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Education > Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of students per teacher for primary education.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Central African Republic 80.12 2012
2 Malawi 74.09 2012
3 Chad 61.27 2012
4 Rwanda 59.28 2012
5 Mozambique 54.84 2012
6 Ethiopia 53.75 2012
7 Guinea-Bissau 51.93 2010
8 South Sudan 49.9 2011
9 Zambia 49.22 2012
10 Mali 48.47 2011
11 Burkina Faso 48.24 2012
12 Uganda 47.78 2011
13 Burundi 47.1 2012
14 Kenya 46.78 2009
15 Cambodia 45.72 2012
16 Angola 45.59 2010
17 Tanzania 45.57 2012
18 Cameroon 45.56 2012
19 Benin 44.15 2012
20 Guinea 43.56 2012
21 Afghanistan 43.52 2011
22 Madagascar 43.07 2012
23 Togo 41.68 2012
24 Pakistan 41.35 2012
25 Eritrea 40.93 2012
26 Namibia 40.68 2012
27 Bangladesh 40.21 2011
28 Mauritania 40.13 2012
29 Niger 38.76 2012
30 Zimbabwe 38.56 2003
31 Nigeria 36.03 2010
32 Papua New Guinea 35.82 2006
33 Somalia 35.52 2007
34 India 35.15 2011
35 Djibouti 34.93 2012
36 Democratic Republic of the Congo 34.75 2012
37 Lesotho 34.08 2012
38 Honduras 33.88 2009
39 Gambia 33.87 2012
40 Haiti 33.41 1998
41 Sierra Leone 32.99 2012
42 Ghana 32.98 2012
43 Senegal 31.68 2012
44 Philippines 31.44 2009
45 East Timor 31.35 2011
46 Fiji 30.76 2011
47 Yemen 30.25 2011
48 Samoa 30.24 2010
49 Nicaragua 30.22 2010
50 South Africa 29.5 2012
51 El Salvador 29.29 2011
52 Swaziland 29.26 2011
53 Mongolia 28.78 2012
54 Sao Tome and Principe 28.65 2012
55 Burma 28.22 2010
56 Mexico 28.11 2011
57 Paraguay 27.84 2004
58 Comoros 27.75 2011
59 Turkey 27.75 1995
60 Egypt 27.73 2010
61 Jamaica 27.53 2004
62 Nepal 27.53 2012
63 Laos 27.13 2012
64 Liberia 26.83 2011
65 Guatemala 26.29 2011
66 Equatorial Guinea 26.17 2012
67 Morocco 25.84 2012
68 Venezuela 25.68 1987
69 Dominican Republic 25.46 2011
70 Botswana 25.42 2009
71 Syria 25.33 2002
72 Colombia 25.05 2012
73 Kiribati 25 2008
74 Guyana 24.59 2011
75 Gabon 24.53 2011
76 Palestine 24.41 2012
77 Bolivia 24.22 2007
78 Sri Lanka 24.07 2011
79 Bhutan 23.99 2012
80 Kyrgyzstan 23.9 2012
81 Solomon Islands 23.83 2012
82 Algeria 23.16 2012
83 Tajikistan 23 2012
84 Cape Verde 22.97 2012
85 Panama 22.61 2012
86 Nauru 22.39 2008
87 Monaco 22.3 2001
88 Chile 21.97 2011
89 Vanuatu 21.66 2010
90 Belize 21.56 2012
91 French Guiana 21.2 1996
92 Tonga 21.11 2012
93 Mauritius 20.94 2012
94 Iran 20.49 2009
95 New Caledonia 20.37 1991
96 Netherlands Antilles 20.02 2002
97 Guam 20.02 1989
98 Jordan 19.93 2003
99 Oman 19.91 2003
100 Guadeloupe 19.67 1993
101 Peru 19.56 2011
102 Albania 19.48 2012
103 Vietnam 19.4 2012
104 Armenia 19.31 2007
105 Tuvalu 19.23 2004
106 South Korea 19.05 2011
107 Czech Republic 18.82 2011
108 Netherlands 18.36 1994
109 Ecuador 18.19 2012
110 Russia 18.06 2009
111 United Arab Emirates 17.97 2012
