Statistics
 
The number of students in Cyprus has been increasing rapidly over the last fifteen years. The following graph shows the number of Cypriot and foreign students in Cyprus from 1995-96 until 2011-12 and the number of Cypriot students studying abroad.

Graph 1: Cypriot and foreign students in Cyprus and Cypriot students studying abroad


The following graph illustrates the number of Students in Public and Private University and Non-University Institutions in Cyprus

Graph 2: Number of Students at Higher Education in Cyprus spread between Public and Private University and Non-University Institutions

TERTIARY EDUCATION Students
2008-2009

Students
200
9-2010

Students
20
10-2011

Students
20
11-2012

Tertiary University (Public) 7527

8831

10005

11344

Tertiary University (Private) 10367

11012

11729

11961

Tertiary Non-University (Public) 1249

814

596

642

Tertiary Non-University (Private) 11843

11576

9788

7825

TOTAL 30986 32233 32118 31772

The number of Cypriot students at Higher Education studying in Cyprus and abroad from 1995-96 until 2011-12, as well as the number of foreign students in Cyprus is illustrated in the following graph.

Graph 3: Number of Students at Higher Education (Cypriot Students studying in Cyprus and abroad and Foreign Students in Cyprus)

Academical year Cypriot Students studying in Cyprus Cypriot Students studying abroad TOTAL OF CYPRIOT STUDENTS FOREIGN STUDENTS

1995-96

7363

9213

16576

1511

1996-97

8307

9813

18120

1675

1997-98

8786

10815

19601

1741

1998-99

8982

12488

21470

1860

1999-00

8389

12147

20536

2025

2000-01

9462

13650

23112

2472

2001-02

10836

14882

25718

3058

2002-03 

12990

16374

29364

5282

2003-04

14170

17631

31801

6679

2004-05

15177

19400

34577

4901

2005-06

14957

20969

35926

5630

2006-07

16266

21188

37454

5961

2007-08

17936

22530

40466

7752

2008-09

20221

21473

41694

10765

2009-10

21095

20051

41146

11138

2010-11

22092

19199

41291

10026

2011-12

23232

19199

42431

8540


Finally, the following graph illustrates the number of foreign students by country of citizenship for the academic year 2011-12.

Graph 4: Number of Foreign Students by Country of Citizenship, 2011-12

Country of study Number of Students
Greece 11752
United Kingtom 7598
U.S.A 469
Bulgaria 329
Hungary 262
France 184
Germany 176
Czech Republic 159
Italy 141
Russian Federation 76
Canada 29
Other Countries 298
TOTAL 21473

The following graph illustrates the number of foreign students by country of citizenship for the academic year 2011-2012.

Number of Foreign Students by Country of Citizenship



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