Source: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

 

Canada welcomed 414,285 international students from more than 185 different countries in 2016. A surge in students from China and India fuelled a trend that saw record numbers of international students in Canada last year. Chinese students make up about one third of all foreign students in Canada. Vietnam broke into the list of top 10 countries sending students to Canada for the first time in 2016. See below a full list of how many students from each country were in Canada in 2016.

 

Source: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

 

 

Source: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

 

COUNTRY OF CITIZENSHIP YEAR: 2016
China, People’s Republic of 132,345
India 76,530
Korea, Republic of 21,345
France 20,790
United States of America 12,915
Nigeria 10,835
Brazil 9,250
Saudi Arabia 9,120
Japan 7,805
Vietnam 7,525
Mexico 5,975
Iran 5,165
Pakistan 4,270
Hong Kong 3,755
Taiwan 3,720
Philippines 3,370
United Kingdom and Colonies 3,325
Bangladesh 3,085
Turkey 2,875
Russia 2,790
Ukraine 2,680
Germany 2,630
Morocco 2,445
Jamaica 2,335
Colombia 2,035
Cameroon, Federal Republic of 1,950
Venezuela 1,935
Egypt 1,870
Tunisia 1,810
Italy 1,800
Spain 1,605
Ghana 1,545
Indonesia, Republic of 1,430
Libya 1,365
Malaysia 1,350
Senegal 1,340
Thailand 1,285
Ivory Coast, Republic of 1,225
Kenya 1,185
Bahama Islands, The 1,160
Algeria 1,160
Kazakhstan 970
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 955
Zimbabwe 910
Mauritius 890
Ecuador 875
Lebanon 795
Mali, Republic of 715
Australia 710
Sri Lanka 690
Israel 635
Jordan 635
Switzerland 635
Tanzania, United Republic of 625
Burkina-Faso 625
Benin, Republic of 615
Chile 565
Belgium 550
Haiti 550
Peru 550
Singapore 540
Guinea, Republic of 530
Rwanda 525
South Africa, Republic of 480
Togo, Republic of 465
Netherlands, The 460
Trinidad and Tobago, Republic of 435
Uganda 410
Portugal 390
Barbados 380
Nepal 350
El Salvador 340
Burundi 330
Ethiopia 325
Macau 315
Yemen 310
Ireland, Republic of 305
Sweden 295
Norway 290
Congo, People’s Republic of the 285
Greece 280
Poland 275
Syria 270
Kuwait 265
Argentina 260
Guyana 245
Madagascar 245
Mongolia, People’s Republic of 245
Zambia 240
Dominican Republic 240
Albania 230
Iraq 225
Azerbaijan 225
Austria 210
New Zealand 200
Czech Republic 190
Honduras 185
Slovak Republic 180
Palestinian Authority (Gaza/West Bank) 180
Panama, Republic of 175
Niger, Republic of the 175
Serbia, Republic of 170
Finland 160
Hungary 160
Belize 145
Romania 145
Denmark 140
Eritrea 140
Antigua and Barbuda 135
Afghanistan 135
Costa Rica 135
St. Lucia 130
Oman 130
Croatia 130
Gabon Republic 130
Botswana, Republic of 125
Sudan, Democratic Republic of 125
Cambodia 120
Angola 115
Stateless 115
Chad, Republic of 115
Cuba 110
Gambia 105
Belarus 100
Bolivia 95
Guatemala 90
Somalia, Democratic Republic of 85
Bulgaria 85
Mauritania 80
United Arab Emirates 70
Moldova 65
Bahrain 65
Iceland 65
St. Kitts-Nevis 65
Grenada 60
Lithuania 60
Republic of Kosovo 55
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 55
Kyrgyzstan 55
Uzbekistan 55
Central African Republic 50
Luxembourg 50
Myanmar (Burma) 45
Armenia 45
Macedonia 45
Malawi 45
Dominica 45
Paraguay 45
Latvia 45
Sierra Leone 40
Djibouti, Republic of 40
Estonia 40
Slovenia 35
Fiji 35
Bhutan 30
Bosnia-Herzegovina 30
Qatar 30
Nicaragua 25
Namibia 25
Brunei 25
Uruguay 20
Laos 20
Tajikistan 20
Swaziland 20
Georgia 20
Turkmenistan 20
Liberia 20
Cyprus 20
Mozambique 20
Surinam 15
Comoros 15
South Sudan, Republic Of 15
Lesotho 10
Guinea, Equatorial 10
Solomons, The 10
Papua New Guinea 10
Korea, People’s Democratic Republic of 10
New Caledonia 10
Maldives, Republic of 10
Monaco 10
Seychelles 5
Malta 5
Cape Verde Islands 5
Montenegro, Republic of 5
Andorra
Guinea-Bissau
Tonga
Vanuatu
Liechtenstein
San Marino
Republic of Palau
Samoa, Independent State Of 0
East Timor, Democratic Republic of 0
Nauru 0
Martinique 0
Netherlands Antilles, The 0
Samoa, American 0
Cayman Islands 0
Republic of The Marshall Islands 0
Western Sahara 0
Nevis 0
Turks and Caicos Islands 0
Sao Tome and Principe 0
Guadeloupe 0
Serbia and Montenegro 0
Other countries of citizenship 55
Country of citizenship not stated 95
Total unique persons 414,285
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