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ABS release 2017-18 education related travel exports by market

29 Nov 2018

The Australian Bureau of Statistics have released 2017-18 travel export data by purpose and market. Key results for education related travel include:

  • China, India, Nepal, Brazil and Colombia have all recorded double digit growth
  • All top 10 markets recorded increases except Thailand, where exports declined by 2.2 per cent
  • Nepal overtook both Malaysia and Vietnam during the financial year, with 55 per cent growth
  • Other fast growing markets included Mongolia, up 34.2 per cent, Cambodia, up 32.1 per cent, Sri Lanka, up 30.8 per cent, Bhutan, up 30.4 per cent and Colombia, up 29.5 per cent

Previously, the ABS also released data by state and sector in November. These data set releases will be staggered over the coming months. Visit the Austrade website for MIP Orbis interactive charts and dashboards. Data enquiries can be directed to IEdata@austrade.gov.au