Country Origins of International Students in UK

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The Higher Education Statistics Agency published an article on leading places of origin of international students in United Kingdom for 2017/2018.

Among 210 countries, China had the greatest number of students enrolled in United Kingdom with 106,530 students. Following the list are India (19,750), United States (18,885), Hong Kong (16,350), and Malaysia (14,970).

On the other hand, least countries with number of students enrolled in United Kingdom are United States Virgin Island, Tuvalu, Tonga, Suriname, Saint Martin, Sao Tome and Principe, Samoa, North Korea, Haiti, Guinea-Bissau, Guam, Greenland, French Polynesia, Timor-Leste, Chad, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, and Aruba with only 5 enrolled students.

International Student Origins in United Kingdom


Rank  Students
1Country Origins of International Students in UK 1China106,530
2Country Origins of International Students in UK 2India19,750
3Country Origins of International Students in UK 3United States of America18,885
4Country Origins of International Students in UK 4Hong Kong16,350
5Country Origins of International Students in UK 5Malaysia14,970
6Country Origins of International Students in UK 6Italy13,985
7Country Origins of International Students in UK 7France13,660
8Country Origins of International Students in UK 8Germany13,545
9Country Origins of International Students in UK 9Nigeria10,540
10Country Origins of International Students in UK 10Greece10,135
11Country Origins of International Students in UK 11Spain9,630
12Country Origins of International Students in UK 12Ireland9,600
13Country Origins of International Students in UK 13Cyprus9,360
14Country Origins of International Students in UK 14Romania8,655
15Country Origins of International Students in UK 15Saudi Arabia7,950
16Country Origins of International Students in UK 16Poland7,545
17Country Origins of International Students in UK 17Singapore7,020
18Country Origins of International Students in UK 18Thailand6,270
19Country Origins of International Students in UK 19Canada6,180
20Country Origins of International Students in UK 20Bulgaria6,040
21Country Origins of International Students in UK 21Pakistan5,610
22Country Origins of International Students in UK 22South Korea5,360
23Country Origins of International Students in UK 23Portugal4,700
24Country Origins of International Students in UK 24United Arab Emirates4,575
25Country Origins of International Students in UK 25Norway4,350
26Country Origins of International Students in UK 26Lithuania4,140
27Country Origins of International Students in UK 27Kuwait4,075
28Country Origins of International Students in UK 28Switzerland3,805
29Country Origins of International Students in UK 29Russia3,780
30Country Origins of International Students in UK 30Taiwan3,750
31Country Origins of International Students in UK 31Netherlands3,630
32Country Origins of International Students in UK 32Vietnam3,480
33Country Origins of International Students in UK 33Turkey3,440
34Country Origins of International Students in UK 34Belgium3,100
35Country Origins of International Students in UK 35Indonesia3,000
36Country Origins of International Students in UK 36Qatar2,860
37Country Origins of International Students in UK 37Sweden2,780
38Country Origins of International Students in UK 38Japan2,705
39Country Origins of International Students in UK 39Egypt2,570
40Country Origins of International Students in UK 40Czech Republic2,490
41Country Origins of International Students in UK 41Oman2,445
42Country Origins of International Students in UK 42Bangladesh2,345
43Country Origins of International Students in UK 43Hungary2,210
44Country Origins of International Students in UK 44Kenya2,195
45Country Origins of International Students in UK 45Australia2,125
46Country Origins of International Students in UK 46Finland2,035
47Country Origins of International Students in UK 47Austria1,965
48Country Origins of International Students in UK 48Mexico1,945
49Country Origins of International Students in UK 49Jordan1,815
50Country Origins of International Students in UK 50Slovakia1,750
51Country Origins of International Students in UK 51Brazil1,670
52Country Origins of International Students in UK 52Bahrain1,495
53Country Origins of International Students in UK 53South Africa1,495
54Country Origins of International Students in UK 54Denmark1,490
55Country Origins of International Students in UK 55Ghana1,475
56Country Origins of International Students in UK 56Iran1,470
57Country Origins of International Students in UK 57Kazakhstan1,330
58Country Origins of International Students in UK 58Latvia1,265
59Country Origins of International Students in UK 27Lebanon1,200
60Country Origins of International Students in UK 60Brunei Darussalam1,155
61Country Origins of International Students in UK 61Luxembourg1,145
62Country Origins of International Students in UK 62Sri Lanka1,135
