International education and training data

This page provides an overview of Austrade data tools and a directory of government data sets related to the international education and training sector.

MIP OrbisMIP Orbis interactive data

MIP Orbis, a tool for MIP subscribers that provides easy access to international education data through interactive visualisations. Users can also explore source data to create their own charts and discover trends.

Market dashboards

Interactive dashboards with monthly student enrolment, visa and exports data, plus an overview of in-market opportunities.
MIP subscriber content

Regional dashboards

Interactive dashboards with monthly student enrolment data by state or territory, ABS remoteness area and Statistical Area level 4.
MIP subscriber content

Launch dashboard

Where to compete?

Austrade’s view of broad-based opportunity by sector and market, and likelihood of success via global economic indicators.
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Launch tool

International student enrolment data

Source: Department of Education and Training

Monthly enrolment data of international students on a student visa. Public data includes education sector, nationality, state and territory. MIP subscribers can also access data on provider type, region of origin, broad/narrow/detailed field of study and level of study.

Student visa data

Source: Department of Home Affairs

Data on student visa lodgements, grants and grant rates as well as last visa held and temporary graduate visa lodgements and grants.

Education exports

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Annual data on education related personal travel exports and other education related exports.

Australia Awards

Source: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Data on Australia Awards scholarship recipients – citizenship, state or territory, level of study, broad field of study and gender.

Data and research

Competitor data

  • United States Higher Education data – Open Doors
  • United Kingdom Higher Education data – HESA
  • Canada student data (all sectors, >6 months duration) – CBIE
  • New Zealand (all sectors) – Education New Zealand
  • UNESCO tertiary mobile international students (Education, International student mobility in tertiary education) – UIS.Stat