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Education > Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Countries Compared

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Central African Republic 68.13 2012
2 Pakistan 41.86 2004
3 Malawi 41.52 2012
4 Ethiopia 39.7 2012
5 Eritrea 37.89 2012
6 Guinea-Bissau 37.28 2006
7 Philippines 34.81 2009
8 Niger 34.68 2011
9 Burma 34.08 2010
10 Nigeria 33.08 2010
11 Mozambique 33.07 2012
12 Afghanistan 31.56 2007
13 Iran 31.31 1997
14 Guinea 31.11 2012
15 Nicaragua 30.83 2010
16 Bangladesh 30.62 2011
17 Chad 29.77 2012
18 Burundi 29.71 2012
19 Kenya 29.68 2009
20 Nepal 29.56 2012
21 Cote d'Ivoire 29.4 1999
22 Cambodia 28.92 2007
23 Vietnam 28.86 1998
24 Dominican Republic 28.72 2011
25 Gabon 28.12 1999
26 Madagascar 27.64 2012
27 Angola 27.42 2011
28 Senegal 27.35 2011
29 Sierra Leone 26.64 2001
30 Mauritania 26.58 2007
31 Djibouti 26.56 2012
32 Fiji 26.47 2011
33 Liberia 26.4 2000
34 Tanzania 26.39 2012
35 Burkina Faso 26.33 2012
36 Togo 26.25 2011
37 Solomon Islands 25.92 2012
38 India 25.92 2011
39 Zambia 25.41 1988
40 Colombia 25.4 2012
41 South Africa 25.05 2009
42 Lesotho 24.93 2012
43 Mali 24.72 2011
44 Namibia 24.62 2007
45 Haiti 24.47 1984
46 El Salvador 24.35 2011
47 East Timor 24.29 2011
48 Benin 23.93 2004
49 Equatorial Guinea 23.16 2000
50 Rwanda 22.91 2012
51 Zimbabwe 22.32 2003
52 Papua New Guinea 22.25 1998
53 Sudan 22.23 2009
54 Turkey 21.76 1997
55 Samoa 21.47 2010
56 Cameroon 21.43 2012
57 Chile 21.06 2011
58 Guyana 20.86 2011
59 The Gambia 20.75 1996
60 Hong Kong 20.13 1996
61 Trinidad and Tobago 20.04 1981
62 Honduras 19.91 1993
63 Thailand 19.91 2011
64 Bhutan 19.89 2012
65 Laos 19.89 2011
66 Jamaica 19.77 2007
67 Sao Tome and Principe 19.77 2011
68 Somalia 19.3 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) 19.14 1979
69 Canada 18.8 1996
70 Morocco 18.73 2004
71 Republic of the Congo 18.68 2012
72 Uganda 18.54 2008
73 Guam 18.2 1989
74 Bolivia 18.17 2007
75 Syria 18.13 2002
76 Venezuela 18.03 1987
77 Jordan 17.88 2003
78 Ghana 17.8 2012
79 Mexico 17.68 2011
80 Kiribati 17.44 2008
81 Oman 17.37 2003
82 Sri Lanka 17.26 2011
83 Algeria 17.23 1997
84 Cape Verde 16.79 2012
85 Belize 16.52 2012
86 Peru 16.5 2011
87 Swaziland 16.4 2011
88 South Korea 16.16 2011
89 Yemen 16.09 2011
90 Switzerland 15.82 1980
91 Grenada 15.46 2010
92 Tajikistan 15.44 2011
93 Democratic Republic of the Congo 15.34 2012
94 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 15.32 2012
95 Kyrgyzstan 15.21 2010
96 China 15.15 2011
97 Palau 15.09 2000
98 Marshall Islands 14.94 2003
99 Costa Rica 14.92 2011
100 Singapore 14.91 2009
101 Albania 14.89 2012
102 Indonesia 14.77 2011
103 Mauritius 14.71 2012
104 Barbados 14.58 2006
105 Tonga 14.57 2011
106 Guatemala 14.49 2011
107 Mongolia 14.49 2010
108 United States 14.49 2011
109 Macau 14.41 2012
110 New Zealand 14.37 2011
111 Saint Lucia 14.33 2012
112 United Arab Emirates 14.3 2012
113 Ireland 14.28 1997
114 United Kingdom 14.27 2008
115 Panama 14.18 2012
116 French Polynesia 14.05 1993
117 Vanuatu 13.94 2002
118 Botswana 13.88 2007
119 Aruba 13.8 2010
120 Comoros 13.8 2004
121 Iraq 13.73 2007
