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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 LibyaLibya 19.3 per 1,000 people 1991
2 BruneiBrunei 12.17 per 1,000 people 2005
3 IcelandIceland 10.07 per 1,000 people 2004
4 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 9.6 per 1,000 people 1991
5 VanuatuVanuatu 9.3 per 1,000 people 2005
6 IsraelIsrael 9.17 per 1,000 people 2004
7 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 9.09 per 1,000 people 2000
8 BermudaBermuda 8.98 per 1,000 people 2005
9 NorwayNorway 8.96 per 1,000 people 2004
10 Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. 8.91 per 1,000 people 2003
11 MaldivesMaldives 8.76 per 1,000 people 2005
12 GrenadaGrenada 8.54 per 1,000 people 2005
13 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 8.35 per 1,000 people 2005
14 IraqIraq 8.28 per 1,000 people 2005
15 TongaTonga 8.15 per 1,000 people 2005
16 San MarinoSan Marino 8.14 per 1,000 people 2004
17 LebanonLebanon 7.92 per 1,000 people 2005
18 SurinameSuriname 7.83 per 1,000 people 2005
19 SeychellesSeychelles 7.83 per 1,000 people 2004
20 QatarQatar 7.75 per 1,000 people 2005
21 CubaCuba 7.71 per 1,000 people 2005
22 JordanJordan 7.64 per 1,000 people 2003
23 SwedenSweden 7.6 per 1,000 people 2004
24 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 7.55 per 1,000 people 2004
25 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 7.5 per 1,000 people 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 7.47 per 1,000 people 1991
26 BelizeBelize 7.47 per 1,000 people 2005
27 DenmarkDenmark 7.44 per 1,000 people 2001
28 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 7.4 per 1,000 people 1999
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 7.33 per 1,000 people 1991
29 DominicaDominica 7.21 per 1,000 people 2005
30 BotswanaBotswana 7.19 per 1,000 people 2004
31 BoliviaBolivia 7.15 per 1,000 people 2004
32 MalaysiaMalaysia 7.14 per 1,000 people 2003
33 The BahamasThe Bahamas 7.14 per 1,000 people 2005
34 BahrainBahrain 7.12 per 1,000 people 2002
35 ArgentinaArgentina 7.09 per 1,000 people 2003
36 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 7.09 per 1,000 people 1991
37 VenezuelaVenezuela 6.94 per 1,000 people 2005
38 SamoaSamoa 6.78 per 1,000 people 2004
39 PeruPeru 6.74 per 1,000 people 2004
40 IndonesiaIndonesia 6.66 per 1,000 people 2004
41 KuwaitKuwait 6.63 per 1,000 people 2005
42 LuxembourgLuxembourg 6.62 per 1,000 people 2004
43 KiribatiKiribati 6.61 per 1,000 people 2005
44 EcuadorEcuador 6.54 per 1,000 people 2005
45 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 6.51 per 1,000 people 2005
46 SyriaSyria 6.49 per 1,000 people 2002
47 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 6.4 per 1,000 people 2003
48 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 6.33 per 1,000 people 2005
49 Cape VerdeCape Verde 6.29 per 1,000 people 2005
50 PortugalPortugal 6.24 per 1,000 people 2004
51 BelgiumBelgium 6.2 per 1,000 people 2004
52 IrelandIreland 6.09 per 1,000 people 2004
53 SwazilandSwaziland 6.04 per 1,000 people 2004
54 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 6.01 per 1,000 people 2005
55 TunisiaTunisia 6 per 1,000 people 2004
56 GuatemalaGuatemala 5.99 per 1,000 people 2005
57 NamibiaNamibia 5.99 per 1,000 people 2005
58 PolandPoland 5.92 per 1,000 people 2004
59 ParaguayParaguay 5.92 per 1,000 people 2003
60 United StatesUnited States 5.88 per 1,000 people 2004
61 Costa RicaCosta Rica 5.87 per 1,000 people 2005
62 YemenYemen 5.85 per 1,000 people 2004
63 GabonGabon 5.73 per 1,000 people 2004
64 EstoniaEstonia 5.67 per 1,000 people 2002
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 5.66 per 1,000 people 2003
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 5.66 per 1,000 people 2003
