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Education > Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers..

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 80.12 2012
2 MalawiMalawi 74.09 2012
3 ChadChad 61.27 2012
4 RwandaRwanda 59.28 2012
5 MozambiqueMozambique 54.84 2012
6 EthiopiaEthiopia 53.75 2012
7 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 51.93 2010
8 ZambiaZambia 49.22 2012
9 MaliMali 48.47 2011
10 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 48.24 2012
11 UgandaUganda 47.78 2011
12 BurundiBurundi 47.1 2012
13 KenyaKenya 46.78 2009
14 CambodiaCambodia 45.72 2012
15 AngolaAngola 45.59 2010
16 TanzaniaTanzania 45.57 2012
17 CameroonCameroon 45.56 2012
Failed states averageFailed states average 44.86 1972
18 Republic of the CongoCongo Rep. 44.44 2012
19 BeninBenin 44.15 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 43.82 1999
20 GuineaGuinea 43.56 2012
21 AfghanistanAfghanistan 43.52 2011
22 MadagascarMadagascar 43.07 2012
23 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 41.72 2012
24 TogoTogo 41.68 2012
25 PakistanPakistan 41.35 2012
26 EritreaEritrea 40.93 2012
27 NamibiaNamibia 40.68 2012
28 BangladeshBangladesh 40.21 2011
29 MauritaniaMauritania 40.13 2012
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 39.4 2012
30 NigerNiger 38.76 2012
31 ZimbabweZimbabwe 38.56 2003
32 SudanSudan 38.38 2009
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 36.82 2011
33 NigeriaNigeria 36.03 2010
34 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 35.82 2006
35 SomaliaSomalia 35.52 2007
36 IndiaIndia 35.15 2011
37 DjiboutiDjibouti 34.93 2012
38 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 34.75 2012
39 LesothoLesotho 34.08 2012
40 HondurasHonduras 33.88 2009
41 The GambiaThe Gambia 33.87 2012
42 HaitiHaiti 33.41 1998
43 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 32.99 2012
44 GhanaGhana 32.98 2012
45 SenegalSenegal 31.68 2012
46 PhilippinesPhilippines 31.44 2009
47 East TimorEast Timor 31.35 2011
48 FijiFiji 30.76 2011
49 YemenYemen 30.25 2011
50 SamoaSamoa 30.24 2010
51 NicaraguaNicaragua 30.22 2010
52 South AfricaSouth Africa 29.5 2012
53 El SalvadorEl Salvador 29.29 2011
54 SwazilandSwaziland 29.26 2011
55 MongoliaMongolia 28.78 2012
56 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 28.65 2012
57 BurmaBurma 28.22 2010
58 MexicoMexico 28.11 2011
59 BrazilBrazil 28.01 1970
60 ParaguayParaguay 27.84 2004
61 ComorosComoros 27.75 2011
62 TurkeyTurkey 27.75 1995
63 EgyptEgypt 27.73 2010
64 JamaicaJamaica 27.53 2004
65 NepalNepal 27.53 2012
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 27.52 2011
66 LaosLaos 27.13 2012
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 26.88 2004
67 LiberiaLiberia 26.83 2011
68 GuatemalaGuatemala 26.29 2011
69 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 26.17 2012
70 MoroccoMorocco 25.84 2012
71 VenezuelaVenezuela 25.68 1987
72 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 25.46 2011
73 BotswanaBotswana 25.42 2009
74 SyriaSyria 25.33 2002
75 ColombiaColombia 25.05 2012
76 KiribatiKiribati 25 2008
77 GuyanaGuyana 24.59 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 24.57 1983
78 GabonGabon 24.53 2011
79 BoliviaBolivia 24.22 2007
80 Sri LankaSri Lanka 24.07 2011
81 BhutanBhutan 23.99 2012
82 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 23.9 2012
83 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 23.83 2012
84 AlgeriaAlgeria 23.16 2012
85 TajikistanTajikistan 23 2012
86 Cape VerdeCape Verde 22.97 2012
87 PanamaPanama 22.61 2012
88 MonacoMonaco 22.3 2001
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 22.1 2007
89 ChileChile 21.97 2011
90 VanuatuVanuatu 21.66 2010
91 BelizeBelize 21.56 2012
92 TongaTonga 21.11 2012
93 MauritiusMauritius 20.94 2012
94 IranIran 20.49 2009
95 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 20.37 1991
96 GuamGuam 20.02 1989
97 JordanJordan 19.93 2003
98 OmanOman 19.91 2003
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 19.72 1998
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 19.6 2009
