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Education > Elementary school teachers: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 6.04 million 2008
2 India 3.39 million 2004
3 United States 1.8 million 2008
4 Indonesia 1.69 million 2008
5 Brazil 773,624 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 648,231.73 1996
Emerging markets average (profile) 572,518.1 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 525,720.83 2007
6 Mexico 524,517 2008
7 Nigeria 466,784 2007
8 Pakistan 446,925 2008
9 Japan 391,967 2008
10 Philippines 390,432 2007
11 Bangladesh 365,925 2008
12 Thailand 347,959 2008
13 Vietnam 344,853 2008
14 Argentina 302,654 2007
15 Saudi Arabia 298,644 2008
16 Russia 284,789 2008
17 Italy 273,113 2007
18 Democratic Republic of the Congo 255,594 2008
19 United Kingdom 244,391 2008
20 Germany 239,761 2008
21 South Africa 236,032 2007
22 Poland 233,612 2007
23 Turkey 233,073 1995
South Asia average (profile) 232,541 2008
24 France 217,428 2008
25 Iraq 215,795 2005
26 Ethiopia 214,811 2008
27 Venezuela 212,425 2008
28 Spain 211,320 2008
29 Malaysia 205,772 2007
30 Peru 184,641 2008
31 Colombia 179,806 2008
32 Burma 177,331 2008
33 Algeria 169,701 2008
34 Tanzania 164,668 2008
35 Uganda 159,516 2008
36 Kenya 147,596 2008
37 Morocco 146,187 2008
38 Canada 141,045 2000
39 Syria 132,099 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 126,664.47 2007
40 Sudan 123,633 2009
South and Central Asia average (profile) 122,016 2008
41 Uzbekistan 117,652 2008
42 Nepal 116,846 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 116,341.68 2007
43 Afghanistan 113,763 2008
44 Ghana 112,443 2008
45 Australia 105,469 1999
46 Ukraine 99,482 2008
47 Cuba 90,677 2008
48 Ecuador 90,430 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 87,027.39 2004
49 Madagascar 85,257 2008
50 Guatemala 84,980 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 83,199.45 2003
Eurozone average (profile) 82,742.07 2007
European Union average (profile) 81,279.38 2007
51 Netherlands 79,000 1997
52 Mozambique 76,558 2008
53 Cameroon 69,544 2008
54 Sri Lanka 69,436 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 68,712.36 2008
55 Chile 66,862 2007
56 Dominican Republic 66,539 2008
57 Belgium 65,574 2008
58 Portugal 64,274 2007
59 Zimbabwe 64,001 2006
60 Israel 63,550 2008
61 Bolivia 62,430 2007
62 Greece 62,114 2007
63 Sweden 61,220 2008
64 Tunisia 59,977 2008
65 Kazakhstan 57,962 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 57,451.85 2008
66 Cote d'Ivoire 56,248 2008
67 Romania 54,550 2008
68 Cambodia 48,223 2008
69 Zambia 48,075 2008
70 Senegal 44,416 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 44,167.65 1999
71 Azerbaijan 43,971 2008
72 Norway 41,161 2004
73 Haiti 41,160 1997
74 Switzerland 40,040 2008
75 Niger 40,021 2009
76 Denmark 39,854 2001
77 Jordan 39,441 2003
78 Burkina Faso 38,983 2009
79 Honduras 38,283 2008
80 Hungary 37,844 2008
81 Benin 35,938 2008
82 Georgia 35,860 2008
83 Mali 35,442 2008
84 Paraguay 33,434 2004
85 Lebanon 32,875 2008
86 Nicaragua 32,349 2008
87 Rwanda 32,338 2008
88 Angola 32,144 1998
89 Guinea 30,933 2008
90 Ireland 30,697 2008
91 Tajikistan 30,530 2008
92 El Salvador 30,474 2008
93 Sierra Leone 30,239 2007
94 Laos 29,541 2008
95 Austria 29,017 2008
96 Burundi 28,671 2007
97 Costa Rica 28,186 2008
98 Togo 26,103 2007
99 Czech Republic 24,893 2008
100 Finland 24,830 2008
101 Chad 23,938 2008
102 Belarus 23,904 2008
103 Uruguay 23,175 2007
104 Malawi 22,942 1991
105 Kuwait 22,895 2008
106 Oman 22,869 2008
107 New Zealand 22,730 2008
108 Liberia 22,610 2008
109 Panama 18,364 2008
110 Serbia and Montenegro 17,469 2008
111 Kyrgyzstan 16,524 2008
112 United Arab Emirates 16,523 2007
113 Bulgaria 16,346 2008
114 Singapore 15,525 2008
115 Papua New Guinea 14,860 2006
116 Namibia 13,854 2008
117 Slovakia 13,529 2008
118 Botswana 13,012 2006
119 Somalia 12,870 2007
120 Mauritania 12,724 2008
121 Congo, Republic of the 12,124 2008
122 Jamaica 11,793 2005
123 Albania 11,653 2004
124 Croatia 11,423 2007
125 Lesotho 10,841 2007
126 Latvia 10,541 2008
127 Lithuania 10,441 2008
128 Moldova 9,566 2008
129 Gabon 7,807 2004
130 Mongolia 7,694 2008
131 Trinidad and Tobago 7,628 2008
132 Swaziland 7,169 2007
133 Eritrea 6,626 2008
134 Armenia 6,606 2007
135 The Gambia 6,429 2008
136 Qatar 6,248 2008
137 Slovenia 6,152 2008
138 Estonia 6,141 2008
139 Central African Republic 5,827 2008
140 Mauritius 5,495 2008
141 Bahrain 4,953 2002
142 East Timor 4,928 2008
143 Suriname 4,354 2008
144 Guinea-Bissau 4,327 2006
145 Guyana 4,204 2008
146 Fiji 3,939 2008
147 Bhutan 3,929 2009
148 Cyprus 3,850 2008
149 Comoros 3,685 2008
150 Brunei 3,595 2008
151 Maldives 3,551 2008
152 Cape Verde 3,132 2008
153 Solomon Islands 3,014 1999
154 Luxembourg 2,992 2008
155 Equatorial Guinea 2,936 2007
156 Iceland 2,919 2007
157 Malta 2,570 2005
158 The Bahamas 2,333 2008
159 Belize 2,299 2008
160 French Polynesia 2,052 1996
161 Barbados 1,698 2008
162 Djibouti 1,657 2008
163 Vanuatu 1,592 2007
164 Sao Tome and Principe 1,291 2009
165 Netherlands Antilles 1,145 2003
166 New Caledonia 1,096 1991
167 Virgin Islands 1,025 1993
168 Saint Lucia 978 2008
169 Samoa 919 2008
170 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 916 2008
171 Tonga 760 2006
172 Antigua and Barbuda 675 2008
173 Seychelles 670 2008
174 Kiribati 645 2008
175 Grenada 615 2008
176 Aruba 579 2008
177 Bermuda 567 2006
178 Marshall Islands 526 2003
179 American Samoa 524 1992
180 Dominica 500 2008
181 Saint Kitts and Nevis 401 2008
182 Liechtenstein 332 2008
183 Cayman Islands 309 2008
184 San Marino 248 2008
185 Gibraltar 193 2008
186 Palau 153 2005
187 Turks and Caicos Islands 148 2005
188 Monaco 110 1997
189 Tuvalu 73 2004

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