:::
  • Print
  • Back

Statistical Summaries

Numbers of Students Obtaining Student Visas from Foreign Nations between 1998 and 2007

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Plurk
  • Post Date: 07/15/2008

  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
US 13,109 14,443 15,547 14,878 13,767 10,324 14,054 15,525 16,451 14,916
Canada 2,359 2,159 2,583 2,296 2,433 1,813 2,149 2,140 1,997 2,014
UK 6,173 6,553 8,567 7,583 9,548 6,662 9,207 9,248 9,653 7,132
France 342 411 552 562 529 627 580 600 690 723
Germany 305 395 313 345 400 442 402 475 512 606
Australia 2,092 2,065 2,104 2,397 2,894 2,823 2,246 2,679 2,862 2,570
New Zealand 342 391 496 645 740 571 534 498 538 618
Japan 1,649 1,573 1,753 1,696 1,745 1,337 1,556 1,748 2,108 2,424
Sub-total 26,200 27,890 31,907 30,402 32,016 24,599 30,728 32,913 34,811 31,003
Other Nations*       1,760 975 1,719 1,797 1,145 2,360 2,018
Total       32,162 32,991 26,318 32,525 34,058 37,171 33,021
Notes
(*Figures in the row titled Other Nations are the numbers of student visas issued in the preceding year)

*  Numbers of student visas issued by other nations in 2007: Italy:206, Spain:353, Netherlands:260, Switzerland:140, Austria:100, Sweden:70, Belgium:67, Czech:43, Denmark:16, Ireland:9, Finland:26, Russia:178, Israel:5, India:41, Thailand:82, Korea:362, South African:32, Hungary:28.
*  Student visas issued by New Zealand exclude those issued to students enrolling in short-term language programs and were valid for three months and shorter (these visas are tourist visas).
*  Student visas issued by Ireland : 2001:12, 2002:10, 2003:17, 2004: no figure provided, 2005:25, 2006:7, 2007:9.

Download

  • Chinese text.pdfChinese text.pdf