×

Education > Primary education > Teachers: Countries Compared

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 5.75 million 2004
2 India 3.39 million 2004
3 United States 1.73 million 2004
4 Indonesia 1.45 million 2004
South Asia average (profile) 1.06 million 2004
5 Brazil 877,204 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 667,577.89 2003
Non-religious countries average (profile) 633,138.55 1991
6 Nigeria 598,981 2005
7 Mexico 519,161 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 510,461.27 2004
8 Pakistan 450,136 2005
9 Iran 380,199 2005
10 Japan 378,950 2004
11 Philippines 376,988 2004
12 Egypt 362,679 2004
13 Vietnam 360,624 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 354,075.45 2002
14 Bangladesh 352,683 2004
15 Russia 320,168 2004
16 Thailand 298,270 2003
17 Argentina 269,587.5 2003
18 Italy 260,769.1 2004
19 United Kingdom 258,966 2004
20 Germany 232,936.5 2004
21 Poland 226,099 2004
22 Turkey 225,852 1991
23 Iraq 215,795 2005
24 South Africa 208,877 2004
25 France 202,954 2004
26 Colombia 186,898 2005
27 Peru 185,829 2004
28 Venezuela 184,409 2005
29 Spain 179,271 2004
Former British colonies average (profile) 179,069.07 2002
30 Malaysia 174,504 2003
31 Algeria 171,471 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 167,496.87 2004
32 Democratic Republic of the Congo 162,797 2003
33 Burma 160,110 2005
34 Kenya 153,678 2005
35 Morocco 148,438 2005
36 Uganda 143,247 2005
37 South Korea 142,153 2005
38 Canada 141,045 2001
39 Tanzania 135,013 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 125,007 1991
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 123,227.5 2003
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 121,513.72 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 121,161.84 2001
40 Saudi Arabia 119,881 1991
41 Yemen 118,936 2004
42 Sudan 118,094 2005
43 Syria 114,676 2002
Catholic countries average (profile) 111,282.04 2003
44 Ethiopia 110,945 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 108,425.33 2002
45 Australia 105,469 1999
46 Ukraine 104,028 2005
47 Nepal 101,483 2005
48 Ghana 89,278 2005
49 Cuba 86,827 2005
50 Ecuador 86,472 2005
51 Libya 85,537 1991
NATO countries average (profile) 83,199.45 2003
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 82,104.32 2002
European Union average (profile) 78,817.61 2004
52 Guatemala 75,519 2005
53 Uzbekistan 73,800 1991
Eurozone average (profile) 73,613.91 2004
54 Sri Lanka 71,669 2004
55 Sweden 68,325 2004
56 Madagascar 67,137 2005
57 Portugal 65,548 2004
58 Belgium 64,556 2004
59 Bolivia 64,426 2004
60 Chile 64,334 2004
61 Netherlands 63,022 1991
62 Israel 62,387 2004
63 Cameroon 62,280 2005
64 Zimbabwe 61,251 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 60,153.77 2002
65 Tunisia 59,610 2004
66 Mozambique 59,434 2005
67 Kazakhstan 59,293 2005
68 Greece 58,395 2004
69 Romania 57,536 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 55,154.42 2003
70 Dominican Republic 53,015 2005
71 Afghanistan 51,802 2005
72 Cambodia 50,654 2005
73 Zambia 50,224 2005
74 Cote d'Ivoire 48,308 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 43,864.82 2001
