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European Union Compared by Education > Primary education, teachers

DEFINITION: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Italy 273,113 2007
2 United Kingdom 255,994 2011
3 Germany 252,845 2011
4 France 238,141 2011
5 Spain 223,644 2011
6 Poland 215,813 2011
7 Belgium 65,783 2011
8 Portugal 64,929 2011
9 Netherlands 63,872 1994
10 Sweden 62,429 2011
11 Greece 62,114 2007
12 Romania 47,560 2011
13 Denmark 39,854 2001
14 Hungary 36,716 2011
15 Ireland 32,848 2011
16 Austria 29,957 2011
17 Finland 25,281 2011
18 Czech Republic 24,880.2 2011
19 Bulgaria 14,608 2011
20 Slovakia 13,875 2011
21 Croatia 11,726 2011
22 Latvia 9,959 2011
23 Lithuania 9,312 2011
24 Slovenia 6,401 2011
25 Estonia 6,200 2011
26 Cyprus 4,045 2011
27 Luxembourg 3,786 2010
28 Malta 1,909 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Primary education, teachers. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/European-Union/Education/Primary-education,-teachers

European Union Compared by Education > Primary education, teachers

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