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October 2002 issue

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Status: global comparison

In our global comparison articles, we provide a breakdown of results from our Status surveys over the past year. In this first article, we look at nationality breakdown for international students across the major language teaching markets in the world.

Top five overseas nationalities per country as a percentage of market share* (student weeks)
· In some cases, bookings from local students were discounted.
USA UK
Japanese 18%
Korean 12%
Brazilian 5.8%
Swiss 5.5%
German 3.5%
Japanese 15%
Korean 8.8%
Chinese 8.1%
Swiss 7.6%
Italian 6.9%

Canada Australia
Korean 27.6%
Japanese 20.6%
Mexican 13.4%
Brazilian 9.4%
Swiss 7.6%
Chinese 30.9%
Korean 15.8%
Japanese 14.3%
Brazilian 6..6%
Swiss 5.6%

New Zealand Ireland
Chinese 30.9%
Japanese 22.5%
Korean 16%
Swiss 4.6%
Taiwanese 4.5%
Spanish 26%
Chinese 21%
Italian 10%
German 6%
French 3.1%

Malta Germany
German 47.2%
Russian 18.6%
Italian 14.4%
Scandinavian + Finnish 2.7%
French 2.5%
Spanish 11.8%
British 7.8%
Italian 7.8%
Chinese 7.6%
French 7%

Italy France
Japanese 14%
US 12.7%
German 12.5%
Austrian 8%
French 5%
Italian 13.8%
Swiss 12.9%
German 12.4%
Scandinavian + Finnish 11.5%
Spanish 9.1%

Spain
German 20.2%
Scandinavian + Finnish 17.1%
US 14.9%
British 8.4%
Dutch 5.8%



Top Asian student nationalities per country as % of market share**
** nationalities are only listed if they represent at least 0.1% of market share
USA UK
Japanese 18%
Korean 12%
Taiwanese 2.3%
Chinese 1.3%
Japanese 15%
Korean 8.8%
Chinese 8.1%
Taiwanese 3.6%

Canada Australia
Korean 27.6%
Japanese 20.6%
Taiwanese 2.2%
Chinese 1.3%
Chinese 19.8%
Korean 15.8%
Japanese 14.3%
Taiwanese 5.1%

New Zealand Ireland
Chinese 30.9%
Japanese 22.5%
Korean 16%
Taiwanese 4.5%
Chinese 21%
Japanese 0.3%
Korean 0.3%

Malta Germany
Japanese 1.8%
Chinese 0.9%
Chinese 7.6%
Japanese 1.7%
Korean 1.6%
Indian 1.4%

Italy France
Japanese 14%
Korean 4%
Chinese 1.7%
Taiwanese 0.5%
Japanese 2.5%
Korean 1.3%
Chinese 0.3%

Spain
Japanese 1.6%
Korean 0.1%



Top South American students per country as % of market share**
** nationalities are only listed if they represent at least 0.1% of market share
USA UK
Brazilian 5.8%
Colombian 2.7%
Venezuelan 2%
Argentinean 1.7%
Colombian 3.9%
Brazilian 3.1%
Venezuelan 1.9%
Argentinean 1.2%

Canada Australia
Mexican 13.4%
Brazilian 9.4%
Venezuelan 1.9%
Colombian 1.4%
Brazilian 6.6%
Colombian 2.3%
Venezuelan 2.2%
Argentinean 0.6%

New Zealand Ireland
Brazilian 1.4%
Argentinean 0.2%
Colombian 0.1%
not applicable

Malta Germany
not applicable Brazilian 0.9%
Mexican 0.8%
Colombian 0.2%
Bolivian 0.2%

Italy France
Brazilian 4%
Mexican 1.6%
Argentinean 1%
Mexican 0.8%
Brazilian 0.7%
Venezuelan 0.4%
Colombian 0.3%

Spain
Brazilian 3.2%



Top European students by country as % of market share
USA UK
Swiss 5.5%
German 3.5%
Italian 2.8%
Turkish 2.6%
Swiss 7.6%
Italian 6.9%
Spanish 4.7%
Russian 4.1%

Canada Australia
Swiss 7.6%
German 2.6%
Spanish 0.9%
French 0.8%
Swiss 5.6%
German 1.8%
French 1.7%
Czech 1.2%

New Zealand Ireland
Swiss 4.6%
German 1.2%
Russian 0.8%
Czech 0.5%
Spanish 26%
Italian 10%
German 6%
French 3.1%

Malta Germany
German 47.2%
Russian 18.6%
Italian 14.4%
Scan + Finnish 2.7%
Spanish 11.8%
British 7.8%
Italian 7.8%
French 7%

Italy France
German 12.5%
Austrian 8%
French 5%
Swiss 5%
Italian 12.5%
Swiss 12.9%
German 2.4%
Scandinavian + Finnish 11.5%

Spain
German 20.2%
Scandinavian + Finnish 17.1%
British 8.4%
Dutch 5.8%

USA figures relate to yr 2000 intake. total st weeks represented: 289,177 across 20 organisations (some with multiple centres)

UK figures relate to yr 2001 intake. total st weeks represented 438,395 across 23 organisations (some with multiple centres)

Canada figures relate to yr 2000 intake total st weeks represented 303,036 across 24 organisations (some with multiple centres)

Australia figures relate to yr 2001 intake total st weeks represented 215,417 across 19 organisations (some with multiple centres)

NZ figures relate to yr 2001 intake 268, total st weeks represented 022 across 15 organisations (some with multiple centres)

Ireland figures relate to yr 2000 intake: total st weeks represented 32,764 across 10 organisations (some with multiple centres)

Malta figures relate to yr 2000 intake total st weeks represented 58,820 across 6 organisations (some with multiple centres)

Germany figures relate to yr 2000 intake total st weeks represented 73,031 across 7 organisations (some with multiple centres)

Italy figures relate to yr 2001 intake total st weeks represented 15,654 across 8 organisations (some with multiple centres)

France figures relate to yr 2001 intake total st weeks represented 86,776 across 8 organisations (some with multiple centres)

Spain figures relate to yr 2001 intake total st weeks represented 122,116 across 17 organisations (some with multiple centres)

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