75 Hungary 42,643 2004
76 Azerbaijan 42,243 2005
77 Norway 41,161 2004
78 Denmark 39,854 2001
79 Jordan 39,441 2003
80 Honduras 38,212 2004
81 El Salvador 35,315 2005
82 Senegal 34,656 2005
83 Paraguay 33,607 2003
84 Tajikistan 32,498 2005
85 Angola 32,144 1998
86 Lebanon 31,752 2005
87 Czech Republic 29,908.1 2004
88 Togo 29,668 2005
89 Austria 28,397 2004
90 Laos 28,299 2005
91 Nicaragua 28,163 2005
92 Benin 28,148 2005
93 Rwanda 27,793 2005
94 Mali 27,688 2005
95 Burkina Faso 26,938 2005
96 Guinea 26,897 2005
97 Costa Rica 25,399 2005
98 Ireland 24,792 2004
99 Hong Kong 24,591 2005
100 Niger 24,362 2005
101 Finland 24,313 2004
102 Haiti 24,078 1991
103 Belarus 23,671 2005
104 Malawi 22,942 1991
105 New Zealand 21,562 2004
106 Burundi 21,289 2005
107 Chad 19,989 2005
108 Sierra Leone 19,316 2005
=109 Serbia and Montenegro 19,204 2001
=109 Papua New Guinea 19,204 2003
111 Bulgaria 18,762 2004
112 Panama 17,751 2005
113 Kyrgyzstan 17,729 2005
114 Uruguay 17,547 2003
115 United Arab Emirates 17,255 2005
116 Kuwait 16,815 2005
117 Georgia 16,500 2003
118 Slovakia 14,420 2004
119 Oman 13,394 2001
120 Liberia 12,966 2000
121 Botswana 12,717 2004
122 Namibia 12,173 2005
123 Jamaica 12,032 2004
124 Albania 11,653 2004
125 Lithuania 11,561 2004
126 Mauritania 11,001 2005
127 Croatia 10,832 2003
128 Moldova 10,259 2005
129 Lesotho 10,153 2005
130 Singapore 9,843 1991
131 Eritrea 7,942 2005
132 Trinidad and Tobago 7,839 2005
133 Gabon 7,807 2004
134 Estonia 7,702 2002
135 Mongolia 7,338 2005
136 Congo, Republic of the 7,214 2005
137 Latvia 7,124 2004
138 Swaziland 6,758 2004
139 Qatar 6,298 2005
140 Slovenia 6,185 2004
141 Armenia 5,904 2005
142 Mauritius 5,531 2005
143 The Gambia 4,956 2004
144 Bahrain 4,953 2002
145 Brunei 4,548 2005
146 Guyana 4,164 2004
147 Fiji 4,036 2005
148 Central African Republic 4,004 1991
149 East Timor 3,541 2005
150 Suriname 3,520 2005
151 Guinea-Bissau 3,518 2001
152 Cyprus 3,506 2004
153 Bhutan 3,203 2005
154 Cape Verde 3,190 2005
155 Comoros 3,050 2005
156 Solomon Islands 3,014 1999
157 Luxembourg 3,002 2004
158 Iceland 2,942 2004
159 Maldives 2,882 2005
=160 The Bahamas 2,307 2005
=160 Equatorial Guinea 2,307 2003
162 Belize 2,179 2005
163 Vanuatu 1,966 2005
164 Malta 1,654 2004
165 Macau 1,609 2005
166 Barbados 1,469 2005
167 Djibouti 1,466 2005
168 Samoa 1,245 2004
169 Netherlands Antilles 1,145 2003
170 Saint Lucia 1,073 2005
171 Virgin Islands 1,010 1991
172 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 994 2005
173 Sao Tome and Principe 990 2005
174 Grenada 909 2005
175 Tonga 834 2005
176 Antigua and Barbuda 695 2000
177 Seychelles 655 2004
178 Kiribati 654 2005
179 Bermuda 571 2005
180 Aruba 567 2005
181 Marshall Islands 526 2003
182 Dominica 519 2005
183 American Samoa 475 1991
184 Saint Kitts and Nevis 360 2005
185 Andorra 356 2005
186 Liechtenstein 260 2004
187 Cayman Islands 253 2005
188 San Marino 228 2004
189 Monaco 131 2004
190 Palau 124 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Primary education > Teachers. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Primary-education/Teachers

