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Education > Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 645,002.55 2011
2 India 198,512.54 2011
3 South Korea 128,241.27 2011
4 Germany 113,236.01 2011
5 France 58,805.58 2011
6 United States 56,943.33 2011
7 Malaysia 54,909.26 2011
8 Vietnam 52,285.41 2011
9 Russia 50,947.63 2011
10 Turkey 50,908.41 2011
11 Saudi Arabia 50,637 2011
12 Italy 47,272.98 2011
13 Iran 46,920.29 2011
14 Nigeria 46,874.68 2011
15 Canada 45,693.45 2011
16 Morocco 43,490.04 2011
17 Pakistan 38,154.56 2011
18 Ukraine 37,359.74 2011
19 Kazakhstan 37,272.78 2011
20 Japan 35,954.86 2011
21 Indonesia 34,889.3 2011
22 Slovakia 32,923.99 2011
23 Hong Kong 31,645.48 2011
24 Nepal 29,446.09 2011
25 Belarus 29,273.87 2011
26 Greece 29,265.68 2011
27 Poland 28,895.76 2011
28 Brazil 28,550.22 2011
29 Romania 28,283.51 2011
30 Zimbabwe 28,274.8 2011
31 United Kingdom 26,949.64 2011
32 Cyprus 26,938.02 2011
33 Mexico 26,641.87 2011
34 Spain 25,884.4 2011
35 Thailand 25,493.56 2011
36 Bulgaria 24,411.59 2011
37 Colombia 24,146.42 2011
38 Algeria 23,752.98 2011
39 Albania 23,638.68 2011
40 Uzbekistan 23,364.3 2011
41 Bangladesh 22,521.08 2011
42 Cameroon 22,370.35 2011
43 Singapore 21,121.5 2011
44 Ireland 20,565.69 2011
45 Tunisia 19,477.62 2011
46 Turkmenistan 18,254.49 2011
47 Sri Lanka 16,932.32 2011
48 Peru 16,908.82 2011
49 Syria 16,729.95 2011
50 Sweden 16,287.14 2011
51 Palestine 16,136.67 2011
52 Jordan 15,541.73 2011
53 Moldova 15,535.14 2011
54 Norway 15,018.17 2011
55 Egypt 14,479.31 2011
56 Kenya 14,379.63 2011
57 Israel 14,074.87 2011
58 Austria 13,873.52 2011
59 Portugal 13,473.75 2011
60 Netherlands 13,388.96 2011
61 Lebanon 13,270.05 2011
62 Yemen 13,208.88 2011
63 Iraq 12,705.22 2011
64 Azerbaijan 12,511.59 2011
65 Belgium 12,106.54 2011
66 Senegal 11,954.53 2011
67 Czech Republic 11,950.88 2011
68 Bosnia and Herzegovina 11,884.69 2011
69 Switzerland 11,829.31 2011
70 Philippines 11,639.11 2011
71 Serbia 11,554.84 2011
72 Venezuela 11,515.04 2011
73 Kuwait 11,039.69 2011
74 Ecuador 10,867.9 2011
75 Australia 10,829.8 2011
76 Mongolia 10,350.93 2011
77 Lithuania 9,983.54 2011
78 Bolivia 9,872.23 2011
79 Oman 9,813.02 2011
80 Chile 9,742.63 2011
81 Argentina 9,528.76 2011
82 Afghanistan 9,159.3 2011
83 Ghana 8,615.23 2011
84 Georgia 8,417.21 2011
85 United Arab Emirates 8,391.23 2011
86 Hungary 8,088.69 2011
87 Libya 7,762.44 2011
88 Finland 7,550.79 2011
89 Namibia 7,456.6 2011
90 Botswana 7,409.96 2011
91 Luxembourg 7,258.54 2011
92 Angola 7,244.39 2011
93 Croatia 6,952.94 2011
94 Burma 6,846.78 2011
95 Mauritius 6,822.28 2011
96 Ethiopia 6,764.01 2011
97 Gabon 6,721.76 2011
98 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6,474.56 2011
99 South Africa 6,268.93 2011
100 Denmark 6,071.04 2011
101 Guinea 6,050.84 2011
102 Tajikistan 6,031.24 2011
103 Tanzania 5,955.19 2011
104 Armenia 5,901.31 2011
105 Latvia 5,546.81 2011
106 Zambia 5,380.16 2011
107 New Zealand 5,210.25 2011
108 Trinidad and Tobago 5,166.02 2011
109 Jamaica 5,114.37 2011
110 Cape Verde 5,041.95 2011
111 Uganda 4,731.52 2011
112 Republic of Macedonia 4,723.59 2011
113 Madagascar 4,645.12 2011
114 Kyrgyzstan 4,610.67 2011
115 Mali 4,489.71 2011
116 Swaziland 4,272.38 2011
117 Lesotho 4,252.03 2011
118 Cambodia 4,212.5 2011
119 Haiti 4,132.39 2011
120 Estonia 4,126.64 2011
121 Laos 4,111.06 2011
122 Benin 4,006.48 2011
123 Bahrain 3,863.18 2011
124 Mauritania 3,856.85 2011
125 Comoros 3,706.56 2011
