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European Union Compared by Education > Primary education, teachers per 1000

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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Luxembourg 7.47 2010
2 Denmark 7.44 2001
3 Ireland 7.18 2011
4 Sweden 6.61 2011
5 Portugal 6.15 2011
6 Belgium 5.95 2011
7 Poland 5.6 2011
8 Greece 5.55 2007
9 Spain 4.84 2011
10 Latvia 4.84 2011
11 Finland 4.69 2011
12 Estonia 4.63 2011
13 Italy 4.6 2007
14 Malta 4.58 2011
15 Netherlands 4.15 1994
16 United Kingdom 4.08 2011
17 Hungary 3.68 2011
18 France 3.64 2011
19 Cyprus 3.62 2011
20 Austria 3.56 2011
21 Slovenia 3.12 2011
22 Germany 3.09 2011
23 Lithuania 3.07 2011
24 Croatia 2.74 2011
25 Slovakia 2.57 2011
26 Czech Republic 2.37 2011
27 Romania 2.22 2011
28 Bulgaria 1.99 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Primary education, teachers per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/European-Union/Education/Primary-education,-teachers-per-1000

European Union Compared by Education > Primary education, teachers per 1000

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