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Former British colonies Compared by Education > Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary

DEFINITION: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Sierra Leone 66.85 2005
2 Malawi 63.63 2005
3 Tanzania 55.86 2005
4 Zambia 51.08 2005
5 Bangladesh 50.87 2004
6 Uganda 49.93 2005
7 Lesotho 41.59 2005
8 India 40.2 2004
9 Kenya 39.54 2005
10 Zimbabwe 38.56 2003
11 Pakistan 38.34 2005
12 Nigeria 37.18 2005
13 The Gambia 35.28 2004
14 Namibia 33.09 2005
15 Ghana 32.81 2005
16 Swaziland 32.31 2004
17 Bhutan 31.05 2005
18 Burma 30.9 2005
19 Fiji 28.16 2005
20 Guyana 28.04 2004
21 Sudan 27.76 2005
22 Jamaica 27.53 2004
23 Singapore 26.44 1991
24 Yemen 26.13 2004
25 Botswana 25.85 2005
26 Saint Lucia 24.06 2005
27 Belize 22.54 2005
28 Sri Lanka 22.5 2004
29 Egypt 21.86 2004
30 Maldives 20.08 2005
31 Jordan 19.93 2003
32 Antigua and Barbuda 18.74 2000
33 Dominica 18.19 2005
34 Australia 17.88 1999
35 Grenada 17.68 2005
36 Saint Kitts and Nevis 17.64 2005
37 Trinidad and Tobago 17.52 2005
38 Malaysia 17.51 2003
39 Canada 17.42 2001
=40 New Zealand 16.37 2004
=40 Bahrain 16.37 2002
42 The Bahamas 16.06 2005
43 United Arab Emirates 15.23 2005
44 Barbados 15.15 2005
45 United States 14.21 2004
46 Israel 12.42 2004
47 Kuwait 12.06 2005
48 Qatar 11.11 2005
49 Brunei 10.12 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Former-British-colonies/Education/Pupil--teacher-ratio/Primary

Former British colonies Compared by Education > Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary

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Interesting observations about Education > Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary

  • Ethiopia ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Afghanistan ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Sierra Leone ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • Central African Republic ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 1991.
  • Nicaragua ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2005.
  • San Marino has ranked last for pupil-teacher ratio > primary since 1991.
  • Philippines ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2004.
  • Congo, Republic of the ranked second for pupil-teacher ratio > primary globally in 2005.
  • Mozambique ranked second for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Former French colonies in 2005.
  • 15 of the bottom 17 countries by pupil-teacher ratio > primary are Christian.
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