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U.S. to draw the most foreign students, report says

VU International News and Reviews No. 16 October 14 2013

October 2013

The British Council has published a report on expected future trends in international student mobility until 2024.

A few findings:

  • By 2024, it is expected that there will be 3.85 million outbound mobile higher education students globally.
  • Up from 3.04 million in 2011, with India and China contributing 35 percent of global growth during the forecast period.
  • Student flows to the UK from Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, the US, Pakistan will be among.
  • By 2024, India, China, Indonesia and the US will be home to over 50 percent of the world’s 18-22 year old population.
  • Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Nepal, Pakistan, Iraq, Brazil, Turkey and Indonesia will emerge as important origin markets

Report is available through British Council for $ 250.

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