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Students newly enrolled by nationality (Kuwaiti/ non-Kuwaiti), sex and type of higher education institution (2008-2009 to 2011-2012)

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      Kuwaitis     Non-Kuwaitis     Total  
  Academic year males females total males females total males females total
Kuwait University (Public) 2008/2009 1618 3572 5.190 236 386 622 1.854 3.958 5.812
2009/2010 1936 4097 6.033 283 458 741 2.219 4.555 6.774
2010/2011 2.418 4.970 7.388 318 525 843 2.736 5.495 8.231
2011/2012 3.019 5.495 8.514 402 609 1.011 3.421 6.104 9.525
Private universities and colleges 2008/2009 1.575 2.076 3.651 660 703 1.363 2.235 2.779 5.014
2009/2010 2.044 2.291 4.335 878 993 1.871 2.922 3.284 6.206
2010/2011 2.152 2.411 4.563 698 676 1.374 2.850 3.087 5.937
2011/2012 2.745 3.175 5.920 1.234 1.278 2.512 3.979 4.453 8.432
Total 2008/2009 3.193 5.648 8.841 896 1.089 1.985 4.089 6.737 10.826
2009/2010 3.980 6.388 10.368 1.161 1.451 2.612 5.141 7.839 12.980
2010/2011 4.570 7.381 11.951 1.016 1.201 2.217 5.586 8.582 14.168
2011/2012 5.764 8.670 14.434 1.636 1.887 3.523 7.400 10.557 17.957

Source: Ministry of Higher Education

 

ANNEXED NOTE

 

The table refers to the students classified as “newly admitted” for the academic years 2010-2011 and 2011-2012.

 

Institution which provides data

 

Kuwaiti Ministry of Higher Education.

 

Data availability

 

Published in the CSB’ Statistical Yearbooks, in Chapter “Educational Services”

Statistical Yearbooks are available online at: http://www.csb.gov.kw/Socan_Statistic_EN.aspx?ID=18 (website in English) and at http://www.csb.gov.kw/Socan_Statistic.aspx (Arabic website).

Volumes are bilingual (English and Arabic). Starting with 2000′ issue, yearbooks are published online in PDF format; a selection of 1964 to 1999 printed volumes is also available in one online publication.

Date of access: August 2013.

 

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