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YTD November international student data now available

04 Feb 2020

The Department of Education has released YTD November 2019 international student data. Since the same period last year:

  • Total enrolments increased by 9.7 per cent, while commencements increased by 7.6 per cent
  • VET had the strongest growth in commencements (17 per cent), followed by higher education (8 per cent) and ELICOS (0.6 per cent)
  • Declines in commencements were experienced by schools (down 8.5 per cent) and non-award (down 4.1 per cent), with enrolments also falling in these sectors
  • Of the top 25 markets by enrolments, the three fastest growing were the Philippines (67.8 per cent), India (34 per cent) and Nepal (33.4 per cent).
  • China, India and Nepal accounted for 49.8 per cent of all enrolments

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

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