Education > Primary education > Teachers: Countries Compared Map

NationMaster

Statistics for Education > Primary education > Teachers

Agriculture

Statistics and graphs related to agriculture are found here. How many agricultural workers are there per hectare? Tractors? Which country produces the maximum cotton? Who is the biggest exporter of bananas? Click in if these interest you.

TOP STATS: Arable land > Hectares, Rural population, Agricultural land > Sq. km and 322 more

Background

What is the background of the country? National bird? Get a quick summary of countries in this section.

TOP STATS: Overview, National tree, Full name and 21 more

Conflict

TOP STATS: Terrorism > Global Terrorism Index, Civil war and unrest > Arab Spring death toll, War > World War I > Total deaths and 29 more

Cost of living

TOP STATS: Average monthly disposable salary > After tax, Local purchasing power, Prices at markets > Cigarettes > Pack of Marlboro and 52 more

Crime

No explanation needed for this section. Murders. Guns. Jails. Crimes. Judges. We have all of that and more out here. Actually we go deeper than your routine crime beat sections. How many adults were prosecuted? What percentage were convicted? How many were women? What is the death penalty rate in different countries? How safe do the citizens perceive they are? Do they trust the police? Will they report a crime? You'll find surprising answers here.

TOP STATS: Violent crime > Murder rate, Violent crime > Murder rate per million people, Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate and 183 more

Culture

TOP STATS: Happy Planet Index, Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts, Food and drink > Beer consumption and 67 more

Disasters

The tsunami rocked the civilized world with its widespread devastation. Learn the details of the losses incurred by the countries affected. How are the developed countries helping out? Who has pledged the most money? How do they compare? Check out...

TOP STATS: Chernobyl > Contaminated area (percent of country), Storm deaths > 2009, Tsunami > Death toll and 47 more

Economy

This category is all about money. GDP. Aid. Gross national income. Debt. Inflation. Trade balance. Foreign investment. Government spending. You get the idea.

TOP STATS: GDP, GDP per capita, Gross National Income and 3717 more

Education

Any and every statistic which can be collected about schooling and the whole education sector can be found here. What is the duration of education in different countries? Is the percentage of enrollment different for sexes? How long do students spend learning their mother tongues? What is the mathematical aptitude of the average 8 year old? How many university degrees are awarded to females? What is the percentage of students who find school boring? We've tabulated them all for you.

TOP STATS: Children out of school, primary, Pupil-teacher ratio, primary, Compulsary education duration and 908 more

Energy

How does your country fare in Traditional Fuel Consumption? In Geothermal Energy Consumption? How many barrels of oil were imported into your country last year? Does your production of hydroelectricity match your consumption? Which countries in the world successfully produce nuclear energy for consumption? What is the average energy usage per person? All your questions regarding different forms of energy, their generation and consumption have been answered here.

TOP STATS: Commercial energy use, Electricity > Consumption > Per capita, Electricity > Consumption and 2387 more

Environment

How much area is declared as protected in the different countries of the world? How many endangered species of reptiles, mammals, birds etc are found in different countries? What are the national levels of pollution? Emissions? Nuclear waste generation? Salination of water resources and expenditure for waste treatment. International treaties, ratification and complaince. You'll find almost all statistics related to environmental pollution and conservational efforts here.

TOP STATS: Marine fish catch, Ecological footprint, Pollution perceptions > Air pollution and 331 more

Geography

All the stats pertaining to the physical features of the country in question can be found here. This implies that if you are looking for the co-ordinates or map references of countries, the land area, climate, boundaries, terrain, natural resources or coastlines, your search ends here.

TOP STATS: Land area > Square miles, Area > Comparative, Climate and 102 more

Government

This category is all about the functioning of the government machinery. So, you'll find stats on the goverment administrative divisions, the executive, legistative and judiciary branches, constitution, parliamentary seats, secession attemps, suffrage, corruption - everything connected with our esteemed politicians.

TOP STATS: Government type, Legal system, Legislative branch and 392 more

Health

Statistics about the health of a country's citizens are present in this category. You can find stats related to birth weights, rates on smoking, HIV incidence, incidence of cancer, circulatory and other diseases, stats on infant and maternal mortality, life expectancy, suicide rates, teenage pergnancy and other health related topics. We also have some details on health expenditure and health care funding out here.

TOP STATS: Physicians > Per 1,000 people, Births and maternity > Total fertility rate, Human height > Average female height and 529 more

Industry

Lists all industry related stats like production of cars, buses trucks, LCVs, different industries like biotech firms and so on.