63Country Origins of International Students in UK 63Mauritius1,050
64Country Origins of International Students in UK 64Croatia980
65Country Origins of International Students in UK 65Colombia965
66Country Origins of International Students in UK 66Estonia955
67Country Origins of International Students in UK 67Zimbabwe950
68Country Origins of International Students in UK 68Gibraltar910
69Country Origins of International Students in UK 69Chile870
70Country Origins of International Students in UK 70Ukraine850
71Country Origins of International Students in UK 71Philippines825
72Country Origins of International Students in UK 72Iraq780
73Country Origins of International Students in UK 73Angola760
74Country Origins of International Students in UK 74Malta755
75Country Origins of International Students in UK 58Libya745
76Country Origins of International Students in UK 76Macau700
77Country Origins of International Students in UK 77Morocco690
77Country Origins of International Students in UK 78Tanzania690
79Country Origins of International Students in UK 79Uganda655
80Country Origins of International Students in UK 80Trinidad and Tobago625
81Country Origins of International Students in UK 81Ecuador555
82Country Origins of International Students in UK 82Azerbaijan550
83Country Origins of International Students in UK 83Myanmar540
84Country Origins of International Students in UK 84Nepal525
85Country Origins of International Students in UK 85New Zealand520
86Country Origins of International Students in UK 86Peru480
87Country Origins of International Students in UK 87Zambia470
88Country Origins of International Students in UK 88Bermuda465
89Country Origins of International Students in UK 89Algeria460
89Country Origins of International Students in UK 90Botswana460
91Country Origins of International Students in UK 91Israel440
92Country Origins of International Students in UK 92Slovenia395
93Country Origins of International Students in UK 93Cameroon300
94Country Origins of International Students in UK 94Albania290
95Country Origins of International Students in UK 95Sudan285
96Country Origins of International Students in UK 96Serbia280
97Country Origins of International Students in UK 97Cayman Islands275
97Country Origins of International Students in UK 98Nicaragua275
99Country Origins of International Students in UK 99Argentina270
100Country Origins of International Students in UK 100Malawi265
101Country Origins of International Students in UK 101Palestine260
102Country Origins of International Students in UK 102Iceland230
103Country Origins of International Students in UK 103Syria220
104Country Origins of International Students in UK 104Georgia215
104Country Origins of International Students in UK 105Jamaica215
104Country Origins of International Students in UK 106Venezuela215
107Country Origins of International Students in UK 107Barbados210
107Country Origins of International Students in UK 108British Virgin Islands210
109Country Origins of International Students in UK 109Maldives195
110Country Origins of International Students in UK 110Dominican Republic190
111Country Origins of International Students in UK 111Bahamas185
112Country Origins of International Students in UK 112Belarus175
113Country Origins of International Students in UK 113Namibia165
114Country Origins of International Students in UK 114Ethiopia160
115Country Origins of International Students in UK 115Mongolia155
115Country Origins of International Students in UK 116Uzbekistan155
117Country Origins of International Students in UK 117Tunisia150
118Country Origins of International Students in UK 93Cambodia145
119Country Origins of International Students in UK 119Afghanistan130
120Country Origins of International Students in UK 120Seychelles125
121Country Origins of International Students in UK 121Gambia120
122Country Origins of International Students in UK 122Sierra Leone115
123Country Origins of International Students in UK 123Côte D'ivoire110
123Country Origins of International Students in UK 124Turks and Caicos Islands110
125Country Origins of International Students in UK 125Armenia105
125Country Origins of International Students in UK 126Northern Cyprus105
125Country Origins of International Students in UK 127North Macedonia105
125Country Origins of International Students in UK 128Monaco105
125Country Origins of International Students in UK 129Mozambique105
125Country Origins of International Students in UK 130Uruguay105
131Country Origins of International Students in UK 131Costa Rica100
131Country Origins of International Students in UK 132Panama100
131Country Origins of International Students in UK 133Saint Lucia100
134Country Origins of International Students in UK 134Rwanda95
135Country Origins of International Students in UK 135Yemen85
136Country Origins of International Students in UK 136Guyana80
137Country Origins of International Students in UK 137Faroe Islands70
137Country Origins of International Students in UK 138Laos70
137Country Origins of International Students in UK 139Senegal70