122 Malaysia 13.72 2010
123 Maldives 13.7 2003
124 American Samoa 13.7 1992
125 Tunisia 13.62 2011
126 Netherlands 13.57 2011
127 Ukraine 13.37 2000
128 Uzbekistan 13.28 2011
129 Brazil 13.24 1970
130 New Caledonia 13.18 1997
131 Romania 12.96 2011
132 Germany 12.88 2011
133 Suriname 12.79 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 12.74 2007
134 France 12.69 2011
135 Belarus 12.54 1995
136 Bulgaria 12.3 2011
137 Dominica 12.16 2011
138 Egypt 12.13 2009
139 The Bahamas 12.13 2010
140 Antigua and Barbuda 11.97 2011
141 Republic of Macedonia 11.91 2010
142 Paraguay 11.84 2004
143 Japan 11.79 2011
144 Seychelles 11.79 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 11.77 2001
145 Slovakia 11.67 2011
146 Ecuador 11.52 2012
147 Czech Republic 11.33 2011
148 Saudi Arabia 11.32 2009
149 Uruguay 11.32 2010
150 European Union 11.29 2011
151 Puerto Rico 11.12 2010
152 Libya 11.11 1983
153 Spain 11.05 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 10.92 2005
154 Argentina 10.9 2008
155 Iceland 10.83 1976
European Union average (profile) 10.72 2008
156 Liechtenstein 10.67 2011
157 Belgium 10.57 2002
158 Armenia 10.5 1994
159 Italy 10.1 2007
160 Brunei 10.09 2012
161 Denmark 10.05 2001
162 Hungary 10.03 2011
163 Bahrain 9.82 2012
164 Israel 9.76 2009
165 Qatar 9.73 2012
166 Cyprus 9.73 2011
167 Austria 9.68 2011
168 Moldova 9.57 2012
169 Sweden 9.51 2011
170 Finland 9.5 2011
171 Lebanon 9.31 2011
172 Serbia 9.07 2012
173 Turks and Caicos Islands 9.06 2005
174 Slovenia 8.96 2011
175 Cayman Islands 8.94 2011
176 Poland 8.91 2011
177 Estonia 8.76 2010
178 Kazakhstan 8.6 2012
179 Lithuania 8.56 2011
180 Luxembourg 8.5 2010
181 Russia 8.47 2009
182 Cuba 8.43 2012
183 Latvia 8.33 2011
184 Saint Kitts and Nevis 8.2 2012
185 Kuwait 8.17 2009
186 Croatia 8 2011
187 Malta 7.95 2011
188 Greece 7.88 2007
189 Georgia 7.57 2009
190 Norway 7.54 1995
191 Portugal 7.35 2010
192 Bermuda 6.45 2011
193 Monaco 5.81 2008
194 Andorra 5.19 2012
195 San Marino 4.11 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Pupil--teacher-ratio,-secondary

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Interesting observations about Education > Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary

  • Central African Republic has had the highest pupil-teacher ratio, secondary since 1978.
  • All of the top 2 countries by pupil-teacher ratio, secondary are Failed states’ .
  • 10 of the top 11 countries by pupil-teacher ratio, secondary are Hot countries.
  • San Marino has ranked last for pupil-teacher ratio, secondary since 2011.
  • 4 of the top 5 countries by pupil-teacher ratio, secondary are Christian.
  • Pakistan ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio, secondary amongst Muslim countries in 2004.
  • Malawi ranked second for pupil-teacher ratio, secondary amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2012.
  • Ethiopia ranked third for pupil-teacher ratio, secondary amongst Landlocked countries in 2012.
  • Eritrea ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio, secondary amongst Catholic countries in 2012.
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