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Education > Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Libya 19.62 1991
2 Brunei 12.36 2005
3 Marshall Islands 10.09 2003
4 Iceland 10.07 2004
5 American Samoa 9.82 1991
6 Maldives 9.68 2005
7 Vanuatu 9.39 2005
8 Israel 9.16 2004
9 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 9.14 2005
10 Norway 8.96 2004
11 Antigua and Barbuda 8.95 2000
12 Bermuda 8.9 2005
13 Grenada 8.83 2005
14 Tonga 8.26 2005
15 Belize 8.01 2005
16 Lebanon 7.96 2005
17 Seychelles 7.94 2004
18 Iraq 7.88 2005
19 San Marino 7.78 2004
20 Cuba 7.69 2005
21 Qatar 7.67 2005
22 Jordan 7.64 2003
23 Sweden 7.6 2004
24 Liechtenstein 7.55 2004
25 Solomon Islands 7.51 1999
26 Denmark 7.44 2001
27 Dominica 7.36 2005
28 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7.33 2005
29 Kuwait 7.32 2005
30 Kiribati 7.23 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 7.2 1991
31 Saudi Arabia 7.16 1991
32 Argentina 7.1 2003
33 Suriname 7.05 2005
34 Bolivia 7.01 2004
35 Malaysia 7.01 2003
36 The Bahamas 7.01 2005
37 Samoa 6.96 2004
38 Venezuela 6.9 2005
39 Botswana 6.86 2004
40 Peru 6.78 2004
41 Bahrain 6.76 2002
42 Syria 6.75 2002
43 Cape Verde 6.66 2005
44 Luxembourg 6.55 2004
45 Indonesia 6.54 2004
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 6.5 2002
46 Saint Lucia 6.49 2005
47 Palau 6.47 2000
48 Sao Tome and Principe 6.4 2005
49 Ecuador 6.28 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 6.26 2002
50 Portugal 6.24 2004
51 Belgium 6.19 2004
52 Swaziland 6.17 2004
53 Ireland 6.09 2004
54 Yemen 6.06 2004
55 Trinidad and Tobago 6.04 2005
56 Namibia 6.01 2005
57 Tunisia 6 2004
58 Oman 5.98 2001
59 Guatemala 5.96 2005
60 Poland 5.92 2004
61 Paraguay 5.91 2003
62 United States 5.9 2004
63 Costa Rica 5.88 2005
64 El Salvador 5.82 2005
65 Gabon 5.8 2004
Former British colonies average (profile) 5.72 2002
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5.69 2003
66 Dominican Republic 5.67 2005
67 Estonia 5.67 2002
68 Aruba 5.67 2005
69 Honduras 5.65 2004
70 Australia 5.57 1999
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 5.55 2003
71 Guyana 5.5 2004
72 Iran 5.42 2005
73 Barbados 5.37 2005
74 Togo 5.36 2005
75 Greece 5.28 2004
76 Uruguay 5.28 2003
77 New Zealand 5.28 2004
78 Panama 5.27 2005
79 Lesotho 5.27 2005
80 Cayman Islands 5.2 2005
81 Nicaragua 5.16 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.16 2004
82 Egypt 5.14 2004
Catholic countries average (profile) 5.13 2003
83 Comoros 5.08 2005
84 Algeria 5.05 2005
85 Azerbaijan 5.03 2005
86 Uganda 4.99 2005
87 Morocco 4.93 2005
88 Bhutan 4.92 2005
89 Fiji 4.91 2005
90 Laos 4.89 2005
91 Zimbabwe 4.83 2003
92 Brazil 4.83 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 4.79 2001
93 Tajikistan 4.78 2005
94 Mexico 4.75 2004
95 Finland 4.65 2004
96 Thailand 4.63 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 4.61 2003
97 Jamaica 4.56 2004
98 Canada 4.54 2001
99 Liberia 4.48 2000
100 Italy 4.48 2004
101 South Africa 4.48 2004
102 Philippines 4.48 2004
103 Mauritius 4.45 2005
104 China 4.43 2004
Non-religious countries average (profile) 4.43 1991
105 Andorra 4.38 2005
106 Zambia 4.38 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 4.38 2003
107 Vietnam 4.38 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 4.35 2004
108 Colombia 4.33 2005
109 United Kingdom 4.33 2004
European Union average (profile) 4.29 2004
110 Kenya 4.29 2005
111 Nigeria 4.29 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 4.23 2002
112 Hungary 4.22 2004
113 Spain 4.2 2004
114 Netherlands 4.18 1991
115 Ghana 4.17 2005
116 United Arab Emirates 4.16 2005
117 Malta 4.12 2004
118 Turkey 4.11 1991
119 Equatorial Guinea 4.06 2003
120 Nepal 4.01 2005
121 Chile 3.98 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 3.96 2004
122 Monaco 3.93 2004
123 Kazakhstan 3.91 2005
124 Georgia 3.81 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 3.8 2002
125 Cambodia 3.79 2005
126 Sierra Leone 3.77 2005
127 Sudan 3.74 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3.7 2001
128 Sri Lanka 3.69 2004
129 Madagascar 3.67 2005
130 Albania 3.62 2004
131 Hong Kong 3.61 2005
132 East Timor 3.6 2005
133 The Gambia 3.56 2004
134 Uzbekistan 3.52 1991
135 Mauritania 3.5 2005
136 Tanzania 3.48 2005
137 Austria 3.47 2004
138 Cyprus 3.45 2004
139 Benin 3.44 2005
140 Macau 3.44 2005
141 Kyrgyzstan 3.43 2005
142 Cameroon 3.43 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 3.4 2003
143 Lithuania 3.37 2004
144 Haiti 3.32 1991
145 Papua New Guinea 3.31 2003
146 France 3.24 2004
147 Democratic Republic of the Congo 3.19 2003
148 Burma 3.19 2005
149 Singapore 3.14 1991
150 Slovenia 3.1 2004
151 Latvia 3.08 2004
152 Senegal 3.07 2005
153 India 3.05 2004
154 Japan 2.97 2004
155 South Korea 2.95 2005
156 Rwanda 2.95 2005
157 Czech Republic 2.93 2004
158 Mongolia 2.9 2005
159 Cote d'Ivoire 2.86 2003
160 Moldova 2.85 2005
161 Pakistan 2.85 2005
162 Mozambique 2.83 2005
163 Germany 2.82 2004
164 Guinea 2.81 2005
South Asia average (profile) 2.79 2004
165 Burundi 2.74 2005
166 Guinea-Bissau 2.7 2001
167 Slovakia 2.68 2004
168 Romania 2.65 2004
169 Bangladesh 2.5 2004
170 Belarus 2.45 2005
171 Angola 2.45 1998
172 Croatia 2.44 2003
173 Bulgaria 2.41 2004
174 Malawi 2.38 1991
175 Mali 2.32 2005
176 Russia 2.23 2004
177 Ukraine 2.21 2005
178 Afghanistan 2.08 2005
179 Burkina Faso 2.01 2005
180 Chad 2 2005
181 Armenia 1.96 2005
182 Djibouti 1.89 2005
183 Niger 1.85 2005
184 Eritrea 1.64 2005
185 Ethiopia 1.46 2005
186 Central African Republic 1.34 1991

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Primary education > Teachers per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Primary-education/Teachers-per-1000

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