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Education > Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 San Marino 18.75 2012
2 Monaco 14.54 2008
3 Brunei 12.59 2012
4 Lithuania 12.53 2011
5 Kazakhstan 11.38 2012
6 Norway 11.28 1995
7 Uzbekistan 11.22 2011
8 Croatia 11.21 2011
9 Kuwait 10.95 2009
10 Iceland 10.84 1976
11 Malta 10.61 2011
12 Belgium 10.52 2002
13 Bermuda 10.38 2011
14 Andorra 10.35 2012
15 Georgia 10.24 2009
16 Armenia 9.93 1994
17 Luxembourg 9.88 2010
18 Saudi Arabia 9.86 2009
19 Tonga 9.77 2011
20 Lebanon 9.67 2011
21 New Caledonia 9.62 1997
22 Portugal 9.22 2010
23 Austria 8.87 2011
24 Hungary 8.83 2011
25 Libya 8.81 1983
26 Tajikistan 8.66 2011
27 Serbia 8.63 2012
28 Ecuador 8.58 2012
29 Liechtenstein 8.49 2011
30 Slovakia 8.42 2011
31 Saint Kitts and Nevis 8.36 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 8.26 2001
32 Finland 8.26 2011
33 Cuba 8.26 2012
34 Denmark 8.2 2001
35 Suriname 8.18 2011
36 Argentina 8.17 2008
European Union average (profile) 8.07 2008
37 Moldova 8.05 2012
38 New Zealand 8.03 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 8.03 2005
39 Kyrgyzstan 8.02 2010
40 Belarus 8.01 1995
41 Antigua and Barbuda 8.01 2011
42 Russia 8 2009
43 Latvia 7.96 2011
44 Switzerland 7.95 1998
45 Poland 7.94 2011
46 Tunisia 7.92 2011
47 Ukraine 7.92 2000
48 The Bahamas 7.87 2010
49 Republic of Macedonia 7.87 2010
50 Sweden 7.78 2011
51 Greece 7.73 2007
52 Estonia 7.72 2011
53 Paraguay 7.67 2004
54 French Polynesia 7.64 1993
55 Italy 7.59 2007
56 Uruguay 7.53 2010
57 Dominica 7.49 2011
58 Cape Verde 7.46 2012
59 Marshall Islands 7.43 2003
60 Ireland 7.42 1997
61 Albania 7.42 2012
62 Slovenia 7.33 2011
63 Maldives 7.26 2003
64 European Union 7.24 2011
65 Egypt 7.16 2009
66 Sri Lanka 7.15 2011
67 Germany 7.15 2011
68 Israel 7.11 2011
69 Grenada 7.11 2010
70 France 7.1 2011
71 Turks and Caicos Islands 7.03 2005
72 Puerto Rico 7.03 2010
73 Mongolia 7.02 2010
74 Kiribati 7 2008
75 Guam 6.9 1989
76 Seychelles 6.9 2011
77 Netherlands 6.79 2011
78 Czech Republic 6.77 2011
79 Malaysia 6.74 2010
80 Oman 6.73 2003
81 Mauritius 6.69 2012
82 Botswana 6.68 2007
83 Jordan 6.64 2003
84 Belize 6.61 2012
85 Palau 6.57 2000
86 Bahrain 6.56 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 6.51 2007
87 Samoa 6.51 2010
88 Panama 6.48 2012
89 Romania 6.41 2011
90 Cayman Islands 6.41 2011
91 Spain 6.36 2011
92 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6.22 2012
93 United Kingdom 6.11 2008
94 Bolivia 5.98 2007
95 Australia 5.95 1992
96 Costa Rica 5.93 2011
97 Bulgaria 5.79 2011
98 Cyprus 5.79 2011
99 Indonesia 5.77 2011
100 Saint Lucia 5.68 2012
101 Mexico 5.61 2011
102 Peru 5.4 2011
103 American Samoa 5.36 1992
104 United States 5.36 2011
105 Comoros 5.31 2004
106 Guyana 5.24 2011
107 Aruba 5.24 2010
108 Guatemala 5.23 2011
109 Barbados 5.2 2006
110 Iraq 5.16 2007
111 Algeria 5.01 1997
112 Ghana 4.91 2012
113 Jamaica 4.86 2007
114 Japan 4.83 2011
115 South Korea 4.81 2011
116 China 4.78 2011
117 Swaziland 4.56 2011
118 Vanuatu 4.55 2002
119 Iran 4.48 1997
120 Bhutan 4.48 2012
121 Macau 4.45 2012
122 Fiji 4.39 2011
123 Yemen 4.38 2011
124 Republic of the Congo 4.19 2012
125 Canada 4.17 1998
126 Chile 4.1 2011
127 Colombia 4.05 2012
128 Trinidad and Tobago 3.97 1981
129 El Salvador 3.93 2011
130 Democratic Republic of the Congo 3.86 2012
131 Qatar 3.85 2012
132 Syria 3.84 2002
OPEC countries average (profile) 3.82 1979
133 South Africa 3.79 2009
134 Laos 3.78 2011
135 East Timor 3.78 2011
136 Nepal 3.71 2012
137 Thailand 3.69 2011
138 Cameroon 3.68 2012
139 Hong Kong 3.66 1996
140 Turkey 3.62 1997
141 India 3.59 2011
142 Venezuela 3.37 1987
143 Morocco 3.36 2004
144 Sao Tome and Principe 3.28 2011
145 Togo 3.21 2011
146 Brazil 3.21 1970
147 Vietnam 3.14 1998
148 Singapore 3.12 2009
149 Namibia 3.09 2007
150 Dominican Republic 3.08 2011
151 Solomon Islands 2.92 2012
152 United Arab Emirates 2.72 2012
153 Kenya 2.71 2009
154 Zimbabwe 2.68 2003
155 Nicaragua 2.59 2010
156 Gabon 2.57 1999
157 Lesotho 2.55 2012
158 Bangladesh 2.47 2011
159 Honduras 2.46 2004
160 Djibouti 2.41 2012
161 Sudan 2.37 2009
162 Mali 2.3 2011
163 Senegal 2.29 2011
164 Madagascar 2.28 2012
165 Cambodia 2.2 2007
166 Philippines 2.12 2009
167 Rwanda 2.04 2012
168 Uganda 2 2008
169 Guinea 1.88 2012
170 Benin 1.82 2004
171 Liberia 1.77 2000
172 Equatorial Guinea 1.73 2000
173 Nigeria 1.71 2010
174 Tanzania 1.68 2012
175 Burma 1.61 2010
176 Angola 1.6 2011
177 Burkina Faso 1.56 2012
178 Burundi 1.44 2012
179 The Gambia 1.41 1996
180 Sierra Leone 1.36 2001
181 Ethiopia 1.33 2012
182 Cote d'Ivoire 1.27 1999
183 Pakistan 1.27 2004
184 Afghanistan 1.25 2007
185 Chad 1.24 2012
186 Mauritania 1.15 2007
187 Malawi 1.15 2012
188 Eritrea 1.14 2012
189 Guinea-Bissau 1.02 2006
190 Zambia 0.9 1988
191 Haiti 0.9 1984
192 Mozambique 0.873 2012
193 Papua New Guinea 0.754 1992
194 Niger 0.598 2011
195 Somalia 0.505 2007
196 Central African Republic 0.408 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Secondary education, teachers per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. 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/Secondary-education,-teachers-per-1000

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