This FACT indicates the number of international students that are enrolled at university within each Australian state from the year 2016. This data is represented in thousands. According to Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), international students are those who travel to a country different from their own for the purpose of tertiary study. Despite this, the definition of an international student varies in accordance to each country’s own national education system. In Australia, the state with the highest number of international students is Victoria at 141,540 students. The state with the lowest is the Northern Territory at 2,630 students.
*International students that are enrolled with private providers have been added to this count.