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Education > Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Libya 19.3 per 1,000 people 1991
2 Brunei 12.17 per 1,000 people 2005
3 Iceland 10.07 per 1,000 people 2004
4 Virgin Islands 9.6 per 1,000 people 1991
5 Vanuatu 9.3 per 1,000 people 2005
6 Israel 9.17 per 1,000 people 2004
7 Antigua and Barbuda 9.09 per 1,000 people 2000
8 Bermuda 8.98 per 1,000 people 2005
9 Norway 8.96 per 1,000 people 2004
10 Marshall Islands 8.91 per 1,000 people 2003
11 Maldives 8.76 per 1,000 people 2005
12 Grenada 8.54 per 1,000 people 2005
13 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 8.35 per 1,000 people 2005
14 Iraq 8.28 per 1,000 people 2005
15 Tonga 8.15 per 1,000 people 2005
16 San Marino 8.14 per 1,000 people 2004
17 Lebanon 7.92 per 1,000 people 2005
18 Suriname 7.83 per 1,000 people 2005
19 Seychelles 7.83 per 1,000 people 2004
20 Qatar 7.75 per 1,000 people 2005
21 Cuba 7.71 per 1,000 people 2005
22 Jordan 7.64 per 1,000 people 2003
23 Sweden 7.6 per 1,000 people 2004
24 Liechtenstein 7.55 per 1,000 people 2004
25 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7.5 per 1,000 people 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 7.47 per 1,000 people 1991
26 Belize 7.47 per 1,000 people 2005
27 Denmark 7.44 per 1,000 people 2001
28 Solomon Islands 7.4 per 1,000 people 1999
OPEC countries average (profile) 7.33 per 1,000 people 1991
29 Dominica 7.21 per 1,000 people 2005
30 Botswana 7.19 per 1,000 people 2004
31 Bolivia 7.15 per 1,000 people 2004
32 Malaysia 7.14 per 1,000 people 2003
33 The Bahamas 7.14 per 1,000 people 2005
34 Bahrain 7.12 per 1,000 people 2002
35 Argentina 7.09 per 1,000 people 2003
36 Saudi Arabia 7.09 per 1,000 people 1991
37 Venezuela 6.94 per 1,000 people 2005
38 Samoa 6.78 per 1,000 people 2004
39 Peru 6.74 per 1,000 people 2004
40 Indonesia 6.66 per 1,000 people 2004
41 Kuwait 6.63 per 1,000 people 2005
42 Luxembourg 6.62 per 1,000 people 2004
43 Kiribati 6.61 per 1,000 people 2005
44 Ecuador 6.54 per 1,000 people 2005
45 Saint Lucia 6.51 per 1,000 people 2005
46 Syria 6.49 per 1,000 people 2002
47 Netherlands Antilles 6.4 per 1,000 people 2003
48 Sao Tome and Principe 6.33 per 1,000 people 2005
49 Cape Verde 6.29 per 1,000 people 2005
50 Portugal 6.24 per 1,000 people 2004
51 Belgium 6.2 per 1,000 people 2004
52 Ireland 6.09 per 1,000 people 2004
53 Swaziland 6.04 per 1,000 people 2004
54 Trinidad and Tobago 6.01 per 1,000 people 2005
55 Tunisia 6 per 1,000 people 2004
56 Guatemala 5.99 per 1,000 people 2005
57 Namibia 5.99 per 1,000 people 2005
58 Poland 5.92 per 1,000 people 2004
59 Paraguay 5.92 per 1,000 people 2003
60 United States 5.88 per 1,000 people 2004
61 Costa Rica 5.87 per 1,000 people 2005
62 Yemen 5.85 per 1,000 people 2004
63 Gabon 5.73 per 1,000 people 2004
64 Estonia 5.67 per 1,000 people 2002
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5.66 per 1,000 people 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 5.66 per 1,000 people 2003
65 Lesotho 5.66 per 1,000 people 2005
66 Aruba 5.65 per 1,000 people 2005
67 Cayman Islands 5.62 per 1,000 people 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 5.62 per 1,000 people 2002
68 Dominican Republic 5.6 per 1,000 people 2005
69 Australia 5.57 per 1,000 people 1999
70 Iran 5.57 per 1,000 people 2005
71 Guyana 5.55 per 1,000 people 2004
72 Panama 5.49 per 1,000 people 2005
73 Nicaragua 5.47 per 1,000 people 2005
74 Barbados 5.45 per 1,000 people 2005
75 Honduras 5.42 per 1,000 people 2004
76 Oman 5.42 per 1,000 people 2001
77 Andorra 5.38 per 1,000 people 2005
78 Uruguay 5.31 per 1,000 people 2003
79 New Zealand 5.31 per 1,000 people 2004
80 Greece 5.28 per 1,000 people 2004
81 Algeria 5.22 per 1,000 people 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 5.2 per 1,000 people 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.17 per 1,000 people 2004
82 El Salvador 5.13 per 1,000 people 2005
83 Mexico 5.09 per 1,000 people 2004
84 Comoros 5.08 per 1,000 people 2005
85 Azerbaijan 5.04 per 1,000 people 2005
86 Bhutan 5.03 per 1,000 people 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 5.02 per 1,000 people 1991
87 Laos 5 per 1,000 people 2005
88 Egypt 4.99 per 1,000 people 2004
89 Uganda 4.97 per 1,000 people 2005
90 Tajikistan 4.96 per 1,000 people 2005
91 Morocco 4.92 per 1,000 people 2005
92 Brazil 4.84 per 1,000 people 2003
93 Togo 4.83 per 1,000 people 2005
94 Equatorial Guinea 4.79 per 1,000 people 2003
95 Zimbabwe 4.76 per 1,000 people 2003
96 Fiji 4.76 per 1,000 people 2005
97 Cyprus 4.74 per 1,000 people 2004
98 Thailand 4.72 per 1,000 people 2003
