   -22.3
San Marino 0 0   0.0
Serbia 85 76   -10.6
Slovakia 59 70   18.6
Slovenia 75 47   -37.3
Spain 26,949 28,325   5.1
Sweden 1,224 1,404   14.7
Switzerland 1,809 1,738   -3.9
Turkey 2,163 1,889   -12.7
Ukraine 38 7   -81.6
United Kingdom 38,250 38,189   -0.2
Vatican City/Holy See 16 2   -87.5
         
LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN 49,312 50,298 16.0 2.0
         
Caribbean 7,350 8,344   13.5
Anguilla 12 0   -100.0
Antigua And Barbuda 52 22   -57.7
Aruba 1 14   1,300.0
Bahamas 750 900   20.0
Barbados 156 169   8.3
Bermuda 163 119   -27.0
British Virgin Islands 58 140   141.4
Cayman Islands 92 90   -2.2
Cuba 1,845 2,384   29.2
Curacao 46 25   -45.7
Dominica 83 147   77.1
Dominican Republic 1,698 2,146   26.4
Grenada 28 32   14.3
Guadeloupe 10 3   -70.0
Haiti 740 532   -28.1
Jamaica 975 1,047   7.4
Martinique 42 43   2.4
Montserrat 0 0   0.0
Netherlands 0 0   0.0
Saint Kitts and Nevis 52 54   3.8
Saint Lucia 56 54   -3.6
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0 15   -
Sint Maarten 4 1   -75.0
Trinidad and Tobago 349 282   -19.2
Turks and Caicos 138 125   -9.4
         
Mexico and Central America 21,847 22,788   4.3
Belize 2,667 2,590   -2.9
Costa Rica 8,578 9,305   8.5
El Salvador 242 298   23.1
Guatemala 2,168 2,195   1.2
Honduras 757 693   -8.5
Mexico 4,445 4,712   6.0
Nicaragua 1,884 1,930   2.4
Panama 1,106 1,065   -3.7
         
South America 20,115 19,166   -4.7
Argentina 4,301 3,708   -13.8
Bolivia 353 320   -9.3
Brazil 4,226 3,836   -9.2
Chile 3,333 3,136   -5.9
Colombia 439 664   51.3
Ecuador 3,699 3,746   1.3
Falkland Islands 0 0   0.0
French Guiana 2 0   -100.0
Guyana 114 72   -36.8
Paraguay 14 48   242.9
Peru 3,396 3,481   2.5
Suriname 0 13   -
Uruguay 201 116   -42.3
Venezuela 37 26   -29.7
         
MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA 6,349 6,844 2.2 7.8
         
Middle East 5,003 5,276   5.5
Bahrain 14 16   14.3
Iran 15 2   -86.7
Iraq 6 0   -100.0
Israel 2,876 3,317   15.3
Jordan 1,085 985   -9.2
Kuwait 28 28   0.0
Lebanon 26 37   42.3
Oman 71 92   29.6
Palestinian Territories 22 30   36.4
Qatar 99 138   39.4
Saudi Arabia 25 11   -56.0
Syria 0 1   -
United Arab Emirates 735 619   -15.8
Yemen 1 0   -100.0
         
North Africa 1,346 1,568   16.5
Algeria 2 0   -100.0
Egypt 37 109   194.6
Libya 2 0   -100.0
Morocco 1,255 1,413   12.6
Tunisia 50 46   -8.0
         
NORTH AMERICA 1,470 1,569 0.5 6.7
Canada 1,470 1,569   6.7
         
OCEANIA 11,923 12,614 4.0 5.8
Australia 8,369 8,810   5.3
Cook Islands 1 1   0.0
Fiji 260 249   -4.2
French Polynesia 110 64   -41.8
Kiribati 1 0   -100.0
Marshall Islands 2 3   50.0
Micronesia 56 18   -67.9
Nauru 0 0   0.0
New Caledonia 0 0   0.0
New Zealand 3,021 3,325   10.1
Niue 0 0   0.0
Norfolk Island 0 0   0.0
Palau 37 65   75.7
Papua New Guinea 7 6   -14.3
Samoa 43 55   27.9
Solomon Islands 0 3   -
Tonga 14 15   7.1
Tuvalu 0 0   0.0
Vanuatu 2 0   -100.0
Wallis and Futuna 0 0   0.0
         
ANTARCTICA 15 64 0.0 326.7
         
MULTI-DESTINATION 23,560 24,787 7.9 5.2
         
WORLD TOTAL 304,467 313,415 100.0 2.9

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2016). "Host Regions and Destinations of U.S. Study Abroad Students, 2013/14 - 2014/15." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors