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Education > Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Turks and Caicos Islands 4,480% 2010
2 Sao Tome and Principe 331.72% 2010
3 Anguilla 279.02% 2008
4 Andorra 261.35% 2008
5 Seychelles 216.34% 2011
6 Tonga 157.34% 2003
7 Luxembourg 130.26% 2010
8 Montserrat 106.56% 2010
9 Liechtenstein 100.24% 2011
10 Bermuda 94.63% 2011
11 Equatorial Guinea 94.42% 2000
12 San Marino 89.47% 2011
13 Vanuatu 87.91% 2004
14 Cyprus 83.87% 2011
15 Samoa 83.25% 2000
16 Comoros 59.48% 2011
17 Antigua and Barbuda 58.92% 2011
18 Saint Kitts and Nevis 57.33% 2008
19 Saint Lucia 53.76% 2011
20 Brunei 49.89% 2011
21 Botswana 49.84% 2006
22 Swaziland 47.98% 2011
23 Lesotho 45.14% 2006
24 Cape Verde 42.84% 2011
25 Namibia 42.52% 2008
26 Guinea-Bissau 41.98% 2006
27 Maldives 39.15% 2008
28 Cayman Islands 39.04% 2008
29 Gabon 38.26% 1999
30 Djibouti 37.08% 2011
31 Trinidad and Tobago 33.6% 2004
32 British Virgin Islands 30.47% 2009
33 Zimbabwe 30.31% 2011
34 Bhutan 30.3% 2011
35 Mauritania 23.88% 2011
36 Suriname 20.48% 2002
37 Zambia 20.35% 2000
38 East Timor 19.99% 2010
39 Guyana 19.8% 2011
40 Mauritius 19% 2011
41 Qatar 18.35% 2011
42 Kuwait 17.92% 2004
43 Malawi 17.68% 2011
44 Albania 17.53% 2011
45 Netherlands Antilles 16.54% 2002
46 Montenegro 16.41% 2010
47 Gambia 16.24% 2008
48 Niger 15.14% 2011
49 Iceland 15.06% 2011
50 Chad 14.72% 2011
51 Slovakia 14.55% 2011
52 Marshall Islands 13.6% 2003
53 Senegal 13.07% 2010
54 Moldova 12.04% 2011
55 Bahrain 11.95% 2011
56 Hong Kong 11.7% 2011
57 Belize 11.6% 2011
58 Bosnia and Herzegovina 11.05% 2011
59 Oman 11% 2011
60 Malta 10.92% 2011
61 Ireland 10.48% 2011
62 Barbados 9.96% 2011
63 Afghanistan 9.39% 2011
64 Sierra Leone 9.36% 2002
65 Cameroon 9.16% 2011
66 Grenada 9.15% 2009
67 Singapore 8.92% 2011
68 Jamaica 8.87% 2010
69 Eritrea 8.65% 2010
70 Morocco 8.6% 2011
71 Bulgaria 8.56% 2011
72 Uzbekistan 8.42% 2011
73 Kenya 8.21% 2009
74 United Arab Emirates 8.1% 2011
75 Papua New Guinea 8% 1999
76 Nepal 7.64% 2011
77 Georgia 7.61% 2011
78 Palestine 7.54% 2011
79 Central African Republic 7.32% 2011
80 Sri Lanka 7.29% 2011
81 Tanzania 7.24% 2010
82 Republic of Macedonia 7% 2011
83 Azerbaijan 6.91% 2011
84 Norway 6.54% 2011
85 Jordan 6.16% 2011
86 Lebanon 6.12% 2011
87 Mongolia 6.05% 2011
88 Guinea 5.86% 2011
89 Macau 5.86% 2011
90 Kazakhstan 5.84% 2011
91 Estonia 5.76% 2010
92 Madagascar 5.43% 2011
93 Tunisia 5.38% 2011
94 Latvia 5.34% 2011
95 Lithuania 5.34% 2011
96 Aruba 5.32% 2011
97 Burkina Faso 5.26% 2011
98 Togo 5.25% 2011
99 Malaysia 5.15% 2010
100 Mali 5.12% 2011
101 Angola 5.07% 2011
102 Serbia 5.06% 2011
103 Burundi 5.04% 2010
104 Belarus 5.01% 2011
105 Rwanda 4.96% 2011
106 Saudi Arabia 4.96% 2011
107 Yemen 4.94% 2011
108 Switzerland 4.59% 2011
109 Greece 4.55% 2010
110 Croatia 4.52% 2011
111 Armenia 4.17% 2011
112 Germany 4.1% 2011
113 Austria 3.83% 2011
114 South Korea 3.82% 2011
115 Israel 3.78% 2010
116 Benin 3.64% 2011
117 Sweden 3.51% 2011