140Country Origins of International Students in UK 140Bolivia65
141Country Origins of International Students in UK 141Bosnia and Herzegovina60
141Country Origins of International Students in UK 142Kosovo60
141Country Origins of International Students in UK 143Kyrgyzstan60
144Country Origins of International Students in UK 144Madagascar55
144Country Origins of International Students in UK 145Moldova55
144Country Origins of International Students in UK 146Montenegro55
144Country Origins of International Students in UK 147Paraguay55
148Country Origins of International Students in UK 148Democratic Republic of the Congo50
148Country Origins of International Students in UK 149Puerto Rico50
150Country Origins of International Students in UK 150Anguilla45
150Country Origins of International Students in UK 151Guatemala45
152Country Origins of International Students in UK 152El Salvador40
152Country Origins of International Students in UK 153Falkland Islands40
152Country Origins of International Students in UK 154Somalia40
152Country Origins of International Students in UK 155Turkmenistan40
156Country Origins of International Students in UK 156Antigua and Barbuda35
156Country Origins of International Students in UK 157Belize35
156Country Origins of International Students in UK 158Honduras35
156Country Origins of International Students in UK 138Liberia35
156Country Origins of International Students in UK 160Eswatini35
156Country Origins of International Students in UK 161Tajikistan35
162Country Origins of International Students in UK 162Grenada30
162Country Origins of International Students in UK 163Mauritania30
162Country Origins of International Students in UK 164South Sudan30
162Country Origins of International Students in UK 165Saint Vincent and the Grenadines30
166Country Origins of International Students in UK 166Bhutan25
166Country Origins of International Students in UK 167Cuba25
166Country Origins of International Students in UK 168Saint Kitts and Nevis25
166Country Origins of International Students in UK 169Benin20
166Country Origins of International Students in UK 170Fiji20
166Country Origins of International Students in UK 171Gabon20
166Country Origins of International Students in UK 143Lesotho20
166Country Origins of International Students in UK 173Liechtenstein20
166Country Origins of International Students in UK 174St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha20
166Country Origins of International Students in UK 175Togo20
176Country Origins of International Students in UK 176Burkina Faso15
176Country Origins of International Students in UK 177Burundi15
176Country Origins of International Students in UK 178Republic of the Congo15
176Country Origins of International Students in UK 179Djibouti15
176Country Origins of International Students in UK 180Dominica15
176Country Origins of International Students in UK 181Eritrea15
176Country Origins of International Students in UK 182Mali15
176Country Origins of International Students in UK 183Montserrat15
176Country Origins of International Students in UK 184Niger15
176Country Origins of International Students in UK 185Sint Maarten15
186Country Origins of International Students in UK 186Andorra10
186Country Origins of International Students in UK 187Christmas Island10
186Country Origins of International Students in UK 188Curacao10
186Country Origins of International Students in UK 189Equatorial Guinea10
186Country Origins of International Students in UK 190Guinea10
186Country Origins of International Students in UK 191New Caledonia10
186Country Origins of International Students in UK 192Papua New Guinea10
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 193Aruba5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 194Cape Verde5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 195Central African Republic5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 14Chad5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 197Timor-Leste5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 198French Polynesia5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 199Greenland5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 200Guam5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 201Guinea-Bissau5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 202Haiti5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 203North Korea5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 204Samoa5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 205São Tomé and Príncipe5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 206Saint Martin5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 207Suriname5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 208Tonga5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 209Tuvalu5
193Country Origins of International Students in UK 210United States Virgin Islands5

 

Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency
Full report: 2017/2018 International Student Enrollment in UK