99 Finland 4.65 per 1,000 people 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 4.62 per 1,000 people 2003
100 Philippines 4.62 per 1,000 people 2004
101 Jamaica 4.55 per 1,000 people 2004
102 Canada 4.54 per 1,000 people 2001
103 South Africa 4.51 per 1,000 people 2004
104 Kenya 4.49 per 1,000 people 2005
105 Italy 4.48 per 1,000 people 2004
106 Mauritius 4.45 per 1,000 people 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 4.45 per 1,000 people 2004
107 China 4.43 per 1,000 people 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 4.42 per 1,000 people 2003
Non-religious countries average (profile) 4.41 per 1,000 people 1991
European Union average (profile) 4.36 per 1,000 people 2004
108 Vietnam 4.34 per 1,000 people 2005
109 United Kingdom 4.33 per 1,000 people 2004
110 Zambia 4.3 per 1,000 people 2005
111 Nigeria 4.24 per 1,000 people 2005
112 Liberia 4.23 per 1,000 people 2000
113 Hungary 4.22 per 1,000 people 2004
114 Spain 4.2 per 1,000 people 2004
115 Netherlands 4.18 per 1,000 people 1991
116 Colombia 4.16 per 1,000 people 2005
117 Malta 4.12 per 1,000 people 2004
118 Monaco 4.04 per 1,000 people 2004
119 Ghana 4.04 per 1,000 people 2005
120 Chile 3.99 per 1,000 people 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 3.97 per 1,000 people 2004
121 Turkey 3.94 per 1,000 people 1991
122 Kazakhstan 3.91 per 1,000 people 2005
123 Cameroon 3.82 per 1,000 people 2005
124 United Arab Emirates 3.81 per 1,000 people 2005
125 Albania 3.75 per 1,000 people 2004
126 Nepal 3.74 per 1,000 people 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 3.73 per 1,000 people 2002
127 Sri Lanka 3.68 per 1,000 people 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3.66 per 1,000 people 2001
128 East Timor 3.63 per 1,000 people 2005
129 Georgia 3.62 per 1,000 people 2003
130 Madagascar 3.61 per 1,000 people 2005
131 Cambodia 3.6 per 1,000 people 2005
132 Mauritania 3.58 per 1,000 people 2005
133 Hong Kong 3.54 per 1,000 people 2005
134 Uzbekistan 3.52 per 1,000 people 1991
135 Tanzania 3.51 per 1,000 people 2005
136 Macau 3.5 per 1,000 people 2005
137 Sierra Leone 3.5 per 1,000 people 2005
138 Austria 3.47 per 1,000 people 2004
139 Kyrgyzstan 3.45 per 1,000 people 2005
140 Haiti 3.45 per 1,000 people 1991
141 Papua New Guinea 3.4 per 1,000 people 2003
142 Lithuania 3.37 per 1,000 people 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 3.36 per 1,000 people 2003
143 The Gambia 3.35 per 1,000 people 2004
144 France 3.35 per 1,000 people 2004
145 Benin 3.34 per 1,000 people 2005
146 Sudan 3.26 per 1,000 people 2005
147 Burma 3.17 per 1,000 people 2005
148 Singapore 3.14 per 1,000 people 1991
149 India 3.14 per 1,000 people 2004
150 Slovenia 3.1 per 1,000 people 2004
151 Latvia 3.08 per 1,000 people 2004
152 Rwanda 3.08 per 1,000 people 2005
153 Mozambique 3 per 1,000 people 2005
154 Democratic Republic of the Congo 3 per 1,000 people 2003
155 Guinea 2.99 per 1,000 people 2005
156 Senegal 2.97 per 1,000 people 2005
157 Japan 2.97 per 1,000 people 2004
158 South Korea 2.94 per 1,000 people 2005
159 Czech Republic 2.93 per 1,000 people 2004
160 Pakistan 2.89 per 1,000 people 2005
161 Mongolia 2.87 per 1,000 people 2005
162 Germany 2.82 per 1,000 people 2004
163 Burundi 2.82 per 1,000 people 2005
164 Cote d'Ivoire 2.74 per 1,000 people 2003
South Asia average (profile) 2.72 per 1,000 people 2004
165 Slovakia 2.68 per 1,000 people 2004
166 Romania 2.65 per 1,000 people 2004
167 Moldova 2.65 per 1,000 people 2005
168 Bangladesh 2.53 per 1,000 people 2004
169 Guinea-Bissau 2.5 per 1,000 people 2001
170 Croatia 2.44 per 1,000 people 2003
171 Angola 2.44 per 1,000 people 1998
172 Belarus 2.42 per 1,000 people 2005
173 Bulgaria 2.41 per 1,000 people 2004
174 Malawi 2.37 per 1,000 people 1991
175 Serbia and Montenegro 2.36 per 1,000 people 2001
176 Russia 2.23 per 1,000 people 2004
177 Ukraine 2.21 per 1,000 people 2005
178 Chad 2.05 per 1,000 people 2005
179 Mali 2.05 per 1,000 people 2005
180 Burkina Faso 2.04 per 1,000 people 2005
181 Armenia 1.96 per 1,000 people 2005
182 Djibouti 1.85 per 1,000 people 2005
183 Congo, Republic of the 1.8 per 1,000 people 2005
184 Eritrea 1.8 per 1,000 people 2005
185 Niger 1.75 per 1,000 people 2005
186 Afghanistan 1.73 per 1,000 people 2005
187 Ethiopia 1.56 per 1,000 people 2005
188 Central African Republic 1.3 per 1,000 people 1991

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"Countries Compared by Education > Primary education > Teachers > Per capita. 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/Per-capita

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