YTD July 2022 international student data available

10 Oct 2022

The Department of Education has released year-to-date (YTD) July 2022 international student data. There were 527,259 international students on student visas for July 2022, 4% less than Jan-July 2021. The top 5 countries account for 60% of international students; China (27%), India (16%), Nepal (10%), Vietnam (4%) and Indonesia (3%).

There were 605,446 enrolments between Jan-July 2022, composed of 53% higher education (323,649), 37% VET (221,406), 6% ELICOS (34,575), 2% schools (11,041) and 2% non-award (14,775). Compared to the Jan-July 2021 period, enrolments were up for ELICOS (7%) and non-award (25%) but down for higher education (-6%), VET (-8%), and schools (-15%).

NOTE: Note that under the current unprecedent conditions, enrolment does not confirm if a student was in Australia at the time of reporting.

MIP subscribers can view the latest data on the Student data dashboard, and a public monthly summary is also available here.

Data enquiries can be directed to IEdata@austrade.gov.au

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