Uzbekistan Ranked Fifth for Number of Students Studying Abroad

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According to Statista, based on UNESCO data, Uzbekistan ranked fifth globally in terms of the number of students studying abroad in 2021. Chinese and Indian students top the list.

The number of Chinese students studying abroad was one million, and Indian students, 508,000. Vietnam, Germany and Uzbekistan are next on the list, with 137,000 students from Vietnam, 126,000 from Germany, 110,000 from Uzbekistan, 106,000 from France, 103,000 from the U.S., and 99,000 from Syria studying abroad.

The U.S. has become the main country receiving foreign students, enrolling 833,000 in 2021, with Britain in second place with 601,000.

The figures are part of the World Migration Report 2024. UNESCO has reported that international students numbered 2.2 million in 2001, and this had increased to 6.39 million by 2021.

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