126 East Timor 3,674.08 2011
127 Rwanda 3,657.26 2011
128 Chad 3,583.11 2011
129 Montenegro 3,557.38 2011
130 Dominican Republic 3,499.37 2011
131 Togo 3,333.27 2011
132 Brunei 3,305.74 2011
133 Burkina Faso 3,208.76 2011
134 Solomon Islands 3,173.87 2011
135 Somalia 3,109.5 2011
136 Paraguay 2,904.84 2011
137 Iceland 2,837.95 2011
138 Qatar 2,817.31 2011
139 Uruguay 2,785.56 2011
140 Niger 2,775.28 2011
141 Mozambique 2,650.55 2011
142 Slovenia 2,562.6 2011
143 The Bahamas 2,554.12 2011
144 Sao Tome and Principe 2,500.96 2011
145 Guatemala 2,358.08 2011
146 El Salvador 2,288.88 2011
147 Honduras 2,240.21 2011
148 Maldives 2,185.35 2011
149 Malawi 2,157.6 2011
150 Guinea-Bissau 2,150.27 2011
151 Panama 2,094.58 2011
152 Bhutan 2,079.8 2011
153 Costa Rica 2,022.88 2011
154 Cuba 1,979.81 2011
155 Vanuatu 1,798.85 2011
156 Macau 1,787.5 2011
157 Djibouti 1,744.79 2011
158 Burundi 1,736.98 2011
159 Nicaragua 1,669.7 2011
160 Guyana 1,656.8 2011
161 Fiji 1,502.36 2011
162 Saint Lucia 1,408.95 2011
163 North Korea 1,383.69 2011
164 Andorra 1,374.73 2011
165 Eritrea 1,290.34 2011
166 Gambia 1,271.64 2011
167 Malta 1,249.64 2011
168 Bermuda 1,242.45 2011
169 Barbados 1,237.65 2011
170 Tonga 1,208.03 2011
171 Equatorial Guinea 1,191.73 2011
172 Kiribati 1,056.41 2011
173 Liechtenstein 986.4 2011
174 Central African Republic 973.35 2011
175 Papua New Guinea 972.04 2011
176 Sierra Leone 842.5 2011
177 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 837.99 2011
178 Belize 837.58 2011
179 San Marino 832.96 2011
180 Suriname 812.2 2011
181 Dominica 742.11 2011
182 Samoa 712.06 2011
183 Liberia 687.71 2011
184 Gibraltar 671.96 2011
185 Antigua and Barbuda 629.31 2011
186 Grenada 513.39 2011
187 Monaco 487.58 2011
188 Netherlands Antilles 479 2011
189 Saint Kitts and Nevis 471.85 2011
190 Tuvalu 435.96 2011
191 Seychelles 408.89 2011
192 British Virgin Islands 324.2 2011
193 Cayman Islands 320.85 2011
194 Cook Islands 211.92 2011
195 Marshall Islands 201.01 2011
196 Turks and Caicos Islands 173.43 2011
197 Nauru 156.79 2011
198 Aruba 133.2 2011
199 Anguilla 107.18 2011
200 Tokelau 63 2011
201 Niue 45.85 2011
202 Montserrat 44.85 2011
203 Holy See (Vatican City) 20.92 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Tertiary > Students studying abroad", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Tertiary/Students-studying-abroad

Education > Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Education > Tertiary > Students studying abroad

  • China has had the highest tertiary > students studying abroad since 1998.
  • Holy See (Vatican City) has ranked last for tertiary > students studying abroad since 2006.
  • India has ranked #2 in tertiary > students studying abroad since 2002.
  • South Korea has ranked in the top 3 for tertiary > students studying abroad since 1998.
  • Germany has ranked #4 in tertiary > students studying abroad since 2006.
  • United States has ranked in the top 6 for tertiary > students studying abroad since 2007.
  • France has ranked #5 in tertiary > students studying abroad since 2010.
  • Malaysia has ranked in the top 7 for tertiary > students studying abroad since 2008.
  • Turkey has ranked in the top 12 for tertiary > students studying abroad since 1998.
  • Russia has ranked in the top 11 for tertiary > students studying abroad since 2006.
  • Canada has ranked in the top 15 for tertiary > students studying abroad since 1998.
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