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High income OECD countries 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 South Korea 29.02 2005
2 Chile 27.3 2004
3 Japan 19.15 2004
4 France 18.64 2004
5 Ireland 18.17 2004
6 United Kingdom 18.09 2004
7 Australia 17.88 1999
8 Czech Republic 17.87 2004
9 Slovakia 17.68 2004
10 Canada 17.42 2001
11 Netherlands 17.17 1991
12 New Zealand 16.37 2004
13 Finland 15.96 2004
14 Slovenia 15.1 2004
15 United States 14.21 2004
16 Germany 14.19 2004
17 Estonia 14.11 2002
18 Spain 13.93 2004
19 Austria 13.13 2004
20 Poland 12.63 2004
21 Israel 12.42 2004
=22 Portugal 11.57 2004
=22 Belgium 11.57 2004
24 Luxembourg 11.53 2004
25 Greece 11.26 2004
26 Italy 10.62 2004
27 Iceland 10.53 2004
28 Norway 10.5 2004
29 Sweden 10.11 2004
30 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/High-income-OECD-countries/Education/Pupil--teacher-ratio/Primary

High income OECD countries 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.
  • Angola ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst OPEC countries in 1998.
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