​Outbound Mobility - Most Recent

2014

Total number of Malaysian students overseas: 56,260

Top 10 destinations and number of students from Malaysia studying abroad

Rank Destination Number of Students Percent of Total
1 United Kingdom 15,583 27.7%
2 Australia 15,357 27.3%
3 United States 6,486 11.5%
4 Egypt 5,067 9.0%
5 Russian Federation 2,314 4.1%
6 Japan 2,275 4.0%
7 Jordan 2,027 3.6%
8 India 1,874 3.3%
9 New Zealand 1,508 2.7%
10 Ireland 1,258 2.2%

Data time reference: 2014
Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics. (2016). Global Flow of Tertiary- Level Students 2014.

Data retrieved 10/2016