Yet it's the potential cumulative impact of the percentage increases which is the really astonishing thing.
Well, that plus the fact that a lot of the most prestigious Universities, schools and colleges are located close to the centres of the most populous capital cities.
Records are being shattered all over the show, and far more than could (or should) be mentioned in any one article.
But let's face it China has a solidly growing population of about 1,381,000,000 and comparatively speaking there are very few of us.
India's population isn't far behind at around 1.25 billion.
On balance, It appears unlikely that the supply of willing applicants is likely to dry up any time soon, so provided that education standards are maintained and establishments can facilitate foreign students appropriately, Government forecasts will continue to project nothing short of an explosion in student visas.
There has also been very strong year-on-year growth in Indian student enrolments, which one assumes (with admittedly little statistical support to my assertion) is predominantly a Melbourne thing.