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European Union Compared by Education > Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary

DEFINITION: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Malta 18.78 2004
2 France 18.64 2004
3 Ireland 18.17 2004
4 United Kingdom 18.09 2004
5 Czech Republic 17.87 2004
6 Slovakia 17.68 2004
7 Cyprus 17.61 2004
8 Romania 17.48 2004
9 Netherlands 17.17 1991
10 Bulgaria 16.75 2004
11 Finland 15.96 2004
12 Slovenia 15.1 2004
13 Lithuania 14.72 2004
14 Croatia 14.7 2005
15 Germany 14.19 2004
16 Estonia 14.11 2002
17 Spain 13.93 2004
18 Austria 13.13 2004
19 Latvia 12.98 2004
20 Poland 12.63 2004
=21 Portugal 11.57 2004
=21 Belgium 11.57 2004
23 Luxembourg 11.53 2004
24 Greece 11.26 2004
25 Italy 10.62 2004
26 Hungary 10.47 2004
27 Sweden 10.11 2004
28 Denmark 9.93 2001

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/European-Union/Education/Pupil--teacher-ratio/Primary

European Union Compared by Education > Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary

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Interesting observations about Education > Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary

  • Ethiopia ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Afghanistan ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Sierra Leone ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • Central African Republic ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 1991.
  • Nicaragua ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2005.
  • San Marino has ranked last for pupil-teacher ratio > primary since 1991.
  • Philippines ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2004.
  • Congo, Republic of the ranked second for pupil-teacher ratio > primary globally in 2005.
  • Mozambique ranked second for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Former French colonies in 2005.
  • 15 of the bottom 17 countries by pupil-teacher ratio > primary are Christian.
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