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 19.59 2008
99 PeruPeru 19.56 2011
100 AlbaniaAlbania 19.48 2012
101 VietnamVietnam 19.4 2012
102 ArmeniaArmenia 19.31 2007
103 TuvaluTuvalu 19.23 2004
104 South KoreaSouth Korea 19.05 2011
105 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 18.82 2011
106 NetherlandsNetherlands 18.36 1994
107 EcuadorEcuador 18.19 2012
108 RussiaRussia 18.06 2009
109 United Arab EmiratesUAE 17.97 2012
110 AustraliaAustralia 17.88 1999
111 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia 17.85 1971
112 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 17.58 2009
113 FranceFrance 17.52 2011
114 JapanJapan 17.5 2011
115 BulgariaBulgaria 17.46 2011
116 SingaporeSingapore 17.44 2009
117 CanadaCanada 17.42 2000
118 RomaniaRomania 17.37 2011
119 Costa RicaCosta Rica 17.34 2011
120 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 17.27 2011
121 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 17.24 2012
122 TunisiaTunisia 17.15 2012
123 IraqIraq 16.96 2007
124 Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. 16.94 2002
125 LibyaLibya 16.9 1983
126 NorwayNorway 16.81 1973
127 ChinaChina 16.79 2011
128 SloveniaSlovenia 16.71 2011
129 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 16.37 2012
130 ArgentinaArgentina 16.33 2008
131 KazakhstanKazakhstan 16.19 2012
132 UkraineUkraine 16.09 2012
133 GrenadaGrenada 16.06 2010
134 ThailandThailand 15.99 2008
135 IndonesiaIndonesia 15.94 2011
136 Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. 15.94 2010
137 MoldovaMoldova 15.79 2012
138 DominicaDominica 15.78 2012
139 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 15.75 2012
140 PalauPalau 15.66 2000
141 SerbiaSerbia 15.63 2012
142 UzbekistanUzbekistan 15.62 2011
143 IrelandIreland 15.57 2011
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 15.43 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 15.41 2007
144 SurinameSuriname 15.25 2011
145 Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ 15.21 2003
146 ArubaAruba 15.09 2011
147 SlovakiaSlovakia 15.08 2011
148 American SamoaAmerican Samoa 15.05 1992
NATO countries averageNATO average 14.93 2001
149 BelarusBelarus 14.91 2012
150 New ZealandNew Zealand 14.55 2011
151 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 14.51 2011
152 Hong KongHong Kong 14.43 2012
153 LebanonLebanon 14.34 2012
154 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 14.33 1996
155 United StatesUnited States 14.29 2011
156 The BahamasThe Bahamas 14.15 2010
157 MacauMacau 14.1 2012
158 CroatiaCroatia 13.83 2011
159 UruguayUruguay 13.79 2010
160 FinlandFinland 13.67 2011
European Union averageEuropean Union average 13.55 2010
161 CyprusCyprus 13.44 2011
162 SeychellesSeychelles 13.25 2011
Eurozone averageEurozone average 13.25 2010
163 European UnionEuropean Union 13.16 2011
164 BarbadosBarbados 13.09 2011
165 IsraelIsrael 13.06 2010
166 MaltaMalta 12.74 2011
167 MalaysiaMalaysia 12.72 2010
168 LithuaniaLithuania 12.41 2011
169 SpainSpain 12.4 2011
170 MaldivesMaldives 12.28 2011
171 Cayman IslandsCayman Islands 12.08 2011
172 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 11.92 2012
173 GermanyGermany 11.82 2011
174 BahrainBahrain 11.77 2012
175 EstoniaEstonia 11.72 2010
176 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 11.66 2010
177 LatviaLatvia 11.41 2011
178 BelgiumBelgium 11.19 2011
179 AustriaAustria 10.89 2011
180 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 10.89 2012
181 PortugalPortugal 10.83 2010
182 BruneiBrunei 10.59 2012
183 HungaryHungary 10.54 2011
184 ItalyItaly 10.33 2007
185 GreeceGreece 10.29 2007
186 PolandPoland 10.16 2011
187 DenmarkDenmark 9.93 2001
188 IcelandIceland 9.7 2011
189 QatarQatar 9.6 2012
190 AndorraAndorra 9.58 2012
191 LuxembourgLuxembourg 9.29 2010
192 SwedenSweden 9.27 2011
193 CubaCuba 9.06 2012
194 BermudaBermuda 8.94 2011
195 KuwaitKuwait 8.6 2012
196 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 7.84 2011
197 MontenegroMontenegro 7.6 2012
198 San MarinoSan Marino 6.27 2012
199 GeorgiaGeorgia 6.26 2012

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