65 LesothoLesotho 5.66 per 1,000 people 2005
66 ArubaAruba 5.65 per 1,000 people 2005
67 Cayman IslandsCayman Islands 5.62 per 1,000 people 2005
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 5.62 per 1,000 people 2002
68 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 5.6 per 1,000 people 2005
69 AustraliaAustralia 5.57 per 1,000 people 1999
70 IranIran 5.57 per 1,000 people 2005
71 GuyanaGuyana 5.55 per 1,000 people 2004
72 PanamaPanama 5.49 per 1,000 people 2005
73 NicaraguaNicaragua 5.47 per 1,000 people 2005
74 BarbadosBarbados 5.45 per 1,000 people 2005
75 HondurasHonduras 5.42 per 1,000 people 2004
76 OmanOman 5.42 per 1,000 people 2001
77 AndorraAndorra 5.38 per 1,000 people 2005
78 UruguayUruguay 5.31 per 1,000 people 2003
79 New ZealandNew Zealand 5.31 per 1,000 people 2004
80 GreeceGreece 5.28 per 1,000 people 2004
81 AlgeriaAlgeria 5.22 per 1,000 people 2005
Catholic countries averageCatholic countries average 5.2 per 1,000 people 2003
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 5.17 per 1,000 people 2004
82 El SalvadorEl Salvador 5.13 per 1,000 people 2005
83 MexicoMexico 5.09 per 1,000 people 2004
84 ComorosComoros 5.08 per 1,000 people 2005
85 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 5.04 per 1,000 people 2005
86 BhutanBhutan 5.03 per 1,000 people 2005
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 5.02 per 1,000 people 1991
87 LaosLaos 5 per 1,000 people 2005
88 EgyptEgypt 4.99 per 1,000 people 2004
89 UgandaUganda 4.97 per 1,000 people 2005
90 TajikistanTajikistan 4.96 per 1,000 people 2005
91 MoroccoMorocco 4.92 per 1,000 people 2005
92 BrazilBrazil 4.84 per 1,000 people 2003
93 TogoTogo 4.83 per 1,000 people 2005
94 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 4.79 per 1,000 people 2003
95 ZimbabweZimbabwe 4.76 per 1,000 people 2003
96 FijiFiji 4.76 per 1,000 people 2005
97 CyprusCyprus 4.74 per 1,000 people 2004
98 ThailandThailand 4.72 per 1,000 people 2003
99 FinlandFinland 4.65 per 1,000 people 2004
NATO countries averageNATO average 4.62 per 1,000 people 2003
100 PhilippinesPhilippines 4.62 per 1,000 people 2004
101 JamaicaJamaica 4.55 per 1,000 people 2004
102 CanadaCanada 4.54 per 1,000 people 2001
103 South AfricaSouth Africa 4.51 per 1,000 people 2004
104 KenyaKenya 4.49 per 1,000 people 2005
105 ItalyItaly 4.48 per 1,000 people 2004
106 MauritiusMauritius 4.45 per 1,000 people 2005
Eurozone averageEurozone average 4.45 per 1,000 people 2004
107 ChinaChina 4.43 per 1,000 people 2004
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 4.42 per 1,000 people 2003
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 4.41 per 1,000 people 1991
European Union averageEuropean Union average 4.36 per 1,000 people 2004
108 VietnamVietnam 4.34 per 1,000 people 2005
109 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 4.33 per 1,000 people 2004
110 ZambiaZambia 4.3 per 1,000 people 2005
111 NigeriaNigeria 4.24 per 1,000 people 2005
112 LiberiaLiberia 4.23 per 1,000 people 2000
113 HungaryHungary 4.22 per 1,000 people 2004
114 SpainSpain 4.2 per 1,000 people 2004
115 NetherlandsNetherlands 4.18 per 1,000 people 1991
116 ColombiaColombia 4.16 per 1,000 people 2005
117 MaltaMalta 4.12 per 1,000 people 2004
118 MonacoMonaco 4.04 per 1,000 people 2004
119 GhanaGhana 4.04 per 1,000 people 2005
120 ChileChile 3.99 per 1,000 people 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 3.97 per 1,000 people 2004
121 TurkeyTurkey 3.94 per 1,000 people 1991
122 KazakhstanKazakhstan 3.91 per 1,000 people 2005
123 CameroonCameroon 3.82 per 1,000 people 2005
124 United Arab EmiratesUAE 3.81 per 1,000 people 2005
125 AlbaniaAlbania 3.75 per 1,000 people 2004
126 NepalNepal 3.74 per 1,000 people 2005
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 3.73 per 1,000 people 2002
