Group of 7 countries (G7) 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.


1 United States 1.71 million 2011
2 Japan 401,773 2011
3 Italy 273,113 2007
4 United Kingdom 255,994 2011
5 Germany 252,845 2011
6 France 238,141 2011
7 Canada 141,045 2000


"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/Group-of-7-countries-(G7)/Education/Primary-education,-teachers

Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by Education > Primary education, teachers


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