Shibin SibyMemberMay 31, 2022 at 11:12 PM
The tables shown describes the percentage change of international students studying in Canada and United States by country of origin between the years 2002 and 2003.
Overall, it is observed that there was a general increase in number of international students. The data shows that increase in number of academics in United States is moderate whereas the increment observed in Canada is quite sharp.
International student trend in Canada could be described as such. The highest number of students who seek to study in Canada are from China. There is a sharp influx of students from China creating 45% increase that took the number of students from 5400 to 7850. Even though there is an increase in number of students from United States, it is not as pronounced as that of China. Increase shown by the number of students from United States is 6% which takes the number from 5000 to 5450. The lowest number of students is from India which was 2100 and the 35% increment took that number to 2835.
The trend shown in United States shows that overall student count in States was almost 10 times more than what the count was in Canada but the overall percentage increase is only 2%. The rise in number of students went from 581600 to 592230. The greatest number of students are from India but it is seen that there is a decrease in number of students. Indian student count dropped from 200,000 to 182,000 marking a 9% decrease. Canadian and Chinese students have gone on to increase 6% and 7% respectably these put their final numbers to go on from 110,000 and 31,000 to 116,600 and 33,170.