112 Australia 17.88 1999
113 Trinidad and Tobago 17.58 2009
114 France 17.52 2011
115 Japan 17.5 2011
116 Bulgaria 17.46 2011
117 Singapore 17.44 2009
118 Canada 17.42 2000
119 Romania 17.37 2011
120 Costa Rica 17.34 2011
121 United Kingdom 17.27 2011
122 Saint Lucia 17.24 2012
123 Tunisia 17.15 2012
124 Iraq 16.96 2007
125 Marshall Islands 16.94 2002
126 Libya 16.9 1983
127 China 16.79 2011
128 Slovenia 16.71 2011
129 Saint Kitts and Nevis 16.37 2012
130 Argentina 16.33 2008
131 Kazakhstan 16.19 2012
132 Ukraine 16.09 2012
133 Grenada 16.06 2010
134 Gibraltar 16.03 2009
135 Thailand 15.99 2008
136 Indonesia 15.94 2011
137 Republic of Macedonia 15.94 2010
138 Moldova 15.79 2012
139 Dominica 15.78 2012
140 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 15.75 2012
141 Palau 15.66 2000
142 Serbia 15.63 2012
143 Uzbekistan 15.62 2011
144 Ireland 15.57 2011
145 Suriname 15.25 2011
146 Turks and Caicos Islands 15.21 2003
147 Aruba 15.09 2011
148 Slovakia 15.08 2011
149 American Samoa 15.05 1992
150 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 15.03 1987
151 Belarus 14.91 2012
152 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 14.87 1980
153 Anguilla 14.83 2011
154 Cook Islands 14.76 2012
155 New Zealand 14.55 2011
156 Antigua and Barbuda 14.51 2011
157 Hong Kong 14.43 2012
158 Lebanon 14.34 2012
159 French Polynesia 14.33 1996
160 United States 14.29 2011
161 Virgin Islands 14.19 1993
162 The Bahamas 14.15 2010
163 Macau 14.1 2012
164 Croatia 13.83 2011
165 Uruguay 13.79 2010
166 Finland 13.67 2011
167 Cyprus 13.44 2011
168 Martinique 13.28 1996
169 Seychelles 13.25 2011
170 Montserrat 13.11 2009
171 Barbados 13.09 2011
172 Israel 13.06 2010
173 Malta 12.74 2011
174 Malaysia 12.72 2010
175 Lithuania 12.41 2011
176 Spain 12.4 2011
177 Maldives 12.28 2011
178 Cayman Islands 12.08 2011
179 British Virgin Islands 11.93 2011
180 Azerbaijan 11.92 2012
181 Germany 11.82 2011
182 Bahrain 11.77 2012
183 Estonia 11.72 2010
184 Puerto Rico 11.66 2010
185 Niue 11.5 2004
186 Latvia 11.41 2011
187 Belgium 11.19 2011
188 Austria 10.89 2011
189 Saudi Arabia 10.89 2012
190 Portugal 10.83 2010
191 Brunei 10.59 2012
192 Hungary 10.54 2011
193 Italy 10.33 2007
194 Greece 10.29 2007
195 Poland 10.16 2011
196 Denmark 9.93 2001
197 Iceland 9.7 2011
198 Qatar 9.6 2012
199 Andorra 9.58 2012
200 Luxembourg 9.29 2010
201 Sweden 9.27 2011
202 Cuba 9.06 2012
203 Bermuda 8.94 2011
204 Saint Helena 8.88 1998
205 Kuwait 8.6 2012
206 Liechtenstein 7.84 2011
207 Montenegro 7.6 2012
208 San Marino 6.27 2012
209 Georgia 6.26 2012
210 Tokelau 5.82 2003
211 Holy See (Vatican City) 0.0 2012

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Elementary-(primary)-school/Students-per-teacher

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