Table 2. Indian Students Abroad, 1999 to 2007
  1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Average 1999 to 2007 Percent of total students (2006-2007)
United States 34,504 39,084 47,411 66,836 74,603 79,736 84,044 79,219 85,687 65,680 56.4%
Australia 3,697 4,578 ... 9,539 12,384 15,742 20,515 22,357 24,523 14,167 16.0%
United Kingdom 3,922 3,962 4,302 6,016 10,422 14,625 16,685 19,204 23,833 11,441 14.7%
Germany 1,004 1,282 1,412 2,196 3,429 4,237 4,339 3,585 3,421 2,767 2.4%
New Zealand 73 201 355 952 1,205 1,698 1,563 ... 2,452 1,062 1.7%
Total Indian students abroad 50,870 57,612 69,193 94,709 112,643 127,059 139,924 139,042 153,312    
Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics, online database.


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