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Sub-Saharan Africa 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Nigeria 574,078 2010
2 Democratic Republic of the Congo 345,486 2012
3 Ethiopia 270,375 2012
4 South Africa 237,429 2012
5 Tanzania 180,987 2012
6 Uganda 169,503 2011
7 Kenya 152,848 2009
8 Sudan 123,633 2009
9 Ghana 123,153 2012
10 Madagascar 102,229 2012
11 Mozambique 97,717 2012
12 Angola 93,734 2010
13 Cameroon 84,467 2012
14 Cote d'Ivoire 70,016 2012
15 Zambia 63,697 2012
16 Zimbabwe 61,251 2003
17 Senegal 56,284 2012
18 Niger 52,913 2012
19 Malawi 49,775 2012
20 Burkina Faso 48,592 2012
21 Benin 45,010 2012
22 Mali 43,629 2011
23 Burundi 42,052 2012
24 Rwanda 40,397 2012
25 Sierra Leone 37,957 2012
26 Guinea 36,731 2012
27 Chad 34,125 2012
28 Togo 32,825 2012
29 Liberia 25,137 2011
30 Republic of the Congo 16,527 2012
31 Mauritania 13,795 2012
32 Botswana 13,014 2009
33 Gabon 12,961 2011
34 Somalia 12,870 2007
35 Lesotho 11,200 2012
36 Namibia 10,213 2012
37 Central African Republic 8,267 2012
38 Swaziland 8,193 2011
39 Eritrea 8,166 2012
40 The Gambia 7,206 2012
41 Mauritius 5,427 2012
42 Guinea-Bissau 5,371 2010
43 Comoros 4,201 2011
44 Equatorial Guinea 3,517 2012
45 Cape Verde 2,956 2012
46 Djibouti 1,821 2012
47 Sao Tome and Principe 1,183 2012
48 Seychelles 656 2011

Citation

"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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Education/Primary-education,-teachers

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Education > Primary education, teachers

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Interesting observations about Education > Primary education, teachers

  • China has had the highest primary education, teachers since 1970.
  • India ranked first for primary education, teachers amongst Hot countries in 2011.
  • Indonesia ranked first for primary education, teachers amongst Muslim countries in 2011.
  • Nigeria ranked first for primary education, teachers amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2010.
  • Vietnam ranked first for primary education, teachers amongst Former French colonies in 2012.
  • All of the top 2 countries by primary education, teachers are Emerging markets'.
  • United States ranked first for primary education, teachers amongst Christian countries in 2011.
  • Tuvalu has ranked last for primary education, teachers since 1994.
  • Ethiopia ranked first for primary education, teachers amongst Landlocked countries in 2012.
  • Russia ranked first for primary education, teachers amongst Former Soviet republics in 2009.
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