International student and education statistics by nationality

Students studying on a student visa come to Australia from all over the world.  Where do these students come from and what do they study? 

On this page:

Latest international student enrolments


Considerations for interpreting this data

  • The map displays the latest available international student enrolments data for each country.
  • The student and enrolment counts are for students studying in Australia on a student visa.
  • Selecting a country on the map will display more detailed graphs below the map.
  • Due to COVID-19, not all international students on a student visa will be in Australia.
  • Further information is available in the explanatory notes for data relating to international students studying in Australia.

Handy hints

  • Hovering over the map will display enrolments, commencements and student data for the country.
  • Clicking on a country will display detailed graphs for the particular country below the map.
  • Double clicking on the map will display further controls that will allow zooming in and out, or resetting the map to the original size.
  • Clicking on the column chart will display bar graphs for the year selected.
  • The title for each graph allows navigation back to the map and the column chart.

Department of Education, PRISMS