TOP STATS: Manufacturing output, Manufacturing, value added > Current US$ per capita, Manufacturing, value added > Current US$ and 94 more

Labor

You can find detailed stats on the economic activity of the labor force broken over different age-groups and sexes. We also have stats on employment in different sectors, trade union memberships, the average work time, the average number of days the workers take off or even just don't show up! How many female decision makers does a country have? Doctors? What is the normal gender division of the housework? What are the unemployment details and benefits available? How long does an average person need to work to buy a loaf of bread? A car? A television set? Compare these values for different countries.

TOP STATS: Salaries and benefits > Minimum wage, Average monthly wage > Local currency > Net, Labor force > By occupation and 374 more

Language

What are the main languages spoken in the countries? How many English language speakers are there per country? How about French and Spanish? Check out the results here..

TOP STATS: Languages, Major language(s), French status and 21 more

Lifestyle

Here we rank countries based on amphetamine and cannabis use. But more interestingly, we go into their mindset. What do the citizens of different countries think of their armed forces? Will they report a crime? Do they trust their neighbours? What about their governments? Are they happy with life in general? How charitable are they? What is their political orientation? Are they proud of their countries? Will they fight for their countries? This is an utterly captivating category.

TOP STATS: Quality of life index, Happiness level > Very happy, Happiness net and 110 more

Media

Countries are ranked here depending on the penetration level of computers, phones, fax machines, radios, television sets, mobile phones etc. We also have other stats related to media like vastness of different networks, revenue and employment in different telecom sectors here.

TOP STATS: Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita, Internet > Internet users per thousand people, Internet users and 429 more

Military

Want to know the size of the army in Iran? The number of tanks in Germany? Want to compare the weapon holdings in North and South Korea? Worried about the WMDs world over? Need to know the exact number of countries who have signed terrorism conventions? Or just curious about the coalition forces in the Gulf War? We've tried to collect all details available in the public domain for you here.

TOP STATS: Air force > Combat aircraft, Army > Main battle tanks, Budget and 285 more

People

Facts relating to the actual life of people are found here. So we have birth and death rates, marriage and divorce rates, single parents, one-person households and teenage pregnancies, size of households and elderly institutions, ethnicity and chinese population - just about every stat you always wanted to know! What is the average age of women when they first get married? How happy are they when compared to their mothers? What is the gender development index in different countries? What will the population be in 2020? Don't miss this category even if you didn't come searching for it specifically.

TOP STATS: Population, Age distribution > Population aged 0-14, Population > Population growth, past and future and 1058 more

Religion

Where else could you find the number of Catholics, Catholic priests, Catholic parishes, Jehovahs Witnesses and the number of permanent deacons, and compare them all between major nations in a per-capita format? Check them all here.

TOP STATS: Religions, Religions > All, Major religion(s) and 111 more

Sports

Who scored the maximum medals in the olympics? What about the summer and winter olympics? What are the latest FIFA rankings? Which country has the maximum number of Mt. Everest ascents? Get all the answers in this sports section.

TOP STATS: Chess > GrandMasters, Chess > GrandMasters per million, Winter olympic medals > All time and 508 more

Terrorism

This is a category which needs particular highlighting as the growing concern and need for awareness continues to press upon our front pages, in the minds of our leadership and politicians, and indeed, in our everyday conversations. We hope to expand this category into timely and essential data you can rely on to make sense of global and national security, political and societal violence, and our perceptions which are shaped by these notions.

TOP STATS: Global Terrorism Indicator, Number of Known Terrorist Organizations Present, Background and 30 more

Transport

Here you can find the numbers on the different modes of transportation. How many cars does a country have? Airports? What is the lenght of its highways? What proportion is paved? What about runways, heliports and ports? Lets not leave out waterways or the merchant navy. We have them all here.

TOP STATS: Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people, Road network length > Km, Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area and 446 more

Travel

TOP STATS: Inbound tourism > Arrivals, Outbound tourism > Departures, Inbound tourism > Tourist expenditure per capita and 19 more

Weather

TOP STATS: Temperature > Highest temperature ever recorded, Precipitation, Precipitation per capita and 4 more

STAT
COUNTRIES COVERED
% female 187

Interesting observations about Education > Primary education > Teachers

Follow us on Facebook to get interesting stats: