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Eurozone 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 Ireland 7.18 2011
3 Portugal 6.15 2011
4 Belgium 5.95 2011
5 Greece 5.55 2007
6 Spain 4.84 2011
7 Latvia 4.84 2011
8 Finland 4.69 2011
9 Estonia 4.63 2011
10 Italy 4.6 2007
11 Malta 4.58 2011
12 Netherlands 4.15 1994
13 France 3.64 2011
14 Cyprus 3.62 2011
15 Austria 3.56 2011
16 Slovenia 3.12 2011
17 Germany 3.09 2011
18 Slovakia 2.57 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/Eurozone/Education/Primary-education,-teachers-per-1000

Eurozone Compared by Education > Primary education, teachers per 1000

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Interesting observations about Education > Primary education, teachers per 1000

  • Libya ranked first for primary education, teachers per 1000 amongst Muslim countries in 1983.
  • Saudi Arabia ranked second for primary education, teachers per 1000 amongst Hot countries in 2012.
  • Gabon ranked first for primary education, teachers per 1000 amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2011.
  • Eritrea has ranked last for primary education, teachers per 1000 since 2008.
  • Lebanon ranked second for primary education, teachers per 1000 amongst Former French colonies in 2012.
  • San Marino ranked first for primary education, teachers per 1000 amongst Landlocked countries in 2012.
  • Federated States of Micronesia ranked first for primary education, teachers per 1000 globally in 1971.
  • Maldives ranked first for primary education, teachers per 1000 amongst Former British colonies in 2011.
  • Iraq ranked first for primary education, teachers per 1000 amongst Failed states in 2007.
  • Iceland ranked first for primary education, teachers per 1000 amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2011.
  • Russia ranked last for primary education, teachers per 1000 amongst Former Soviet republics in 2009.
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