118 Portugal 3.39% 2010
119 Laos 3.28% 2011
120 Romania 3.24% 2011
121 Tajikistan 3.15% 2011
122 Fiji 3.13% 2011
123 Ghana 3.01% 2011
124 Syria 2.93% 2011
125 Czech Republic 2.68% 2011
126 Belgium 2.62% 2011
127 France 2.6% 2011
128 Bolivia 2.54% 2007
129 Canada 2.53% 2000
130 Finland 2.45% 2011
131 Pakistan 2.43% 2011
132 Italy 2.4% 2011
133 Slovenia 2.39% 2011
134 Vietnam 2.35% 2011
135 Mozambique 2.34% 2011
136 Denmark 2.21% 2010
137 Hungary 2.12% 2011
138 China 2.06% 2011
139 Algeria 2% 2011
140 New Zealand 1.99% 2011
141 Cambodia 1.89% 2011
142 Nigeria 1.83% 2005
143 Kyrgyzstan 1.78% 2011
144 Uruguay 1.75% 2010
145 Nicaragua 1.74% 2003
146 Honduras 1.73% 2010
147 Netherlands 1.72% 2011
148 Ecuador 1.64% 2008
149 Uganda 1.63% 2011
150 Panama 1.57% 2011
151 Ukraine 1.46% 2011
152 El Salvador 1.43% 2011
153 Peru 1.42% 2010
154 Poland 1.39% 2011
155 Liberia 1.36% 2000
156 Turkey 1.33% 2011
157 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.33% 2011
158 Spain 1.33% 2011
159 Iraq 1.31% 2005
160 Colombia 1.31% 2011
161 Paraguay 1.25% 2010
162 Guatemala 1.17% 2007
163 Iran 1.14% 2011
164 Bangladesh 1.12% 2011
165 United Kingdom 1.08% 2011
166 Costa Rica 1.08% 2011
167 Ethiopia 1.07% 2011
168 Burma 1.04% 2011
169 Thailand 1.02% 2011
170 Japan 0.927% 2011
171 Chile 0.918% 2011
172 Mexico 0.894% 2011
173 Australia 0.818% 2011
174 India 0.745% 2011
175 Libya 0.713% 2003
176 Dominican Republic 0.708% 2003
177 Indonesia 0.65% 2011
178 Egypt 0.645% 2011
179 Venezuela 0.597% 2009
180 Russia 0.508% 2009
181 Brazil 0.412% 2011
182 Argentina 0.388% 2010
183 Philippines 0.384% 2009
184 Cuba 0.298% 2011
185 United States 0.271% 2011
186 Holy See (Vatican City) 0.157% 1998

Citation

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

Education > Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Education > Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion

  • Turks and Caicos Islands has had the highest tertiary > students studying abroad proportion since 2008.
  • Luxembourg has ranked in the top 5 for tertiary > students studying abroad proportion since 1998.
  • Sao Tome and Principe has ranked in the top 2 for tertiary > students studying abroad proportion since 2009.
  • Liechtenstein has ranked in the top 4 for tertiary > students studying abroad proportion since 2009.
  • Bermuda has ranked in the top 6 for tertiary > students studying abroad proportion since 2006.
  • Andorra has ranked in the top 7 for tertiary > students studying abroad proportion since 2002.
  • Cyprus has ranked in the top 8 for tertiary > students studying abroad proportion since 2004.
  • Montserrat has ranked in the top 5 for tertiary > students studying abroad proportion since 2008.
  • Tonga has ranked in the top 7 for tertiary > students studying abroad proportion since 1999.
  • Comoros has ranked in the top 10 for tertiary > students studying abroad proportion since 1999.
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