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Middle Eastern and North Africa 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 Morocco 27.1 2005
2 Yemen 26.13 2004
3 Algeria 25.44 2005
4 Syria 25.33 2002
5 Oman 23.66 2001
6 Egypt 21.86 2004
7 Tunisia 20.61 2004
8 Iraq 20.53 2005
9 Jordan 19.93 2003
10 Iran 19.22 2005
11 Bahrain 16.37 2002
12 Saudi Arabia 15.66 1991
13 United Arab Emirates 15.23 2005
14 Lebanon 14.25 2005
15 Libya 13.74 1991
16 Israel 12.42 2004
17 Kuwait 12.06 2005
18 Qatar 11.11 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/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Education/Pupil--teacher-ratio/Primary

Middle Eastern and North Africa 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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