127 Sri LankaSri Lanka 3.68 per 1,000 people 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 3.66 per 1,000 people 2001
128 East TimorEast Timor 3.63 per 1,000 people 2005
129 GeorgiaGeorgia 3.62 per 1,000 people 2003
130 MadagascarMadagascar 3.61 per 1,000 people 2005
131 CambodiaCambodia 3.6 per 1,000 people 2005
132 MauritaniaMauritania 3.58 per 1,000 people 2005
133 Hong KongHong Kong 3.54 per 1,000 people 2005
134 UzbekistanUzbekistan 3.52 per 1,000 people 1991
135 TanzaniaTanzania 3.51 per 1,000 people 2005
136 MacauMacau 3.5 per 1,000 people 2005
137 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 3.5 per 1,000 people 2005
138 AustriaAustria 3.47 per 1,000 people 2004
139 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 3.45 per 1,000 people 2005
140 HaitiHaiti 3.45 per 1,000 people 1991
141 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 3.4 per 1,000 people 2003
142 LithuaniaLithuania 3.37 per 1,000 people 2004
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 3.36 per 1,000 people 2003
143 The GambiaThe Gambia 3.35 per 1,000 people 2004
144 FranceFrance 3.35 per 1,000 people 2004
145 BeninBenin 3.34 per 1,000 people 2005
146 SudanSudan 3.26 per 1,000 people 2005
147 BurmaBurma 3.17 per 1,000 people 2005
148 SingaporeSingapore 3.14 per 1,000 people 1991
149 IndiaIndia 3.14 per 1,000 people 2004
150 SloveniaSlovenia 3.1 per 1,000 people 2004
151 LatviaLatvia 3.08 per 1,000 people 2004
152 RwandaRwanda 3.08 per 1,000 people 2005
153 MozambiqueMozambique 3 per 1,000 people 2005
154 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 3 per 1,000 people 2003
155 GuineaGuinea 2.99 per 1,000 people 2005
156 SenegalSenegal 2.97 per 1,000 people 2005
157 JapanJapan 2.97 per 1,000 people 2004
158 South KoreaSouth Korea 2.94 per 1,000 people 2005
159 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 2.93 per 1,000 people 2004
160 PakistanPakistan 2.89 per 1,000 people 2005
161 MongoliaMongolia 2.87 per 1,000 people 2005
162 GermanyGermany 2.82 per 1,000 people 2004
163 BurundiBurundi 2.82 per 1,000 people 2005
164 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 2.74 per 1,000 people 2003
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 2.72 per 1,000 people 2004
165 SlovakiaSlovakia 2.68 per 1,000 people 2004
166 RomaniaRomania 2.65 per 1,000 people 2004
167 MoldovaMoldova 2.65 per 1,000 people 2005
168 BangladeshBangladesh 2.53 per 1,000 people 2004
169 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 2.5 per 1,000 people 2001
170 CroatiaCroatia 2.44 per 1,000 people 2003
171 AngolaAngola 2.44 per 1,000 people 1998
172 BelarusBelarus 2.42 per 1,000 people 2005
173 BulgariaBulgaria 2.41 per 1,000 people 2004
174 MalawiMalawi 2.37 per 1,000 people 1991
175 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 2.36 per 1,000 people 2001
176 RussiaRussia 2.23 per 1,000 people 2004
177 UkraineUkraine 2.21 per 1,000 people 2005
178 ChadChad 2.05 per 1,000 people 2005
179 MaliMali 2.05 per 1,000 people 2005
180 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 2.04 per 1,000 people 2005
181 ArmeniaArmenia 1.96 per 1,000 people 2005
182 DjiboutiDjibouti 1.85 per 1,000 people 2005
183 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 1.8 per 1,000 people 2005
184 EritreaEritrea 1.8 per 1,000 people 2005
185 NigerNiger 1.75 per 1,000 people 2005
186 AfghanistanAfghanistan 1.73 per 1,000 people 2005
187 EthiopiaEthiopia 1.56 per 1,000 people 2005
188 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 1.3 per 1,000 people 1991

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"All countries compared for Education > Primary education > Teachers (per capita)", 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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