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Education > Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Tokelau 45.52 2011
2 Tuvalu 44.29 2011
3 Niue 34.97 2011
4 Liechtenstein 27.11 2011
5 San Marino 26.83 2011
6 Holy See (Vatican City) 25.15 2011
7 Cyprus 24.13 2011
8 Gibraltar 23.21 2011
9 Bermuda 19.24 2011
10 Cook Islands 19.05 2011
11 Andorra 17.66 2011
12 Nauru 16.82 2011
13 Luxembourg 14 2011
14 Sao Tome and Principe 13.65 2011
15 Monaco 13.09 2011
16 British Virgin Islands 12.77 2011
17 Tonga 11.55 2011
18 Kiribati 10.64 2011
19 Dominica 10.39 2011
20 Cape Verde 10.28 2011
21 Saint Kitts and Nevis 8.91 2011
22 Iceland 8.9 2011
23 Montserrat 8.73 2011
24 Brunei 8.13 2011
25 Saint Lucia 7.86 2011
26 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7.66 2011
27 Albania 7.5 2011
28 Vanuatu 7.44 2011
29 Antigua and Barbuda 7.14 2011
30 Anguilla 7.1 2011
31 The Bahamas 6.97 2011
32 Maldives 6.58 2011
33 Slovakia 6.1 2011
34 Solomon Islands 5.9 2011
35 Montenegro 5.73 2011
36 Cayman Islands 5.67 2011
37 Turks and Caicos Islands 5.47 2011
38 Mauritius 5.3 2011
39 Comoros 5.29 2011
40 Grenada 4.89 2011
41 Seychelles 4.68 2011
42 Ireland 4.49 2011
43 Hong Kong 4.48 2011
44 Barbados 4.39 2011
45 Moldova 4.36 2011
46 Gabon 4.22 2011
47 Singapore 4.07 2011
48 Trinidad and Tobago 3.88 2011
49 Marshall Islands 3.83 2011
50 Samoa 3.8 2011
51 Mongolia 3.76 2011
52 Botswana 3.73 2011
53 Turkmenistan 3.57 2011
54 Kuwait 3.53 2011
55 Swaziland 3.52 2011
56 Namibia 3.36 2011
57 Bulgaria 3.32 2011
58 Lithuania 3.29 2011
59 Macau 3.27 2011
60 Oman 3.24 2011
61 East Timor 3.12 2011
62 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.1 2011
63 Belarus 3.09 2011
64 Estonia 3.08 2011
65 Norway 3.03 2011
66 Lebanon 3.03 2011
67 Malta 3 2011
68 Bahrain 2.99 2011
69 Bhutan 2.85 2011
70 Latvia 2.7 2011
71 Belize 2.65 2011
72 Greece 2.59 2011
73 South Korea 2.58 2011
74 Jordan 2.51 2011
75 Kazakhstan 2.25 2011
76 Republic of Macedonia 2.25 2011
77 Zimbabwe 2.12 2011
78 Lesotho 2.1 2011
79 Guyana 2.09 2011
80 Djibouti 2.06 2011
81 Armenia 1.99 2011
82 Malaysia 1.91 2011
83 Jamaica 1.89 2011
84 Georgia 1.88 2011
85 Tunisia 1.82 2011
86 Saudi Arabia 1.82 2011
87 Israel 1.81 2011
88 Fiji 1.73 2011
89 Sweden 1.72 2011
90 Equatorial Guinea 1.66 2011
91 Austria 1.65 2011
92 Croatia 1.62 2011
93 Serbia 1.59 2011
94 Suriname 1.53 2011
95 Switzerland 1.5 2011
96 Qatar 1.47 2011
97 Finland 1.4 2011
98 Germany 1.38 2011
99 Azerbaijan 1.36 2011
100 Morocco 1.36 2011
101 Canada 1.33 2011
102 Guinea-Bissau 1.32 2011
103 Romania 1.32 2011
104 Aruba 1.31 2011
105 Portugal 1.28 2011
106 Libya 1.27 2011
107 Slovenia 1.25 2011
108 New Zealand 1.18 2011
109 Czech Republic 1.14 2011
110 Belgium 1.1 2011
111 Denmark 1.09 2011
112 Nepal 1.08 2011
113 Cameroon 1.06 2011
114 Mauritania 1.04 2011
115 Bolivia 0.956 2011
116 United Arab Emirates 0.94 2011
117 France 0.9 2011
118 Senegal 0.897 2011
119 Kyrgyzstan 0.836 2011
120 Uruguay 0.823 2011
121 Ukraine 0.817 2011
122 Sri Lanka 0.811 2011
123 Hungary 0.811 2011
124 Netherlands 0.802 2011
125 Uzbekistan 0.796 2011
126 Italy 0.778 2011
127 Tajikistan 0.772 2011
128 Syria 0.762 2011
129 Poland 0.75 2011
130 Ecuador 0.713 2011
131 Turkey 0.697 2011
132 Laos 0.63 2011
133 Algeria 0.629 2011
134 Iran 0.622 2011
135 Vietnam 0.595 2011
136 Peru 0.571 2011
137 Yemen 0.567 2011
138 Chile 0.563 2011
139 Spain 0.561 2011
140 Panama 0.56 2011
141 Guinea 0.542 2011
142 Togo 0.515 2011
143 Colombia 0.513 2011
144 Australia 0.485 2011
145 China 0.48 2011
146 Paraguay 0.442 2011
147 United Kingdom 0.429 2011
148 Costa Rica 0.427 2011
149 Haiti 0.412 2011
150 Benin 0.41 2011
151 Iraq 0.4 2011
152 Zambia 0.395 2011
153 Venezuela 0.39 2011
154 Thailand 0.383 2011
155 El Salvador 0.366 2011
156 Angola 0.359 2011
157 Russia 0.356 2011
158 Ghana 0.347 2011
159 Dominican Republic 0.345 2011
160 Kenya 0.342 2011
161 Rwanda 0.328 2011
162 Afghanistan 0.315 2011
163 Somalia 0.314 2011
164 Mali 0.311 2011
165 Chad 0.297 2011
166 Cambodia 0.288 2011
167 Honduras 0.288 2011
168 Nigeria 0.285 2011
169 Nicaragua 0.283 2011
170 Japan 0.281 2011
171 Argentina 0.234 2011
172 Mexico 0.223 2011
173 Central African Republic 0.219 2011
174 Eritrea 0.217 2011
175 Pakistan 0.217 2011
176 Madagascar 0.214 2011
177 Burkina Faso 0.201 2011
178 United States 0.183 2011
179 Egypt 0.182 2011
180 Burundi 0.182 2011
181 Cuba 0.176 2011
182 Liberia 0.169 2011
183 Niger 0.168 2011
184 India 0.163 2011
185 Guatemala 0.16 2011
186 Bangladesh 0.147 2011
187 Brazil 0.145 2011
188 Sierra Leone 0.144 2011
189 Indonesia 0.143 2011
190 Malawi 0.14 2011
191 Papua New Guinea 0.139 2011
192 Uganda 0.135 2011
193 Burma 0.131 2011
194 Tanzania 0.128 2011
195 South Africa 0.124 2011
196 Philippines 0.122 2011
197 Mozambique 0.108 2011
198 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.101 2011
199 Ethiopia 0.0757 2011
200 North Korea 0.0562 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Tertiary/Students-studying-abroad-per-thousand-people

Education > Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Education > Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people

  • Tuvalu has ranked in the top 2 for tertiary > students studying abroad per thousand people since 1998.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo has ranked third last for tertiary > students studying abroad per thousand people since 2010.
  • Liechtenstein has ranked in the top 5 for tertiary > students studying abroad per thousand people since 2003.
  • San Marino has ranked in the top 6 for tertiary > students studying abroad per thousand people since 1998.
  • Cyprus has ranked in the top 7 for tertiary > students studying abroad per thousand people since 1998.
  • Niue has ranked in the top 3 for tertiary > students studying abroad per thousand people since 2010.
  • Tokelau has ranked in the top 3 for tertiary > students studying abroad per thousand people since 2010.
  • Bermuda has ranked in the top 10 for tertiary > students studying abroad per thousand people since 1998.
  • Holy See (Vatican City) has ranked in the top 6 for tertiary > students studying abroad per thousand people since 2010.
  • Gibraltar has ranked #8 in tertiary > students studying abroad per thousand people since 2010.
  • Luxembourg has ranked in the top 16 for tertiary > students studying abroad per thousand people since 1998.
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